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  • 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...

  • How Vassalli and Dimech became national heros

    Mikiel Anton Vassalli and Manwel Dimech are today considered national heros in Malta’s collective imagination, yet they both died lonely deaths and were forgotten for a long time. At a seminar on Thursday at 6.30pm, Henry Franz Gauci will speak...

  • Dental assistants course

    Besides B.Sc (Hons) courses in dental hygiene and dental technology, the University of Malta’s Faculty of Dental Surgery also offers a diploma in dental surgery assistance. Dental assistants work closely with dentists and dental hygienists in...

  • LSAs graduate in inclusive education

    LSAs graduate in inclusive education

    A graduation ceremony was held last Thursday for 132 students who successfully obtain­ed the Malta College of Arts Science and Technology’s High­er Certificate in Inclusive Education. The course furthers the professional preparation of Learning...

  • Dentists’ CPD in Rome

    Dentists’ CPD in Rome

    Eight members of the Dental Association of Malta attended a nine-day continuous professional development programme on occlusion and temporo-mandibular disorders run by academics from the La Sapienza University’ dental department in Rome. They also...

  • €9,500 for MA on ocean governance

    The International Ocean Institute (IOI) is offering a €9,500 scholarship to cover the tuition cost for a student enrolling on the MA in Ocean Governance in October. The degree is jointly offered by the University of Malta’s Faculty of Laws and the...

  • Tectonics in the central Med

    A seminar on the mechanisms through which the African and European tectonic plates interact not far from the Maltese islands, and the implications for potential large earthquakes in the region, is the subject of a seminar to be held on Wednesday...

  • Kreattiv project at St Monica

    Kreattiv project at St Monica

    Thirteen Form 3 media studies students at St Moni­ca School, Birkirkara, took part in a project that entailed setting up a fashion event, designing three outfits, taking a photoshoot of them and producing a promotional video. The project, entitled...

  • Bursary for MA in Med Studies

    The Alfred Mizzi Foundation is offering a bursary of €1,000 for a student enrolling on the taught Master of Arts in Mediterranean Studies of the University’s Faculty of Arts which will be opening in October. This innovative and interdisciplinary...

  • Educational trip to Sicily

    Educational trip to Sicily

    A group of 40 Form 2 students from Our Lady Immaculate School, Ħamrun, accompanied by teachers, took part in an educational trip to Sicily, which included visits to Mount Etna and Modica.

  • Play at prize-giving ceremonies

    Play at prize-giving ceremonies

    Students at St Elias College performed the play The Prince and the Pauper at the school’s recent prize-giving ceremonies. Education Minister Evarist Bartolo and Carmelite provincial Fr Alexander Vella presided over the events.

  • Religious education: the way forward

    Religious education: the way forward

    In Malta, the Church has a right to teach the Catholic faith in all schools. The State and the Holy See signed an agreement on Catholic religious instruction and education in Church schools in 1989. As a result of the agreement, Church schools’...

  • First TEDx University of Malta

    First TEDx University of Malta

    The first TEDx University of Malta conference was held at the KSU Tipico Careers Common Room at the Msida campus on the theme ‘The Joys of Being’. Speakers Antoine Zammit, Lelio Spiteri, David Zammit, Julian Bajada, Mikela Fenech Pace and Luke...

  • Storytelling at Simar

    Storytelling at Simar

    Children aged four to six and their parents are taking part in free sessions of reading stories in English, singing songs and fun activities on Thursdays from 4.30 to 5.30pm at Simar Nature Reserve, Xemxija. The children also take part in...

  • Students win JA-YE awards

    ‘Bubble’, a company formed by six students from Giovanni Curmi Higher Secondary School, Naxxar, won the Best Quality Systems Award and the Company of the Year 2nd Runners-up Award at the Junior Achievement Young Enterprise (JA-YE) Malta 2015-2016...

  • Performing arts course

    The Institute for the Creative Arts of the Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology is to launch a Level 4 course in performing arts in the 2016-7 academic year and more advanced levels in later years. The institute is holding meetings with...

  • Religious education’s continued relevance in the curriculum

    Religious education’s continued relevance in the curriculum

    Religious education as a subject in the curriculum is often the subject of controversy. This is not surprising. The interest in the arts and the humanities has faded, whereas the popularity of the natural sciences has grown. The value of studying...

  • College students in Youth Explore Photography project

    College students in Youth Explore Photography project

    Six students from St Thomas More College, Santa Lucia, together with other students, took part in Youth Explore Photography (YEP), a project aimed at exploring participants’ creativity through photography as well as integrating and getting to know...

  • Public lecture on education and development

    ‘Change and transformation in the knowledge production para­digms: a global perspective’ is the title of a public lecture to be held on Friday at 5.15pm at the KSU-Tipico Careers Com­mon Room at the University of Malta’s Msida campus. It is...

  • Maths Venture

    Maths Venture

    Form 3 students from 30 State and other schools took part of the third edition of ‘Maths Venture’, a mathematics-related competition held at 15 locations in Vittoriosa. At each location the students were given tasks involving maths linked to...

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