Connect to Learning: Webinar and Seminar Series for Educators

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The Faculty of Education within the University of Malta is continuing the series of webinars
and seminars for educators (including teachers, LSEs, support services staff and educational leaders) which started in May 2020 and proved to be so popular during the first series. Series 2 has weekly webinars and seminars which focus on topics that educators face in their day-today realities of schools, and particularly during this time. This series of themes will also target teaching and learning, the local educational scenario and students. Continue reading

Refresher Session on MS Teams for Middle and Secondary School Educators

Following a number of sessions for Middle and Secondary schools related to MS Teams, the Directorate for Digital Literacy and Transversal Skills would like to organize a refresher course for educators in Middle and Secondary Schools next Monday 5th October 10am – 12pm. This session is going to cover these topics:

Assigning homework using the assignment feature

Sharing Files

Creation of Standard and Private Channels

Assigning homework using the Assessment Feature

Using Class Notebook

Educators may register by clicking:http://bit.do/dlts-backtoschool.

Participation is on a voluntary basis.

Webinar for Educators – Transforming Education for the 21st Century

Why does education need to embrace transformation? What is the relevance of education to industry, and how can education handle the increasingly rapid rate of technological change?

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These are just some of the questions that will be explored by thought leaders and stakeholders from PwC, Microsoft, MEDE, the National Skills Council, other social partners and industry representatives. The event is targeted towards the education institutions and educators across both private and public learning organisations, and all participants will be actively involved in the discussions through highly interactive surveys and QA sessions. The webinar will provide exposure to technology complemented by practitioner best practice in the field of education. Given the knowledge sharing potential and technical nature of this session, the event will contribute 120 mins of continuous professional development (CPD) time to all educators.

The webinar will take place on Wednesday, 2nd July, from 9am – 11am. To view the complete agenda, and register for the event, kindly visit: https://www.pwc.com/mt/educationwebinar

 

 

Webinar for School Leaders on the use of Teams

Screen Shot 2020-04-22 at 10.29.31The Directorate for Digital Literacy and Transversal Skills is organising a webinar for all School Leaders, including Heads of Colleges Network, Education Officers, Heads of Schools, Assistant Heads and Heads of Department. The webinar is going to be on Wednesday 27th May, 10am to 11.30am. The focus of this webinar is going to be on the creation of a staffroom, organising online staff meetings, communication with parents, sharing files with staff using Teams and One Drive and also on the creation and sharing of Forms. Continue reading

EPALE Webinar Series

Screen Shot 2020-05-06 at 11.42.01The Directorate for Digital Literacy and Transversal Skills in collaboration with the Directorate for Research, Lifelong Learning and Employability is pleased to present a webinar series based on selected topics by EPALE Ambassadors in Malta to support educators and adult learning professionals to harness the potential of education, training and technology. Each webinar will last one hour and include an opportunity for Q&A. Details on how to access each individual session will be sent by email to each registered participant. A certificate of attendance will be issued to all participants. Continue reading

Online Support and Webinars for Middle/Secondary Teachers by the Digital Literacy Directorate

Screen Shot 2020-05-04 at 17.03.44Following the success of webinars for Middle and Secondary schools, where over 1000 educators were trained, the Directorate for Digital Literacy and Transversal Skills (DDLTS) are going to temporarily leave the online Teams open for support. The Digital Literacy support staff are also continuously assisting educators through various school channels. Further to this the DDLTS is also going to continue delivering webinars and Live discussion chats. Register for these sessions being organised for Maltese educators within Middle and Secondary Schools by clicking: https://bit.ly/dlts-secondary

Online Sessions for Educational Leaders: COVID-19 Pandemic – Managing Changing Realities – LCEL01/02/2020

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COVID-19 has surely shaken up our realities, routines, habits and in some cases our entire existence.  It’s creating continuous numerous insecurities in what we believed were our solid grounds (health, work, comforts, etc). It is aggressively challenging our perceptions, beliefs and subsiding  our relationships with ourselves, others and the world. Amid the current situation it is normal to be concerned, both as individuals and as Educational Leaders. The Institute of Education is offering the possibility for Educational Leaders to attend a series of on-line seminars  to discuss concerns and difficulties arising from this Challenging moment such as: Continue reading

Online Sessions for Parents/Guardians to be held between April – June 2020

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The Institute for Education is accepting applications from parents/guardians interested in following online Parental/Guardian Sessions commencing April – June 2020. These sessions are delivered in two different formats: asynchronous (self-paced)or synchronous (live). The Institute acknowledges the crucial role parents and guardians are playing in the education of their children during this time when schools are closed. The sessions being offered will equip them with the right educational tools to be collaborative partners in the education and well-being of their children.

Click on the following link to view the list of sessions and how you can apply for them:

Online Sessions for Parents/Guardians to be held between April – June 2020

Webinar – Microsoft Teams for School Leaders and Educators

Screen Shot 2020-04-22 at 10.29.31The Directorate for Digital Literacy and Transversal Skills is organising a webinar for all School Leaders, including Heads of Colleges Network, Heads of Schools and Assistant Heads. Education Officers, Heads of Department. Teachers and Learning Support Educators who would like to attend are also welcome. The focus of this webinar is to learn how to organise the school communication channel on Microsoft Teams to enhance communication between SLT and teachers, teachers and LSEs with students as well as communication with parents. Continue reading