Monthly Archive for April, 2012

eTwinning National Awards 2012: Presentation of Certificates and National Quality Labels

The eTwinning National Support Service presented the certificates for the Learning Event, The Other Side of eTwinning, and the National Quality Labels for the Scholastic Year 2011-2012 on Friday 27th of April 2012 at the Mediterranean Conference Centre in Valletta.

A printed version of the certificates and Quality Labels was presented to the participants by Mr. Raymond J. Camilleri, Director Curriculum Management and eLearning, and Ms. Amanda Debattista, eTwinning Coordinator.

And the Winners of the eTwinning Awards 2012 are…

On Friday the 27th of April 2012, the eTwinning National Support Service held the National Annual Conference and Awards Ceremony at the Mediterranean Conference Centre in Valletta. Present for the Awards Ceremony were the Directors General of Education, Prof. Grace Grima and Ms. Micheline Sciberras, and the Director of Curriculum Management and eLearning, Mr. Raymond J. Camilleri.  The National Support Service invited all the eTwinners who had applied for the National Quality Label during 2011-2012, and also those who took part in the Learning Event for Maltese Educators, The Other Side of eTwinning.  The best three projects in the Primary and Secondary Schools were also announced during the Ceremony.

Primary Category

First Prize

St. Thomas More College, Marsascala Primary C

101 Ways to Save Mother Earth

Patricia Bondin & Janet Mifsud

Second Prize

St. Margaret College, Zabbar Primary A

One for All and All for One – Inclusion Theme – Dinosaurs

Marika Vella Montebello & Elaine Camilleri

Third Prize

St. Claire College, San Gwann Primary B

National Traditions, Songs and Dances

Marouska Azzopardi Duca

Secondary Category

First Prize

St. Theresa College, Mriehel Girls’ Secondary School


Nathalie Scerri

Second Prize

Gozo College, Victoria Girls’ Secondary

My Number 1

Mario Xerri

Third Prize

St. Ignatius College, Blata l-Bajda Girls’ Secondary

Sharing Science Experiments

Josephine Ebejer Grech

Well done to all the participants ! :)

eTwinning National Conference and Awards 2012

The seventh eTwinning National Conference and Awards is being held between the 25th-30th of April 2012, at the Mediterranean Conference Centre in Valletta.  For the forth year running, the Conference will be held in conjuction with EMBED, Best Use of ICT Awards.  A large stand has been set up, festooned with A3 posters of some of the best projects of the scholastic year 2011-2012.  During the day, teachers and students will be able to visit our stand and learn more about eTwinning, and embeddable Web 2.0 tools.  At weekends, our stand will be open to the general public, from 9am – 4pm on Saturday 28th of April, and from 9am – 12am and from 3pm-6pm on Sunday 29th of April.

The highlight of conference will be the Award Ceremony which will be held at the Sir Temi Zammit Hall at the Mediterranean Conference Centre on Friday 27th of April. Fourteen  teachers who have successfully completed the eTwinning Learning Event for Maltese Teachers, “The Other Side of eTwinning”, will be receiving a certificate of participation.  This will be followed by thirty-seven National Quality Labels awarded to teachers during the scholastic year 2011-2012.  After the Quality Label presentations, the winners of the National eTwinning Awards (best three projects in the Primary, and best three projects in the Secondary schools) will also be announced.  Winning teachers will receive digital equipment for their personal use.

Watch this space for more information and photos about the eTwinning National Conference and Awards ! :)

eTwinning Partner Finding Fairs – Online!

Have you been in eTwinning for some time, but have difficulty finding a partner or are perhaps a little confused about the process? Then maybe we have a solution. This year the Central Support Service for eTwinning will organise two online partner -finding fairs, the first in April and the second in the autumn towards the end of September.

Continue reading ‘eTwinning Partner Finding Fairs – Online!’

eTwinning eZine Term 2, Scholastic Year 2011-2012

The eTwinning eZine for Term 2, Scholastic Year 2011-2012 is out!  You can read it here.