Course for students sitting for Maltese SEC exam on Maltese spelling rules

The National Literacy Agency, within the Ministry for Education, invites students sitting for the Maltese SEC exam in 2022 to attend a short course in Maltese on Maltese spelling rules. This course is aimed at those students who would like to keep up to date with Maltese spelling and grammar rules. Due to the current situation and the containment measures in place, the course will be held online via Microsoft Teams.

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Information Sessions about Accounting by the Institute of Accountants (MIA)

The Department of Accounting within the Directorate for Learning and Assessment Programmes is inviting interested students in Year 11 to participate in an information session about Accounting as an option subject which will be delivered by the Malta Institute of Accountants (MIA). The session, which will repeat itself on different days and times, will help students make an informed decision about accountancy as a career path. Studying Accounts can immensely help students by increasing their work opportunities. The #AccountsForYou information sessions will be held virtually after school hours, starting from Wednesday1st December 2021 and will be available in both Maltese and English.

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Resources for Student Transitions: From Primary, to Middle and to Secondary Schools

For the attention of Year 6, Year 8 and Year 11 students

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 online courses that can help facilitate a smoother transition from one school to another. These courses 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.

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Free Internet for Year 11 Students going into Post Secondary Education – Skema ta’Internet B’Xejn għal studenti li kienu fil-Year 11

The Information below is available in both English and Maltese / L-Informazzjoni dwar din l-iskema hija disponibbli kemm bil-Malti kif ukoll bl-Ingliż.

As announced in the Budget for 2021, as from this current scholastic year (2020/2021) the Ministry for Education will be assisting stipend-eligible students who opt to continue their studies immediately after finishing Year 11, thus completing their compulsory secondary education, by giving them free internet access for a whole year.

Along with other initiatives, this measure is being adopted to help and encourage more young people to continue their studies after their compulsory education.

All eligible students shall receive a Free Internet Voucher amounting to €300 that can be redeemed at one of the three internet service providers on the island EPIC Communications Ltd, Melita Ltd. and GO plc. With this Free Internet Voucher students can purchase 12 months’ worth of internet.

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Informative Material for students of Year 11

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The Career Guidance Teachers at the National School Support Services (NSSS), have prepared some informative material aimed at helping students of Year 11 make their choice after secondary education. These resources range from appreciating one’s qualities to the prospectuses of post-secondary institutions. Although intended for students, this material should also serve as an invaluable source for all those people, such as parents and also practitioners, wanting to be better equipped to help those who have to make their choices.

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