STEM Photo Challenge for Secondary Schools

The Directorate for Learning and Assessment Programmes (DLAP) is launching the STEM Photo Challenge (download guidelines HERE). The initiative targets all students currently in Years 9/10/11. Interested students need to take and submit an original photo related to one (or more) of the following subject-related themes as per table below:

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Each applicant can submit only ONE photo per subject. The submitted photos will be adjudicated by a panel of professionals in relation to the following criteria:

 Theme interpretation and expression;

 Originality and innovation;

 Visual appeal;

 Overall impression/impact.

One winner within each subject/theme will receive a 100 Euro voucher. The awards are cosponsored by the HSBC Malta Foundation. All applicants are requested to read carefully the guidelines prior to registration. Interested applicants are kindly requested to submit photo per subject/theme by accessing the submission link http://www.sciencecentrepembroke.com/stem-photo-competition/. Submission deadline is Monday 15th June 2020, 12:30 hrs. Any queries and/or clarifications can be put forward to Mr Stephen Bezzina (stephen.bezzina@ilearn.edu.mt).

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Art Contest for Students – Heritage Malta

Staying at home can actually be fun! Heritage Malta is calling out to all kids aged up to 16 to participate in the art contest – BE THE ARTIST. Each two weeks, Heritage Malta will be announcing a new theme for which kids will be invited to create their work of art and then to upload an image of it on Heritage Malta’s Facebook event page. The best 10 submissions of each theme will be displayed in Heritage Malta’s portal www.heritagemalta.org  and later on this year, they will also be exhibited at MUŻA, Malta’s national-community art museum.

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The eTwinning Tree – An initiative between Malta and Slovenia

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To celebrate eTwinning’s 15th anniversary and to implement this year’s Annual theme: Climate Change, eTwinning Malta is participating in an initiative between Malta and Slovenia. eTwinning Malta shall be sponsoring 15 schools from kindergarten up to post-secondary for a tree-planting activity in their school between the 1 st and 31st March 2020 – marking the 15th anniversary of eTwinning. Similar tree-planting activities shall be taking place in Slovenia.

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