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Education

  • Youths on The Zone

    Youths on The Zone

    Video interviews of youths talking about their careers, talents, social life and fashion are being featured on The Zone at www.timesofmalta.com/thezone. This week, The Zone interviews Dr Marc Kosciejew, a lecturer in Library and Information...

  • College prize day

    St Paul’s Missionary College, Rabat, recently held a prize-giving ceremony for senior school students in the school auditorium. The event included a performance of the musical Brother Bear by college students, teachers and other staff...

  • Science popularisation events for students

    Science popularisation events for students

    The Education Ministry’s Department of Curriculum Management is holding science popularisation events for primary and secondary students. Two recently-held events, Science Safari and X’hemm il-Birgu, engaged students in hands-on science and...

  • College 6th formers at Euroscola

    College 6th formers at Euroscola

    Fifteen students from St Martin’s College sixth form recently took part in the 2014 Euroscola programme in Strasbourg, France, joining over 400 students from many other European schools. The highlight was a day spent at the European Parliament...

  • The KSU election

    The KSU election

    Is student politics important or not? Student representation is essential in a university environment because it is these students who will eventually be involved on a national scale. Sharon Zammit, 20, BSc Pharmaceutical Science (Hons). Student...

  • Boost for gender studies courses and research

    Boost for gender studies courses and research

    Launched in November last year, the Faculty for Social Wellbeing’s Gender Studies Department is based on three main pillars: teaching, research and activism. The latter was tangible as three academics at the department – Marceline Naudi, Brenda...

  • Mcast Spring Days

    Mcast Spring Days

    The Malta College of Arts Science and Technology’s Sports Department recently held this year’s edition of Spring Days during which students and staff members engaged in various sports activities, including beach volley, soccer, handball and dodge...

  • Is there a Mediterranean lifestyle?

    Is there such a thing as a Mediterranean lifestyle? The celebrated British chef Jamie Oliver had this to say about Malta: “In just a few days we sampled meals in 16th century hunting lodges and lively restaurants; ate street food and artisan...

  • Feeling the pressure at Mater Dei

    Feeling the pressure at Mater Dei

    San Anton Grade 10 (Form 3) physics students were recently inside the Hyperbaric Chamber at Mater Dei Hospital during a visit planned by the school’s Science Department to complement their lessons on pressure. The chamber is often used to treat...

  • Educational visit to Brussels

    Educational visit to Brussels

    A group of European Studies students from the Convent of the Sacred Heart Foundation in St Julian’s recent went on an educational trip to Brussels. They visited some of the main EU institutions, including the European Parliament and the European...

  • Environmental Comenius meeting

    Environmental Comenius meeting

    St Therese College’s Birkirkara primary recently hosted the seventh meeting of the Comenius project It’s Fun to be In and Green. Teachers and students from the six partner schools taking part in the project met to exchange work related to future...

  • On The Zone

    On The Zone

    This week, The Zone interviews University chaplain Fr Patrick Magro, SJ, to find out more about the kind of work that is done at the University chaplaincy and what students can do together with the chaplaincy. The Zone also interviews Junior...

  • Changes to Malta’s education system

    Changes to Malta’s education system

    Last Wednesday, during an event organised by the Malta Union of Teachers and Aġenzija Żgħażagħ for secondary school students, the topic of extending the school leaving age to 18 was brought up and voted on by the students themselves. What is your...

  • Award for Mcast student

    Award for Mcast student

    Pierre Zammit, a student at the Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology’s Institute of Building and Construction Engineering, was recently awarded the prestigious City & Guilds Medal for Excellence in recognition of his outstanding work in...

  • Best presentation

    Best presentation

    Olivia Bilocca from Actavis (left) presenting Rodianne Conti the Actavis Best M.Pharm. Presentation Award for the presentation she gave of her dissertation on point-of-care testing for hypercholesterolaemia in community pharmacies at the 2014...

  • MEP candidates’ debate

    MEP candidates’ debate

    Seven MEP candidates from the three main political parties recently took part in a debate on youth employment and job creation organised by JEF Malta at the Mcast main campus in Paola. Photo shows (from left) Deborah Schembri, Arnold Cassola,...

  • Youths on The Zone this week

    Youths 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 new interviews with European Parliament Information Office (EPIO) intern Albert...

  • Students taste MEP experience in Strasbourg

    Students taste MEP experience in Strasbourg

    Euroscola is an educational programme for students to learn about European integration by experiencing it first-hand. Twenty-four students from Giovanni Curmi Higher Secondary School, Naxxar, accompanied by three of their teachers, recently took...

  • Project on sharing, enhancing women’s learning experience

    Project on sharing, enhancing women’s learning experience

    A presentation was recently held at the Lifelong Learning Centre, Msida, regarding an EU project entitled Practical Young Women Education Programme (PYWE), which aims to encourage the sharing of adult learning experience and the development of...

  • St Edward’s holds open day

    St Edward’s College, Cottonera, recently held an open day for prospective students and their parents to see current students at the school engaged in a variety of activities and learning experiences. Early Years pupils took part in a music and...

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