Presentation of Christmas Crib Competition Winners

Students from the Gozo College, as well as those attending church schools who participated in the Christmas Crib Competition organized by the Projects and Initiatives Section within the Student Services Department were acknowledged during a brief presentation ceremony on Wednesday 18th January.  Participation certificates were awarded to all those who took part, while winners were presented with book vouchers.  Dr Denise Mifsud praised the students’ work and encouraged such initiatives promoting extra-curricular activities that enhance the students’ holistic development.

Crib Competition
Presentation of Christmas Crib Competition Winners

Inawgurat iċ-Ċentru tal-Litteriżmu Doris Vella

Nhar is-17 ta’ Jannar 2017, il-Ministru tal-Edukazzjoni u Xogħol l-Onor. Evarist Bartolo fetaħ uffiċjalment iċ-Ċentru tal-Litteriżmu Doris Vella, fil-Kulleġġ ta’ Għawdex.  Il-Kap Eżekuttiv  tal-Aġenzija Nazzjonali tal-Litteriżmu s-Sur David Muscat flimkien mal-Prinċipal tal-Kulleġġ is-Sur Victor Galea u warajh Dr. Denise Mifsud, ħadmu id f’id flimkien biex illum għandna dan iċ-Ċentru. Il-post huwa mgħammar b’riżorsi edukattivi li jistgħu jagħmlu użu minnhom l-għalliema u l-Learning Support Assistants  waqt is-sezzjonijiet ta’ tagħlim fil-klassijiet. F’dan iċ-Ċentru nsibu minjiera ta’ riżorsi bħal kotba kbar għal qari ta’ stejjer, kotba għal qari ggwidat, CD’s b’għanjiet bil-Malti, eċċ.  Iċ-Ċentru tal-Litteriżmu ġie msemmi għal Doris Vella, għalliema li tul ħajjitha ħadmet ħafna biex it-tfal tagħna jitgħallmu jħobbu l-ktieb.  Dan hu l-għan prinċipali ta’ dan iċ-Ċentru, li l-istudenti tagħna jkomplu jtejbu l-ħiliet tagħhom fil-kitba u fil-qari.

Applications for enrolment at The National Sport School (Year 9)

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The National Sport School will receive applications from students who as from next scholastic year wish to pursue their academic studies as well as train in the sport they excel in.

All male and female students from Malta and Gozo, born in 2004, who are currently in their second year at Secondary School and who are deemed talented and highly promising in their field of sport by coaches within their respective National Sport Association, are eligible to apply for entrance into the National Sport School. There are a very limited number of places available at this late entry point. Those who are eventually selected will join the students currently in Year 8 (Form 2) at the National Sport School.

A meeting for parents will be held on:
Date: Thursday 19th January, 2017
Venue: National Sport School, Pembroke
Time: 6:00pm

to discuss in detail the selection process and the entry requirements for the National Sport School.

Applications are open as from Monday 27th February, 2017 and may be obtained from the Customer Care Section, Directorate for Educational Services, Great Siege Road, Floriana or the Education Office, Fortunato Mizzi Street, Victoria, Gozo. Applications can also be accessed online at www.education.gov.mt or on the official school website at http://nss.skola.edu.mt/.

Closing date for submission of applications is noon, Monday 27th March 2017 and these can be submitted at the Customer Care Section, Directorate for Educational Services, Great Siege Road, Floriana or the Education Office, Fortunato Mizzi Street, Victoria, Gozo.

Any queries regarding applications can be referred to the National Sport School (tel: 21370334 / e-mail: scc.standrews.nss@ilearn.edu.mt)

Gozo Live Gozo College Writing Event

The 2016 Gozo Live Gozo College Writing Participation concluded with an event at the Secondary School on Friday 9th December.  A large number of students who had entered the participation, their family members and teachers attended.  Selected students were asked to read excerpts from their work.

This year there were a total of 88 entries to the writing participation.  Earlier in the year the creative writing award event was held.

All students who entered the participation received a certificate, judge’s comments on their entries and a copy of edition 3 of ‘Young Writers of Gozo’. Additional copies of this book are available from the schools. Students who did not attend on Friday can collect their certificates and books from the school.

Two leading publishers also attended the event and held a mini book fair. One of the books on sale was ‘Escape’ the latest book published by 6th Form student Corrine Zahra.

Rules for the 2017 creative writing award competition and the writing participation are now available.  These can be obtained from the schools or from the Gozo Live page on face book or by emailing gozolive2018@gmail.com.

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