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Education

  • PBS documentaries to promote awareness of University research

    PBS documentaries to promote awareness of University research

    The University and Public Broadcasting Services have agreed to collaborate to promote awareness of scientific research projects conducted at University through the production and transmission of documentaries on PBS channels. The aim is to help...

  • Creativity course in Malta for Indian school principals

    Creativity course in Malta for Indian school principals

    A delegation of school principals from various states in India visited Malta to attend a short course at the University aimed at helping them develop an entrepreneurial mindset at their respective schools through a cross-curricular approach. This...

  • Farsons Foundation to fund Numicon training for Inspire staff member

    Farsons Foundation to fund Numicon training for Inspire staff member

    Inspire and Farsons foundations recently teamed up to facilitate the understanding of mathematical concepts for children who have difficulties in the area. The Farsons Foundation will be funding the training for another Inspire staff member to...

  • History school trip to Greece

    History school trip to Greece

    A group of students and teachers from San Andrea School went on a four-day school trip to Greece, a country full of fascinating sites that helped to bring to life the myths and legends about Greek gods and goddesses we had learnt about in...

  • Stress, all-nighters and exams

    Stress, all-nighters and exams

    What coping strategies do you use for exam stress? I am one of the lucky ones who does not suffer much from exam stress. Contrary to most advice I tend to leave work till the end as I feel that with pressure I do a better job and get higher grades.

  • Ordinary citizens draw up visions for Europe’s future

    A bottom-up approach where ordinary citizens develop visions for the future of Europe is one of the aims of Cimulact, a Horizon 2020 funded project with 29 partners in 30 European countries. The University of Malta’s Edward de Bono Institute,...

  • Short courses

    Malta University Consulting Ltd is offering a series of short courses on e-marketing, Matlab, mediation and public speaking during the coming weeks. A 16-hour e-marketing course starts on January 23 and will be held at the University’s Gozo...

  • Newly qualified Maltese proofreaders

    Newly qualified Maltese proofreaders

    Forty students were recently awarded the University of Malta’s certificate of proofreading in Maltese and proofreading warrant by the National Council for the Maltese Language. Since it started in 2006, 350 proofreaders have successfully completed...

  • Project stimulates students’ interest in blood testing

    Project stimulates students’ interest in blood testing

    A project aimed at engaging students’ interest in clini­cal biochemistry and chemical pathology used video clips, props and poetry to animate a number of innovative information sessions. These help­ed participants look with keener interest at...

  • Stephen Hawking project winners’ trip to Vienna

    Stephen Hawking project winners’ trip to Vienna

    Three students from San Andrea School, L-Imselliet, who won the 2014-15 edition of the school’s Stephen Hawking Project for Science and Technology, spent five days in Vienna, Austria, accompanied by two of their teachers, visiting science museums,...

  • Educators qualify in teaching of ethics

    Forty-two teachers obtained the postgraduate certificate in the teaching of ethics in schools from the University’s Faculty of Education. The certificate will enable teachers to implement the subject of ethics education in primary and secondary...

  • ‘Think ahead’ information sessions held

    Lecturers from various University of Malta faculties and institutes delivered information sessions to Junior College students about projects and research conducted at their respective departments. The activity, entitled ‘Think ahead: Which course?...

  • Microsoft Malta YouthSpark Live event promotes entrepreneurship, IT, creativity and employability

    Microsoft Malta YouthSpark Live event promotes entrepreneurship, IT, creativity and employability

    Eighty students from the Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology attended workshops on entrepreneurship at the third edition of YouthSpark Live. This year’s edition focused on the theme ‘Computer science, using technology and creating with...

  • PSCD beyond secondary schooling

    PSCD beyond secondary schooling

    The Malta PSD Asso­cia­tion organised a drama forum entitled ‘Personal, Social and Career Development beyond secondary schooling’ at the University Chaplaincy for Form 5 students from State, Church and indepen-dent schools. During the event...

  • Educational tablets for Paola school

    Educational tablets for Paola school

    A collaboration agreement between Microsoft Malta and Mater Boni Consilli St Joseph Paola gives primary and secondary girls attending the school the opportunity to use Microsoft educational tablets during different lessons and in various...

  • Renewable energy training courses

    The Institute for Sustainable Energy of the University is once again offering three courses aimed at training installers and engineers in the fields of solar heating and solar photovoltaic (PV) system installations (single and three phase systems).

  • Mcast’s €7m EU co-funded project

    Mcast has finalised a €7,259,912 EU co-funded project aimed at increasing the attractiveness, accessibility and flexibility of its lifelong learning course offer. The aim of the project is to consolidate Mcast’s life-long learning courses by...

  • Read with Me programme

    Read with Me programme

    Big books and a CD with tunes sung by children were launched during the extension of the Read with Me programme at the Public Library in Floriana. The Read with Me programme promotes shared reading among very young children and their...

  • Teaching of Ethics in Schools certificate

    Forty-two teachers obtained the Post Graduate Certificate in the Teaching of Ethics in Schools from the University’s Faculty of Education. The certificate will enable teachers to implement the subject of ethics education in both primary and...

  • Erasmus+ reaping results

    Erasmus+ reaping results

    Research published by European Union Programmes Agency (EUPA) during the 2015 annual conference shows the great impact Erasmus+ projects had on beneficiaries in Malta in its first year of implementation. The evaluation exercise shows how the...

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