News 2019

Activities initiatives to promote digital skills in Malta

2018 has been a year of many challenges for the eSkills Malta Foundation. It was one full of hard work but above all full of enthusiasm.

Publication Date: 21/01/2019

The Importance of Ethics in the IT Profession

The demand for IT Professionals is growing consistently. In 2019, it was estimated that the demand for IT professionals was just under 6.2 million, while there was a supply of just under 6 million.

Publication Date: 11/02/2019

Cellphone Guide For Seniors

If you’re a senior living at home, chances are you’ve thought about owning cell phone to help you stay safe and connected. Or maybe you already own one and are hoping to optimise its settings to meet your unique needs

Publication Date: 05/03/2019

Half-day event on digital education initiatives

Digital education in schools is the theme of a half-day event to be held on Friday from 9am to 12.30pm at the MITA Data Centre, Santa Venera, by the eSkills Malta Foundation, in collaboration with the Ministry for Education and Employment.

Publication Date: 10/03/2019

Launch of the National eSkills Strategy 2019-2021

These are times that Digital Technology is prevalent across all sectors, and this has created a need for digital skills for most roles and positions of employment.

Publication Date: 14/04/2019


The Computing department within the Directorate for Learning & Assessment Programmes together with ICE Malta as the educative partner, organised another successful national coding competition, CODESPRINTmt, for the second consecutive year.

Publication Date: 24/04/2019

Kick-off Meeting for EU Code Week 2019 in Brussels

On 20 and 21 March 2019, Code Week ambassadors and coordinators from ministries of education met in Brussels to prepare for the next edition of EU Code Week. One of the meeting’s major purpose was to celebrate the success of the 2018 campaign.

Publication Date: 03/05/2019

EU Codeweek Tutors needed

The understanding of Coding and the development of competences related to computational thinking, such as problem solving, collaboration and analytical skills are crucial for basic digital literacy.

Publication Date: 09/05/2019

Artificial intelligence developments

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a pivotal technology that is bound to disturb the world in the way digital technology works and its effect on society, industry and education.

Publication Date: 13/05/2019

What are the Skills required in Blockchain?

In the past, when we used to develop IT Systems, the concepts of accountability, auditability, availability, identity and integrity of data records were and still are crucial to systems development.

Publication Date: 27/05/2019

Economic growth and future technology

​Technology advancement has become a daily event. Economic growth and future technologies go hand in hand when looking at opportunities created by continuous developments.

Publication Date: 28/05/2019

Gearing up to celebrate EU Code Week 2019

In 2019, EU Code Week will significantly extend the support for activity organisers.

Publication Date: 04/06/2019

ICT Professionalism and Digital Competences

Digital, Information and Communication Technologies are critical components of the continued progress and welfare of the business and social aspects of Europe.

Publication Date: 26/06/2019

SELFIE Seminar for Educators at St. Nicholas College

Some 100 educators coming from Public, Church and Independent Schools attended a SELFIE Seminar at St. Nicholas College Secondary School, Dingli on the 31st May 2019.

Publication Date: 26/06/2019

European Way to Artificial Intelligence

The eSkills Malta Foundation welcomes the launch of the European Ethical Guidelines and Definition.

Publication Date: 15/07/2019

MCAST Expo 2019

The Institute of ICT at MCAST organised the student projects EXPO on Tuesday 2nd July from 17.00 to 21.00, at the MCAST Student Hub.

Publication Date: 25/07/2019

7 Reasons why Robotics should be taught in schools

Technology is changing the way people do things in every part of the world, and the sector continues to expand. What are schools doing to prepare the next generation for the future?

Publication Date: 28/07/2019

Empowering Adults to thrive at work: Digital Skills for 21st Century Jobs

The increasing digitisation going on around us, both at the place of work and at home means that many adults need to catch up.

Publication Date: 29/07/2019

Launch of the EU Codeweek 2019

On Thursday 1st August 2019 the eSkills Malta Foundation launched the EU CodeWeek for 2019.

Publication Date: 01/08/2019

Leading ICT standards meeting to be hosted in Malta

Establishing standards to guide the process of maturing IT profession will provide enormous benefits to IT professionals and practitioners in various business and government sectors.

Publication Date: 11/08/2019

Malta doing well, can do better in digital skills

The European Commission has been monitoring member states’ digital competitiveness with the Digital Economy and Society Index (DESI) reports since 2015.

Publication Date: 08/09/2019

Getting ready for EU Code Week 2019: new online course for teachers, an extended repository of handy materials and a revamped website

In 2019, EU Code Week will place a special focus on training teachers to increase their confidence to introduce coding and computational thinking into the classroom.

Publication Date: 16/09/2019

We are inspiring and empowering young girls through entrepreneurial skills workshops!

Developing entrepreneurial competences is key for young girls’ future education and careers.

Publication Date: 07/10/2019

EU CodeWeek 2019 - Malta placed 1st with the most events per capita

The Europe Code Week 2019 is over, yet again Malta placed 1st with the most events per capita.

Publication Date: 23/10/2019

The Malta IT Professionalism Conference 2019

The eSkills Malta Foundation, as it had done in previous years, organised an IT Professionalism Conference on the 24th October 2019.

Publication Date: 28/10/2019