Author: Communications

June 16, 2021 Communications

In a circular sent to staff members and the Student Council, the Principal and CEO, Professor Joachim James Calleja, expressed his disappointment at the Union of Teachers’ directive to delay lecturing staff from submitting to Management the students’ results in a timely and pre-planned manner. He added that the directive seriously jeopardised the College’s hard…

June 15, 2021 Communications No comments exist

The Government announced an investment of almost €2.75 million for students to be given apprenticeship opportunities. The investment, announced by Minister for Education Justyne Caruana and Minister for Finance and Employment Clyde Caruana, will allow MCAST to encourage more companies to recruit students in apprenticeship programmes. The COVID-19 pandemic has put several challenges on employers…

June 11, 2021 Communications No comments exist

The B.A. in Performing Arts first-year students will be presenting their end of year performance Love and Information by Caryl Churchill on 12 and 13 June at the MCAST Main Campus Hall in Paola. Love and Information is Caryl Churchill’s dramatic take on the broad spectrum of contemporary human relationships. Churchill recreates daily interactions in…

June 3, 2021 Communications

Reference is made to the statement by MUT made on 3 June 2021. Students are at the centre of our work and our key clients. They have every right to receive results. They have faced significant challenges throughout this year when lectures have been held online. MCAST categorically denies any breach of the lecturers’ Collective…

May 24, 2021 Communications

MCAST graduates of the Master in Vocational Education Applied Research 4.0 (MVEAR 4.0) can now apply for a permanent teachers’ warrant. This approval by the Council for the Teaching Profession is a significant step in recognising the College as a key provider of initial teacher education courses and encouraging aspiring educators. Individuals who are in…

May 20, 2021 Communications No comments exist

ESF 02.058 Adding Value: Nurturing Learning Journeys in IVET at MCAST MCAST researchers shared initial findings which are part of an EU Funded project entitled Adding Value: Nurturing Learning Journeys in IVET at MCAST. The findings were shared during a research symposium held at MCAST where the various research components were discussed. These include: 1….

May 20, 2021 Communications

  MCAST has launched the consultation process for the new Act and the Strategic Plan 2022-2027. Both initiatives aim to strengthen vocational and professional education in Malta and the College’s position as a community college for all. The proposed new legislation means MCAST will now have an act of its own that is distinct and…

May 14, 2021 Communications

Principal and CEO Professor Joachim James Calleja was interviewed by TKNIKA, the Basque Vocational Education and Training Applied Research Centre and featured in their internationally distributed e-newsletter. Professor Calleja spoke about the impact of VET and how a learning process can equip people with skills and competences relevant to the world of work. In particular,…

May 11, 2021 Communications

The MCAST prospectus has now been distributed in all 68 local councils in Malta and Gozo. It has also been delivered to over 50 schools and community centres. The prospectus and the selection of 190 courses can also be viewed online. The prospectus also includes information about 15 courses at Master’s level offered by the…