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  • Students learn about the many benefits of drinking Chinese Tea

    Students learn about the many benefits of drinking Chinese Tea

    During a project held at St Margaret College’s Verdala Secondary School’s China Corner students recently learnt about the history and pro­perties of tea, how to brew and drink Chinese Tea and how to meditate to reduce stress. During the event,...

  • Gifted students teaching programme launched

    A programme aimed at training teachers on how to identify, educate and counsel gifted students in primary, secondary and higher education was recently launched on a national level by the Education Ministry’s Directorate for Learning and Assessment...

  • Entrepreneurship education programmes recognised as O-level

    Entrepreneurship education programmes recognised as O-level

    Two of Junior Achievement Young Enterprise Malta Foundation (JAYE Malta)’s non-formal ­entrepreneurship education programmes – the post-secondary Company Programme and the middle school and secondary programmes – have been granted Malta...

  • Keeping the internet safe as computers get increasing powerful

    Keeping the internet safe as computers get increasing powerful

    Maltese computer scientist Dr Christian Colombo from the University of Malta recently started work on a NATO-funded research project entitled Secure Communication in the Quantum Era.  The project aims to develop concrete, efficient security...

  • Queen’s Young Leaders raise breast cancer awareness

    Queen’s Young Leaders raise breast cancer awareness

    St Margaret College Verdala Queen’s Young Leader’s group, together with their founding teacher Martin Azzopardi, gathered together to conduct a study about breast cancer in honour of Pink October. October is breast cancer awareness month, which...

  • Malta hosting phonetics, linguistics conference

    An estimated 275 participants from 27 countries, mostly international scholars from Europe, the US and beyond, will this week be in Malta to attend the prestigious 17th International Clinical Phonetics and Linguistics Association (ICPLA)...

  • Digital marketing strategy short course

    Malta University Consulting Ltd is next month organising a 14-hour course on digital marketing strategy at the University Residence, Lija. It is aimed at professionals or company staff who would like to adopt a strategic approach to their digital...

  • Assessment for Learning in a Maltese State college

    Assessment for Learning in a Maltese State college

    Assessment is a complex landscape. Debates about whether summative or formative assessment, or a combination of both, offers the best approach to assess students’ learning have been dominating international and local literature for years. In...

  • Applied science lesson enriched hands-on by Chinese masters

    Applied science lesson enriched hands-on by Chinese masters

    A recent applied science lesson for students at St Margaret College Senior Secondary School, Verdala, Cospicua, was  enriched by three Chinese masters who led three hands-on workshops in Chinese porcelain making, tea making and silk embroidery...

  • New CSA executive committee

    New CSA executive committee

    A new executive committee of the Church Schools Association (CSA) was recently elected at the association’s annual general meeting for the next three years. Photo shows the committee at its first meeting, (from left) Mariuccia Fenech (general...

  • Forty more schools awarded Green Flag

    Forty more schools awarded Green Flag

    Forty schools enrolled in the local Ekoskola programme were recently awarded the international Green Flag award, and other schools received silver and bronze awards in recognition of their actions to bring about significant changes to promote...

  • Introduction to marine biology

    Introduction to marine biology

    A short evening course entitled ‘An introduction to marine biology’ will be held by the Department of Biology of the University of Malta’s Faculty of Science from October 31 to December 15. The course covers topics such as the general...

  • Esplora 2018-9 education programme launched

    Esplora Interactive Science Centre, Kalkara, recently launched its education programme for 2018-9 and its planeta­rium live shows, which enable visitors to immerse themselves in the wonders of the night sky and experience travelling to the...

  • Students turn spotlight on mental health

    Students turn spotlight on mental health

    St Margaret College Verdala School Queen’s Young Leaders Group last Monday addressed a school morning assembly together with their group founder teacher, Martin Azzopardi SDC, to raise awareness about mental health and to mark World Mental Health...

  • First footage from University’s Memento camera

    First footage from University’s Memento camera

    The engineering team behind the University of Malta’s Memento project has released footage taken with the home-grown high frame rate camera after two-and-a-half years of hard work and steep learning. The video clip shows the sparks emerging from a...

  • Senior University lecturer profiled in The Lancet

    The Lancet, the world’s leading independent medical journal, recently profiled Natasha Azzopardi-Muscat, a senior lecturer in health services management at the University of Malta and president of the European Public Health Association. The...

  • Prototype of University’s first electronics product developed

    Prototype of University’s first electronics  product developed

    A team of young engineers at the University of Malta’s Department of Electronic Systems Engineering forming part of the Memento project have pulled together their different threads of research and development to produce a complete prototype of a...

  • Study tour in Germany

    Study tour in Germany

    A group of University of Malta undergraduate engineering students and postgraduate students following the MSc. in Integrated Product Development recently took part in an industrial study tour to Munich and Donauwörth in Germany. The students...

  • Short course in fisheries and aquaculture

    Short course in fisheries and aquaculture

    A short evening course entitled ‘An Introduction to Fisheries and Aquaculture’ will be held at the University of Malta’s Department of Biology from October 23 to December 4. Alarming headlines about the dire state of the world’s oceans have become...

  • Teachers look in-depth at Finnish education system

    Teachers look in-depth at Finnish education system

    A great deal of interest in Finland’s  educational system has been generated over the last couple of years around the world due to the system’s success in Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) results. For this reason, many...