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Education

  • Maths, science teachers meet in Brussels

    A group of 11 maths and science teachers and education officials from Malta joined over 600 participants at the second Scientix Conference held in Brussels, Belgium, where they discussed science, technology, engineering and mathematics (Stem)...

  • Microsoft device specialists visit Stella Maris College

    Microsoft device specialists visit Stella Maris College

    A delegation of 40 Microsoft device specialists from around the world met in Malta to see the application of technology in classrooms and to understand better how future technology and devices will have to be shaped to meet students’ needs. Among...

  • Malta-Sicily transport project

    The outcomes of the Streets project were presented at an event entitled ‘Integrated transport Malta-Sicily’ at the Grand Hotel Excelsior, Floriana. The EU-funded project’s main aim is to improve transport between Malta and Sicily. It aims to...

  • Reflections on a decade of EU membership

    The University’s Institute for European Studies has published the first three papers in the series ‘Reflections on a decade of EU membership’. The papers are entitled ‘Ten years of EU membership – The Maltese Parliament’ by Mark Harwood; ‘The...

  • Public lectures

    A public lecture entitled ‘Professional ethics in a small state’ is being held on  November 17 from 5.30 to 8pm at the Erin Serracino Inglott Hall – Lecture Theatre 1, by the Counselling Department of the University’s Faculty for Social...

  • Mcast trains Italian students

    Mcast trains Italian students

    A group of 23 Italian students from Istituto Tecnico Nautico Statale successfully completed a four-week course to improve their English language skills at the Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology’s Institute of Business and Commerce.

  • President visits Faculty of Medicine

    President visits Faculty of Medicine

    President Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca visited the University’s Faculty of Medicine and Surgery where she met staff members and spoke to students. The faculty currently hosts 755 MD students, 129 pharmacy students, 124 master’s students and 62 PhD...

  • Experts discuss how to manage data from mega experiments

    Leading scientists and engineers from five of Europe’s largest experiments were in Malta last week to attend a conference discussing the problem of how to manage and use the enormous amounts of data that will be generated by large experiments such...

  • On The Zone

    On The Zone

    Video interviews of youths talking about their careers, talents, social life and fashion are being featured on The Zone at www.timesofmalta.com/thezone. This week new interviews will be uploaded on the following topics. Strummin’ The Zone’s...

  • Italian language week

    Italian language week

    The Italian Cultural Institute has organised a number of activities to promote Italian as part of the 14th edition of the Italian Language Week in the World. The institute hosted an awards ceremony for the winners of a competition to promote...

  • Talk on WWI

    A public lecture entitled ‘The world unravels: reflections on the First World War’ by Joseph Pirotta will be held by the Department of International Relations on Thursday from 10am to noon at the University’s Gateway Building, Hall E, Msida...

  • A debate on press freedom principles

    A debate entitled Battle of Ideas is being organised by the UK Institute of Ideas in collaboration with the University at the Valletta campus on Thursday at 7pm. The speakers are Claire Fox, director of the UK Institute of Ideas and panelist on...

  • Fresh look at quarantine issues

    Fresh look at quarantine issues

    The first international conference of the Quarantine Studies Network will be hosted by the University’s Mediterranean Institute at the Valletta campus, on Friday and Saturday. It is convened by John Chircop. The conference, entitled ‘Mediterranean...

  • Evening course in biology

    Evening course in biology

    A short course entitled ‘An Introduction to Marine Biology’, will be held by the University’s Biology Department from Wednesday to December 20. Its topics include characteristics of the Mediterranean Sea’s marine environment, shore and underwater...

  • MUT courses

    The Malta Union of Teachers will hold the following courses in the first term of the current academic year: ‘Working in the education sector: conditions, issues and important information for all educators’; Inrabbu ‘l Uliedna Aħjar (in...

  • School in tune with ‘Catch the Drop’

    School in tune with ‘Catch the Drop’

    Nine students at Our Lady Immaculate School, Ħamrun, have recorded two original songs in support of HSBC Bank Malta’s water programme Catch the Drop. The students were the vocalists for the songs, and lyrics and music were created and performed...

  • MSSP course on the history of the Church

    A four-session course on the history of the Church is being organised at the Birkirkara oratory of the Missionary Society of St Paul. The course aims to help partici­pants understand better the movements, developments, hierarchy and teachings of...

  • Bartolo at Frankfurt Book Fair

    Bartolo at Frankfurt Book Fair

    Education Minister Evarist Bartolo was a speaker at an international summit on the theme ‘Challenges in education and culture policy’ at the Frankfurt Book Fair. He spoke about global educational challenges, including the balance between...

  • Youth entrepreneurship conference

    Youth entrepreneurship conference

    Over 200 students at the Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology attended a conference on youth entrepreneurship aimed at creating awareness about the reality of setting up a business, the risk of failure and current opportunities for students.

  • Delivering a culturally sensitive curriculum

    Researcher and multicultural education trainer Brian Vassallo, has had two of his studies published in the August issue of the International Journal of Learning, Teaching and Educational Research, accessible at www.ijlter.org/index.php/ijlter. The...

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