The National Literacy Agency is organising a Training Course in the Methodology of the Nwar Literacy Programme for educators who are interested in learning more about multisensory literacy strategies that may be utilised with learners who have learning difficulties. This is a 75-hour intensive course; however participants need to invest further hours in research and home assignments.


Applicants should be qualified teachers (recognised teaching degree, Level 6) or be qualified LSAs (Diploma in Facilitating Inclusive Education, Level 5) and have a minimum of 3 years work experience in a related educational field. Applicants must also be fluent in Maltese and English.


The training course will be organised between October 2017 and March 2018 on Tuesdays and Fridays at the National Curriculum Centre in Hamrun between 16:00 and 18:00, with some sessions ending at 18:30.  The training course will commence on Friday 27th October and the final session will be held on Tuesday 20th March 2018.


The course fee for the Nwar training course is €300. Cheques should be made payable to the National Literacy Agency and sent by post or submitted by hand to: Ms Rita Azzopardi, Programme Secretary, National Curriculum Centre, Joseph Abela Scolaro Street, Hamrun, HMR 1304. Applications will be received Monday 23rd October 2017. Applications without payment will not be processed.


There must be a minimum of 15 applications for the course to be organised. If the course is oversubscribed, eligible applications will be processed on a first come, first served basis.


Certificates will be presented to participants who attend 80% of the workshop sessions, complete and submit all assigned tasks, and carry out the 4-hour onsite observation sessions within 2 Nwar centres. These onsite observation sessions must be carried out between November 2017 and February 2018. Recruitment opportunities within the Nwar Programme may be available to successful applicants.


For further information contact Ms Rita Azzopardi on 2598 3301 or


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