MCAST IICT Foundation College – VET Skills Week 2017

Vet2017Three students and 1 lecturer form MCAST ICT foudation college met middle school students to advertise the importance of VET in education.  They brought a project which they used to engage the Form 2 students.  The lecturers gave information about the ICT Institute to each group.  The settings at each school includes 7 stations representing the 7 institutes (MCAST and ITS).  Most of the stations hosted 10-15 students.  Each session lasted for 8-10 minutes after which the Form 2 students rotated.  Most visits lasted about two hours except for the visit to the Kirkop Middle school.

Well done to all the students and lectuers involved.   

Robotics Event 2017

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A joint effort with MCAST IICT, IET and the Library was made to celebrate the Robotics Week here in MALTA. The event is part of the European Robotics Week were it aims at inspiring technology education in students of all ages to pursue careers in STEM-related fields, i.e. science, technology, engineering and math.

The Robotics event held on the 22 of November at the MCAST library where MCAST IICT and IET lecturers gave talks, presentations and competitions on robotics and Arduino, programming robots to Mindstorm and talks about the use of the library to find magazines related to robotics. In total, more than 20 students from MCAST Founddation College, showed interest in what was going on and inspired them to continue studying in this subject area.

We would like to thank MCAST IICT, IET and Library to make this event a successful one.

HOB Software delivered ‘Navigating the C’

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On Monday 20.11.2017 two software engineers from HOB Software delivered ‘Navigating the C’, a talk about the use of C in their jobs. They discussed the challenges, the common tasks and the techniques they use from day to day in order to deliver efficient and quality software. The talk was attended by a sizeable group of level 6 software students. We would like to thank HOB for sharing their experiences with our students.

 

Iz-Zghazagh u t-Tmexxija

Agenzija Żgħażagħ qed torganizza seminar ta’  nofs ta’ nhar fejn se tiġi diskussa t-tema – Iż-Żgħażagħ u t-Tmexxija.  Żgħażagħ li qed imexxu jew jaspiraw li jmexxu huma mistednin jattendu.  Dan is-seminar ser isir fil-Youth village, Aġenzija Żgħażagħ, Triq il-Kbira San Gużepp, Santa Venera fil-25 ta’ Novembru bejn 9:15 u 12:30.

Dan is-seminar se joffri l-parteċipanti l-opportunita li jiddiskutu aspetti tat-tmexxija fosthom benefiċċji u sfidi, kif ukoll involviment politiku.  Se jkun hemm mistednin rilevanti għas-suġġett.  Skont ma joħroġ mill-workshops ippjanati, huwa intiż li jkomplu jsiru seminars li jgħinu liż-żgħażagħ jifhmu u jitħejjew aktar fil-qasam tal-parteċipazzjoni taż-żgħażagħ.

Dawk interessati għandhom jimlew il-formola tal-applikazzjoni li tinsab fuq dan il-link https://goo.gl/forms/OojFExIKglQrusHP2 u jibgħathielna lura sa mhux aktar tard minn 23/11/2017.

Għal aktar informazzjoni ibgħatu email fuq isabelle.mallia@gov.mt