Mr Ronald Curmi
Deputy Principal – Registrar

Mr Ronald Curmi is the Deputy Principal – Registrar at MCAST. His professional career started in the Industrial and Consumer Electronics industry occupying both managerial and directorship posts until in 2001 he joined the Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology as Deputy Director of the Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineering (now the Institute of Engineering and Transport). Mr Curmi started his teaching career in 1995 at the Fellenberg Training Centre for Industrial Electronics lecturing Power Electronics and Computer Engineering and continued lecturing various subjects related to the field of Electrical and Electronics Engineering at MCAST until 2014. He has led and participated in various projects linked to vocational education and training and engineering education research. He also holds the post of Quality Manager of the MCAST Aviation Maintenance Training Centre since 2007. He holds a Fellenberg Diploma in Industrial Electronics and a Master`s Degree in Business Administration from the University of Leicester. His research interests focus mainly on Engineering Education and Quality Assurance.

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Mr Josef Buttigieg

Deputy Registrar

Mr Josef Buttigieg is the Deputy Registrar responsible for academic affairs within the Office of the Registrar. An educator by profession, Josef started a teaching career at secondary school level once he successfully graduated from the Faculty of Education at the University of Malta, specialising in Accounts and Economics. He was involved in the steering committees of two National Curriculum reviews. Eventually, he started teaching at the Paolino Vassallo Upper Lyceum. When MCAST was set up in 2001, he was appointed Deputy Director of the new Institute of Business and Commerce. Before being assigned the current duties at the Office of the Registrar, he led the institute as Director. Besides education, youth work has always been at his heart, and in fact he furthered his studies in the area of youth studies. Throughout the years, Josef has had a very active involvement in various youth organisations, at local and national levels, including forming part of the Executive of the National Youth Council.  He also produced and presented a variety of discussion and magazine radio programmes on both the national broadcaster as well as other radio stations.

 

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Mr John Vella

Deputy Registrar
Mr John Vella is the Deputy Registrar responsible for administration within the Office of the Registrar. John joined MCAST in 2001 as a Deputy Director for the Institute of Building and Construction Engineering after 20 years at Malta Shipbuilding where he started as an apprentice. In 2009 he was selected as Director of the same institute and subsequently moved to the Office of the Registrar in 2016. John has actively contributed to the development of home grown full-time and part-time programmes up to degree level in the construction and civil engineering sector. He represents MCAST on the Building Industry Consultative Committee and on the MEDE Board for Exemptions. Mr Vella is also participating in the development of National Occupational Standards under the auspices of the NCFHE. John graduated as a Technician in Mechanical and Electrical Engineering after receiving training at the Malta New University and subsequently obtained a BSc. (Hons) in Mathematics and Computer Science from the University of Malta and an MSc. In Educational Leadership from the University of Leicester.

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