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Education

  • How to enter (or stay out of) EU agendas

    The Jean Monnet teaching module on ‘Agenda-setting in the EU’ is due to begin on February 11 at the University. Co-ordinated by Dr Marcello Carammia of the University’s Institute for European Studies, the module will address key theoretical and...

  • Mock expedition for Duke of Edinburgh’s Award

    Students and staff from St Patrick’s Salesian School, Sliema, recently spent a weekend venturing from Mosta to Għadira Bay as a trial expedition for the Duke of Edinburgh’s Bronze Award. The experience involved first aid training, back-packing,...

  • Maltese-Dutch science exchange

    Students from with Maasland College, Oss, The Netherlands, recently visited Malta at the start of a student exchange project with St Thomas More College’s Girls’ Secondary, Santa Lucia, and St Ignatius College’s Boys’ Secondary,...

  • Green Comenius project meeting

    Teachers and students from Malta participating in the Comenius project It’s Fun to be in and Green recently attended a meeting in Presov, Slovakia. Teachers Maria Bonanno and Jolene Calleja from St Theresa College’s Birkirkara Primary were among...

  • Public lecture on development of Maltese baroque domes

    Kenneth Cauchi will give a public lecture entitled Architectural Development of Maltese Domes in the Baroque Age on February 18 at 6pm at the St Helen’s parish centre hall, Birkirkara (entrance through Sanctuary Street). It is organised by the...

  • Dorotheans combine hospitality with charity

    St Dorothy’s Senior School, Żebbuġ, is currently running a hospitality programme, piloted as an option subject, where students are eligible to certification equivalent to a SEC examination. As the final unit of the programme, students have to...

  • Course on ‘another way’ for teachers

    A six-session course led by Joyce Callus for teachers, entitled There must be Another Way, is again being organised by the Malta Union of Teachers. The course sessions deal with teacher-student influence and self-esteem, understanding behaviour,...

  • YWCA courses

    YWCA (Malta), in collaboration with Msida local council, is offering courses in beauty care and customer care. The beauty care course starts on February 4 and will be held every Tuesday from 9am to 12 noon for 14 weeks. The tutor is qualified...

  • The EP vote and Malta’s IIP

    The recent European Parliament vote on the Individual Investor Programme was a non-binding resolution. Do you think citizenship is of EU or national concern? Citizenship is something that should primarily be dealt with by each country individually.

  • Real education is based on research, not exams

    It is exam season once again at University and stress levels are as high as ever. While some students are aiming as high as possible, many others are happy to do the minimum amount of work to just scrape through. Studying can be an arduous,...

  • Wanted: youths good at presenting science

    For the second time, Malta is taking part in Fame Lab, the biggest annual international competition for science and engineering students and young scientists and researchers with a flair for communicating with public audiences. Contestants have...

  • Lecture on Maltese culture and identity

    A public lecture entitled Frans Baldacchino il-Budaj: is-sehem tiegħu fil-wirt tal-għana Malti will be given by Marced Zahra Sacco on Thursday at 6.30pm at the Żejtun local council. It is the first in a series of lectures about various aspects of...

  • University to host Malta Global Game Jam 2014

    The University of Malta will for the first time host the Malta Global Game Jam at the Institute of Digital Games from Friday to next Sunday. The event is part of the annual Global Game Jam being being held simultaneously worldwide that is expected...

  • Mcast conference on fostering collaboration

    A conference entitled Fostering Collaboration in the Knowledge Economy is being organised by the Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology on January 31 at the Mcast main campus in Paola. The conference will explore the theme of collaboration...

  • Junior College students visit EP in Strasbourg

    A group of Junior College students recently visited the European Parliament in Strasbourg to take part in the Euroscola experience where students have the opportunity to step into the shoes of MEPs for a day. Along with students from 19 other...

  • Seminar on positive education

    A one-day workshop on Happiness and Positive Psychology will take place on Saturday at 9 am at Vincent Farm, Mġarr, organised by the Positive Education Foundation. For more details e-mail [email protected] or call 7986...

  • Public transport in Malta

    What is your final verdict of Arriva’s short stint in Malta? It was bound to happen. I think Arriva had the potential to excel at the beginning, but the bus system was not implemented efficiently enough. The best routes introduced were those from...

  • Extended hours but limited places

    A couple of weeks into the new year, the one thing on every student’s mind is exams. Crowds of panicking students flock to the library every day, trying to make up for the work they did not do in the first semester. In an attempt to help students...

  • 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. With so many young people working at the new ICT buil-ding of the University, The Zone decided...

  • Think magazine draws over a million readers

    The online version of the University of Malta’s research magazine Think has attracted well over a million viewers from over 100 countries around the world, including the US, the UK, Brazil, Russia, South Africa and China. The free digital news...

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