An Educational Strategy for Malta 2014-2024

The Minister for Education and Employment, Evarist Bartolo, unveiled the
Framework for the Education Strategy for Malta 2014 – 2024 during a meeting with
the MCESD in Valletta.

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Welcome! – A message from the College Principal

Parents want the very best education for their children!  We  are your children’s immediate mentors for quite a substantial time during each school day and we do go out of our way to do all that we can to meet your expectations at all 11 Primary and 2 Secondary Schools incorporating the Gozo College.

We are very enthusiastic to join the rest of the world in providing co-education following Primary School level of education. As from scholastic year 2014-15 we will be introducing the Middle School and eventually the Senior School.  We will gradually bring segregation of boys and girls to an end!

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Professional Development Session

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A Professional Development Session was held after school hours from 3.00 – 5.00 p.m. on the 27th February 2014 at the Gozo College Boys’ Secondary  for Kindergarten Assistants, and their LSAs.    It focused on the Learning Outcomes of the Kinder Pupils according to the National Curriculum Framework.  It was animated by Prof. Valerie Sollars, Dean of the Faculty of Education, at the University of Malta.  The Educational Officers of the Early Years also attended.

 

Seminar on Positive Behaviour in Children and Youths

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Dr Frank Fabri  A/Director, Curriculum Management announces that

 

The Equal Partners Foundation is a parent-run, non-profit organisation working with children and youths having intellectual disabilities and/or learning difficulties. The aim of the Foundation is to support persons with disabilities to have a more independent life within a more inclusive society.

Seminars on Positive Behaviour in Children and Youths will be held on five consecutive: Mondays from the 24th  February till the 24th March 2014 from 6.00 pm till 8.30 pm. The Seminars will be given by Dr Agius Ferrante and she will be tackling various behavioural issues in children and youths.

Below please find the course description and the poster so as to encourage any interested parties. The whole certified cost will be at €100.

Bookings, on info@equalpartners.org.mt are open till the 19th  February 2014.

 

 The Programme

Positive Behaviour

An Introduction to working with Challenging Behaviour

“Our job is not to fix people, but to design effective environments” (Horner 2007)

 

Lectures will be around: Understanding challenging behaviour

  • Identify behaviours and the functions they serve
  • Understand how emotions affect behaviour
  • Identifying challenging behaviours
  • Understand the role labelling plays in the life of a child who challenges

 

What is behaviour?

Emotions and behaviour

What is challenging behaviour?

What behaviours are challenging?

Who displays challenging behaviour?

Terminology

Social model of disability

A historical context

Five facts every family should know

Embracing Diversity

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