Science Education Seminar 2003

The Department of Maths, Science, & Technical Education in collaboration with the Malta Council for Science and Technology organized the third Science Education Seminar.  The seminar held on Thursday 10th April, 2003 at Villa Bighi, Kalkara, was organized by Dr Deborah Chetcuti, Faculty of Education and hosted by Mr Wilfred Kenely, Chief Executive, Malta Council for Science and Technology.  Students from the Faculty of Education specializing in science subjects attended the seminar.  Presentations were made by Mr Jesmond Xuereb from MCST who explained current research projects which MCST are involved in; Ms Doreen Mizzi, Chairperson of the Co-ordinated Science Focus Group who explained current developments regarding the introduction and implementation of co-ordinated science in schools and Dr Anna Rumin from Bishop's University, Canada who gave an interactive writing workshop during which students were encouraged to write and discuss the importance of writing both as a means of communicating information as well a means for expressing thoughts and ideas in a poetic manner.