News 2022


2021 – A Challenging year for eSkills Malta Foundation

The Year 2021 was still somewhat overshadowed by Covid-19 and it was also the year where priorities changed for everyone, for our partners, stakeholders, organisations and their respective owners and employees.

Publication Date: 10/01/2022

We have made progress, but we need to do more, Europe needs to do more – Carmel Cachia

To achieve this, the team at eSkills Malta sets out several strategic goals to achieve in the short and long term, and as a result, the foundation has seen an impressive increase in its European visibility.

Publication Date: 24/01/2022

EU Code Week breaks record for number of activities in 2021 with 78,000 events

On the international day of education, the results of the most recent EU Code Week are in: in 2021, EU Code Week set a new record with more than 78,000 activities organised worldwide.

Publication Date: 25/01/2022

Digital Transformation a path to innovation?

Digital transformation has been a term that has been in use over the past decade, but providing a clear definition of this phenomenon is far from easy.

Publication Date: 14/02/2022

MCAST and eSkills Malta Foundation sign a sponsorship agreement

The Malta College for Arts, Science, and Technology (MCAST) and Malta’s E-Skills Foundation have signed a new sponsorship agreement.

Publication Date: 02/03/2022

Algorithms what are they?

In today’s computer-driven society, we often come across the word ‘Algorithm’, but what are they and what are they used for?

Publication Date: 14/03/2022

The journey towards a digitally skilled nation for the Society, Education, labour force and ICT specialists

The journey towards a digitally skilled nation for the Society, Education, labour force and ICT specialists

Publication Date: 22/03/2022

Triple-threat Borat malware no joke for victims

A newly discovered malware that combines remote access trojan (RAT), spyware and ransomware functionality is being described as a serious triple-threat to organisations, and unlike its namesake, it should be taken seriously.

Publication Date: 06/04/2022

Digital skills bootcamps for everyone

What is the definition of a Digital Bootcamp? Digital Bootcamps are a program meant to help both individuals and businesses improve their digital abilities and expand their future chances.

Publication Date: 11/04/2022

Training in Artificial Intelligence agreement signed between UOM, MCAST and eSkills Malta Foundation

Earlier today the University of Malta, MCAST, eSkills Malta Foundation, the Institute of Public Service, and the Office of the Prime Minister signed an agreement for artificial intelligence training for the next three years earlier today.

Publication Date: 03/05/2022

Digital technologies for a green future

Human activity's negative impact on our planet and the environment is becoming increasingly apparent to modern civilization.

Publication Date: 23/05/2022

From the virtual to the real and the worlds in between

Virtual reality (VR) technologies utilise computer-generated objects and scenes to create a virtual environment artificially, allowing the user to perceive them naturally, and also interact with such surroundings, thus, experiencing the scene as 'Real'.

Publication Date: 20/06/2022

MaltaPI - A Europe fit for the Digital Age

The European Commission Representation in Malta recently collaborated with the Malta E-Skills Foundation and Headstart Technology Ltd to organize MaltaPi: a public hackathon with the theme ‘A Europe fit for the Digital Age’.

Publication Date: 04/07/2022

Automating Business Processes

In organisations, commercial and not, some tasks are repetitive in nature. Examples of such tasks are invoice settlement, opening a customer/supplier records and basic queries from customers.

Publication Date: 11/07/2022

Code Sprint Malta 2022

Launched in 2018, code.sprint is a national coding contest organised by the Ministry for Education and ICE Malta that has become a yearly calendar event.

Publication Date: 29/07/2022

Data Science and its applications

Data Science is a branch of information technology that deals with the analysis and processing of large volumes of data, which may consist of structured or unstructured or a mix of both

Publication Date: 08/08/2022

Malta will become one of the leading digital countries in Europe – Carmel Cachia

In today’s highly digitised world, being tech-savvy can no longer be viewed as an option.

Publication Date: 30/08/2022

eSkills Malta Foundation runs fun robotics sessions during SkolaSajf

This year eSkills Malta Foundation has secured another valid and important stakeholder to promote coding.

Publication Date: 12/09/2022

A glance at Software as a Service (SaaS)

Software as a Service (SaaS) are software applications that are accessed remotely via the cloud and are not purchased, and hence do not become the property of the customer.

Publication Date: 10/10/2022

eSkills Malta Foundation participated in the 2022-2023 Freshers Week

eSkills Malta Foundation participated to the 2022/2023 edition of Freshers’ week on the MCAST Main Campus, Paola.

Publication Date: 13/10/2022

Another prosperous EU CodeWeek for Malta!

Another prosperous EU CodeWeek for 2022 has ended with approximately 71K events taking place between October 8 and October 23, 2022!

Publication Date: 04/11/2022

Quantum Computing, opportunities and threats.

Quantum computing is being hailed as a turning point in computer technology that holds the promise of computing power which is orders of magnitude more powerful than what is currently available.

Publication Date: 15/11/2022

Launch of the National eSkills Strategy 2022-2025

The Ministry for the Economy, European Funds and Lands yesterday launched four strategies that all fall under the Malta Digitali strategy.

Publication Date: 24/11/2022