Category: MCAST_NEWS

May 27, 2024 Communications

EfVET (the European Forum for Vocational Education and Training), EVBB (the European Association of Vocational Training), and EVTA (the European Vocational Training Association) joined forces for the first time in their long history and organized an international conference on A European Agenda for the Future of VET at the AutoWorld in Brussels on 23-24 May….

May 21, 2024 Communications

The Malta College of Arts, Science, and Technology (MCAST) and The Malta Council for the Voluntary Sector (MCVS) signed a collaborative agreement, aiming to strengthen the cooperation, networking, and the sharing of knowledge between the two institutions. Minister for Education, Sport, Youth, Research and Innovation Clifton Grima said, “Through this agreement we are noting the…

May 16, 2024 Communications

The Malta College of Arts, Science, and Technology (MCAST) is participating in the Public Service Expo 2024 from 14 to 19 May at the MFCC in Ta’ Qali. Together with other institutions, MCAST is hosted on the Education Ministry stand, which focuses on twenty-first-century skills. MCAST representatives participating in the Expo had the chance to…

May 13, 2024 Communications

Over the past weeks, the Malta College of Arts, Science, and Technology (MCAST) and its commercial arm, MCAST Gateway to the Industry (MG2I), have forged significant and mutually beneficial agreements with five prestigious Chinese universities, marking a significant milestone in the College’s global outreach. These higher education institutions include the Jiangsu Vocational College of Medicine,…

May 13, 2024 Communications

The Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology (MCAST) and the Malta Crafts Foundation signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) pledging a collaborative relationship to enhance the awareness of traditional artisan trades and to strengthen the education provision of skills involved in the innovation of these crafts. The agreement was signed at the College’s Institute…

May 10, 2024 Communications

The Institute of Applied Sciences at MCAST (IAS) held a Nursing Symposium on campus in Paola. The event brought together local and international nursing experts, international guest speakers, academics, students, and other significant stakeholders from within the nursing industry to exchange knowledge and experiences in a way that promotes the importance of the nursing profession….

May 10, 2024 Communications

As part of the Encounter Meets the Industry series, the Institute of Engineering and Transport (IET) held the Aviation Operations and Logistics Sectorial Committee meeting on campus in Paola. MCAST constantly ensures that industry expertise and feedback inform course design and delivery to ensure that learning stays relevant to the needs of employees and employers….

May 7, 2024 Communications

A debate on the MEP elections took place at the MCAST Paola campus on 7 May. This was the second debate organised by Malta Today and Lovin Malta as part of the Ewropej fil-Pjazza roadshow in the run-up to the election. A panel of MEP candidates, including Thomas Bajada (PL), Louise Anne Pulis (PN), Sandra…

May 6, 2024 Communications

Staff and student fundraising activities at MCAST are important because they can foster a culture of social responsibility and support the college’s mission of preparing students for meaningful contributions to society. Over the past weeks, several fundraising activities have taken place on campus, showing the community’s enthusiasm for uniting in aid of good causes. On…

May 6, 2024 Communications

MCAST hosted eight principals from different vocational colleges in Ireland on 3 May. The delegation included representatives from Ballyfermot College, BIFE, Coláiste Íde College of Further Education, DIFE, FTE, GTI, Mayo College, St John’s Central College and Waterford College of Further Education. This visit saw the delegation actively collaborating, sharing insights on vocational education, and…