Malta’s SkolaSajf Programme Set To Return On 1st July 2020

  Education Minister Owen Bonnici this morning confirmed that the Summer School programme SkolaSajf is set to start as scheduled, on the 1st July 2020. Minister Bonnici said however, that the number of applications has gone down significantly, with 3,000 applications received as opposed to the usual 10,000. Malta’s educational institutions have been closed since […]

Malta’s school holidays and term dates for 2020

For parents and teachers in Malta and Gozo the school holiday and term dates pretty much dictate your plans for the year. They decide when you can go on holiday, and when you might need to book some time of work yourself. And keeping tabs on all the dates you need to remember is no […]

Malta’s Budget 2020: How does it affect you?

Malta’s Finance Minister  has outlined the government’s spending plans for the year ahead. Edward Scicluna delivered his Budget Speech in Parliament in Valletta on Monday night. But how will it affect you? Here’s everything you need to know:   Wages Cost of living allowance increase of €3.49 per week An extra day of leave Special […]

Should Malta scrap formal school uniforms?

This week teachers and parents will be given the chance to have their voices heard on whether to scrap traditional tie and blazer school uniforms in favour of the sports tracksuits. Throughout the week a public consultation, launched by Education Minister Evarist Bartolo, will be asking parents and teachers whether state school uniforms should be […]

Call for air conditioners in Malta’s school classrooms

If you’re stuck in a stuffy office, you’ll know how difficult it is to focus when you’re hot. So imagine how children feel in a baking classroom during summer school lessons. Now, an online petition has been launched, calling for air conditioning to be fitted in Malta’s classrooms as standard. Dorothy Seabrook, whose children are […]

EasyJet launches flying libraries on all Malta flights

Children’s books have been placed in seat pockets of EasyJet aircraft to encourage youngsters to read more. More than 17,500 copies of books translated into seven European languages will be stocked in 300 planes this summer. Kid Normal, Peter Pan, Alice In Wonderland and The Jungle Book are among the titles available on flights to […]

What is it like to study at Malta’s biggest college?

Are you interested in studying at the Malta College of Arts Science and Technology? Then the MCAST EXPO 2018 is for you! The four-day event will offer would-be students a wealth of information about learning and life at MCAST. It will be held between Wednesday 4 July to Saturday 7 July at the main campus in […]

Free summer classes for students ahead of SEC O-level resits

The EU-funded Youth Guarantee Project will be launching the free SEC Preventive Classes this summer for students who will be sitting their Biology, English, Maltese, Mathematics and Physics resits in September. The classes will be an intensive programme running for five weeks, from the end of July until the end of August. Pupils who get […]