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Education

  • Parents present proposal for equal education for all

    Research suggests that when parents work closely with their child’s childcare and education, the child performs better. This stands true irrespective of social background, size of family or the level of the parents’ education. In the long-term,...

  • Online textbook shopping

    Agenda Bookshop is rolling out a new online shopping service for students at the University of Malta this month to continue facilitating the process of textbook shopping. The bookshop launched its online shop www.agendatextbooks.com for primary...

  • Make the most of after school hours

    Make the most of after school hours

    Once the final bell has rung for the day and your child is home from school, there’s so much that could be done. But how can you make the most of the hours between school and bedtime? Jo Caruana walks the line between fun and practicality to find...

  • Course for external audit reviewers

    Malta University Consulting Ltd is holding a 30-hour course for external audit reviewers in September and October at the University Residence, Robert Mifsud Bonnici Street, Lija. The course is mainly aimed at people with audit experience seeking...

  • Plan for joint programme on iGaming industry

    A diploma and degree programme for the iGaming industry will be jointly developed by the Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology and Domain Academy of Higher Education following the signing of a memorandum of understanding by the two sides.

  • Marsa Scout Group annual camp

    Marsa Scout Group annual camp

    The Marsa Scout Group held its 85th annual camp in Marsaxlokk, during which it transformed three fields into a village for 15 days. The scouts enjoyed various activities including games, swimming, crafts, treasure hunts, cooking, football...

  • On The Zone this week

    On The Zone this week

    Video interviews of people talking about their careers, talents, and social life are being featured on The Zone at www.timesofmalta.com/ thezone. A new interview with science researcher Andrew Zammit will be uploaded tomorrow. With a maths,...

  • Mcast carrying out new pilot project on flexible PVs out at sea

    The Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology has launched a pilot project to investigate the performance of flexible photovoltaic (PV) panels at sea to determine whether they would be technically and commercially viable. The project, to be...

  • Record number of evening courses on offer at Mcast

    Record number of evening courses on offer at Mcast

    A record 265 part-time courses are being offered as from October by the Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology, including higher national diploma (Level 5) courses. The course sessions are all to be held during the evenings, which is a...

  • Are you a careful or an overprotective parent?

    Are you a careful or an overprotective parent?

    Effectively parenting a child today is not easy as there seems to be a very fine line between overprotectiveness and careful parenting. Parents are surrounded with mental images of ‘the good parent’ which place children first, above everything...

  • On The Zone this week

    On The Zone this week

    Video interviews of people talking about their careers, talents and social life are being featured on The Zone at www.timesofmalta.com/thezone. Tomorrow, The Zone’s Lucia Farrugia interviews Sister Vania Bonello, who took a group of 10 youths,...

  • Youths on The Zone

    Youths on The Zone

    Video interviews of people talking about their careers, talents and social life are being featured on The Zone at www.timesofmalta.com/thezone. Tomorrow, a new interview will be uploaded with digital and board games designer, creator and PhD...

  • School’s successful participation in Comenius project

    School’s successful participation in Comenius project

    The Comenius project People Planet Profit has come to an end, but it has been a memorable experience for pupils and teachers of St Theresa College’s St Venera Primary, who enjoyed working with counterparts from Holland, Germany, and Slovakia. The...

  • Punic tombs at school cleaned up

    Punic tombs at school cleaned up

    San Andrea Senior School history option students took part in a clean-up of Punic remains in the school’s car park, enabling them to learn more about the tombs and to appreciate the need to care for Malta’s national heritage. Biology teacher...

  • Middlesex University Malta library receives consultant’s books

    Middlesex University Malta library receives consultant’s books

    Business consultant Peter Barrett has donated his collection of some 400 business books to the new library at the Middlesex University campus in Pembroke. Barrett chose this university because of his ties with the UK, a county in which he grew up...

  • Maltese academic at neuroscience research seminar

    Maltese academic at neuroscience research seminar

    Neville Vassallo, a senior academic at the University’s Department of Physiology and Biochemistry, gave a keynote lecture at the Centre for Neuropathology of Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich, as part of a seminar series organised by the...

  • Training for solar water heater, PV installers

    The University’s Institute for Sustainable Energy is holding three courses to train installers and engineers in solar heating and solar photovoltaic (PV) system installations. Participants who obtain at least Grade B (70 per cent) will be...

  • On The Zone

    On The Zone

    Interviews of people talking about their careers, talents and social life are being featured on The Zone at www.timesofmalta.com/thezone. Tomorrow, a new interview will be uploaded with David Chircop, a board and digital games designer and...

  • Creativity media lab for St Martin’s Institute

    A creativity media laboratory is being set up at St Martin’s Institute of Higher Education, Hamrun, for students reading for a BSc (Hons) Creative Computing at the institute, an affiliate of the University of London international programme. The...

  • Kalkara pupils learn English the fun way

    Kalkara pupils learn English the fun way

    Pupils at Kalkara primary school learnt English through drama when they attended a Helen O’Grady Academy developmental programme designed to tap children’s creativity and build on their social skills. The programme, which covered speech and...

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