Playcon 2022

Heads of School are kindly informed that between Thursday 3rd and Sunday 6th November 2022, GMR together with Gaming Malta, with the support of the Ministry for Economy, EU Funds and Lands and the cooperation of the Ministry for Education, Sport, Youth, Research and Innovation are organising Playcon, Malta’s largest Game Development and Esports Expo, at the Malta Fairs and Conventions Centre (MFCC) in Ta’Qali. On Thursday 3rd and Friday 4th November, between 09:00 and 14:00, the Expo will be open for Year4 to Year11 students. There is no entrance fee, and transport costs will be covered.

As per its first edition, Playcon will again showcase the educational value of games and esports while giving students the opportunity to experience first- hand the principles of learning founding good game designs. During the Expo, students will be able to attend a selected number of workshops, organised as part of the EU Code

Week, during which they will be able to experience coding in a fun and interactive way. Students will also have the opportunity to participate in a number of hands-on activities like a sim- racing challenge and play a number of games, including Minecraft (Education Edition). Students will be also touring the Expo and the various stands related to esports and careers in game design and development, apart from witnessing a number of emerging technologies.

Registration for for schools can be accessed at https://bit.ly/playcon2022. Registrations close on Friday, 14th October 2022, and will be accepted on a first come, first served basis. Any queries should be addressed to Dr Omar Seguna (omar.seguna@ilearn.edu.mt). More information, including the workshops on the official website https://playcon.gg/ and on Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/playcon.mt.

Attività Kurrikulari tad-9 sena fl-Imdina għal Jum Dun Karm

It-Tlieta,18ta’ Ottubru 2022, id-Direttorat għall-Programmi ta’ Tagħlim u Assessjar se jorganizzaw attività biex ifakkru l-poeta nazzjonali. Din l-attività se ssir ġewwa l-Imdinau se jkollha rabta diretta mas-sillabu l-ġdid tad-9 sena fis-Sekondarja. Se ssirattività interattiva bil-poeżija ‘Univers Ieħor’biswit il-Katidral tal-Imdina. Mhux biss se jitgħallmu l-poeżija b’mod interattiv iżda wkoll se joħorġu l-aspetti bijografiċi tal-poeta.Se ssir ukoll żjara fil-mużew tal-Katidralfejn se jżuru l-kamra ddedikata lil Dun Karm. Wara se jintwera filmat fuq il-poeta nazzjonali, Dun Karm, u jsir kwiżż bejn l-istudenti.

L-istudenti se jkollhom ukoll l-opportunità unika li jżuru l-mużew tal-arkivji, fejn se jintwerew materjal antik konness ma’ Malta udokumenti li fihom kliem jew kitbiet antiki bil-Malti. L-attività għandha tieħu madwar sagħtejn. Matul il-ġurnata se jsiru ŻEWĠ sessjonijiet; fid-9.15 (tliet skejjel) u fil-11.00 (tliet skejjel). Il-kapijiet tal-iskejjel huma mħeġġa jibagħtu rappreżentanti tal-iskola tagħhom billi jiktbu lis-Sur Carlston Grima fl-indirizz elettroniku carlston.grima@ilearn.edu.mt. Kull skola hija mitluba li tibgħat klassi waħda biss u li tingħażel sessjoni meta se jattendu. Se jiġu aċċettati l-ewwel SITT skejjelli japplikaw.

Ikklikja hawn sabiex tiddawnlodja aktar informazzjoni dwar Dun Karm Psaila:

Dun Karm Psaila

Breakfast Club 2022/2023

Applikazzjonijiet tal-Breakfast Club huma miftuħa!

Dan is-servizz jagħti l-opportunità lill-istudenti biex jieħdu kolazzjon bnin qabel jibdew l-iskola, kif ukoll jintegraw ma’ studenti oħra permezz ta’ logħob u attivitajiet oħra.

Is-servizz tal-Breakfast Club huwa miftuħ għall-istudenti tal-Primarja li l-ġenituri/kustodji legali tagħhom huma it-tnejn impjegati.

Applika 👉https://forms.office.com/r/a2cv56vMV7

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Applications for Breakfast Club are now open !

This service gives the opportunity to students to have a healthy breakfast before school commences, as well as interact with other students through play and other activities.

The Breakfast Club Service is open for Primary School Students whose parents/legal guardians are both in employment

Apply 👉https://forms.office.com/r/a2cv56vMV7

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Teach, Inspire and Protect Erasmus + Project at Mgarr Primary School

After three years of hard work, Teach Inspire and Protect Project 2018-2021, an outdoor learning project kindly co-funded by ERASMUS+, comes to an official end on the 25th November 2021 but its impact will last for ever. Thanks to many hard-working people, children today come to school with a beaming face knowing that their learning is going to be fun. Let us walk you through this unforgettable experience to show you how our school was transformed !

This is the second stage of our project which focused on the enhancement of our outdoor spaces making them stimulating and conducive to child-led outdoor learning.

School Transition Programmes for Primary, Middle, Secondary and Post-Secondary Education offered by Aġenzija Żgħażagħ

As students transition from primary school to middle school, from middle school to secondary school and from secondary school to post-secondary school they are often faced with social, emotional and physiological changes that can impact on their wellbeing and learning. Aġenzija Żgħażagħ is offering three programmes that can help facilitate a smoother transition from one school to another. These programmes were designed specifically to be fun and interactive while catering for the needs of these students and to provide the necessary life skills through which students can maintain their wellbeing and learning. These programmes are being offered both online and face to face.

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Summer Opening Hours – Literacy Resource Centres in Malta and Gozo

All educators please note that during the summer months 2022 the opening hours of the National Literacy Agency’s Literacy Resource Centres in Ħamrun, Malta, and Ta’ Sannat, Gozo centres will be as follows:

Literacy Resource Centre, ‘Ġmiel il-Qari’, Ħamrun (from16th June till 30th September 2022)
Monday to Friday: 8.30am-1.00pm
Literacy Resource Centre ‘Doris Vella’, Sannat (from 12th July till 29th September 2022)
Tuesdays and Thursdays: 9.00am-12.00pm

For more information please contact Mr Mark Camilleri, Senior Manager, on
mark.camilleri.6@ilearn.edu.mt or call 2598 3317 (Ħamrun) or 2598 2089 (Ta’ Sannat).

Applications for MAVC School of Arts open

The Directorate for Learning and Assessment Programmes would like to inform you about the publication of the MAVC Malta School of Art’s Prospectus for MQF levels 1 to 4 for the 2022-2023 scholastic year. Early bird applications for new students under 16 years of age will be open between the 1st and 6th of June by clicking on the following link: Early Bird Applications

Click on the link below to access the prospectus: Prospectus – MAVC

Application for School Transport 2022/2023

School Transport in State Schools is organised by the Ministry for Education and Employment. The Ministry provides school transport services to State Schools in Malta and Gozo and currently organises over 660 routes daily, serving approximately 13,000 students. School transport is a free service for all eligible students attending State Schools.

When will applications for scholastic year 2022/2023 open?
Applications for Free School Transport for students attending State Schools for the coming scholastic year 2022/2023 will open from 11th May 2022 to 15th July 2022.

Who needs to apply?
All parents/legal guardians requiring the Free State School Transport service for their children for scholastic year 2022/2023 need to apply.

How do you apply?

Renewals – Parents/Legal Guardians who applied for Free School Transport for the previous scholastic year (2021/2022) will be receiving a personalised email to apply for the coming Scholastic Year 2022/2023.

First Time Applicants – Parents/Legal Guardians requiring the free school transport service for their children for the first time for scholastic year 2022/2023 can access the online application through this link. In-order to fill in the online application you will need to use your e-ID username and password.

Prospectus: Training Sessions for Middle and Secondary Schools

The Directorate for Digital Literacy and Transversal Skills is once again offering training sessions for educators in Middle and Secondary Schools as part of the professional development sessions organised by schools. In this booklet we are pleased to announce a list of the courses that we are proposing, aimed to develop both the soft skills and competences of our educators.

Click on the following link to view our online prospectus:

Prospectus 2022/23