• 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...

  • Project on healthy eating in schools

    Project on healthy eating in schools

    Seven Gudja youths took part in an Erasmusplus project regarding healthy and nutritious food in schools, together with participants from the UK, Turkey, Rumania and Estonia. During a recent exchange trip to Leeds they visited schools to see the...

  • Maths-gifted Lasallian pupils

    Maths-gifted Lasallian pupils

    Eleven of the 20 mathematically-gifted Year 5 and 6 pupils from De La Salle College, Cottonera, who took part in the first edition of the recently held High 5 Junior Mathematicians Challenge, made it through to the competition’s latter phases and...

  • Mcast students at Euroscuola

    Mcast students at Euroscuola

    Students from the Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology’s Institute of Community Services, accompanied by two lecturers, recently joined young people from other European countries to take part in the latest edition of the Euroscola...

  • French ambassador visits St Dorothy’s

    French ambassador visits St Dorothy’s

    French Ambassador Béatrice le Fraper du Hellen visited St Dorothy’s Senior School, Żebbuġ, and donated books to the school’s library. After being welcomed by school headmistress Caroline Anastasi and teachers of French, students performed a song,...

  • New mathematics workbook

    A new mathematics workbook for Year 3 pupils by Lorraine Vella entitled Number Wise 3 has recently been published by Schola Direct. It is designed as a tool to reinforce the main topics of the National Curriculum Framework and to help pupils apply...

  • Dean of Science Awards

    Dean of Science Awards

    An awards ceremony was held for outstanding students in various courses run by the University of Malta’s Faculty of Science. The ceremony was addressed by faculty dean Charles Sammut (front row, third from right) and Parliamentary Secretary Chris...

  • Shakespeare’s defining gift: empathy

    Shakespeare’s defining gift: empathy

    Michael Dobson, director of the Shakespeare Institute at the University of Birmingham, discusses the contemporary relevance of the Bard with James Corby ahead of a public talk he will be giving on Tuesday at the University of Malta’s Valletta...

  • Open Day at San Andrea Senior School

    Open Day at San Andrea Senior School

    San Andrea Senior School recently held an Open Day to give parents and guests a chance to savour the school’s everyday activities and visit classes to get a glimpse of the learning environment. Visitors were able to participate in art workshops,...

  • New wing for Pieta' primary school

    New wing for Pieta' primary school

    Classrooms dedicated to music and art are among the improvements Pieta' primary school students will enjoy thanks to a new €40,000 school wing.  The wing was inaugurated today by Education Minister Evarist Bartolo. The ministry would be announcing...