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.