EG Malta announces Annual Conference for 2010

November 5th 2010

The Euroguidance Centre in Malta has announced the details of this year’s annual conference, which shall be held on Wednesday 1st December at the Radisson Blue Resort, St. Julian’s, between 8am and 2.30pm. The topic for 2010 shall be “The importance of guidance in Education, Training and Lifelong Learning”.

The keynote speaker of the conference, Dr. Richard Evans, is a Council Member of City and Guilds and Member of the Malta Chamber-MCAST Steering Committee. Dr. Evans shall be highlighting the need for a clear guidance strategy when it comes to deciding on educational and training paths, and will share his personal views on the topic. Particular emphasis will also be placed on education in relation to the industry, with emphasis on presenting requirements that career guidance practitioners need to keep in mind when guiding prospective students on their education and training paths.

The target audience shall be career guidance practitioners, career advisors and other stakeholders in the field of career guidance, who are all invited to register for the conference by sending an email to eg.eupa@gov.mt. Apart from name and occupation, participants are requested to choose between three workshops, which shall focus on particular guidance-related themes. These are:

• Guiding students with learning difficulties;
• Guiding parents of students with learning difficulties; and
• Guiding students to identify one’s skills.

Booking is free of charge and will be on a first come first served basis. Deadline for booking is Friday 26 November noon.

This conference is being funded with support from the European Commission, specifically from the National Resource Centre for Vocational Guidance.