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Naqraw Flimkien TV programme


Reading for Pleasure has many literacy and non-literary benefits. It enhances language skills, can increase empathy, improve relationships with others and wellbeing throughout life. The National Literacy Agency continues to promote a love for reading, and in conjunction with PBS has launched the television programme ‘Naqraw Flimkien’. During the programme, which is intended for children between the ages of 3 to 11, books are read in an interactive manner and in an appealing environment by various fictional characters to motivate children to read more. The programme is aired on TVM from Monday to Friday at 2.55 pm with a repetition [...]

Naqraw Flimkien TV programme2021-11-05T13:28:28+02:00

School Circular: Pink October and Movember


English 22nd October - We all go pink and blue; pink for Pink October and blue for Movember. Students wear blue and/or pink accessories with their school uniforms. A €2 donation will be collected as a donation for the Karl Vella Foundation. Students wear their school uniform with their accessories which may include hair bows, socks, shoes, bracelets, necklaces, hats. Maltese (Malti) 22 t’Ottubru - Se niċċelebraw Ottubru Roża u Movembru. L-istudenti kollha jilbsu xi ħaġa roża u/ jew xi ħaġa blu mal-uniformi. Jista’ jkun ċoff max-xagħar, kalzetti, żarbun, brazzuletti, ġiżirajjen, kappell. Jistgħu jagħżlu xi kulur wieħed minn dawn jew it-tnejn. Kull student jagħti donazzjoni ta’ €2. Il-flus se jingħataw [...]

School Circular: Pink October and Movember2021-10-26T16:07:11+02:00

Compulsory Attendance to School – Circular by DG DES


During last scholastic year, a lot of hard work had been put in to have schools open for all our students and to keep them so throughout the year. This was the result of the rigorous implementation of the advice and guidelines issued by the health authorities. In this respect, it is very positive to report that student attendance during the last term of 2020-21 was 88.8%. We have created a safe environment for all. This experience has shown that there is no longer the need for parents to be given the choice of whether to send their children to [...]

Compulsory Attendance to School – Circular by DG DES2021-09-29T09:05:15+02:00

Free Online Training in the use of Microsoft Teams


During the last scholastic year, Microsoft Teams has been heavily used by schools for educational purposes. In view of this, the Directorate for Digital Literacy and Transversal Skills is inviting those who are not familiar with this solution, to attend a training session of around one and a half hours about Microsoft Teams. The sessions will be delivered online. Parents and students may choose to attend the session either in Maltese or English. The aim of the training is to learn about different ways of using MS TEAMS for teaching and learning. Participants will also have the chance to ask [...]

Free Online Training in the use of Microsoft Teams2021-09-09T10:18:17+02:00