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July Inset Course 2012

More than 60 secondary school teachers attended an in-service training course held by the geography section within the CMeLD aimed at teachers currently teaching Form 1 and 2 students. The 3 day-course was held at St Margaret College, Boys’ Secondary School Cospicua. The purpose of this professional training course was to help teachers improve the quality of their teaching and thus enable students raise their level of educational attainment. The course also focused on revisions applied to the Form 1 curriculum following feedback received from teachers who were implementing it for the first time during the present scholastic year. All the participants had the opportunity to reflect and discuss important aspects and approaches put forward by this the new curriculum mainly student-centred learning, enquiry approach and differentiated learning.  

Teachers were also provided with support material including an interective DVD containing all the new documents and all the resources required to implement the curriculum units including maps, images and diagrams, videos, interactive games as well as an extensive list of related websites.


3-day programme 

Form 1 Geography Curriculum

The Geography Section will be holding a compulsory inservice course this year for all teachers presently teaching Form 1 classes. It is going to be held on 7th, 8th and 11th July and will focus on the implementation of the new Form 1 Curriculum recently published and which will be introduced as from next scholastic year. Other topics that will be tackled include Assessment for Learning, Differentiated teaching and Student-centred approach. Participants will also have the time to reflect on their teaching strategies, share ideas and explore ways how to make lessons relevant, effective and enjoyable.

Download course description from here.

3-day programme