World Diabetes Day (WDD) was celebrated worldwide on November 14. Led by the International Diabetes Federation (IDF), WDD was created in 1991 by IDF and the World Health Organization in response to growing concerns about the escalating health threat posed by diabetes.
Several schools within the Gozo College organised a number of activities to draw the attention of the students to the day as well as to the challenge of diabetes. Activities at the Gozo College included balloon releasing by students taking on Friday, 14th November and healthy breakfasts in several schools on the days leading to WDD. The activities at the Gozo College were supported by the Gozo General Hospital – Health Promotion Unit. Continue reading World Diabetes Day (WDD)
Can the prevailing perception among students, especially at the pre-University stages, hat learning of Science can never be fun, changed?
Through a series of mathematics and science popularisation events the Department of Curriculum Management would tried to dispel the notion that Science and Mathematics are not fun.
During a week long event entitled ‘X`hemM? Il-Gnien 2014′, students coming from the different Year 4 classes within the Gozo College participated in a number of hands on mathematical and scientific activities designed to promote a problem-solving approach among the participants in an out of class setting.
The event lasted between Monday, 17th and Friday, 21st November, was held at the Villa Rundle Gardens, Victoria, Gozo, from 8.30am till 12.30pm.
This event was supported by ecoGozo. The full list of activity stations that have been set up at the Villa Rundle is shown below: Continue reading X`hemM? Il-Gnien: Science can be Fun!
This Wall Event at the Sir Michael Angelo Refalo Sixth Form, Rabat, Gozo will be a symbolic celebration held to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC). The event is being organised by the Children’s forum within the President’s Foundation for the Wellbeing of Society.
All those present will have the opportunity to write their ideas about the wellbeing of children on the wall. Through this event the Children’s forum, within The President’s Foundation for the Well Being of Society, aims to raise awareness of CRC’s role in enhancing children’s wellbeing and at the same time give exposure to the Children’s Forum. This event will also serve as a consultation meeting to collect information regarding the effect of the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the wellbeing of children. The activity in Gozo is being supported of the Office of the Gozo College Principal.
Wall Event Programme- Gozo
The popular Battery Buster Campaign is back once again.
As always, the aim of the campaign is to raise awareness among children and teenagers about the need to make sustainable use batteries as well as the need to dispose properly spent batteries, since these are classified as hazardous waste and require special treatment. Continue reading The National ‘Buttery Busting Campaign’ is back
The Directorate for EcoGozo Regional Development would like to invite the general public for a special morning session on Tuesday, 25th November 2014 at the Government Farm Hall, Xewkija from 9.30am to 11.30am. This activity is part of the actions being taken on the occasion of the European Week for Waste Reduction. Parents of student attending at the Gozo College are urged to participate in the activity.
The aim of this event is to give practical examples and ideas about the 3Rs – reusing, reducing and recycling – and at the same time enhance creativity.
A chef, seamstress, artist and an expert from the agricultural sector will be delivering the talks. Each speaker will focus on practices manageable at home.
Booking for this activity can be done filling the form (see link below) and forwarding it on to firstname.lastname@example.org by Thursday 20th November.
Recreating by Reusing Application Form 2014
Ideas for Schools European Week for Waste Reduction
Due to the clustering exercise carried out in some subjects, all Modern Foreign Languages, Mathematics, Maltese and Geography* examinations will be held on the same day and session according to the timetable. as shown in the relevant Departmental circular that has just been issued. Please read here: DCM 207 – Timetable for Clustered Half Yearly Exams February 2015
Nhar il-Ġimgħa, 21 ta’ Novembru, fil-Lukanda Corinthia San Ġorġ, San Ġiljan u tibda fis-6.30 pm, ser issir laqgħa pubblika mal-Ministru għall-Edukazzjoni u x-Xogħol, Evarist Bartolo u s-Segretarju Parlamentari għar-Riċerka, Innovazzjoni, Żgħażagħ u Sport, Chris Agius, bit-tema, ‘L-Edukazzjoni u x-Xogħol: Ħiliet Ġodda għal Impjiegi Ġodda’.
Kull min hu interessat li jattendi għal din il-laqgħa għandu jibgħat email fuq email@example.com jew iċempel 2200 3300. Fl-email għandu jiġi indikat ukoll jekk il-persuna tixtieqx tuża l-parkeġġ bla ħlas minħabba n-numru limitat ta’ spazji għall-parkeġġ. Continue reading ‘L-Edukazzjoni u x-Xogħol: Ħiliet Ġodda għall-Impjiegi Ġodda’ – Laqgħa Pubblika mal-Ministru għall-Edukazzjoni u x-Xogħol, Evarist Bartolo
A few weeks before the end Scholastic Year 2013 – 2014, the Gozo College launched the Fourth Volume of the Journal of Educational Studies.
The Journal sets out to celebrate the true spirit of life-long education by publishing the researched papers of Gozitan educators, who, as a result are enhancing the quality of education. The just published 4th Volume presents a selection of subjects and a diversity of authors from various educational strands.
Continue reading Gozo College launches 4th Volume of the Journal of Educational Studies
Nurturing inspiration and connection for a meaningful life for a performative arena
The seminar was held on Friday 30th May 2014 from 6.00 p.m. to 7.30 p.m. for educators in Gozo, including those following the Post Graduate Course on Educational Administration, Management, and Leadership. Prof Christopher Bezzina animated the session. Tokens were presented to the Gozo College Principal, Mr Victor Galea, and to Dr Frank Abela, Head of School GC Boys’ Secondary School.
A seminar on dyslexia was held for Heads of School, and parents at GC Boys’ Secondary School on Thursday 22nd May 2014 from 9.00a.m. till 10.30 a.m. The SpLD Teachers of the Gozo College, and two parents animated the session. Dr Christine Firman (EO) and Mr Victor Galea (College Principal) addressed the audience after which certificates of attendance were presented to parents who participated during the previous seminars.