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  • University lectures for the elderly

    University lectures for the elderly

    The University of the Third Age (U3A) will soon start accepting applications from people aged 60 and over who are interested in attending its 2018-19 academic programme. Lectures will be held in five centres as follows: From Mondays to Thursdays...

  • ‘Education digitalisation rapidly changing the role of teachers’

    ‘Education digitalisation rapidly    changing the role of teachers’

    Over the past years, Finland has become a centre of excellence in the field of education and students from the country excel in international study assessments. Educators from different countries, including Malta, have been visiting the country to...

  • HSBC Water Programme supports SkolaSajf summer activities

    HSBC Water Programme supports SkolaSajf summer activities

    Maltese summers are characterised by beach life, yet water on land remains scarce. For the sixth consecutive year, HSBC Malta Water Programme has given SkolaSajf students across the islands a chance to learn more about the challenges of preserving...

  • New after-hours sports school concept

    New after-hours sports school concept

    A new learning concept will soon be opening in Malta, aiming to introduce a variety of sports to children of all abilities in a unique after-school activity club. By offering children between the ages of three and 16 the chance to try a range of...

  • Pupils as assessors in quality assurance of schools

    Pupils as assessors in quality assurance of schools

    Pupils are the main beneficiaries and the main victims of the schooling process; yet they are often overlooked as assessors. Their young age and their relatively lower status in the power hierarchy of a school make it easy for adults to neglect...

  • MA in Acting

    Rebecca Camilleri recently graduated with an MA in Acting from the Arts Education Schools London following a one-year study period. Ms Camilleri undertook her studies after being awarded the Malta Arts Scholarship – Ministry for Education &...

  • School organises reunion, launches alumni network

    School organises reunion, launches alumni network

    Chiswick House School and St Martin’s College recently organised a reunion that brought together past students. Nearly 600 alumni and staff attended the event, with many travelling from abroad specifically for the occasion.  The event enabled the...

  • Recognition of prior learning for MA in Adult Education

    The University of Malta will offer its MA programme in Adult Education in October 2019. The programme provides an in-depth study of the field of adult education in its theoretical, empirical and practical aspects. Participants will be required to...

  • Challenging the depiction of women in the Baroque age

    A short evening course starting in October aims to challenge the way women are depicted in the Baroque age. It examines the role and condition of women from the late 16th century to the late 17th century and focuses on symbolic female figures such...

  • Preparations for Malta’s largest medical conference

    The 10th edition of the Malta Medical School Conference will be held between November 29 and December 1 at The Westin Dragonara Resort, St Julian’s. This major triennial event comprises the largest assembly of local doctors and ancillary medical...

  • Maltese horn player returns from Scottish training course

    Maltese horn player returns from Scottish training course

    Glen Zammit recently completed a postgraduate diploma in French horn performance at Glasgow’s Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. Glasgow is a busy musical city with three full-time professional orchestras playing all week. This meant Zammit could...

  • Malta Union of Teachers signs agreement with Church authorities

    Malta Union of Teachers signs  agreement with Church authorities

    The Church authorities and the Malta Union of Teachers (MUT) have agreed upon a collective agreement for Church schools which will be effective from this year until 2022. The signing of this agreement was presided over by Archbishop Charles...

  • Certificates presented to Liberal Arts and Sciences students

    Certificates presented to Liberal Arts and Sciences students

    University rector Alfred Vella recently presented certificates of achievement to 145 students who successfully completed one or more units forming part of its Programme in the Liberal Arts and Sciences (PLAS) during the 2017-18 academic year. Four...

  • Initiatives mark education faculty’s 40th anniversary

    Initiatives mark education  faculty’s 40th anniversary

    The University of Malta’s Faculty of Education recently held various events on teacher education and educational research on the occasion of its 40th anniversary. One of these initiatives regarded the strategy of the faculty itself, geared to...

  • IMLI graduates participate in the IFLOS summer academy

    IMLI graduates participate  in the IFLOS summer academy

    Nine graduates of the International Maritime Law Institute (IMLI) at the University of Malta are participating in the summer academy organised by the International Foundation for the Law of the Sea (IFLOS) at the International Tribunal for the Law...

  • Why should children learn coding?

    Why should children learn coding?

    Teaching children how to code is getting more popular day by day. Many public and private enterprises have started to raise awareness on this issue. What are the basic coding skills relevant to almost all of today’s and tomorrow’s professions? In...

  • University gears up for Blockchain

    As Malta seeks to create a fertile environment for blockchain business, the University of Malta has responded to the educational challenges which the new technology has raised, with its offer of several Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technology...

  • €7m in Erasmusplus funds given to 79 beneficiaries

    €7m in Erasmusplus funds given to 79 beneficiaries

    Over €7 million from the EU’s Erasmusplus programme were recently presented to 79 beneficiaries through the European Union Programmes Agency (EUPA). The grants will be used to start new projects in five sectors – schools, VET, adult education,...

  • Award for Mcast lecturer’s digital communications research

    Award for Mcast lecturer’s digital communications research

    Jeremy Scerri, a lecturer at the Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology (Mcast) who is undertaking PhD studies at the University of Malta, received the Gold Leaf Award for a paper he recently presented at the 14th edition of the PhD...

  • Prospective teachers learn how to teach students about climate change

    Prospective teachers learn how to teach students about climate change

    As a follow-up to a visit that had taken place earlier in the year in Olomouc, Czech Republic, a group of six students studying for degrees in Bachelor of Education in Science and Masters in Sustainable Development at the University of Malta...