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Education

  • Junior College open evening

    The University Junior College in Msida invites the public, especially fifth form secondary school students and their parents, to visit the college on March 28 between 5.30 to 9pm to meet the subject co-ordinators and see the facilities and...

  • Mcast deadline is extended

    The closing date to register for any of the 200 part-time courses that the Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology is offering has been extended up to March 18. Applications may be submitted online through www.mcast.edu.mt/shortcourses or...

  • Best accountancy student

    Maria Fenech was recently presented with an award for achieving the highest mark in ‘A’ level Accountancy last year. The award was presented by Peter Baldacchino, head of the Accountancy Department at the University’s Faculty of Economics,...

  • Learning how to have it all

    Female university students have outnumbered males since 1991. Natalie Bowen questions how this push for education fits in with the desire to become a mother. International Women’s Day began in the early 1900s, to mark the huge political and...

  • EU quiz offers a fun learning experience

    Teams of Grade 7 (Year 6) students at San Anton School recently competed against each other in a quiz about the EU led by Peter Agius, head of the European Parliament Office in Malta. Four teams of students – representing the four main political...

  • Visits to NSTF science expo

    Primary and secondary schools are invited to visit the NSTF Science Expo between April 7 and 11 at the Institute of Applied Sciences of the Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology, Paola. A group visit will take two hours. The main...

  • On The Zone this week

    Video interviews of youths talking about their careers, talents, social life and fashion are being featured on The Zone at www.timesofmalta.com/thezone. Tomorrow, a new interview with Donald Briffa, assistant librarian at the National Library,...

  • Schools’ joint skiing trip

    A group of 51 students from San Andrea School and San Anton School, L-Imselliet, accompanied by teachers and parents, recently went on a week-long skiing trip to Pila in Aosta Valley, northwest Italy. It was the first time such a trip was jointly...

  • Malta’s next president

    On what criteria should Malta’s president be chosen? The president should, first and foremost, be a unifying figure for the Maltese people. The office and person occupying it merit respect, and in turn should represent the country with dignity,...

  • Results delay saga leaves students apprehensive

    As we move into March, many University students are still waiting anxiously for the rest of their mid-year or January session exam results. Why is it that, despite the supposedly reliable electronic system of sending results, delays in the process...

  • Consultation re gender issues research

    The newly set up Department of Gender Studies in the University’s Faculty for Social Wellbeing recently held a meeting with government bodies, agencies and NGOs on mainstreaming of gender issues. The aim was to consult stakeholders so that...

  • Savio College awarded green flag

    Savio College, Dingli, was recently awarded the Green Flag by President George Abela at a presentation ceremony at the Palace, Valletta. It was the first time the school won the Green Flag, which is the highest award a school can receive under the...

  • Forthcoming events

    Global Citizen is an AIESEC project aimed at youths interested in participating in international experiences through an exchange in any one of the 125 countries in which the student association is active. At the three-day conference, which is...

  • Promoting healthy habits in local primary schools

    A workshop promoting healthy lifestyle habits was recently held at St Clare Primary School in Pembroke as part of the nationwide Caqlaq healthy living campaign. The campaign’s aim is to highlight the importance of having a healthy lifestyle by...

  • Sharing Malta’s beauty with Comenius project partners

    After visits to Challans in France, Pisa in Italy and Nikopol in Bulgaria, it was recently the turn of San Andrea School to host a group of 43 teachers and students from France, Italy, Bulgaria and Poland as part of the Comenius project Building...

  • On The Zone this week

    Video interviews of youths talking about their careers, talents, social life and fashion are being featured on The Zone at www.timesofmalta.com/thezone. Tomorrow a new interview with cinematographers and special effects supervisors David Serge and...

  • Students take part in global peace project

    St Ignatius College Girls’ Secondary School recently invited three African nationals to visit the school as part of the Cairo Peace Festival on the theme education4peace, which will take place on April 13. The project involves over 9,000 students...

  • Animal cruelty

    What do you consider to be animal cruelty? Where do you draw the line? Animal cruelty is neglect and lack of responsibility for an animal’s well-being, and any incident that puts the animal at risk without valid reason. This includes exploiting...

  • Over 200 Mcast part-time courses currently on offer

    The Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology is receiving online applications through its website www.mcast.edu.mt/shortcourses for over 200 part-time courses that start next month. The courses are mainly aimed at adults whose work or family...

  • Impact of socio-economic events on well-being

    A lecture entitled The Impact of Socio-Economic Events on Well-Being: Bringing the Individual Back to Economic Science, will be delivered by Prof. Alex Wood, director of the Behavioural Science Centre at Stirling Management School, University of...

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