A Reading App for the OTPC

Dear parents and guardians, the One Tablet per Child project is now entering its third year and it is our pleasure to add another app to the tools that are available to your children. The new app is a reading programme called Scholastic Literacy Pro. Literacy Pro offers a path to create successful readers and…

Robo21C opening address

Good morning everyone. Dr. Camilleri, thank you so much for inviting me to deliver the opening address of this seminar. It is a great honour to be here amongst friends and colleagues in my final year as Director. I chose to do the opening address of this event by going back in time. Way back…

STOP literacy slide.

In a few days’ time, 1,000 Year 4 learners and 56 teachers will be embarking on an evaluation programme of the News-O-Matic app. Apart from providing the opportunity to sit down and read a book, this App provides an opportunity for its user to engage oneself in an interactive process which aims to improve literacy.…

A few months into the OTPC initiative

One Tablet per Child project (OTPC) was launched as a pilot project in January 2014. This was a learning curve for all the teachers and students involved. The journey presented a number of experiences but it was characterised by one common principle, that is, ‘The tablet is a means not an end or that pedagogy…

Schoolovision 2017

Congratulations to the winners and to all participants of Schoolovision 2017! Schoolovision is a unique eTwinning project which brings together children from countries right across Europe and beyond. This was the 9th edition of a fun-filled partnership. I was really happy to be invited this morning to the San Gorg Preca College Hamrun primary school to…