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December 2012: Odysseus Contest

Posted by admin3 Posted on Dec - 19 - 2012

The Odysseus contest is a pan-European educational competition aimed at students 14 to 18 years old from schools around the European Union, designed to challenge talented young people on science and at engaging and inspiring the European youth in pushing forward the limits of our knowledge by discovering the answers to fundamental questions about the  [Read More]

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April 2013: NSTF Science Week

Posted by admin3 Posted on Oct - 08 - 2012

NSTF is once again organising the School Contest for Young Scientists. The NSTF School Contest for Young Scientists was launched in 2002. Its main objective is: “to encourage young students aged eleven to fifteen to participate in scientific activity and involve themselves hands-on with Science subjects so as to discover the science of the world  [Read More]

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November 2012: IBL Lecture Workshop

Posted by admin3 Posted on Oct - 08 - 2012

The Directorate for Quality and Standards in Education in collaboration with the DMSTE Faculty of Education, University of Malta, project partners in EU FP7 project PRIMAS is organising a teacher training session related to enquiry based pedagogy. Professor Malcolm Swan, Director of Centre for Research in Mathematics Education, Faculty of Social Science, University of Nottingham  [Read More]

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September 2011 to May 2012: U4energy Competition

Posted by admin3 Posted on Feb - 24 - 2012

U4energy competition has 3 categories; for the school, for teachers and for students. The competition will have its 2nd edition running from September 2011 to May 2012. Detailed information, including important terms and conditions are available. More info is available on the official website at

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April 2012: NSTF School Contest

Posted by admin3 Posted on Feb - 23 - 2012

This year, the NSTF School Contest for Young Scientist is again going to be held during the NSTF Science Week 22nd to 29th April 2012. Registration forms have to be entered by Monday 27th February. These have to be addressed to Mr Karl Agius, NSTF, 220 St Paul Street, Valletta. Download the related circular  [Read More]

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March 2012: EMBED 2012

Posted by admin3 Posted on Feb - 22 - 2012

Once again preparations for EMBED 2012 have started. This is an occassion where teachers and school administrators can exhibit how their use their ICT in their teaching and learning. For the first time, we are pleased to announce a new section dedicated to Science. We are sure there will be a good participation in this  [Read More]

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October 2011: Diploma in Technology-Enhanced Learning

Posted by admin3 Posted on May - 28 - 2011

Are you a 21st century teacher? Get prepared for the challenge. This new course being offered by the Centre for Educational Technology, Research and Innovation with the Faculty of Education, UOM is a 2 year, part-time course and will commence in October 2011. The course will be held on Mon and Thurs from 16:00 to  [Read More]

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October 2011: M.Ed. (Science Education)

Posted by admin3 Posted on Feb - 14 - 2011

The M.Ed. (Science Education) course is intended for science education professionals who wish to develop their experiences of teaching science in schools. The main aim is for science teachers to develop their skills and reflect critically and constructively on their practical experiences in schools. These practical experiences are then linked to both research as well  [Read More]

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3rd to 4th May 2011: Science Fair

Posted by admin3 Posted on Jan - 30 - 2011

On the 3rd and 4th May 2011, a Science Fair is being organized by the Maria Regina College in collaboration with the Curriculum Management and e-Learning Department at St Paul’s Bay Primary School during school hours. Science teachers in the schools of this college together with the science peripatetic teachers are organizing this event of  [Read More]

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11th to 15th April 2011: Energy Sustainable Week (EU)

Posted by admin3 Posted on Jan - 05 - 2011

The Energy Sustainable Week (EUSEW) 2011 is Europe’s key event for a more sustainable energy future. Between 11 and 15 April 2011 hundreds of events organised in all parts of Europe will show, promote, discuss and celebrate energy efficiency and renewable energy. Two local schools (St Ignatius College BSS, Handaq and St Francis Secondary School,  [Read More]

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Other Interesting Websites

  • MASE - Maltese Association of Science Educators
  • eTwinning - The community for schools in Europe
  • Scientix - The community for science education in Europe
  • U4Energy - The European school challenge
  • EAAE - European Association for Astronomy Education
  • SEEP - Science Education European Platform
  • UoM, Faculty of Education, Department of Mathematics, Science & Technical Education