water services corporation

The Water Service Corporation is asking for your help

So... what should go down my loo? The Water Services Corporation has come up with a poster to help us all understand what should actually go down the loo and what should not... Pee, Poo,...
teacher burnout

Four out of 10 teachers plan to quit

Where do you see yourself in five years' time? No longer working in education, 40% of UK teachers surveyed by a teachers' union replied. And something tells us it is basically the same here...

In the UK, Labour pledges to scrap primary exams if elected

Jeremy Corbyn has pledged that Labour would scrap formal tests in primary schools in England, known as Sats. The tests left children in floods of tears or vomiting with worry, he told members of the...

Great initiative by Maria Regina College

BE POSITIVE! An Arts Exhibition by Maria Regina College at Mater Dei Hospital (Foyer). Such a great initiative taken by this College in promoting positivity. And where better to do so then Mater Dei...

American student lives in the forests of India to escape the “student debt”

A 29-year-old American has decided to leave the United States and move to a remote village in the jungle in India, so that he no longer has to worry about repaying his student loan. Like...
gas malta

Check your gas cylinder frequently!

Lately on our tiny island there has been one too many incidents concerning gas cylinders. Am one to hate these with a passion, and have opted not to have any at home. However my...
Teacher teaching

How stressful is the teacher’s job?

These are hard times for those who work in schools. It is an assertion that doesn't surprise anyone nowadays, given the countless cases of humiliation, violence and abuse that the school has as a scenario and that the...

Videogames in therapy for dyslexia

This is what emerges from a study conducted by two young researchers from the Department of General Psychology of the University of Padua, Sandro Franceschini and Sara Bertoni, published in the scientific journal 'Neuropsychology'...

Educating with screams is useless. Being heard is not easy, but anger is useless!

It's difficult, or maybe even impossible, to find a parent who has never shouted at the top of their lungs with their child. Something almost natural, especially in the face of exhaustion that can come when...
Love to learn

Workshops instead of classrooms for ‘applied’ subjects in state schools

How many times have we heard of the shocking statistics of young students leaving school early? Some tend to blame the students themselves, others blamed the teachers... but neither of the two was to...

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