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L-Università ta' Malta

Lying at the cross-roads of the Mediterranean, the University of Malta (UM) has been, over its 400-year history, the hub for international academic exchange on the island. UM is the leading higher education institution in Malta and its structures are in line with the Bologna Process and the European Higher Education area. UM’s alumni community is growing exponentially: well over 3,500 students graduate in various disciplines annually. Today UM is composed of fourteen faculties, a number of interdisciplinary institutes and centres, three schools and a junior college. Besides the main campus, situated at Msida, there are three other campuses: Valletta, Marsaxlokk, Gozo. The language of instruction is English.

The Department of Mathematics & Science Education (DMSE) is responsible for three main subject areas: Geography education, Mathematics education and Science education. DMSE strives towards providing quality initial teacher education as well as research in these subject disciplines and in areas closely related to them. The academic members of staff who form part of DMSE focus on promoting innovative classroom practices that are in line with contemporary teaching and learning theories.

Department of Mathematics and Science Education, Faculty of Education, University of Malta is managing several EU projects and is involved in many science communication and public engagement activities;