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  • A memorable educational visit to Paris and Normandy

    A memorable educational visit to Paris and Normandy

    One of so many methods of educating their students in San Andrea School is by giving them the opportunity to travel and read the world book pages outside the classroom walls. This scholastic year, a group of students aged 12 to 15 took up the...

  • Maltese students take part in first Youth Parliament in Brussels

    Maltese students take part in first Youth Parliament in Brussels

    Last month, along with a group of 15 students from St Martin’s College Sixth Form, I travelled to the European Parliament in Brussels to participate in the first Youth Parliament. Over 700 students from all over Europe gathered to debate and vote...

  • A comparative study on educators’ qualification to teach

    A comparative study on educators’ qualification to teach

    It is tacitly understood that teachers, besides having academic qualifications, are also professionally qualified to teach. A few weeks ago, the first cohort of teachers graduated from the Faculty of Education with a Master’s qualification to...

  • Advanced medical videocompression system developed

    A Maltese researcher has deve­loped a novel medical video compression system that achieves a 28.25 per cent gain in compression over the latest lossless video compression standard (HEVC) while reducing the encoding time re­quired and retaining...

  • Valletta excursion enriches students’ cultural knowledge

    Valletta excursion enriches students’ cultural knowledge

    Form 4 students at St Margaret College Senior Secondary School, Verdala, Cospicua, recently took part in an excursion to Valletta aimed at enriching their cultural knowledge. The participants learnt about the symbolic architectural and artistic...

  • Dementia caregiving in the community

    A short course on caring for people with dementia in the community will start next month at the University Residence, Robert Mifsud Bonnici Street, Lija. This course, run by Malta University Consulting Ltd in collaboration with the University of...

  • Teaching pupils about water conservation

    Teaching pupils about water conservation

    A book aimed at pupils entitled Kurjużata H20 on the importance of water conservation, written by Kim Dimech and Dr Tanya Muscat, was recently launched by the Education Ministry’s National Literacy Agency at San Ġorġ Preca College Valletta Primary...

  • How educators mediate social change

    How educators mediate social change

    Maltese educators’ own identity and the implications of their visions and positions on social diversity on their teaching and administrative practices in schools was the subject of research conducted by Louise Chircop, who recently graduated with...

  • Research improves suspect recognition

    A researcher at the University of Malta recently designed a system that automatically retrieves the identities of suspects portrayed in sketches described by witnesses to a crime, through the comparison of such sketches with traditional...

  • School makes students and their families feel at home

    School makes students and their families feel at home

    An open day for past and present students, their families and friends was recently held at St Paul’s Missionary College, Rabat, better known as Sant’Agata, to discover more about the school, its grounds, and the motherhouse of the Missionary...

  • Compilation of the first thematic thesaurus in Maltese

    Last month Dwayne Ellul graduated from the University of Malta with a distinction in Master of Arts in Maltese. His research was funded by the Malta Government Scholarship Scheme. The main aim of his work – Il-Kompilazzjoni ta’ teżawru tematiku...

  • Foundation’s ESD initiatives, programmes showcased

    Foundation’s ESD initiatives, programmes showcased

    The various projects and initiatives held in Malta under Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) programmes run by the international Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE) were showcased last week at the three-day FEE Fest at San Ġorġ...

  • Applied science students research about dark chocolate health benefits

    Applied science students research about dark chocolate health benefits

    Applied Science students were delighted to learn about the many health benefits of dark chocolate while conducting research on the topic as part of a mixtures and solutions project conducted by the Applied Science Unit at St Margaret College...

  • Using storytelling to improve pupils’ literacy

    Using storytelling to improve pupils’ literacy

    Nine schools are taking part in a pilot project on the teaching of storytelling skills to pupils to help them gain confidence and fluency in spoken language, and as a way of raising the standards of teaching and learning of reading and writing...

  • Educational animation for students

    Educational animation for students

    Toyota Malta and the Education Ministry joined forces to create the fun and educational animation A Hybrid Adventure to help engage and educate students about the benefits of hybrid technology and their importance to the environment. The event...

  • How we benefit from things learnt in space

    A group of 230 secondary school students recently learnt about the many everyday benefits resulting from things learnt in space and brought about by satellites orbiting the earth during an event entitled ‘Space for All: Observing Earth from Space’...

  • Exploring legal insanity

    Tamara Proschek recently obtained an MSc in Criminology and Criminal Justice from the University of Portsmouth’s Institute of Criminal Justice Studies. Her dissertation, entitled ‘The Moral and Legal Responsibility of Mentally Ill Offenders’,...

  • ‘Gamified learning’ activities at San Anton Gardens and Valletta

    Pupils and students from St Joseph’s Mater Boni Consilii school, Paola, recently marked Children’s Day in Valletta and San Anton Gardens, Attard, by taking part in gamified education activities using the Finnish online platform ‘Seppo – Spark for...

  • Engaging students with science at University

    Engaging students with science at University

    Seventy-five secondary school students from St Augustine School, Pietà, recently visited the University of Malta and took part is various engaging hands-on activities and held informal discussions with lecturers and students at the Science and...

  • Pastoral Formation Institute graduation

    Pastoral Formation Institute graduation

    A total of 123 people successfully completed one of 14 courses offered during the last academic year by the Pastoral Formation Institute together with other Church entities. Photo shows some of the participants with Auxiliary Bishop Joseph...