The Faculty of Education at the University of Malta, MITA and the Department of eLearning within the Directorate for Quality and Standards in Education (DQSE) once again launched this design and programming competition.
The competition was open to any interested teachers and students who wish to exhibit their flair for creative design and basic programming skills. The competition required students to use the Scratch programming environment. Scratch is a freely downloadable graphical environment designed at MIT specifically for introducing children to problem solving and programming in a fun and easy way.
|Primary (Year 5 and Year 6)|
|Stella Maris Junior School Gzira||Max Camilleri||James Cachia||Zachary Odom||MITA|
|Juniors (Form 1 and Form 2)|
|St Patrick’s Salesian School Sliema||Darren Caruana||Ayrton Cassar||Samuel Cutajar||MITA|
|Seniors (Form 3, Form 4 and Form 5)|
|San Ġorġ Preca College Blata l-Bajda Girls’ Secondary||Erika Briffa||Naomi Cutajar||Anthea Maria Vella||MITA|
|Special Prize: Originality|
|Stella Maris College, Gzira||Jack Vella||Kevin Tonna||Sam Holies||AVC|
|Special Prize: Use of Robotic kit|
|San Ġorġ Preca College Blata l-Bajda Girls’ Secondary||Erika Briffa||Naomi Cutajar||Anthea Maria Vella||IMS|
Students in teams of 3 under the leadership of a teacher designed and created a game, interactive story or similar production loosely related to this year’s EMBED theme – Ecology. The following are the winning teams in each respective category;
All submissions were eligible for a special prize for groups who use Scratch in connection with the LEGO Education WeDO! Robotics set. This prize will be a LEGO Education Simple Machines & Mechanisms Setkindly sponsored by IMS Ltd.
For any queries, questions or for further information kindly contact Mr Keith Aquilina, firstname.lastname@example.org or 25982142.