Symposium for Colleges organised by the Institute for Education

Conference Details

The Institute for Education (IfE) in collaboration with the Ministry for Education, Sport, Youth, Research and Innovation (MEYR) are pleased to invite state school educators to the Symposium for Colleges which will be held on Friday 2nd December 2022 at the Institute for Education, Pembroke from 08:00 to 15:15.

The Symposium is an opportunity for Senior Management Team members and Educators to present their recent research and projects, create synergies and network. Presentations highlight research or projects carried out within Colleges currently or within the last two years.

The registration for the Symposium for Colleges is open to educators from State Schools. Registrations are being accepted via the Head of College Network (College Principals). Please consult with your Head of College Network (College Principals) should you be interested in attending. Participation is free of charge. Registration is limited to 10 educators per State College. The first 10 registrations per State College will be accepted. The event will also be streamed online. Kindly contact your Head of College Network (College Principals) for the details on how to access the event online.

Click here to view and download the Book of Abstracts.

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STEM PD Sessions for Educators, Parents and Guardians

The Science Centre (Pembroke) within the Directorate for Learning and Assessment Programmes is inviting educators to participate in further Breakfast STEM PD sessions. These professional development sessions aim to bring together educators to explore themes relevant to the respective education sector and to provide a networking opportunity.

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

Interested applicants are kindly requested to read through the programme and register their interest to participate on one of the dates by accessing 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 on or Ms Isabel Zerafa on

Connect to Learning: Webinar and Seminar Series for Educators


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

Online Course for Educators – Leadership for Change

l2c course

St. Nicholas College is currently engaged in the Erasmus + project, Leadership for Change (L2C). This project aims to help schools move away from the traditional vertical leadership model, which proclaims the primacy of the head of school, and to move towards shared leadership, fostering a new culture in schools in which teachers, students and potentially parents willingly take responsibility for leadership in the school community. More information about L2C can be found on the official project website:

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Professional Development Opportunity for Educators

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Imparting 21st Century skills through technology is a blended learning course offered by Microsoft in collaboration with the Institute for Education, the DLAP and IMU. This professional development is not just about teaching teachers how to use technology; it is more focused on how to help teachers better prepare students for the workforce of tomorrow. 50% of the time will be dedicated to better understand the value of 21st century skills (collaboration, knowledge-construction, self-regulation, problem-solving, innovation, ICT, communication). The other 50% of the time will be dedicated on the use of technology including O365, Minecraft: Education Edition, Micro:bit, Skype, hands-on workshops, computational thinking and working on redesigning the lesson.

The full program can be accessed here: Program

The professional development can be part of the accelerated progression scheme and will have a total value of 150 hours. Since the places are limited those selected will require to submit a scanned copy of their Teaching Degree minimum MQF level 6 and consequently it will be on a first come first served basis but preference will be given to the first person applying from every college if eligibility requirements are met. This will be done to ensure all colleges will get a possibility of representation.

Applications should be submitted online by following the link: Deadline for submission of applications is the 24th January.