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  • Master of Social Work

    The University of Malta is offering a Master of Social Work, a new two-year full-time professional degree providing entry to the social work profession for graduates from other fields. Social work is a practice-based profession and an academic...

  • Pioneer in the gamification of education in Malta

    Pioneer in the gamification of education in Malta

    Gabby Govus, a teacher at St Catherine’s High School, Pembroke, shares her experience of conducting digital literacy lessons in classrooms using Microsoft’s innovative IT tools over the past four years. A group of students from our school were...

  • Over 800 students graduate from Mcast Technical College

    Over 800 students graduate from Mcast Technical College

    Over 800 students recently graduated from the Technical College of the Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology (Mcast) after successfully completing a Level 4 advanced diploma programme in one of various areas of study. The six graduation...

  • International nurse education conference to be hosted in Malta

    The University of Malta’s Department of Nursing will be hosting over 200 delegates from all over the world for the next European Federation of Nurse Educators (Fine) conference, which is being held from February 21 to 23 at the University’s...

  • The art of public speaking

    Malta University Consulting Ltd is organising an eight-week course entitled The Art of Public Speaking. The sessions, which start on March 12, will be held at the University Residence, Robert Mifsud Bonnici Street, Lija. The course will focus on...

  • Teen Science Café

    Teen Science Café

    A Teen Science Café was recently held for female students at Giovanni Curmi Higher Secondary School, Naxxar. During the event, the students met various female professionals involved in a range of science fields and were able to hold informal...

  • Maltese doctor wins UK prize for science communication

    Maltese doctor wins UK prize for science communication

    Michelle (known as Mikhaila) Muscat, a Maltese medical doctor and a speciality registrar in chemical pathology, was last Thursday awarded the 2017 Furness Prize for Science Communication at The Law Society in London. The prize is organised on a...

  • Sharing European literature works with peers in Marigliano

    Sharing European literature works with peers in Marigliano

    Two teachers and two students from St Thomas More College’s Alternative Learning Programme (ALP) school in Paola, recently visited Marigliano, Italy, where they attended a week-long Erasmusplus mobility programme on literature as part of the...

  • Bank running educational courses for the public

    Bank running educational courses for the public

    Bank of Valletta is holding a series of four courses during which officials of the bank are disseminating useful knowledge and best practice to the public on subjects such as succession planning, power of attorneys, card fraud and chargebacks, and...

  • Trust offers more support to University department

    Trust offers more support to University department

    An agreement signed in 2013 between the ADRC Trust and the University of Malta establishing the Alistair Chalmers Bursary was recently renewed and widened to include support for other activities of the University’s department of Spanish and Latin...

  • Mind the digital talent gap

    Mind the digital talent gap

    Some companies say their organisation’s digital talent is strong, or not. But what is their definition of digital talent? It is not easy to define in a few words. My view is that it is neither skills in using Facebook or Twitter nor digital...

  • Educators discuss inclusion at eTwinning conference in Malta

    Educators discuss inclusion at eTwinning conference in Malta

    Addressing 750 European education policymakers, school leaders, at the three-day eTwinning Annual Conference held in Malta, Mark Penfold, lead teacher for ethnic minority achievement at Babington College, Leicester, UK, emphasised the need to stop...

  • Reform in local teacher qualification

    Reform in local teacher qualification

    Although numbers are a measure of success, quality education is anything but a simple mathematical exercise.  Education requires constant innovation and improvement in order to face changes and challenges. Locally, for example, while we witness...

  • Training courses in solar heating, PV installation and engineering

    Training courses in solar heating, PV installation and engineering

    Courses aimed at training installers and engineers of solar heating and solar photovoltaic (PV) system installations are being held by the University of Malta’s Institute for Sustainable Energy, starting on February 5. Lectures will be held twice...

  • London College of Music graduation

    London College of Music graduation

    The Malta Society of Arts (MSA) recently held a graduation ceremony for 50 music students who obtained their diplomas with the London College of Music (LCM) examinations in the practical and theory sections. The evening started out with a few...

  • Awarded MMus in Musicology by Edinburgh University

    Clara Galea recently completed with distinction the Master in Musicology course at the University of Edinburgh. Her studies were conducted with leading researchers and lecturers in the field, including Prof. Peter Nelson, Dr Benedict Taylor, Dr...

  • Teacher education in the past 40 years

    Teacher education in the past 40 years

    Currently four deans, out of a total of 14 at the University of Malta, hold a first degree from the Faculty of Education, which this year is celebrating its 40th anniversary. They follow in the footsteps of many other prominent scholars and...

  • A digital toolkit to stimulate pupils’ curiosity in science

    A digital toolkit to stimulate pupils’ curiosity in science

    A three-year project aimed at develo­ping a digital toolkit to stimulate pupils’ curiosity in scientific topics will be launched this week. The toolkit will merge technical innovation and new pedagogical opportunities to create a playful, virtual...

  • University expert briefing on cloud data privacy case

    University expert briefing on cloud data privacy case

    University of Malta academic Prof. Joe Cannataci, in his capacity as the UN’s first Special Rapporteur on Privacy, recently submitted an amicus curiae brief to the US Supreme Court in a landmark case about whose law should govern searches and...

  • Matlab training course

    A short course in the numeri­cal computing programming language Matlab will be held in February and March by Malta University Consulting Ltd. The course will be spread over eight sessions of three hours each and will take place at University of...