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Education

  • How to communicate science effectively

    How to communicate science effectively

    Free workshops for undergraduate and postgraduate students are being held by the University of Malta’s Steam School for them to strengthen and practice skills in communicating science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) topics...

  • Higher Secondary students take part in Euroscuola

    Higher Secondary students take part in Euroscuola

    Twenty-four students from Giovanni Curmi Higher Secondary School, Naxxar, recently took part in the Euroscola programme at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, together with peers from all over Europe. During the event the students were split...

  • 'More than one in three' UK teachers willing to wear body camera in classroom

    'More than one in three' UK teachers willing to wear body camera in classroom

    More than a third of teachers in the UK would be willing to wear a body camera in the classroom, with many wanting the technology to combat misbehaviour by pupils, according to a survey. Over one in 10 believe the time will come when bodycams will...

  • Many children admit seeing unsuitable images and videos online

    Many children admit seeing unsuitable images and videos online

    Seven in 10 children and young people in the UK have seen unsuitable images and videos online, according to a report. It also found that many youngsters are sharing pictures they would not want their parents to see, with some sharing content with...

  • Opening and closing of boundaries in a globalised world

    ‘Plural and shared: The socio­logy of a cosmopolitan world’ is the title of a talk that Prof. Vincenzo Ciccheli of the University of Paris Sorbonne will give  on Tuesday from 6 to 7pm at the University of Malta’s Lecture Theatre 2, Francis Ebejer...

  • Puppets to reenact Maltese tales in literacy project

    Puppets to reenact Maltese tales in literacy project

    It is no secret that today’s children face a different set of distractions and pressures than those of 10 or 20 years ago. So it is easy to understand why teachers may find it more challenging to promote literacy using only traditional...

  • Learn how to ‘wake up’ an audience

    Ways of making a speech fun and easy to deliver and ‘waking up’ an audience during a presentation will be demonstrated during a 20-hour course entitled  ‘The Art of Public Speaking’ organised by Malta University Consulting Ltd. It starts on March...

  • Mcast-certified VET to be introduced in secondary schools

    Mcast-certified VET to be introduced in secondary schools

    New vocational education and training (VET) programmes will be provided to secondary school students in Engineering and IT as a result of a partnership agreement signed between the Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology (Mcast) and St...

  • Challenges the EU must face to promote digital skills and jobs

    Challenges the EU must face to promote digital skills and jobs

    As digitisation speeds up so the demand for digital skills is growing in Europe, and people need adequate and appropriate digital skills to be empowered in a digital eco­nomy and society. Digital skills are needed at all levels, ranging from...

  • Pupils visit Saving Buskett project, plant 120 trees

    Pupils visit Saving Buskett project, plant 120 trees

    Pupils from six schools recently planted 120 indigenous trees at Buskett, including carob, oak, olive, pine and bay laurel, as part of an event held to mark Arbor Day. The event was organised by the national stakeholders committee of a Lifeplus...

  • Is Malta a developed country?

    ‘Are we developed?’ is the question Noel Agius will tackle at a seminar on Tuesday from 6 to 7pm at the University of Malta Faculty of Arts Library, Old Humanities Building. During the seminar, Agius, a lecturer in sociology at Junior College,...

  • Talk on revolutionary SKA radio telescope

    ‘Tuning in to Space’ is the title of a talk about the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) that Alessio Magro and Andrea Demarco will deliver on Wednesday at 7.30pm in the Cinema room at St James Cavalier, Valletta. It is organised by Malta Cafe...

  • Call for more University academics to upload research on online repository

    Call for more University academics to upload research on online repository

    While presenting a copy of his recent four-volume publication Island Studies to the University Library, University pro-rector Godfrey Baldacchino called on University academics to upload their research output on the Open Access Repository at the...

  • Students’ robots gear up for ‘The Big Challenge’

    Students’ robots gear up for ‘The Big Challenge’

    The first edition of ‘The Big Challenge’, in which robots built by students from Mcast, Savio College, the University of Malta and Middlesex University’s Malta campus will compete in an obstacle course at the 2017 Malta Robotics Olympiad, which...

  • Oxford University professor impressed at IMLI’s progress

    Oxford University professor impressed at IMLI’s progress

    Prof. Francis Reynolds, professor emeritus at University of Oxford, recently complimented the International Maritime Law Institute (IMLI), hosted by the University of Malta, Msida, for the progress and development it had achieved over the years.

  • EFL teacher wins award

    EFL teacher wins award

    Paula Morgan recently won Link School of English’s 18th annual EFL Teacher’s Award, which is based on feedback received from students through questionnaires. School director Roger De Gaetano said Morgan, who has been teaching English as a foreign...

  • Chinese evening course

    The University of Malta’s Confucius Institute is offering to the public an eight-week evening course in Chinese language and culture at basic and intermediate levels. The elementary course will run every Tuesday from February 7 to March 28 and the...

  • Mcast, institute agree to collaborate

    Mcast, institute agree to collaborate

    The Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology (Mcast) and the Institute for Education have signed a memorandum of understanding to promote collaboration in the various areas of vocational education and training (VET). The two sides will...

  • Azad Ph.D presentation

    Azad Ph.D presentation

    Dr Maria Brown will give a presentation on her recent Ph.d. study  ‘The Music and Literature culture: an educational instrument for political activism?’ on Thursday at 6pm at the Azad Foundation premises, 224, Republic Street, Valletta. In her...

  • On unintended outcomes and gender gaps

    Many sixth form students are sitting for some of their Ad­­vanc­ed and Intermediate Matric­u­lation examinations in the September session after they have completed only the first year of their two-year course of studies, before they had obtained...

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