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Education

  • Meeting the digital skills challenges of the future

    Currently, Malta is ranked 12th in the 2018 European Digital Economy and Social Skills Index (DESI). This is a measurement carried out annually by the EU on all Member States to track the evolution of digital competitiveness. Malta has improved in...

  • Initiatives to popularise science showcased

    Initiatives to popularise science showcased

    A Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Popularisation Networking Festival was recently held at Villa Bighi to showcase the range of national and European science outreach initiatives that the Ministry of Education’s Directorate...

  • Marrying STEM with the arts

    Marrying STEM with the arts

    International experts will next week discuss the future of science communication through creative mediums at an evening seminar for teachers and a full-day conference for the public to be held at the University of Malta’s Valletta campus. The two...

  • ICT faculty annual events

    An exhibition of around 80 ICT projects developed by the University of Malta’s Faculty of ICT undergraduate final year students will be open to the public on Friday from 5 to 8pm at the ICT Building at the University’s Msida campus. The faculty’s...

  • Two-day conference on resilience in education

    Over 180 participants are expected to attend a two-day international conference on resilience in education that will be held on Thursday and Friday at the University of Malta’s Valletta campus. The conference, organised by the University of Malta...

  • New MSc in diabetes care

    A new Master of Science in Diabetes Care is being offered by the University of Malta’s Faculty of Medicine and Surgery and the Faculty of Health Sciences. The MSc will provide practising medical, nursing and other health professionals with a...

  • Maltese student combining water polo and university studies in Hungary

    Maltese student combining water polo and university studies in Hungary

    For the past two years Isaiah Riolo, who plays for local water polo club Sirens, has been living his dream – playing the sport professionally. After successfully obtaining quali­fications necessary to pursue university studies he chose to take a...

  • Għargħur children benefitting from drama development programme

    Għargħur children  benefitting from drama development programme

    Children from Għargħur primary school are reaping the benefits of an award-winning international development through the drama programme offered by the local Helen O’Grady Academy. The programme is designed to tap into students’ inherent...

  • Maltese school wins prestigious UK educational award

    Chiswick House School, San Ġwann, has become the first school outside the UK to be accredited with the National Association for More Able Children in Education (NACE) Challenge Award. Since its launch in 2004, the award has been granted to over...

  • Maltese science lecturer is Europe’s public speaking champ

    Anthony Galea, a lecturer at the University of Malta’s Faculty of Science, recently won the European Public Speaking Championship at the 2018 Junior Chamber International European Conference, in Riga, Latvia. Dr Galea, the JCI Malta representative...

  • Improved Maltese Formula Student Race Car unveiled

    Improved Maltese Formula Student Race Car unveiled

    Malta’s Formula Student Team – University of Malta Racing – last Sunday unveiled their race car that will compete in the 2018 Formula Student Competition. The competition will be held in the Silverstone Circuit in the UK later this month, bringing...

  • Naxxar Higher Secondary launches 2018-9 prospectus

    Giovanni Curmi Higher Seconday School, Naxxar, recently launched its 2018-2019 prospectus containing details of the academic tuition it is offering during the coming academic year. The school offers students the possibility to tailor their choice...

  • Music to Sannat pupils’ ears

    Music to Sannat pupils’ ears

    The Gozo College Special Unit in Sannat recently purchased new musical instruments such as keyboards and mixers with the support of a donation from the HSBC Malta Foundation. A pupil with severe autism at the unit recently learned to play the...

  • Using innovative technology to promote inclusion and diversity in schools

    Using innovative technology to promote inclusion and diversity in schools

    Fifty students from six schools recently competed in the sixth edition of the JAYE Malta Foundation Social Innovation Challenge. During the event student teams were tasked to develop an idea to solve a social issue based on real-life case...

  • Will your next car be 3D printed?

    Will your next car be 3D printed?

    During the morning commute in Malta we are surrounded by cars. We take these products for granted, and very rarely do we think of how or where they’re made. Most of the time this is because the factories that make these cars are in countries far...

  • MSc in Strategic Management and Digital Marketing

    The University of Malta is launching a new MSc in Strategic Management and Digital Marketing starting in October. The new MSc integrates digital marketing with management to enable participants to understand digital marketing opportunities and be...

  • New post-secondary foreign language proficiency courses

    New post-secondary foreign language proficiency courses

    Being able to communicate in more than two languages is an asset in today’s world. In the 21st century, foreign language competence and proficiency and intercultural understanding are no longer considered as optional but have become an essential...

  • UWC Malta scholarships awarded

    UWC Malta scholarships awarded

    Two Maltese students have been awarded scholarships to attend schools affiliated to the United World College (UWC) in Victoria, Canada, and Wales, UK, respectively, as from August. Julia Sciberras McCormick from G.F. Abela Junior College will...

  • Malta hosts eTwinning European seminar

    Celebrating cultural diversity through digital literacy in eTwinning was the theme of a three-day eTwinning European Seminar held recently in Malta. The seminar was attended by 55 teachers, of which 28 came from Poland, Portugal, Georgia, Czech...

  • Top Faculty of Arts students

    Top Faculty of Arts students

    The six best students reading for a degree at the Faculty of Arts at the University of Malta who will be graduating in November, have been included on the Dean’s List and presented with awards by Bank of Valletta. Speaking at the presentation...