Masters in Inclusive Education and Communities Masters in Inclusive Education and Communities

Department of Psychology,
Programme of Inclusive Education,
Faculty of Education

A new transdisciplinary course, Masters in Inclusive Education and Communities, will be starting in September 2007 at the University of Malta. It is a 3 year part-time/evening course. Applicants are required to have a first degree to be eligible. The innovative characteristic of such a programme is that it converges studies in the various caring and human professions into one course. People coming from the following professions are invited to apply: Heads of School, Human Resource Managers, speech and language pathologists, Counselors, Medical Doctors, Nurses, Occupational therapists, Physiotherapists, Psychology graduates, Psychologists, Social Workers & Social Administrators, Teachers, Youth and Community Workers and other related professions. Parent activists and persons with disability are invited to apply if they have the necessary entry requirements.

The principle objective of the course is to create a common conceptual and strategic framework between professionals coming from different disciplines to facilitate the development of an inclusive community based on a transdisciplinary team model. Apart from the highly proficient local lecturers, this course will also include high profile foreign contributors in the field of inclusive education, communities and disability, namely; Prof Lucia de Anna, IUSM, Italy, Prof Michael Giangreco, University of Vermont, USA , Professor Dan Goodley, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK, Prof Laura Nota, University of Padova, Italy, Prof Mara Shapon Shavin, University of Syracuse, USA, Mr Gunvor Sonneysyn, Institute for Applied Pedagogy, Norway.

If you are interested and would like more information, you are invited to call Ms Stefania Micallef on 2340 2928 or email on

Dr Elena Tanti Burlò
Project Co-Ordinator

Dr Andrew Azzopardi
Course Co-Ordinator