The Directorate for Digital Literacy and Transversal Skills within the Ministry for Education and Sports plays a key role in celebrating good practices of digital literacy in the classroom. Through Embed digital literacy awards (https://digitalliteracy.skola.edu.mt/…), our directorate seeks those whose exemplary work provides a model for teaching, learning, and leading in the digital age.
For this Embed Awards, there were 4 categories as below:
1. Early Years This category was for educators (teachers, kindergarten educators and learning support educators) of early years (Kindergarten, year 1 and year 2). The first 3 initiatives were given an award.
2. Primary Educators The first 3 initiatives from Year 3-Year 6 were given an award.
3. Secondary The first 3 initiatives from Middle Schools and Secondary schools (Year 7 – Year 11) were given an award.
4. Collaborative (2 educators working on an initiative may participate). The first 3 initiatives were awarded.
The eTwinning National Awards celebrate eTwinning as a transformative and innovative pedagogy which educators evidently are integrating in the classroom to achieve learning outcomes. This European environment encourages educators to collaborate, develop projects, share good practices and provides opportunities for professional development.
The eTwinning National Awards 2020-2021:
- Best eTwinning Annual Theme project: Media Literacy and Disinformation
- Best collaborative project
- Best fun project
- Best national project
- Best European Early Years project
- Best European Primary project
- Best European Secondary
- Best Post-Secondary Project
- Best new-comer of the year
This award ceremony was held on Friday 28th January 2022 at 5pm.