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  • Working together against bullying

    Working together against bullying

    St Joseph’s Blata L-Bajda Primary Grade 5s won the Together against Bullying school competition organised by Victim Support Malta. The aim of the competition was to encourage children to work together to produce a work of art on the topic of...

  • Prestigious US honour for University academic

    Prestigious US honour for University academic

    Joe Cannataci, head of the Department of Information Policy and Governance and Deputy Dean of the Faculty of Media and Knowledge Sciences at the University of Malta, was awarded the Louis D. Brandeis Award for Privacy in Washington, US. Prof.

  • University hosts Russian delegation

    A delegation, led by Nikolay Sysoev, Dean of the Faculty of Physics of the Lomonosov Moscow State University (MSU), was hosted by the University to create a structure through which concrete collaborative initiatives could be launched. The visit...

  • St Joseph Blata l-Bajda primary students win anti-bullying competition

    St Joseph Blata l-Bajda primary students win anti-bullying competition

    Grade 5 students at St. Joseph’s Blata L-Bajda primary school have won a inter-school anti-bullying art competition.  The students' submission was judged was to be the most creative, original and effective entry into a Victim Support Malta...

  • Evolution of electric power systems

    Evolution of electric power systems

    Imagine your favourite TV show or football game is about to begin, in the peak of summer, and the electricity trips. There’s no light, no cooling and none of the appliances work. We take electricity supply for granted, assuming that it has been...

  • Teaching of Ethics and Religion

    Teaching of Ethics and Religion

    In her article ‘Religious education: the way forward’ (The Sunday Times of Malta, May 25) Dr Pauline Dimech made the following strange­ly misinformed (for a religious educator) declaration about the new Ethics programme which is gathering momentum...

  • Students train to be tourism innovators

    Students train to be tourism innovators

    The School of Invention recently launched a 20-hour course at St Francis School, Cospicua, aimed to inspire its students to generate tourism-related ideas and inventions and to help them become the tourism innovators of tomorrow. The school is...

  • Pupils attend World Oceans Day activity

    Pupils attend World Oceans Day activity

    Over 90 pupils from Santa Tereza College, Birkirkara, visited the Malta National Aquarium in Qawra in an activity to mark World Oceans Day. They attended a presentation by marine biologist Alan Deidun, who spoke to them about the Spot the...

  • Training teachers to stem early school leaving

    A project has been launched to train teachers how to create classroom environments that foster equity and inclusion, particularly for children at risk of leaving school early. The University of Malta’s Centre for Resilience and Socio-Emotional...

  • Teacher uses apples to demonstrate effects of bullying

    Teacher uses apples to demonstrate effects of bullying

    A British teacher taught children about the effects of bullying by using apples. Rosie Dutton from Birmingham, UK, tours schools, teaching children about relaxation and mindfulness. In one class she decided to demonstrate how bullying affects...

  • MCAST Expo to showcase college opportunities

    MCAST Expo to showcase college opportunities

    Tertiary education institute MCAST is hoping a three-day expo kicking off this Thursday will encourage visitors to discover the college's educational opportunities.  The fifth edtion of the MCAST Expo will start this Thursday at the college's main...

  • Eating responsibly project briefing

    Eating responsibly project briefing

    Fifty educators from 35 schools attended the information meeting at St Theresa College Middle School, Ta’ Paris, Birkirkara, on the We Eat Responsibly project, organised by Ekoskola programme of Nature Trust Malta. During the event, participants...

  • A record Skolasport year

    A record Skolasport year

    Skolasport concluded its 2015-2016 programme with a show of various sports disciplines at the Marsa sports complex. This year there was a record number of 6,000 participants in Skolasport and the large space at the Marsa sport grounds made it...

  • Minister sings his praises for Higher Secondary

    At the recent graduation day ceremony at Giovanni Curmi Higher Secondary, Naxxar, Education Minister Evarist Bartolo endorsed the initiatives taken by the school administration to further develop it as a post-secondary institution. While saying...

  • New Master of Surgery

    The University of Malta’s Faculty of Medicine and Surgery is offering a new part-time evening Master of Science programme in Surgery, spread over six semesters. The programme would help prepare medical trainees doing their basic surgical or...

  • Postcolonial Directions in Education

    The latest issue of the academic journal Postcolonial Directions in Education has been published by the University of Malta. It is a special issue entitled Doing Southern Theory, guest edited by Keita Taka­yama, Stephen Heimans, Rose Ama­­zan and...

  • Retired educators’ outing

    Retired educators’ outing

    A group of retired teachers recently took part in an outing to Fort St Angelo organised by the Malta Union of Teachers’ retired educators’ section. They were given an hour-long tour of the fort, starting from feudal times through the Knights’...

  • Earth Day at St Joseph School, Paola

    Earth Day at St Joseph School, Paola

    Water conservation and poverty were the special focus of an activity held at Mater Boni Consilii St Joseph School, Paola, to mark Earth Day. The activities were also linked to the Year of Mercy and to the papal encyclical Laudato Si’. They...

  • Seminar on nature-based solutions for sustainable development

    The use of nature-based solutions to address environmental challenges and create positive effects such as improved air and water quality, cooler air temperatures, flood protection, ecotourism and recreation and agricultural production will be...

  • St Edward’s Green Flag award renewed

    St Edward’s Green Flag award renewed

    St Edward’s College has been awarded the Ekoskola Green Flag by the programme’s national jury for the third consecutive year. The jury pointed out the students’ diligence, their passion for Ekoskola and their ability to work together despite being...

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