Breakfast STEM PD Sessions for Parents and Guardians

The Science Centre within the Directorate for Learning and Assessment Programmes is currently launching the 1 st edition of Breakfast STEM PD. These professional development sessions aim to bring together educators and parents/guardians to explore themes relevant to STEM while providing a networking opportunity.

The first Breakfast STEM PD sessions are entitled Science and Maths: It’s all around us! These professional development sessions target educators and parents/guardians of children in the Early Years (0 to 7 years). The sessions will be held on the following dates, as in the table below:

Interested applicants are kindly requested to read through the programme by clicking on this link: Breakfast STEM PD Program Those interested in participating are asked to apply on the following LINK. Applications will be received on a first come first served basis. All COVID-19 measures are adhered to throughout the entire duration of the initiative. For further clarification kindly contact Ms Melanie Casha Sammut (Education Officer, Primary Mathematics) on or Ms Isabel Zerafa (Education Officer, Primary Science) on

Online Hands-On Maths Lesson at Baħrija Primary School

Flexibility and adaptation is the key especially during these times. Watch the students of Year 4, Baħrija Primary School, during a hands-on Maths lesson about capacity. Lesson was held online with Microsoft Teams.

A big WELL DONE to our educators and students for all their work, and their parents/guardians for the cooperation and support!

L-Edukazzjoni F’Malta Tikseb Riżultati Sbieħ Fi Studju Internazzjonali Fix-Xejriet Tal-Matematika U X-Xjenza

TIMSS, Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study, huwa studju internazzjonali komparattiv fil-kisbiet fil-matematika u fix-xjenza fost il-parteċipanti bl-iskop li jinforma lura t-tagħlim. Dan isir mill-IEA (International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement). Malta ħadet sehem ma’ 57 pajjiż ieħor.

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Three students from St. Nicholas College Place in the Top 10 in the Mental Maths Competition SuperT

Three students from St Nicholas College placed in the top 10 ( of their age group category) in the international Mental Maths Competition SuperT. In this competition thousands of students from different countries participate.  

We would like to congratulate all students who participated in the online final, but a very big well done to:

Zachary Tanti – 1st out of 3780 participants – Category 2 – Dingli Primary

Nathan Tedesco – 2nd out of 4270 participants – Category 3 – Attard Primary

Liam Fenech – 9th out of 4270 participants – Category 3 – Attard Primary.

Really proud of all our students!

Maths Family Connect

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The Directorate for Learning and Assessment Programmes is organizing the second edition of the Maths Family Connect. The Maths Family Connect sessions engage students accompanied by a parent/guardian in exciting hands-on maths learning puzzles, games and activities. The sessions are held in the evening and promote higher-order skills such as critical thinking, problem solving and decision-making. Furthermore students are challenged to explore a range of different strategies to solve any encountered difficulties while learning from mistakes. This initiative targets Year 5 and Year 6 students accompanied by a parent/guardian. The sessions will take place as per schedule below: Continue reading