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  • Challenge finds top maths pupil

    Challenge finds top maths pupil

    Daniel Grech from Gozo College’s primary school, Victoria, is the top Year 6 winner in this year’s edition of the High 5 Junior Mathematicians Challenge. Eric Briffa from De La Salle College is the Year 5 winner. The team challenge winners are...

  • Short course in digital marketing

    A 16-hour course entitled ‘Digital Marketing Strategy – Planning and Implementation’ is being held next month by Malta University Consulting Ltd at the University Residence in Lija. The course will consist of the presentation and discussion of...

  • National eSkills Strategy launched

    National eSkills Strategy launched

    Parliamentary Secretary for Financial Services, Digital Economy and Innovation Silvio Schembri launched the 2019-21 National eSkills Strategy on March 13, making Malta the first EU member State to have a national strategy for digital skills. Mr...

  • SAC wins Maths Olympiad, again

    SAC wins Maths Olympiad, again

    St Aloysius’ College, Birkirkara, recently won the 10th Malta Mathematics Olympiad, beating 31 other colleges and schools from Malta and Gozo that took part in this year’s competition. The winning team was made up of Haydn Cassar, Alan Brincat,...

  • Educating gifted students in mixed ability classes

    Educating gifted students in mixed ability classes

    Over 150 educators recently attended a seminar on ‘Supporting gifted learners in a mixed ability class’ that showcased various local enrichment programmes for gifted students. The main speaker was Lianne Hoogeven from Radboud University in The...

  • MSc in Health Psychology

    Liza Azzopardi has graduated from Aston University with a Master of Science in Health Psychology. Her studies were partially financed by a scholarship awarded to her by the Education Ministry under the Endeavour (Group B) scholarship scheme to...

  • Eco-School students’ proposals to MPs

    Eco-School students’ proposals to MPs

    Eco-School students from 50 schools last week presented MPs with a document outlining their environmental concerns and ideas how they can be tackled, at the 14th Eco-Schools Parliament session held at the Parliament building. The session was...

  • Sacro Cuor youths to stage Passion pageant

    Sacro Cuor youths to stage Passion pageant

    Youths from Our Lady of the Sacred Heart of Jesus (Sacro Cuor) parish church, Sliema, are gearing up to stage a pageant on the Passion on Saturday, April 13. Rehearsals have been taking place on a weekly basis over the past few months. The cast...

  • Lecture by French PV energy technology expert

    Antoine Guerin de Montgareuil from the French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (CEA) recently delivered a lecture hosted by the Malta Group of Professional Engineering Institutions (MGPEI) on technologies developed at CEA and...

  • Students’ summer internships with University researchers

    Students’ summer internships with University researchers

    Nineteen fifth form students will this summer be given the opportunity to work with researchers at the University of Malta’s Faculty of Science conducting studies in areas such as plant ecology, insect studies and beekeeping, chemistry, quantum...

  • Cultural excursion in Valletta

    Cultural excursion in Valletta

    A group of Form 4 students from St Margaret College Senior Secondary School, Verdala, Cospicua, recently went on a cultural excursion in Valletta organised by their teacher Martin Azzopardi in collaboration with History Department teacher Joanne...

  • Embracing changes in reading and writing in the digital age

    Embracing changes in reading and writing in the digital age

    Children are nowadays exposed to a wide range of digital technologies. A quick look around the home or during social events confirms how often children spend time on such devices. A variety of terms such as ‘digital natives’, ‘digikids’ and...

  • Mcast strategic plan consultation

    Mcast strategic plan consultation

    As part of the process of renewing its strategic plan for 2019-2021, the Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology (Mcast) recently held a consultation meeting with representatives of various entities and other people who work closely with the...

  • Celebrating Commonwealth Day

    Celebrating Commonwealth Day

    Last Monday, Commonwealth Day was commemorated at St Margaret College secondary school, Verdala, at a morning assembly addressed by the Queen’s Young Leaders Group and their founder teacher, Martin Azzopardi. During this year’s commemoration,...

  • Malta to host international conference on bilingualism

    An estimated 200 delegates from 41 countries are expected to attend the second International Conference on Bilingualism being held from March 25 to 27 at the University of Malta’s Valletta campus. Topics to be discussed include bilingual...

  • Cosmology crisis: Scientists to discuss new discoveries

    Cosmology crisis: Scientists to discuss new discoveries

    Humans have been pondering about the inner workings of the Universe for as long as there have been humans. Albeit through different questions, the quest to understand the Universe has been irrevocably entangled with our history and remains an...

  • Half-day event on digital education initiatives

    Digital education in schools is the theme of a half-day event to be held on Friday from 9am to 12.30pm at the MITA Data Centre, Santa Venera, by the eSkills Malta Foundation, in collaboration with the Ministry for Education...

  • Shifting mindsets in architecture, engineering and construction

    Shifting mindsets in architecture, engineering and construction

    The fourth industrial revolution, or Industry 4.0, is rapidly shaping our present and future. While the first, second and third such revolutions brought economic benefits, increased productivity and advanced welfare, it is often argued that wealth...

  • New MSc in High Performance Buildings

    The University College of the Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology (Mcast) is next month launching a new master’s degree programme in High Performance Buildings. Students on the MSc in High Performance Buildings will learn about optimised...

  • Executive MBA students complete feasibility projects for start-up business concepts

    Executive MBA students complete feasibility projects for start-up business concepts

    Final-year Executive MBA students taking the Entrepreneurship and Innovation elective with Nathaniel Massa at the University of Malta’s Faculty of Economics, Management and Accountancy recently completed feasibility analysis projects for start-up...