Category Archives: Out of schools activities

Education+ Gozo launch: Reshaping the educational experience of children

Education+The recently launched Government initiative Education+ has now also been officially launched in Gozo.

The Gozo launch took place during a seminar held at the Gozo Ministry on Tuesday, 24th  2015.  The Education Minister Evarist Bartolo and the Minister for Gozo, Dr Anton Refalo were present for the launch.

In his address, The Minister for Gozo reiterated that every Maltese citizen should be given the opportunity to increase their potential. Dr Refalo said that school alone is not always enough, but what happens outside school can also be a great learning experience. Continue reading Education+ Gozo launch: Reshaping the educational experience of children

Students from the Gozo College Secondary School visit ta’ Dbiegi Craft Villagein San Lawrenz

Gozo_students_Craft_VillageStudents from Form 3 and 4 of the Gozo College Boy’s Secondary School in Victoria, have visited the Ta’ Dbiegi Crafts Village in Gharb as part of their entrepreneurial project.

The students, prior to the visit, came up with a number of business related questions during a brainstorming activity. They were then encouraged to put these questions forward to a number of artisanal businesspeople who have stores in this village. Continue reading Students from the Gozo College Secondary School visit ta’ Dbiegi Craft Villagein San Lawrenz

Collaboration between Gozo College and new MCAST Campus in Gozo

Recently, the management team at the MCAST Gozo centre organised an open weekend during which Fifth formers attending the Secondary level educational schools in Gozo had the opportunity to visit the MCAST new Campus in Ghajnsielem.

Students from the Gozo College Secondary and Boys’ Secondary were among the big number of students who took the opportunity to visit the MCAST Campus.

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EkoSkola, LEAF and YRE Annual Information and Award Seminar

Nature trust seminars

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Nature Trust held its annual joint EkoSkola, YRE and LEAF Seminar at the Gozo College Sannat Primary on Friday, 28th November 2014.

Teachers and  students from the different schools within the Gozo College participated in the event which included an award ceremony as well as a number of seminars for students and teachers. Follow the link below for the agenda.

The activity included the awarding ceremony of the Eko Skola. This year the Green Flag was awarded to the Sannat Primary  while the Zebbug Primary was warded the Bronz Medal.  Up to now nine out of the eleven Primary Schools within the Gozo College have been awarded the Green Flag.

DCM 220 – Nature Trust Seminars Programme for Schools in Gozo Continue reading EkoSkola, LEAF and YRE Annual Information and Award Seminar

Inauguaration of the Gozo College Education, Science & Culture Centre

A short programme of activities organised by a number of peripatetic teachers within the Gozo College, on Thursday, 13th November 2014 signalled the reactivation of  the Education,  Science, and Culture Centre (ESCC).

The centre, which is housed at the historic Dar il-Lunzjata, at the gateway to Gozo’s idyllic valley of Wied il-Lunzjata, between Victoria and Kercem, will now serve as a place  where an array of educational activities can be organized in the welcoming and peaceful setting provided by the Lunzjata Valley.

The opening ceremony has made it to the national press.  See here: http://www.timesofmalta.com/articles/view/20141123/gozo/Education-and-culture-centre-at-Lunzjata-Valley.545273 Continue reading Inauguaration of the Gozo College Education, Science & Culture Centre

X`hemM? Il-Gnien: Science can be Fun!

Can the prevailing perception among students, especially at the pre-University stages, hat learning of Science can never be fun, changed?

Villa Rundle 1aThrough 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.

Rundle 2aDuring 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!

Gharb Primary students experience the history of industry and falconry

Students, staff and parents from the Gozo College – Gharb Primary were recently taken on an educational and cultural tour to Malta. During their day tour the group visited the Limestone Heritage where all participants had ample time to learn about this industry and art from days gone by.  They also obtained an overview of how the Maltese worker skills in this particular trade helped to shape the temples, houses, palaces and churches that we have on the islands today. Continue reading Gharb Primary students experience the history of industry and falconry

Gozo College San Lawrenz Primary students taken for an educational trip to Malta

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A few days ago, students, staff and parents of Gozo College San Lawrenz Primary spent a day together in Malta.

During the trip, the San Lawrenz Primary School group had the opportunity to pay a visit to several visits to several sites. The sites visited included the Ghadira Nature Reserve, which was visited by the Years 5 and 6 classes and the Simar Nature Reserve which  was visited by the Kinder to Year 4 pupils visited together with their parents.

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