agenzijazghazagh http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt/ agenzijazghazagh News RSS mt 17/08/2017 Copyright: (C) agenzijazghazagh 20 Sarah goes to Tokyo 11/08/2017 09:54:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/702/Sarah goes to Tokyo http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/702/Sarah goes to Tokyo As the winner of Agenzija Zghazagh’s Divergent Thinkers 2016, Sarah Maria Scicluna is currently in Japan for a one month internship and exhibition at Youkobo Art Space – Tokyo. Below is an excerpt from her blog written upon her arrival: 1st Day – What It’s Like To Be Illiterate Today I went to buy basic amenities from the supermarket. Basically, I couldn’t read anything so I was just picking things according to the picture or whether I like the packaging. There... YSSS Beneficiaries 2017 11/08/2017 07:30:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/701/YSSS Beneficiaries 2017 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/701/YSSS Beneficiaries 2017 In order to encourage student mobility, Agenzija Zghazagh teams up with APS Bank to offer students the Youth Specialisation Studies Scheme (YSSS). This scheme is a loan which students can apply for when they would like to study abroad by enrolling in courses which are not available in Malta. The loan is covered by a favourable interest rest, a moratorium period on the loan amount itself until course completion, and subsidised interest rates which Agenzija Zghazagh pays on behalf of the stud... Join the STEP Contest 10/08/2017 07:03:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/700/Join the STEP Contest http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/700/Join the STEP Contest The call for participation in the STEP H2020 Project contest is now open. STEP Project celebrates International Youth Day, August 12th and awards Youth e-participation and involvement! In that frame STEP invites young people across Europe to STEP up, express their opinion and co-define decisions at regional, national and EU level STEP contest is based on the UN 17 SDG’s, and participants are asked to prioritize the 17 SD goals to their opinion. The results of this “public &ndas... Kunsilli Lokali Żgħażagħ 2017 09/08/2017 06:47:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/699/Kunsilli Lokali Żgħażagħ 2017 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/699/Kunsilli Lokali Żgħażagħ 2017 Permezz tal-Proġett 'Kunsilli Lokali Żgħażagħ' amministrat minn Aġenzija Żgħażagħ, dawn il-gruppi ta' żgħażagħ mill-Ħamrun, Żabbar, Żurrieq, Mqabba u Gudja sejrin ikunu qed jimplimentaw proġetti siewja fil-komunitajiet tagħhom permezz ta' fondi li se jingħaddu lilhom għal din is-sena. Dawn il-proġetti jvarjaw minn tranġih ta' ġonna, ktieb ta' tpinġija għat-tfal u vidjo biex jitkissru l-isterjotipi dwar iż-żgħażagħ. Aġenzija Żgħażagħ tixtieq tawguralhom il-ħidma t-tajba fi... #MEPATHON 2017 winners 04/08/2017 09:13:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/698/#MEPATHON 2017 winners http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/698/#MEPATHON 2017 winners Model European Parliament Malta #MEPATHON July 2017 “I definitely increased my skills in public speaking and debating during these three meetings.” – Nigel Caruana “Mepathon provided me with the opportunity to construct new friendships and acknowledge the necessity of teamwork for success in life.” – Samuel Cutajar “If I had to describe my holistic experience of MEPATHON - Model European Parliament in one word, it would have to be inspiring.&r... Get into Hospitality 10/07/2017 10:29:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/695/Get into Hospitality http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/695/Get into Hospitality Artivisti: outstanding young creatives 10/07/2017 09:52:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/694/Artivisti: outstanding young creatives http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/694/Artivisti: outstanding young creatives and together with have launched a new programme to inspire and support the development of young artists. The programme, ARTIVISTI, is a new programme that will identify some of the best young talent across the arts and provide them with the necessary training, mentoring and networking to develop further their creative potential.  Selected artists will be awarded a package of benefits and opportunities for a year. These include a grant of €2,000 for their personal creative dev... Launch of Artivisti: outstanding young creatives 10/07/2017 09:47:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/693/Launch of Artivisti: outstanding young creatives http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/693/Launch of Artivisti: outstanding young creatives Arts Council Malta and Aġenzija Żgħażagħ together with 89.7 Bay have launched a new programme to inspire and support the development of young artists. The programme, called ARTIVISTI, is a new programme that will identify some of the best young talent across the arts and provide them with the necessary training, mentoring and networking to develop further their creative potential. In his opening address during the launch of programme at the ŻfinMalta studios, Minister for Culture Dr Owen Bonn... 5th Coordination meeting of the No Hate Speech Movement 06/07/2017 07:00:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/692/5th Coordination meeting of the No Hate Speech Movement http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/692/5th Coordination meeting of the No Hate Speech Movement 28-30 June 2017 Bucharest As the National Campaign Coordinator of the No Hate Speech Movement in Malta, Aġenzija Żgħażagħ was present during the 5th annual coordination meeting that took place in Bucharest, Romania between the 28-30 June 2017. The Youth campaign is implemented by 80 online activists and 44 national campaigns across Europe, Canada, Mexico and Morocco. Together they work towards the same goal in their respective countries, and are cooperating in regional and international init... Democracy, Youth and Sport 05/07/2017 09:23:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/691/Democracy, Youth and Sport http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/691/Democracy, Youth and Sport As part of the EU Work Plan for Youth 2016-2018 and marking the end of events of the Youth sector during the Maltese Presidency, 32 participants from 19 European countries attended a 2 day seminar, entitled Democracy, Youth and Sport. This seminar focused on cross-sectoral approaches for the active participation and engagement of young people in civic and democratic life through sport. In his opening speech, Hon. Dr. Clifton Grima, Parliamentary Secretary for Youth, Sport and Voluntary Organis... Summer Fun o'clock - Youth Project in Gozo 05/07/2017 07:14:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/690/Summer Fun o'clock - Youth Project in Gozo http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/690/Summer Fun o'clock - Youth Project in Gozo Aġenzija Żgħażagħ in collaboration with the Gozo college and post secondary college are organising  a summer programme for young people  betweem the ages of 11 and 16 years. It is going to be held at Sixth Form Michealangelo Refalo.  There will be the youth worker service, which organises various actvities which may include art and crafts, teambuilding activities and sometimes there will be also some experts which organise their activities. Such experts could be on art... The Key - Youth Exchange 05/07/2017 07:01:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/689/The Key - Youth Exchange http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/689/The Key - Youth Exchange Between the 28th May and 2nd June, 5 young people who have terminated this year’s programme Youth.inc within Agenzija Zghazagh, have participated in an exchange, ‘The Key’. ‘ The Key’, is Erasmus+ funded project held by ZAK in collaboration with Agenzija Zghazagh. During this exchange the Maltese youth had the opportunity to live with other young people from Sweden and Ireland. The young participants were constantly engaged in various workshops which targeted the... BiTriMulti (BTM) - Multilateral Training Course for newcomers in Youth Exchanges – Erasmus+ 05/07/2017 06:08:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/688/BiTriMulti (BTM) - Multilateral Training Course for newcomers in Youth Exchanges – Erasmus+ http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/688/BiTriMulti (BTM) - Multilateral Training Course for newcomers in Youth Exchanges – Erasmus+ Between the 14th and the 18th June, youth workers from Malta attended a Multilateral Training Course in Konstancin-Jeziorna, Poland. This training was organized by the Polish National Agency for the Youth in Action Programme in collaboration with SALTO -YOUTH Training and financed by the ERASMUS+: Youth in Action Programme of the European Commission. The target audience for this training course were professional youth workers and those volunteers who work with young people and who ar... Call for Trainers Youth.Inc programme - July 2017 03/07/2017 08:02:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/687/Call for Trainers Youth.Inc programme - July 2017 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/687/Call for Trainers Youth.Inc programme - July 2017 Aġenzija Żgħażagħ, within the Ministry of Education and Employment, is inviting applications for the Provision of Service for TRAINERS at Youth.Inc Programme in the following areas of learning: Animal Care;  Auto Electric; Beauty Care; Cake Decorating; Construction and Refurbishment; Customer Care; Design and Make; DJ; Do-It-Yourself; Electricity; Electronics; English; Film Making; First Aid; Furniture Restoration; HACCP; Hair and Beauty Care; Hairdressing; Health and Safety; Health and S... Expression of Interest - Catering Service 03/07/2017 06:23:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/686/Expression of Interest - Catering Service http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/686/Expression of Interest - Catering Service As part of Erasmus+ Project Let’s Talk About Life, Agenzija Zghazagh will be hosting 45 young people from four different European Countries to participate in a youth exchange. Aġenzija Żgħażagħ, is requesting quotations for the provision of catering services for this youth exchange being organised at Marsaxlokk Youth Activity Centre between 27 July 2017 – 3 August 2017. Interested service providers are to submit the requested information by Monday 10 July 2017 10:00 CET The ... Expression of Interest – EPC Assessor for Villa Psaigon Youth Activity Centre 30/06/2017 07:08:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/685/Expression of Interest – EPC Assessor for Villa Psaigon Youth Activity Centre http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/685/Expression of Interest – EPC Assessor for Villa Psaigon Youth Activity Centre Aġenzija Żgħażagħ, within the Ministry of Education and Employment, is seeking the services of an EPC assessor to conduct an EPC certification of its Youth Activity Centre in Villa Psaigon. Full details and specifications, can be downloaded from Aġenzija Żgħażagħ website  Expression of Interest letter including a European Curriculum Vitae together with the financial package made up of a global price VAT inclusive, is to be submitted to Agenzija Zghazagh, St. Joseph High Road St.Venera ... Programmes with the Department of Youth and Community Studies - University of Malta 30/06/2017 06:45:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/684/Programmes with the Department of Youth and Community Studies - University of Malta http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/684/Programmes with the Department of Youth and Community Studies - University of Malta The Department of Youth and Community Studies is one of 9 departments within the Faculty for Social Wellbeing at the University of Malta. It has been established in 1993, first as an autonomous Institute, later as a Programme within the Department of Educational Studies and now it forms part of the Faculty for Social Wellbeing. During this time, it has developed extensively in vision, range of activities and scholarships. Youth work has been recognized as a profession fairly recently and we ... Model European Parliament Malta #MEPATHON 23/06/2017 11:13:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/683/Model European Parliament Malta #MEPATHON http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/683/Model European Parliament Malta #MEPATHON Agenzija Zghazagh is pleased to present the revised format, dates and venue of Model European Parliament #MEPATHON, as the selection event leading to the participation of 4 Maltese delegates during MEP Helsinki between 4 and 11 November 2017.    Model European Parliament Malta #MEPATHON 1-14-15 July 2017 Agenzija Zghazagh Youth Village St. Venera   Young people aged 16-19 are invited to take part in this national selection process spread of over a period of 3 days... Call for past EVS participants. 13/06/2017 12:29:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/682/Call for past EVS participants. http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/682/Call for past EVS participants. Would you like to share your experience ? We want to hear about your time abroad. Where did you go? What did you see? Whom did you meet? What did you do? How did it make you feel? Would you go back? We know that every international experience is unique, this is why we would like you to share your experience whilst encouraging other young people to participate on EVS projects.   All former EVS participants who would like to share their experience are invited to send an email to agen... Aġenzija Żgħażagħ and APS Bank renew collaboration 02/06/2017 07:43:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/681/Aġenzija Żgħażagħ and APS Bank renew collaboration http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/681/Aġenzija Żgħażagħ and APS Bank renew collaboration APS Bank and Agenzija Zghazagh announced on Thursday, 25 May 2017, that they have extended their collaboration to jointly offer subsidised loans to young people over the next three years, thereby guaranteeing further financial aid at low interest rates through the Youth Specialisation Studies Scheme (YSSS).   The scheme, which has been running since 1994, has assisted more than 400 Maltese youths wishing to pursue their studies abroad or through distance learning. Present for the sig... Duke of Edinburgh adventure @ St. Margaret's College 01/06/2017 07:56:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/679/Duke of Edinburgh adventure @ St. Margaret's College http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/679/Duke of Edinburgh adventure @ St. Margaret's College One of the schemes that the youth worker has implemented at St Margarets College Cottonera, is the Duke of Edinburgh International Award. This scheme involves a group of young people working both individually and as a group. As individuals the young people are required to focus on three key areas-Service, Physical and Skill. To achieve the award they also need to complete an adventure walk. As a group, they must navigate a distance of approximately twenty four kilometres over two days, using a m... '1911', a film production by Aż@K. 25/05/2017 08:01:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/678/'1911', a film production by Aż@K. http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/678/'1911', a film production by Aż@K.     '1911' is another film making project by Agenzija Zghazagh@Kottonera  provided at St Margaret College Middle School. 5 friends whilst camping decide to break into a nearby school with the objective of hunting ghosts. Once they break into the school one of the gang disappears. A mysterious voice tells the rest of the group that they must complete a serious of tasks to get their friend back. The young people involved in the project had the opportunity learn basic ... I-Participate – OPIN platform to instill e-participation among young people 18/05/2017 07:39:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/677/I-Participate – OPIN platform to instill e-participation among young people http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/677/I-Participate – OPIN platform to instill e-participation among young people Social media are one of the means by which Aġenzija Żgħażagħ keeps in touch with young people and updates them about various aspects which impact youth directly like the national youth policy and information relevant to them.   Aġenzija Żgħażagħ looks at different ways how to consult young people and seeks to actively involve them in the decision making processes. This is mainly achieved through events the agency holds from time to time.   Through the OPIN platform, Aġenzija Żg... Slow Down, Save Lives 09/05/2017 08:32:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/676/Slow Down, Save Lives http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/676/Slow Down, Save Lives The Tara Malou Licari Fund, in collaboration with the Ministry of Health Malta will host a workshop in Malta to mark the 4th United Nations Global Road Safety Week on 11 May 2017. The event is also supported by private sponsors including Motors Inc.; Gasan Mamo Insurance and Corinthia San Gorg Hotel. The objectives of the workshop are to: 1.raise awareness about the dire consequences of speed and commemorate lives lost 2.advocate for the benefits of reducing speed; 3.promote evidence-based ... Youth Work Against Violent Radicalisation - Call for Examples and Inspiring Practices by SALTO 09/05/2017 08:20:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/675/Youth Work Against Violent Radicalisation - Call for Examples and Inspiring Practices by SALTO http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/675/Youth Work Against Violent Radicalisation - Call for Examples and Inspiring Practices by SALTO Violent radicalisation among young people has become a growing issue of concern in Europe and its neighbouring regions. There has been a notable increase in hate speech, incidence of hate crimes and attacks on migrants and refugees, propaganda and violent xenophobia, as well as rise in religious and political extremism and terrorist attacks in Europe. All of these emerging concerns have highlighted the urgent need to work with young people, in order to identify and address root causes of extremi... Kellimni.com - A private and confidential space, and more... 09/05/2017 08:12:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/674/Kellimni.com - A private and confidential space, and more... http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/674/Kellimni.com - A private and confidential space, and more... Now available online, the information page built with young people for young people featuring answers to common curiosities and difficulties they might be facing within themselves. Kellimni.com information page Youth Specialisation Studies Scheme 2017 - deadline 16.06.2017 05/05/2017 12:00:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/673/Youth Specialisation Studies Scheme 2017 - deadline 16.06.2017 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/673/Youth Specialisation Studies Scheme 2017 - deadline 16.06.2017 Students aged between 18 and 30 years who would like to further their studies abroad are invited to apply for the YSSS; a loan at a subsidised interest rate jointly offered by Agenzija Zghazagh and APS Bank.   The YSSS, which grants each borrower up to €30,000, is repayable over a maximum of 10 years. It provides 100% financing for first degrees, post-graduate degrees and distance learning courses, especially ones focusing on aerospace, health and biotechnology, digital games produ... Expression of Interest for Creative Projects with Young People 28/04/2017 09:09:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/672/Expression of Interest for Creative Projects with Young People http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/672/Expression of Interest for Creative Projects with Young People Agenzija Zghazagh is seeking to identify suitable creative projects that can be implemented with young people in Gozo. Projects should be implemented over a span of 8 sessions of 2 hours each in the morning and may take place as part of Agenzija Zghazagh Summer Programme in Gozo.   The aim of the projects is to engage groups of 20-25 young people in creative initiatives that provide them with opportunities for leisure as well as personal, interpersonal and social development. Young people... Expression of Interest – Expression of Interest for Creative Projects with Young People in Gozo 28/04/2017 09:06:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/671/Expression of Interest – Expression of Interest for Creative Projects with Young People in Gozo http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/671/Expression of Interest – Expression of Interest for Creative Projects with Young People in Gozo Aġenzija Żgħażagħ, within the Ministry of Education and Employment, is seeking to identify suitable creative projects that can be implemented with young people in Gozo. Full details and specifications, can be downloaded from Aġenzija Żgħażagħ website www.agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt. Expression of Interest letter, together with the project proposal, police conduct certificate and financial package VAT inclusive should be sent to Agenzija Zghazagh, (ex Umberto Calosso) St Joseph High Road St Vener... Post of Youth Worker 28/04/2017 08:59:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/670/Post of Youth Worker http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/670/Post of Youth Worker Jobsplus Permit 132/2017 AZ Reference – AZ01/2017 The Position Aġenzija Żgħażagħ is seeking to recruit full-time Youth Workers. Individuals applying for this post should be in possession, as a minimum, of a University Degree (MQF Level 6) in Youth & Community Studies. However, candidates who presently possess a Diploma in Youth and Community Studies and are completing their final years of studies in the B.A. (Hons) in Youth and Community Studies, shall be considered for this posi... dinMHUXskola Summer Project 2017 28/04/2017 07:53:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/669/dinMHUXskola Summer Project 2017 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/669/dinMHUXskola Summer Project 2017 Who we are ? Aġenzija Żgħażagħ operates and provides a wide range of programmes, projects and initiatives. ‘dinMHUXskola’ offers a number of summer projects which give you the space to explore your potential, to experiment and to spend your summer in a creative environment. dinMHUXskola will be operating from the Youth Village St. Venera, Az@k Cottonera and Għajn Tuffieħa Scout Campsite. Keep calm and enjoy summer with dinMHUXskola.   SHOUT – Physical theatre ... Call for applicants MEPATHON Summer Camp for eventual participation in Model European Parliament International Session 27/04/2017 13:42:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/668/Call for applicants MEPATHON Summer Camp for eventual participation in Model European Parliament International Session http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/668/Call for applicants MEPATHON Summer Camp for eventual participation in Model European Parliament International Session MEPATHON Summer Camp 4-5-6 July 2017 VILLA PSAIGON – DINGLI Aġenzija Żgħażagħ would like to invite young people aged 16-19 to participate in its MEPATHON Summer Camp which is being held over a period of three days at Villa Psaigon – Dingli on 4-5-6 July 2017. Applicants should be young people who are interested in contributing new ideas and offering solutions to reshape a better Europe. Mepathon attracts young people who do not ask what others can do for them but who are ready t... Urban Space 2017: part of European Youth Week 2017 27/04/2017 08:46:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/667/Urban Space 2017: part of European Youth Week 2017 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/667/Urban Space 2017: part of European Youth Week 2017 Saturday 6th May – 6.00pm-10.00pm @ the Youth Village malTeen is a multi-disciplinary festival for teenagers that is part of the European Youth Week that will happen on the 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th May 2017 and is an initiative of Aġenzija Żgħażagħ and Spazju Kreattiv in collaboration with EUPA. As part this 4-day initiative Aġenzija Żgħażagħ ,Spazju Kreattiv and EUPA are presenting a hip-hop themed event with breakdance performances by O.T.H. Upcoming beatboxing talents , MC's an... malTeen music showcase 2017 27/04/2017 08:15:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/666/malTeen music showcase 2017 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/666/malTeen music showcase 2017 malTeen is a multi-disciplinary festival for teenagers that is part of the European Youth Week that will happen on the 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th May 2017 and is an initiative of Aġenzija Żgħażagħ and Spazju Kreattiv in collaboration with EUPA. As part this 4-day initiative Aġenzija Żgħażagħ ,Spazju Kreattiv and EUPA are presenting a Music Showcase for teenagers on Saturday 6th May 2017. A number of singer-songwriters and a local teenager band will be performing original songs as well as their fa... Post of Youth Worker April 2017 21/04/2017 07:40:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/665/Post of Youth Worker April 2017 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/665/Post of Youth Worker April 2017 The Position Aġenzija Żgħażagħ is seeking to recruit full-time Youth Workers. Individuals applying for this post should be in possession, as a minimum, of a University Degree (MQF Level 6) in Youth & Community Studies. However, candidates who presently possess a Diploma in Youth and Community Studies and are completing their final years of studies in the B.A. (Hons) in Youth and Community Studies, shall be considered for this position and may be offered a more junior position in the inter... Expression of Interest – Creative Projects with Young People in Gozo 21/04/2017 07:22:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/664/Expression of Interest – Creative Projects with Young People in Gozo http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/664/Expression of Interest – Creative Projects with Young People in Gozo Aġenzija Żgħażagħ, within the Ministry of Education and Employment, is seeking to identify suitable creative projects that can be implemented with young people in Gozo. Full details and specifications, can be downloaded from Aġenzija Żgħażagħ website. Expression of Interest letters, together with the project proposal, police conduct certificate and financial package (VAT inclusive) should be sent to Agenzija Zghazagh, (ex-Umberto Calosso) St Joseph High Road St Venera SVR 1013 in a sealed en... Konkors Kitba Letteratura għaż-Żgħażagħ 2017 13/04/2017 12:46:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/663/Konkors Kitba Letteratura għaż-Żgħażagħ 2017 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/663/Konkors Kitba Letteratura għaż-Żgħażagħ 2017 L-applikazzjonijiet għall-Konkors Kitba Letteratura għaż-Żgħażagħ 2017 huma miftuħin. Il-kriterji u l-applikazzjoni jinsabu hawn Applikazzjonijiet jintlaqgħu sa l-01 ta' Settembru 2017 f'nofsinhar Konkors ta' Kitba: Letteratura għaż-Żgħażagħ 2016 29/03/2017 07:54:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/662/Konkors ta' Kitba: Letteratura għaż-Żgħażagħ 2016 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/662/Konkors ta' Kitba: Letteratura għaż-Żgħażagħ 2016 Il-Konkors ta’ Kitba: Letteratura għaż-Żgħażagħ huwa konkors li jiġi organizzat kull sena bejn l-Aġenzija Żgħażagħ u l-Kunsill Nazzjonali tal-Ktieb. L-għan tal-konkors huwa li jintgħażlu, jiġu ppremjati u ppubblikati rumanzi bil-Malti miktubin apposta għaż-żgħażagħ adolexxenti; rumanzi li jesploraw id-dinja tal-adolexxenti tal-lum, b’dak kollu li din il-fażi tal-ħajja ġġib magħha. B’hekk l-organizzaturi jittamaw li bil-mod il-mod fis-suq jibdew jiżdiedu aktar kotba f’d... Call for Trainers: First Aid and Food Handling 2017 13/03/2017 12:58:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/661/Call for Trainers: First Aid and Food Handling 2017 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/661/Call for Trainers: First Aid and Food Handling 2017 Call for TRAINERS at Youth.inc - Aġenzija Zgħazagħ Aġenzija Żgħażagħ, within the Ministry of Education and Employment, is inviting applications for the Provision of Service for TRAINERS at Youth.Inc Programme in the following areas of learning: First Aid Trainer and Food Handling Assessor Full details and specifications can be downloaded from Aġenzija Żgħażagħ website Applications, together with a summary of qualifications and experience in a European Curriculum Vitae Format and police ... 'Hrejjef Reali' 13/03/2017 11:10:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/660/'Hrejjef Reali' http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/660/'Hrejjef Reali' Ħrejjef Reali is a Kreattiv Malta Arts Council funded project wherein 35 young people from Youth.inc Aġenzija Żgħażagħ participated in. In this creative process the participants were invited to embrace their creative selves and express themselves through the artistic mediums of drama, music and art. It was indeed a journey of self exploration through the use of Maltese Legends.  The Maltese legend of the palace girl served as a creative platform and inspiration to the participants working... 'The Key' .. to where ? 10/03/2017 16:10:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/659/'The Key' .. to where ? http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/659/'The Key' .. to where ? Through 'The Key', ZAK will be working with the young people from Youth.inc, Limerick Youth Services and Bjorknasgy. The project will enhance the importance of non-formal education and would like to use this experience with young people as an example of non-formal education, which is recognized and valued in the job market. It will focus on issues such as youth unemployment, early school leavers, creativity and entrepreneurship. Young people will be encouraged to think and... It's more than just a backpack and trails to walk ! 10/03/2017 15:36:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/658/It's more than just a backpack and trails to walk ! http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/658/It's more than just a backpack and trails to walk ! Youth.inc at Aġenzija Żgħażagħ is offering another opportunity for young people to develop their skills, get physically active, be of service and experience adventure through the Duke of Edinburgh International Award. Lately, two groups set off to attempt their Bronze and Silver Award Adventurous journey trails. And make it they did - through wind, cold and sun !. The Duke of Edinburgh International Award can play a critical role in the development of young people away from the classroom via non... Sejħa għal Taħżiż 5: Estiża sas-26 ta' Frar 2017 21/02/2017 09:19:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/657/Sejħa għal Taħżiż 5: Estiża sas-26 ta' Frar 2017 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/657/Sejħa għal Taħżiż 5: Estiża sas-26 ta' Frar 2017 Results for Music Tuition for Young People in Band Clubs 2017 08/02/2017 12:09:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/656/Results for Music Tuition for Young People in Band Clubs 2017 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/656/Results for Music Tuition for Young People in Band Clubs 2017 Aġenzija Żgħażagħ in collaboration with Band Clubs Association annually organise ‘It-Taħriġ Mużikali taż-Żgħażagħ fil-Każini tal-Banda’ scheme, as part of its Empowerment Programme. This scheme is managed by the agency through the Parliamentary Secretariat for Research, Innovation, Youth and Sport. Band Clubs in various localities around Malta and Gozo provide young people with the opportunity to learn and develop their musical skills. The main aim behind this scheme is to provide... Expression of Interest –Professional dance companies and sole dancers to perform during the hosts’ events for Malta’s EU Presidency Youth Section 03/02/2017 11:31:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/655/Expression of Interest –Professional dance companies and sole dancers to perform during the hosts’ events for Malta’s EU Presidency Youth Section http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/655/Expression of Interest –Professional dance companies and sole dancers to perform during the hosts’ events for Malta’s EU Presidency Youth Section Aġenzija Żgħażagħ, within the Ministry of Education and Employment, is seeking to hire the services of young professional contemporary and traditional dance companies or sole dancers to perform during the evening events that will held for young people and directors on Wednesday 22 March and Thursday 23 March 2017. Full details and specifications, can be downloaded by clicking here or from Aġenzija Żgħażagħ website www.agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt. Expression of Interest including the details o... Call for PROVISION OF SERVICE OF YOUTH WORKERS - Aġenzija Zgħazagħ 31/01/2017 08:45:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/654/Call for PROVISION OF SERVICE OF YOUTH WORKERS - Aġenzija Zgħazagħ http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/654/Call for PROVISION OF SERVICE OF YOUTH WORKERS - Aġenzija Zgħazagħ Aġenzija Żgħażagħ, within the Ministry of Education and Employment, is inviting applications for the Provision of Service for Youth Workers – Community Based Services. Full details and specifications, can be downloaded by clicking here or from Aġenzija Żgħażagħ website www.agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt. Applications, together with a summary of qualifications and experience in a European Curriculum Vitae Format and police conduct must be received by Aġenzija Żgħażagħ, St. Joseph High Road St... Sejħa Taħżiż 5 30/01/2017 14:01:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/653/Sejħa Taħżiż 5 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/653/Sejħa Taħżiż 5 Tafu lil xi żgħażagħ li jiktbu iżda li għadhom ma sabux l-opportunità ideali għalihom? Jew forsi inti stess tħobb tħażżeż xi żewġ versi imma toqgħod lura għax tibża’ minn xi żbalji bażiċi? Mela m’għandekx għax toqgħod lura milli tieħu sehem f’TAĦŻIŻ5, programm ta’ kitba kreattiva li qed jinfetaħ għall-ħames edizzjoni tiegħu. Dan il-programm iħarreġ żgħażagħ bejn it-18 u t-30 sena fil-kreattività tal-kitba. Is-sejħa għal din l-edizzjoni se tibqa’ miftuħ... Basic Fire Awareness course for Youth Organisations @ Aġenzija Żgħażagħ 27/01/2017 12:56:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/652/Basic Fire Awareness course for Youth Organisations @ Aġenzija Żgħażagħ http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/652/Basic Fire Awareness course for Youth Organisations @ Aġenzija Żgħażagħ Following an assessment of training needs expressed by youth organisations for the capacity building of the services they offer to young people, Aġenzija Żgħażagħ is collaborating with the Civil Protection Department to offer a Basic Fire Awareness course aimed at those giving service in youth organisations (registered with Aġenzija Żgħażagħ). Training will be held on Saturday 4th March 0930-1330 and will include the following aspects of training: • Introduction to Fire safety • ... Expression of Interest for Creative Projects with Young People 22/01/2017 08:35:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/648/Expression of Interest for Creative Projects with Young People http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/648/Expression of Interest for Creative Projects with Young People Aġenzija Żgħażagħ, within the Ministry of Education and Employment, is seeking to identify suitable creative projects that can be implemented with young people. Full details and specifications, can be downloaded by clicking here or from Aġenzija Żgħażagħ website www.agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt. Expression of Interest letter, together with the project proposal, police conduct certificate and financial package VAT inclusive should be sent to Agenzija Zghazagh, (ex Umberto Calosso) St Joseph High R... Results - A4U Scheme 2017 20/01/2017 10:48:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/651/Results - A4U Scheme 2017 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/651/Results - A4U Scheme 2017 The A4U scheme was developed to provide financial support to organizations or youth groups. The main objective behind this call for application is for Aġenzija Żgħażagħ to provide assistance to youth groups who wants to grow, develop their own goals and have the opportunity to actively participate in the community. Youth groups are invited to come up with initiatives aimed at strengthening and developing their goals, mission and identity. Results A4U Scheme 2017 can be obtained by clicking he... Results - Be Active Scheme 2017 20/01/2017 10:45:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/650/Results - Be Active Scheme 2017 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/650/Results - Be Active Scheme 2017 The Be Active scheme is part of the Aġenzija Żgħażagħ’s grant aid to youth groups. The primary objective of this scheme is for Aġenzija Żgħażagħ to continue to help youth groups to learn, develop, plan, implement and evaluate initiatives. Be Active provides organizations or youth groups with financial assistance to develop projects and initiatives for those who use their services and the wider community. Be Active Scheme 2017 results can be obtained by clicking here. For more informa... Gozo Youth Services 17/01/2017 08:27:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/649/Gozo Youth Services http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/649/Gozo Youth Services The youth work service was introduced in the Gozo College and Sixth form Sir Michelangelo Refalo in October 2016. At the College students can benefit from youth and social clubs in both the Middle and Secondary school throughout the mid-day break. The Youth worker also assists in the Middle School council who together with other clubs organise activities for the students to participate in during the scholastic year. The Agenzija Zghazagh youth worker serves as a youth information point promo... Youth.inc - The Duke of Edinburgh International Award 06/01/2017 15:29:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/647/Youth.inc - The Duke of Edinburgh International Award http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/647/Youth.inc - The Duke of Edinburgh International Award Youth.inc at Aġenzija Żgħażagħ set about in offering another opportunity for young people to develop their skills, get physically active, be of service and experience adventure through the Duke of Edinburgh International Award. Two groups set off to attempt their Silver Award Adventurous journey trails. And make it they did - through wind and rain! Whilst the young people attempting the Bronze Award set out on their trails. The Duke of Edinburgh International Award can play a critical role in... Meet Teen and Mosta as a colourful community - Youth Local Council projects 06/01/2017 15:24:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/646/Meet Teen and Mosta as a colourful community - Youth Local Council projects http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/646/Meet Teen and Mosta as a colourful community - Youth Local Council projects Two youth local councils marked the end of their year-long project implementations, while five youth local councils received funding to enable them embark on projects scheduled for completion during 2017. Naxxar and Mosta were the two youth local councils presenting their work as groups of young people exercising active citizenship in their respective communities. Naxxar launched ‘Meet Teen’, a space-turned-youth-centre within the premises of the Naxxar Local Council, while Mosta ... Tnedija - TAĦŻIŻ4 06/01/2017 12:16:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/643/Tnedija - TAĦŻIŻ4 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/643/Tnedija - TAĦŻIŻ4   TAĦŻIŻ huwa programm ta’ 'empowerment' u formazzjoni ta’ tnax-il xahar li jġib flimkien żgħażagħ bi interess fil-kitba kreattiva fid-diversi forom tagħha, kemm fil-kuntest tal-letteratura kif ukoll f’kuntesti artistiċi interdixxiplinarji. 'Taħżiż' iħares b’mod ħolistiku kemm lejn il-proċess ta’ kitba kif ukoll lejn l-iżvilupp tal-parteċipanti. Għaldaqstant, il-programm iħares ukoll lejn il-proċess ta’ produzzjoni ta’ prodotti ... Call for applicants for participation in Model European Parliament International session 21/12/2016 13:20:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/645/Call for applicants for participation in Model European Parliament International session http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/645/Call for applicants for participation in Model European Parliament International session Aġenzija Żgħażagħ would like to invite young people between the ages of 16 and 19 to participate in the Model European Parliament International session to be held in Maastricht, Netherlands between the 4th and the 12th of February 2017. This call is for the participation of 3 delegates representing Malta, one of which will be chosen as Head of Delegation. Choice is subject to submission via email of a CV, together with a brief statement outlining the candidate's reasons for applying. The ... Call for PROVISION OF SERVICE OF YOUTH WORKERS - Aġenzija Zgħazagħ 21/12/2016 08:03:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/644/Call for PROVISION OF SERVICE OF YOUTH WORKERS - Aġenzija Zgħazagħ http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/644/Call for PROVISION OF SERVICE OF YOUTH WORKERS - Aġenzija Zgħazagħ Aġenzija Żgħażagħ, within the Ministry of Education and Employment, is inviting applications for the Provision of Service for Youth Workers – Community Based Services. Full details and specifications, can be downloaded by clicking here or from Aġenzija Żgħażagħ website www.agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt. Applications, together with a summary of qualifications and experience in a European Curriculum Vitae Format and police conduct must be received by Aġenzija Żgħażagħ, St. Joseph High Road St.... Appointment of Young People to Advisory Board of Aġenzija Żgħażagħ 01/12/2016 12:12:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/642/Appointment of Young People to Advisory Board of Aġenzija Żgħażagħ http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/642/Appointment of Young People to Advisory Board of Aġenzija Żgħażagħ Aġenzija Żgħażagħ is seeking prospective members for appointment to its Advisory Board. As an agency established under the Public Administration Act, the Minister for Education and Employment, being the Minister responsible for the agency, may appoint not less than two and not more than four members to the Advisory Board. The role of the Advisory Board is to advise and support the Chief Executive Officer of Aġenzija Żgħażagħ in the discharge of her duties and responsibilities. As the t... Be Active Scheme: Developing ideas together – Call 2017 21/11/2016 14:49:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/636/Be Active Scheme: Developing ideas together – Call 2017 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/636/Be Active Scheme: Developing ideas together – Call 2017 The Be Active scheme is part of the Aġenzija Żgħażagħ’s grant aid to youth groups. The primary objective of this scheme is for Aġenzija Żgħażagħ to continue to help youth groups to learn, develop, plan, implement and evaluate initiatives. Be Active provides organizations or youth groups with financial assistance to develop projects and initiatives for those who use their services and the wider community. Organisations and groups are invited to develop a project related to a number of pr... A4U Scheme: Assistance for you - Call 2017 21/11/2016 14:37:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/635/A4U Scheme: Assistance for you - Call 2017 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/635/A4U Scheme: Assistance for you - Call 2017 Through this scheme, Aġenzija Żgħażagħ aims to support youth organisations in order to grow and further develop the services that they provide to young people and the community. Youth organisations are invited to come up with initiatives that will help them strengthen and develop the service, mission and identity of their respective organisation. Organisations are to come up with initiatives to: • improvement/refurbishment of the premises; • purchasing of resources; The init... 'It-Taħriġ Mużikali taż-Żgħażagħ fil-Każini tal-Banda' applications can now be downloaded 21/11/2016 07:14:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/638/'It-Taħriġ Mużikali taż-Żgħażagħ fil-Każini tal-Banda' applications can now be downloaded http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/638/'It-Taħriġ Mużikali taż-Żgħażagħ fil-Każini tal-Banda' applications can now be downloaded Aġenzija Żgħażagħ in collaboration with Band Clubs Association is launching the 6th edition of the ‘It-Taħriġ Mużikali taż-Żgħażagħ fil-Każini tal-Banda’ scheme, as part of its Empowerment Programme. This scheme is managed by the agency through the Parliamentary Secretariat for Research, Innovation, Youth and Sport. Band Clubs in various localities around Malta and Gozo provide young people with the opportunity to learn and develop their musical skills. The main aim behind this sc... BEST SOCIAL ENTERPRISE AWARD 20/11/2016 13:33:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/637/BEST SOCIAL ENTERPRISE AWARD http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/637/BEST SOCIAL ENTERPRISE AWARD Aġenzija Żgħażagħ is proud to announce that this year we will be collaborating with Junior Achievement Young Enterprise Malta Foundation (JAYE Malta) through the Start Up Programme for young people aged 19 - 25 years. Through this collaboration, Aġenzija Żgħażagħ will be contributing Eur 1000 towards a Signature Award for the Best Social Enterprise Business Concept. This award will be applicable to the concept development of a social enterprise whose focus can be the environment, animal welfare,... Online Youth Mentor - Kellimni.com 20/11/2016 13:33:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/641/Online Youth Mentor - Kellimni.com http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/641/Online Youth Mentor - Kellimni.com Role Description Kellimni.com enables young people to reach out for information, help and support through online channels of communication. The Online Youth Mentor, accountable to the Kellimni.com Leader, and reporting to the Board of Management, is responsible for delivering support to service users. Duties include the following: Deliver a good standard of support to service users (both those who come in to Kellimni.com directly and those who are referred through Agenzija Appogg) at all t... Post of Youth Worker 01/11/2016 08:51:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/640/Post of Youth Worker http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/640/Post of Youth Worker Jobsplus Permit 206/2015 AZ Reference – AZ03/2016 The Position Aġenzija Żgħażagħ is seeking to recruit full-time Youth Workers. Applicants must be in possession of B.A. Youth and Community Studies or its equivalent or higher qualification in Youth and Community Studies with at least one year experience in Youth Field. The Role The role of the Youth Worker will be to: 1. Plan and organise appropriate youth and community programmes at national and local level which promote you... The launch of Divergent Thinkers 05 07/10/2016 12:15:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/639/The launch of Divergent Thinkers 05 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/639/The launch of Divergent Thinkers 05 The launch of the fifth edition of Divergent Thinkers took place last Friday at the Malta Maritime Museum – Vittoriosa. This location was specifically chosen as it merged perfectly with the theme identified for this year’s edition which is Navigate. Divergent Thinkers forms part of Aġenzija Żgħażagħ’s Youth Empowerment programme and aims to encourage and facilitate young people’s artistic expression, including their thinking processes as they come up with their unique and... Youth Village Christmas Market 2016 - Call for Young Entrepreneurs 03/10/2016 12:00:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/630/Youth Village Christmas Market 2016 - Call for Young Entrepreneurs http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/630/Youth Village Christmas Market 2016 - Call for Young Entrepreneurs   Aġenzija Żgħażagħ is hosting a Christmas Market from Saturday 03 December 2016 10.00 a.m. – 8.00 p.m. till Sunday 04 December 2016 from 10.00 a.m. till 5.00 p.m. The Christmas Market provides young entrepreneurs - less than 35 years of age - with the opportunity to display and sell their products in a festive atmosphere. Products, which ideally should be made or sourced in Malta, shall include the following: • Arts and crafts • Jewellery and ceramics • Cosm... Music Quest 02/10/2016 10:46:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/629/Music Quest http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/629/Music Quest As part of its Empowerment Programme, Aġenzija Żgħażagħ invites emerging young artists and bands who would like to break into the music scene to join Music Quest. This project is intended for young artists aged 13-30. Artists and bands who apply for this project can benefit from free music management coaching, live exposure and a prize of up to a maximum of Eur 1000 for a professional production of their song including a photo session. Music Quest runs in 2 phases:   MQ Phase 1 &nda... Expression of Interest – Consultant for the Development of toolkit for educators adopting a cross-curricular approach to the mainstreaming of LBGTIQ issues in secondary schools. 30/09/2016 06:42:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/634/Expression of Interest – Consultant for the Development of toolkit for educators adopting a cross-curricular approach to the mainstreaming of LBGTIQ issues in secondary schools. http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/634/Expression of Interest – Consultant for the Development of toolkit for educators adopting a cross-curricular approach to the mainstreaming of LBGTIQ issues in secondary schools. Aġenzija Żgħażagħ, within the Ministry of Education and Employment, is seeking the services of a Consultant for the Development of toolkit for educators adopting a cross-curricular approach to the mainstreaming of LBGTIQ issues in secondary schools. Full details and specifications, can be downloaded from here or from Aġenzija Żgħażagħ website www.agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt. Expression of Interest letter including a European Curriculum Vitae together with the financial package VAT inclusive, is... FUND IT! - Information session for youth organisations @ Aġenzija Żgħażagħ. 30/09/2016 06:18:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/633/FUND IT! - Information session for youth organisations @ Aġenzija Żgħażagħ. http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/633/FUND IT! - Information session for youth organisations @ Aġenzija Żgħażagħ. Meet up with various entities which operate funding schemes through which youth organisations may benefit from. Including input from Agenzija Zghazagh, EUPA, the Malta Council for the Voluntary Sector, the Malta Arts Council  Date: Monday, 10th October 2016 Time: 6pm Venue: Agenzija Zghazagh Youth Village, Sta Venera All youth organisations welcome. Kindly send us an email to register for this event. Kindly send us an email on maria-carmela.borg@gov.mt to register for this event.&... National Tool Fair - Malta is #Readyfortheroad 29/09/2016 09:46:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/632/National Tool Fair - Malta is #Readyfortheroad http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/632/National Tool Fair - Malta is #Readyfortheroad The National Tool Fair was held last Saturday 24th September and was co-organised by Agenzija Zghazagh and EUPA at the Youth Village in Sta Venera. Youth workers and youth organisations participated by sharing tools developed for work with young people. Participants included representative from Scouts, Girl Guides, ZAK, TDM 2000, The Malta Judo Federation, SPYS as well as youth workers and trainers working within the various programmes and services offered by Agenzija Zghazagh. Additionally, par... CONNECTIONS, DISCONNECTIONS AND RECONNECTIONS – THE SOCIAL DIMENSION OF YOUTH WORK, IN HISTORY AND TODAY 29/09/2016 09:37:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/631/CONNECTIONS, DISCONNECTIONS AND RECONNECTIONS – THE SOCIAL DIMENSION OF YOUTH WORK, IN HISTORY AND TODAY http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/631/CONNECTIONS, DISCONNECTIONS AND RECONNECTIONS – THE SOCIAL DIMENSION OF YOUTH WORK, IN HISTORY AND TODAY In order to learn from our past the partnership between the EU and the Council of Europe in the field of youth organised since 2008 a series of seminars on youth work history in Europe. This year Malta has taken the initiative to hold the 6th gathering on youth work history in Europe and lessons for today’s youth work, organised jointly by the EU-CoE youth partnership, the Maltese authorities and Aġenzija Żgħażagħ. The current discussion in many countries is coloured by rather technica... Call for TRAINERS at Youth.inc - Aġenzija Zgħazagħ 13/09/2016 08:36:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/628/Call for TRAINERS at Youth.inc - Aġenzija Zgħazagħ http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/628/Call for TRAINERS at Youth.inc - Aġenzija Zgħazagħ Aġenzija Żgħażagħ, within the Ministry of Education and Employment, is inviting applications for the Provision of Service for TRAINERS at Youth.Inc Programme in the following areas of learning: Construction and Refurbishment, Electricity, PC Technician, Practical Maths, Plumbing, Tiling Laying, Water Technology. Full details and specifications, can be downloaded by clicking here or from Aġenzija Żgħażagħ website www.agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt. Applications, together with a summary of qualifi... Expression of Interest – Travel Agents for Malta’s EU Presidency Youth Section 13/09/2016 08:15:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/627/Expression of Interest – Travel Agents for Malta’s EU Presidency Youth Section http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/627/Expression of Interest – Travel Agents for Malta’s EU Presidency Youth Section Aġenzija Żgħażagħ, within the Ministry of Education and Employment, is seeking the services of a Travel Agent agent that will cater for 100 to 150 in maximum air tickets on return bases for young people from all EU countries to attend the Youth Conference that will be held at The Dolmen Hotel Buġibba between 20 and 23 March 2017. Full details and specifications, can be downloaded by clicking here or from Aġenzija Żgħażagħ website www.agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt. Expression of Interest letter to... Aġenzija Żgħażagħ - Quotations for cleaning services 13/09/2016 08:03:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/626/Aġenzija Żgħażagħ - Quotations for cleaning services http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/626/Aġenzija Żgħażagħ - Quotations for cleaning services Aġenzija Żgħażagħ would like to receive quotations for cleaning services at Aġenzija Żgħażagħ Youth Village Complex St. Joseph High Road Santa Venera as per details hereunder: • Service Required: One cleaner working 4 hours daily. • Duration of Service: Until the sealing of €6,000.00 is reached from date of commencement. • Description of Service: Service provider is required to clean Aġenzija Żgħażagħ's premises as per scheduled timetable drawn up by the Agency'... Expression of Interest – EPC Assessor for Marsaxlokk Youth Activity Centre 05/09/2016 09:54:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/625/Expression of Interest – EPC Assessor for Marsaxlokk Youth Activity Centre http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/625/Expression of Interest – EPC Assessor for Marsaxlokk Youth Activity Centre Aġenzija Żgħażagħ, within the Ministry of Education and Employment, is seeking the services of an EPC assessor to conduct an EPC certification of its Youth Activity Centre in Marsaxlokk. Full details and specifications, can be downloaded by clicking here or from Aġenzija Żgħażagħ website www.agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt Expression of Interest letter including a European Curriculum Vitae together with the financial package made up of a global price VAT inclusive, is to be submitted to Agenzija Zgh... Expression of Interest – Architectural Services for Alterations at Marsaxlokk Youth Activity Centre 05/09/2016 09:46:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/624/Expression of Interest – Architectural Services for Alterations at Marsaxlokk Youth Activity Centre http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/624/Expression of Interest – Architectural Services for Alterations at Marsaxlokk Youth Activity Centre Aġenzija Żgħażagħ, within the Ministry of Education and Employment, is seeking the services of an Architect to assist the Agency in the preparation, implementation and certification upon completion of internal alteration works and outdoor landscaping within Marsaxlokk Youth Activity Centre, St. Francis Street Marsaxlokk. Full details and specifications, can be downloaded by clicking here or from Aġenzija Żgħażagħ website www.agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt. Expression of Interest letter including a ... Call for Interns @ Aġenzija Żgħażagħ 25/08/2016 10:01:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/623/Call for Interns @ Aġenzija Żgħażagħ http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/623/Call for Interns @ Aġenzija Żgħażagħ Aġenzija Żgħażagħ welcomes applications for internships ranging between three to nine months within its outreach and community based services. For more information see the placement offers by clicking here. Youth.inc Livell 3 - Applikazzjonijiet miftuħa 19/08/2016 11:11:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/621/Youth.inc Livell 3 - Applikazzjonijiet miftuħa http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/621/Youth.inc Livell 3 - Applikazzjonijiet miftuħa Bi pjaċir nixtiequ ninfurmawkom li l-applikazzjonijiet għat-3 livell tal-programm tal-Youth.inc offrut minn Aġenzija Żgħażagħ se jiftħu minn nhar it-Tnejn 22 t’Awwissu 2016. Żgħażagħ eliġibbli biex japplikaw huma dawk li temmew b’suċċess it-tieni sena tal-programm Youth.inc. L-Applikazzjonijiet jintlaqgħu fl-Uffiċċju tal-Aġenzija Żgħażagħ mit-Tnejn sal-Ġimgħa bejn 09:00 u 12:00 flimkien ma’ kopja tal-karta tal-identità. Is-sejħa tal-applikazzjonijiet tagħlaq il-Ġimgħa 2 ... The Maltese National Tool Fair is BACK! SAVE THE DATE!!!!! 14/08/2016 08:50:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/617/The Maltese National Tool Fair is BACK! SAVE THE DATE!!!!! http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/617/The Maltese National Tool Fair is BACK! SAVE THE DATE!!!!! The EUPA and Aġenzija Żgħażagħ invite you to participate in the 2nd Maltese National Tool Fair to be held at the Youth Village, Aġenzija Żgħażagħ on Saturday 24th September 2016. In addition we are also excited to announce that we will be hosting the 11th edition of the International TOOL FAIR in MALTA between the 7th and 12th November 2016. The National Tool Fair aims to address the topic selected for the International TOOL FAIR XI - #readyfortheroad- Tools|Solidarity|Inclusion through inno... Youth Local Councils 13/08/2016 10:24:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/622/Youth Local Councils http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/622/Youth Local Councils Youth Local Councils form part of Aġenzija Żgħażagħ’s empowerment programme. They have been running since 2009 offering young people 14-18 years old the opportunity to practice active citizenship in their localities. Youth local councillors are trained by a youth worker appointed by Aġenzija Żgħażagħ to assume roles which mirror those of an elected local council and to present a project proposal for eventual implementation, if chosen. Applications for project proposals from you... Post of Youth Worker 12/08/2016 09:04:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/620/Post of Youth Worker http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/620/Post of Youth Worker Jobsplus Permit 206/2015 AZ Reference – AZ01/2016 The Position Aġenzija Żgħażagħ is seeking to recruit full-time Youth Workers. Applicants must be in possession of B.A. Youth and Community Studies or its equivalent or higher qualification in Youth and Community Studies with at least one year experience in Youth Field. The Role The role of the Youth Worker will be to: 1. Plan and organise appropriate youth and community programmes at national and local level which promote you... Call for TRAINERS at Youth.inc - Aġenzija Zgħazagħ 12/08/2016 08:58:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/619/Call for TRAINERS at Youth.inc - Aġenzija Zgħazagħ http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/619/Call for TRAINERS at Youth.inc - Aġenzija Zgħazagħ Aġenzija Żgħażagħ, within the Ministry of Education and Employment, is inviting applications for the Provision of Service for TRAINERS at Youth.Inc Programme in the following areas of learning: Animal Care, Auto Electric, Basic Construction Skills, Cooking, Cake Decorating, Computer Networking, Customer Care, Do-It-Yourself, Drama, Electricity, First Aid, Food Handling, Furniture Restoration, HACCP, Health and Safety, Health and Social Care, Hospitality, , Nutrition, Plastering, PC Technician,... International Youth Day 2016 11/08/2016 10:14:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/618/International Youth Day 2016 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/618/International Youth Day 2016 “The Road to 2030: Eradicating Poverty and Achieving Sustainable Production and Consumption”, is this year’s theme for the International Youth Day 2016, celebrated on the 12th of August. In order to commemorate this day, Aġenzija Żgħażagħ organised an event at the Youth Village in Santa Venera. During this activity young people had the opportunity to listen to testimonials, in relation to poverty, derived from individuals working at Caritas Malta. These individuals even spok... Ready for Life, Ready for Society - Your opinion matters! 19/07/2016 08:22:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/605/Ready for Life, Ready for Society - Your opinion matters! http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/605/Ready for Life, Ready for Society - Your opinion matters! The Structured Dialogue is a forum for young people and policy-makers to discuss how youth policies should be shaped and implemented.  Consultations are conducted among young people in each EU country on a thematic priority set for each 18 month work cycle. The thematic priority for this cycle is “Enabling all young people to engage in a diverse, connected and inclusive Europe - Ready for life, ready for society”. At the EU Youth Conference in Amsterdam, participants ide... ‘Youth Help’ f’Malta 13/07/2016 11:32:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/614/‘Youth Help’ f’Malta http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/614/‘Youth Help’ f’Malta Third Space huwa proġett ta’ Erasmus+ fuq 18-il xahar li nħadem b’kollaborazzjoni bejn Aġenzija Żgħażagħ, il-YMCA George Williams College tal-Ingilterra, Stichting JONG Rotterdam tal-Olanda u Centre for Sustainable Community Development (CSCD) tar-Rumanija. Il-proġett beda f’Ottubru tal-2014, għalkemm l-applikazzjoni għall-fondi saret qabel, b’laqgħa ma’ Dr Brian Belton li kien il-moħħ u l-ispirazzjoni wara dan il-proġett. Instabu l-imsieħba u ġie mniedi l-proġet... Agenzija Zghazagh @ Xlokk summer activities 04/07/2016 07:09:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/611/Agenzija Zghazagh @ Xlokk summer activities http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/611/Agenzija Zghazagh @ Xlokk summer activities Call for TRAINERS at Youth.inc - Aġenzija Zgħazagħ 03/07/2016 11:18:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/615/Call for TRAINERS at Youth.inc - Aġenzija Zgħazagħ http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/615/Call for TRAINERS at Youth.inc - Aġenzija Zgħazagħ Aġenzija Żgħażagħ, within the Ministry of Education and Employment, is inviting applications for the Provision of Service for TRAINERS at Youth.Inc Programme in the following areas of learning: Animal Care, Art, Auto Electric, Basic Construction Skills, Beauty Care, Budgeting and Banking, Cooking, Cake Decorating, Customer Care, Design and Make, DJ, Drama, Do- It-Yourself, Electricity, Electronics, English, Film Making, First Aid, Furniture Restoration, HACCP, Hairdressing, Health and Safety, ... AŻ@K matul-ix-xhur tas-Sajf 22/06/2016 11:23:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/609/AŻ@K matul-ix-xhur tas-Sajf http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/609/AŻ@K matul-ix-xhur tas-Sajf Matul ix-xhur tas-sajf, l-Aġenzija Żgħażagħ permezz tas-servizz tagħha għaż-żgħażagħ fil-Kottonera ser tkun qed torganizza diversi attivitajiet kemm fil-għodu kif ukoll fil-għaxija. L-iskop ta’ dawn l-inizzjattivi huwa biex iż-żgħażagħ ikunu jistgħu jiltaqgħu ma’ sħabhom u jagħmlu ħbiberiji ġodda. Għaldaqstant dawn l-attivitajiet se jgħinu biex iż-żgħażagħ iħaddmu u jkabbru l-ħiliet u talenti tagħhom sa biex ikunu iktar attivi fil-komunità. AŻ@K ser ikun qed jiftaħ fil-għodu, ... THE YOUTH VILLAGE – SUMMER PROGRAMME 16/06/2016 06:56:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/607/THE YOUTH VILLAGE – SUMMER PROGRAMME http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/607/THE YOUTH VILLAGE – SUMMER PROGRAMME There’s no better way to learn and sharpen your creative chops than spending your summer at ‘THE YOUTH VILLAGE – SUMMER PROGRAMME’. The summer programme is being offered to young people between 14 to 18 years of age.  Learn what’s it like to be a DJ, walk in the shoes of a DIY artist, master the art of Graffiti & Street Art, discover the world of filming, get a taste of what it takes to be a chef, last but not least employ new skills to embrace your natu... 44 organisations receive funds through schemes offered by Aġenzija Żgħażagħ 15/06/2016 13:36:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/606/44 organisations receive funds through schemes offered by Aġenzija Żgħażagħ http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/606/44 organisations receive funds through schemes offered by Aġenzija Żgħażagħ 44 organisations received funding through schemes offered by Aġenzija Żgħażagħ, during an official ceremony held at the Youth Village in Santa Venera. The three schemes are launched annually by Aġenzija Żgħażagħ and are the Be Active Scheme, A4U Scheme and the Music Tuition for Young People in Band Clubs Scheme.  The Be Active Scheme is a funded scheme given to youth groups that propose voluntary initiatives based on one of six themes. The A4U Scheme provides financial help to enable yout... CONNECT FROM THE HEART CHALLENGE: #connectfromtheheart 15/06/2016 06:43:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/608/CONNECT FROM THE HEART CHALLENGE: #connectfromtheheart http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/608/CONNECT FROM THE HEART CHALLENGE: #connectfromtheheart The objective of the social media challenge: Connect from the heart is an expression of the importance to fight hate speech especially the one directed against refugees. It also encourages people to meet someone new and together take a public stand against hate speech. Promote the International Refugee Day. At the same time the aim of this challenge is to increase awareness on the respect for human rights for refugees, to reduce the levels of acceptance of online hate speech, to raise awareness ... Invite: The Third Space 07/06/2016 11:20:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/610/Invite: The Third Space http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/610/Invite: The Third Space The Third Space Lessons Learnt from Outreach and Detached Youth Work Pilot Thursday 7th July 2016, 7pm to 9pm Youth Village, St. Venera For the past 18 months, Agenzija Zghazagh in partnership with YMCA George Williams College UK, Stichting JONG Rotterdam, Netherlands and Centre for Sustainable Community Development (CSCD), Romania have been implementing an ERASMUS+ project aimed at developing outreach and detached youth work practice in Malta and Romania. This dissemination event is ... Youth Specialisation Studies Scheme - Apply by Friday 17th June noon 12/05/2016 15:31:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/600/Youth Specialisation Studies Scheme - Apply by Friday 17th June noon http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/600/Youth Specialisation Studies Scheme - Apply by Friday 17th June noon Prospective students aged between 18 to 30 years of age who wish to pursue their studies for courses that are not available in Malta can once again benefit from for the Youth Specialisation Studies Scheme (YSSS), a loan available at a subsidised interest rate, thanks to a collaboration between Aġenzija Żgħażagħ and APS Bank. The YSSS, which has been running for the past two decades, has helped hundreds of students take the next step in their academic career, and this new call promises to att... Tal-widna - Programm tar-radju 11/05/2016 14:10:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/603/Tal-widna - Programm tar-radju http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/603/Tal-widna - Programm tar-radju Tal-widna huwa programm ġdid iffinanzjat mill-Aġenzija Żgħażagħ u bl-appoġġ ta’ Campus FM u Klabb Kotba Maltin. Il-programm huwa marbut mar-rivista tal-Għaqda li ilha toħroġ mill-1931 sal-lum, Leħen il-Malti. L-Għaqda tal-Malti flimkien mal-Aġenzija Żgħażagħ u Campus FM qed jagħmlu sejħa għal dawk kollha li huma interessati jieħdu sehem fi programm tar-radju. L-applikazzjoni tista' titniżżel billi tagħfsu hawn. Dawk kollha interessati huma mitluba jibagħtu l-applikazzjoni f... Summer Art Project AZ@K 09/05/2016 15:05:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/602/Summer Art Project AZ@K http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/602/Summer Art Project AZ@K Ms. Charmaine Zammit, an experienced Art educator and a PhD researcher at the Faculty of Education, University of Malta, will be carrying out a series of Community Art Programmes for youths beyond schooling age (16-21 years). The youths’ participation in these programmes will serve to find out effective hands-on activities for today’s youth, while engaging with the artworks at the National Museum of Fine Arts in Valletta. The first programme entitled the ‘Summer Youth Com... A NATURAL OASIS - SEJĦA MIFTUĦA 08/05/2016 11:30:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/604/A NATURAL OASIS - SEJĦA MIFTUĦA http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/604/A NATURAL OASIS - SEJĦA MIFTUĦA OPEN CALL A Natural Oasis? | A Transnational Research Program curated by Alessandro Castiglioni and Simone Frangi A long term training and research program aiming at the realization of a special project for MEDITERRANEA 18, Young Artists Biennale 2017, open to curators, art writers and cultural researchers, under 34 DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION: June 1st 2016 http://www.bjcem.org/a-natural-oasis-open-call/ 1 – PROPOSAL AND PROGRAM A Natural Oasis? is a two years nomadic free s... Getting ready for SALTO’s Tool Fair XI| November 2016 | Malta 02/05/2016 09:17:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/599/Getting ready for SALTO’s Tool Fair XI| November 2016 | Malta http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/599/Getting ready for SALTO’s Tool Fair XI| November 2016 | Malta EUPA is teaming up with Aġenzija Żgħażagħ to organise and host SALTO Tool Fair XI to be held this coming November in Malta. An international group of experts and the logistics team behind the Tool Fair XI met up on the 24th and 25th April for a preparation meeting at Aġenzija Żgħażagħ’s Youth Village in Sta. Venera. The Tool Fair brings together a group of 100 strong youth workers, youth leaders and trainers from different countries across Europe and neighbouring countries to share differe... The Contribution of Youth Organisations in Sport 02/05/2016 09:14:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/598/The Contribution of Youth Organisations in Sport http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/598/The Contribution of Youth Organisations in Sport This was the theme to the seminar organised by Aġenzija Żgħażagħ together with SportMalta as part of the National Sport Forum. The aim was to encourage initiatives of physical activity as part of a healthy lifestyle by youth organisations. Parliamentary Secretary Hon. Chris Agius commended on the spirit of collaboration and implementation of cross sectorial policy between Aġenzija Żgħażagħ and SportMalta leading to this seminar and the Sports Complex project that is currently being developed as ... Challenging Youth : Who is Challenging Who? 02/05/2016 09:12:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/597/Challenging Youth : Who is Challenging Who? http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/597/Challenging Youth : Who is Challenging Who? As a result of the collaboration between Aġenzija Żgħażagħ and the Department of Youth and Community Studies at the University of Malta, a national conference on youth was recently held on the theme Challenging Youth : Who is Challenging Who? Brian Belton from YMCA George Williams College was the key speaker during this event, which also included a panel discussion where four young people shared their experiences navigating through this period in their lives and the role of youth work in facilit... Increasing the capacity building of Youth NGOs through training 02/05/2016 09:09:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/596/Increasing the capacity building of Youth NGOs through training http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/596/Increasing the capacity building of Youth NGOs through training Food Handling training was given to members from different youth NGOs enabling these organisations to have qualified and licensed personnel to organise and participate in events involving handling of food. This training, given free of charge, is part of Aġenzija Żgħażagħ’s Support to Youth Organisations programme, supporting their capacity building process. Furthermore, opportunities such as this training course provide a space for networking for members of different organisations. Followi... Kreattiv 06/04/2016 08:04:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/595/Kreattiv http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/595/Kreattiv Kreattiv is an Arts Council Malta funded project. Aġenzija Żgħażagħ-Youth.inc teamed up with Studio 18, the latter also being an institution for non-formal education, and an application was cast late June 2015 and the funds were granted thereof. In the run up to this first cycle, 25 young people participated in weekly 1 ½ hour sessions over a whole term where they were exposed to the different facets of drama. Such workshops allowed for the expression of one’s thoughts and emoti... Seminar for Youth Organisations | 18.04.2016 | The Contribution of Youth Organisations in Sports 24/03/2016 13:16:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/592/Seminar for Youth Organisations | 18.04.2016 | The Contribution of Youth Organisations in Sports http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/592/Seminar for Youth Organisations | 18.04.2016 | The Contribution of Youth Organisations in Sports The Contribution of Youth Organisations in Sports SportMalta and Aġenzija Żgħażagħ are cordially inviting youth organisations to the Seminar The Contribution of Youth Organisations in Sports. This event is meant to provide a space for networking of youth organisations and also to highlight the benefits the values they harness towards a healthy lifestyle that promotes tolerance, inclusion and intercultural dialogue. The seminar will launch funding opportunities for initiatives which youth orga... Youth and Community Studies Course 23/03/2016 09:15:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/591/Youth and Community Studies Course http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/591/Youth and Community Studies Course Are you interested in furthering your studies and getting qualified to work with young people? Just last year youth work has been recognized as a profession, and opportunities for youth workers are growing every year. The BA degree in Youth and Community Studies is a multidisciplinary programme that provides students with experiential knowledge about young people. Join this course and become a youth work professional if you are keen in supporting young people through their life transitions.... Launch of Divergent Thinkers 05 competition 01/03/2016 10:24:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/587/Launch of Divergent Thinkers 05 competition http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/587/Launch of Divergent Thinkers 05 competition Launch of Divergent Thinkers 05 competition Theme: NAVIGATE Closing date: 3rd May 2016 Aġenzija Żgħażagħ in collaboration with Valletta 2018, the Malta Maritime Museum (Heritage Malta) and artist/curator Raphael Vella is launching once again the Divergent Thinkers project, which is an innovative exhibition about the “brainstorming” mental processes involved in the creation of works of art. Divergent Thinkers seeks contemporary artistic practices by young Maltese artists that ... Free Food Handling course for Youth Organisations @ Aġenzija Żgħażagħ 01/03/2016 08:25:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/586/Free Food Handling course for Youth Organisations @ Aġenzija Żgħażagħ http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/586/Free Food Handling course for Youth Organisations @ Aġenzija Żgħażagħ While preparing a longer plan for training opportunities for young people and those working in youth organisations, we are launching our first training course aimed at those working in youth organisations (registered with Aġenzija Żgħażagħ). The Food Handling course to obtain licence B is aimed at those who undertake cooking activities within the organisation. The course leads to certification by Aġenzija Żgħażagħ and the food handling licence card. A 20 euro deposit is required upon registr... Is-Servizz Pubbliku fil-Careers' Day 2016 29/02/2016 13:23:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/589/Is-Servizz Pubbliku fil-Careers' Day 2016 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/589/Is-Servizz Pubbliku fil-Careers' Day 2016 Għall-ewwel darba s-Servizz Pubbliku pparteċipa fil-Careers’ Day 2016 organizzata mill-BPW Valletta Malta (Business and Professional Women). L-attività saret nhar il-Ġimgħa 4 ta’ Marzu 2016 fil-Millennium Stand, fl-MFA Stadium, Ta’ Qali, fl-okkazzjoni tal-Jum Internazzjonali tan-Nisa. Ara hawn il-filmat marbut ma’ din l-attività: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=akvJ4cU0vRc Call for Qualified Adult Educators at Aġenzija Żgħażagħ for Youth Specialisation Training Scheme Programme 29/02/2016 10:30:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/588/Call for Qualified Adult Educators at Aġenzija Żgħażagħ for Youth Specialisation Training Scheme Programme http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/588/Call for Qualified Adult Educators at Aġenzija Żgħażagħ for Youth Specialisation Training Scheme Programme Aġenzija Żgħażagħ, within the Ministry of Education and Employment, is inviting applications for Qualified Adult Educators in Literacy Skills (English) Trainer. Full details and specifications, can be downloaded from Aġenzija Żgħażagħ websites www.agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt or www.youthinfo.gov.mt or by clicking here.  Applications, together with a summary of qualifications and experience in a European Curriculum Vitae Format must be received by Youth.Inc Umberto Colosso Complex, St. Jo... Call for Youth Work Service at Aġenzija Żgħażagħ for the Youth Local Council Project and other Empowerment Projects in Gozo 29/02/2016 09:27:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/590/Call for Youth Work Service at Aġenzija Żgħażagħ for the Youth Local Council Project and other Empowerment Projects in Gozo http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/590/Call for Youth Work Service at Aġenzija Żgħażagħ for the Youth Local Council Project and other Empowerment Projects in Gozo Aġenzija Żgħażagħ, within the Ministry of Education and Employment, is seeking the provision of service of Youth Work for the implementation of the Youth Local Council Project and other Youth Empowerment Projects in Gozo. Full details and specifications, can be downloaded by clicking here or from Aġenzija Żgħażagħ websites www.agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt or www.youthinfo.gov.mt Applications, in a European Curriculum Vitae Format including qualifications and work experience must be received by... Kreattiv 29/02/2016 08:08:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/594/Kreattiv http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/594/Kreattiv Kreattiv is an Arts Council Malta funded project. Aġenzija Żgħażagħ-Youth.inc teamed up with Studio 18, the latter also being an institution for non-formal education, and an application was cast late June 2015 and the funds were granted thereof. In the run up to this first cycle, 25 young people participated in weekly 1 ½ hour sessions over a whole term where they were exposed to the different facets of drama. Such workshops allowed for the expression of one’s thoughts and emoti... Debate Society League 29/02/2016 07:54:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/593/Debate Society League http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/593/Debate Society League For the third consecutive year Aġenzija Żgħażagħ together with KSU and JCI organised the Debate Society League. This year a total of 12 teams participated. All participants were given the opportunity to attend a training session with international award-winning debater Patrick McCrae. This international trainer provided participants with the necessary skills to be able to debate and broaden your knowledge of public speaking. The semi-finals and final were held on the 21st March which saw Two ... Youth.inc programme 26/02/2016 13:09:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/585/Youth.inc programme http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/585/Youth.inc programme The Youth.inc programme has undergone significant changes since its inception. Since Aġenzija Żgħażagħ took over the running of the programme in October 2014 it has worked with 106 students in the first year and 109 in the current year. The programme initiated an accreditation process with the NCFHE for all courses being provided leading to greater validity and quality assurance. The non-formal education component of the youth.inc programme was strengthened through providing training for you... No Hate Speech Campaign 26/02/2016 13:04:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/584/No Hate Speech Campaign http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/584/No Hate Speech Campaign As the national campaign co-ordinators for the No Hate Speech Campaign in Malta, Aġenzija Żgħażagħ’s Action Plan for 2015 includes spreading news about this campaign with all post-secondary students in Malta. This month saw awareness activities being held in collaboration with student organisations at the Junior College – Msida, Sir M.A Refalo Sixth Form – Gozo and the St. Aloysius’ Sixth Form – Attard. The Student Council at St. Aloysius’ planned their Valent... Taħżiż4 26/02/2016 12:57:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/583/Taħżiż4 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/583/Taħżiż4 For the 4th year running, Aġenzija Żgħażagħ continues to include Taħżiż in its empowerment programme. Taħżiż is a programme run in collaboratation with Għaqda tal-Malti – Universita’ which focuses on creative writing for young people and takes place over a number of months. It helps participants train in different writing techniques, working both individually and as a group. This year’s edition kick started at the Youth Village with an introductory session where the 7 young wri... Literary Contest ‘Literature for Young Adults’ 2015 26/02/2016 12:52:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/582/Literary Contest ‘Literature for Young Adults’ 2015 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/582/Literary Contest ‘Literature for Young Adults’ 2015 Aġenzija Żgħażagħ’s collaboration with the National Book Council continues to reap new benefits in the form of new literature for young people. ‘Il-kulur tal-Lellux’ written by Rita Saliba and ‘Termini u Kundizzjonijiet Japplikaw’ written by Roberta Bajada are last year’s winners of the literary contest ‘Literature for Young Adults’. The award ceremony was hosted by Aġenzija Żgħażagħ at the Youth Village in St. Venera in the presence of the Hon.... Konkors ta' Kitba - Letteratura għaż-Żgħażagħ 2016 11/02/2016 12:11:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/581/Konkors ta' Kitba - Letteratura għaż-Żgħażagħ 2016 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/581/Konkors ta' Kitba - Letteratura għaż-Żgħażagħ 2016 Il-“Konkors ta’ Kitba – Letteratura għaż-Żgħażagħ” huwa konkors li jiġi organizzat kull sena bejn l-Aġenzija Żgħażagħ u l-Kunsill Nazzjonali tal-Ktieb. L-għan tal-konkors huwa li jintgħażlu, jiġu ppremjati u ppubblikati rumanzi bil-Malti miktubin apposta għaż-żgħażagħ adolexxenti; rumanzi li jesploraw id-dinja tal-adolexxenti tal-lum, b’dak kollu li din il-fażi tal-ħajja ġġib magħha. B’hekk l-organizzaturi jittamaw li bil-mod il-mod fis-suq jibdew jiżdiedu ... Be Active Scheme: Developing ideas together – First call 2016 11/12/2015 15:52:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/578/Be Active Scheme: Developing ideas together – First call 2016 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/578/Be Active Scheme: Developing ideas together – First call 2016 The Be Active scheme is part of the Aġenzija Żgħażagħ’s grant aid to youth groups. The primary objective of this scheme is for Aġenzija Żgħażagħ to continue to help youth groups to learn, develop, plan, implement and evaluate initiatives. Be Active provides organizations or youth groups with financial assistance to develop projects and initiatives for those who use their services and the wider community. Organisations and groups are invited to develop a project related to a number of pr... A4U Scheme: Assistance for you - First Call 2016 11/12/2015 15:26:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/577/A4U Scheme: Assistance for you - First Call 2016 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/577/A4U Scheme: Assistance for you - First Call 2016 Through this scheme, Aġenzija Żgħażagħ aims to support youth organisations in order to grow and further develop the services that they provide to young people and the community. Youth organisations are invited to come up with initiatives that will help them strengthen and develop the service, mission and identity of their respective organisation. Organisations are to come up with initiatives to: • improvement/refurbishment of the premises; • purchasing of resources; The... 'It-Taħriġ Mużikali taż-Żgħażagħ fil-Każini tal-Banda' applications can now be downloaded 11/12/2015 14:49:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/576/'It-Taħriġ Mużikali taż-Żgħażagħ fil-Każini tal-Banda' applications can now be downloaded http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/576/'It-Taħriġ Mużikali taż-Żgħażagħ fil-Każini tal-Banda' applications can now be downloaded Aġenzija Żgħażagħ in collaboration with Band Clubs Association is launching the 5th edition of the ‘It-Taħriġ Mużikali taż-Żgħażagħ fil-Każini tal-Banda’ scheme, as part of its Empowerment Programme. This scheme is managed by the agency through the Parliamentary Secretariat for Research, Innovation, Youth and Sport. Band Clubs in various localities around Malta and Gozo provide young people with the opportunity to learn and develop their musical skills. The main aim behind this sc... Sejħa - Taħżiż 4 10/12/2015 12:33:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/579/Sejħa - Taħżiż 4 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/579/Sejħa - Taħżiż 4 Tafu lil xi żgħażagħ li jiktbu iżda li għadhom ma sabux l-opportunità ideali għalihom? Jew forsi inti stess tħobb tħażżeż xi żewġ versi imma toqgħod lura għax tibża’ minn xi żbalji bażiċi? Mela m’għandekx għax toqgħod lura milli tieħu sehem f’TAĦŻIŻ4, programm ta’ kitba kreattiva li qed jinfetaħ għar-raba’ edizzjoni tiegħu. Dan il-programm iħarreġ żgħażagħ bejn it-18 u t-30 sena fil-kreattività tal-kitba. Is-sejħa għal din l-edizzjoni se tibqa’ m... Premjazzjoni - Konkors ta’ Kitba – Letteratura għaż-Żgħażagħ 2015 10/12/2015 10:35:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/580/Premjazzjoni - Konkors ta’ Kitba – Letteratura għaż-Żgħażagħ 2015 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/580/Premjazzjoni - Konkors ta’ Kitba – Letteratura għaż-Żgħażagħ 2015 Nhar il-Ħamis 11 ta’ Frar, waqt ċerimonja ta’ premjazzjoni li ser issir fil-Youth Village, Aġenzija Żgħażagħ, St. Venera ser jitħabbru r-rebbieħa tal-Konkors ta’ Kitba – Letteratura għaż-Żgħazagħ 2015. Fl-istess attivita’ se jiġi mniehdi wkoll il-Konkors 2016. Din il-kompetizzjoni hija miftuħa għal awturi li għandhom ‘il fuq minn 20 sena, tiġi organizzata kull sena mill-Aġenzija Żgħażagħ flimkien mal-Kunsill Nazzjonali tal-Ktieb. L-għan tal-Konkors huwa li ... Call for Qualified Adult Educators at Aġenzija Żgħażagħ for Youth Specialisation Training Scheme Programme 02/12/2015 08:11:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/575/Call for Qualified Adult Educators at Aġenzija Żgħażagħ for Youth Specialisation Training Scheme Programme http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/575/Call for Qualified Adult Educators at Aġenzija Żgħażagħ for Youth Specialisation Training Scheme Programme Aġenzija Żgħażagħ, within the Ministry of Education and Employment, is inviting applications for Qualified Adult Educators in Basic Engineering, Fashion Design, ICT Trainer in Computer Network, ICT Trainer for ECDL Advanced and Woodwork. Full details and specifications, can be downloaded by clicking here or from Aġenzija Żgħażagħ websites www.agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt or www.youthinfo.gov.mt Applications, together with a summary of qualifications and experience in a European Curriculum Vita... Call for Youth Work Service with Aġenzija Żgħażagħ 17/11/2015 13:42:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/574/Call for Youth Work Service with Aġenzija Żgħażagħ http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/574/Call for Youth Work Service with Aġenzija Żgħażagħ Aġenzija Żgħażagħ, within the Ministry of Education and Employment, is inviting applications for a Youth Work Provision of Service to be provided in Aġenzija Żgħażagħ’s Community Based Services. The responsibilities of the Youth Worker include an ability to provide: • a positive social network and safe environment for the young people. • holistic personal development opportunities which are empowering and motivating. • quality youth information • Engage with young p... Youth Organisations are invited to take part in the Christmas Market event 17/11/2015 12:57:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/573/Youth Organisations are invited to take part in the Christmas Market event http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/573/Youth Organisations are invited to take part in the Christmas Market event Aġenzija Żgħażagħ is hosting a Christmas Market from Saturday 12 December 2015 10.00 a.m. – 8.00 p.m. till Sunday 13 December 2015 from 10.00 a.m. till 5.00 p.m. As part of The Christmas Market, Aġenzija Żgħażagħ aims to open a section of this event to Youth Organisations who would like the opportunity to display and sell wares in a festive atmosphere. Products which are made or sourced in Malta will be given preference. These may include the following: • Arts and crafts •... LOGBOOK platform for professional open youth work launched 13/11/2015 10:01:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/572/LOGBOOK platform for professional open youth work launched http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/572/LOGBOOK platform for professional open youth work launched A LOGBOOK records important events, conditions and developments – on our new platform an E-Magazine, a Video Channel and Webinars give a clear picture of professional open youth work practice of today. Professional open youth work has a lot of stories to tell. LOGBOOK is an initiative of 10 European partners for providing a new arena for sharing practice, experience and methods and inspiring youth workers, stakeholders and partners alike. LOGBOOK E-Magazine on professional open youth... Aġenzija Żgħażagħ's Christmas Market 06/11/2015 14:33:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/571/Aġenzija Żgħażagħ's Christmas Market http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/571/Aġenzija Żgħażagħ's Christmas Market Aġenzija Żgħażagħ is hosting a Christmas Market from Saturday 12 December 2015 10.00 a.m. – 8.00 p.m. onwards till Sunday 13 December 2015 from 10.00 a.m. till 5.00 p.m. The Christmas Market provides young entrepreneurs - less than 35 years of age - with the opportunity to display and sell their products in a festive atmosphere. Products, which ideally should be made or sourced in Malta, shall include the following: • Arts and crafts • Jewellery and ceramics • Cosme... Upcoming Young Music Artists Award 2015 - Deadline Extended till 30th of November 31/10/2015 10:19:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/555/Upcoming Young Music Artists Award 2015 - Deadline Extended till 30th of November http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/555/Upcoming Young Music Artists Award 2015 - Deadline Extended till 30th of November Aġenzija Żgħażagħ is offering an opportunity to young artists or bands, between the age of 17 and 30, who have never released or aired any original material, to take part in the Upcoming Young Music Artists Award. Interested young artists are to submit a demo of an original song to Aġenzija Żgħażagħ. After a selection process 4 artists/bands will be nominated for the Upcoming Young Music Artists Award. The overall winning song, apart from the award, will also receive a grant of €750 to b... Call for Facilitators: Support Structure of Facilitators for the Structured Dialogue Youth Conferences of Trio Presidency; The Netherland, Slovakia and Malta 30/10/2015 12:16:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/569/Call for Facilitators: Support Structure of Facilitators for the Structured Dialogue Youth Conferences of Trio Presidency; The Netherland, Slovakia and Malta http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/569/Call for Facilitators: Support Structure of Facilitators for the Structured Dialogue Youth Conferences of Trio Presidency; The Netherland, Slovakia and Malta EU Youth Conferences in the period January 2016 until June 2017 NB When applying you will commit yourself for a period of 18 month, including 3 EU Youth Conferences and 6 preparatory meetings (2 before each EU Youth Conference) DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: 12th of November 2015, 23:59 CET The upcoming European Steering Committee (see details below) will be proceeding to the selection of a support structure of facilitators for the fifth cycle of the Structured Dialogue. The support structu... SALTO Educational Tools Portal - Tool Fair Malta 26/10/2015 15:24:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/570/SALTO Educational Tools Portal - Tool Fair Malta http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/570/SALTO Educational Tools Portal - Tool Fair Malta The Maltese National Tool Fair aims to provide an open learning space whereby participants will have the opportunity to present tools for non-formal learning they are currently utilising, whilst sharing and learning from their peers. Participants have the opportunity to present their own learning tool in front of a panel of experts. The highest rated participants presenting the most creative and effective Tool have the possibility to present their tool during the 10th International Tool Fair ... Matthew Schembri – the winner of the 4th edition of Divergent Thinkers 14/10/2015 15:13:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/567/Matthew Schembri – the winner of the 4th edition of Divergent Thinkers http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/567/Matthew Schembri – the winner of the 4th edition of Divergent Thinkers Matthew Schembri is the winner of this year’s Divergent Thinkers 04. Matthew’s work entitled “Social Kitchen” is a mix of media and installation. Screenshots from various social networks were selected, printed and wrapped around cooking-related items. Javier Joseph Formosa and Chiara Monterosso placed second with their “Exploring sexuality and innocence in connection with the surrounding space”, which explored the relationship between different spaces and emot... National Tool Fair - Submit your tools! 14/10/2015 12:27:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/568/National Tool Fair - Submit your tools! http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/568/National Tool Fair - Submit your tools! Do you have a Learning Tool to Share? The EUPA in collaboration with Aġenzija Żgħażagħ would like to invite people from different sectors to attend a National Tool Fair demonstrating Educational Tools for non-formal learning which will be held at the Youth Village, Aġenzija Żgħażagħ Santa Venera on Saturday 7th November 2015. Participants will have the opportunity to present their own tool for learning in front of a panel of experts. The participants with the top 3 Tools will have the poss... Post of Youth Worker - Closing date Wednesday 14th October 05/10/2015 08:00:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/566/Post of Youth Worker - Closing date Wednesday 14th October http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/566/Post of Youth Worker - Closing date Wednesday 14th October ETC Permit 206/2015 AZ Reference – AZ05/2015 The Position Aġenzija Żgħażagħ is seeking to recruit full-time Youth Workers. Applicants must be in possession of B.A. Youth and Community Studies or higher qualification in Youth and Community Studies with at least one year experience in Youth Field. The Role The role of the Youth Worker will be to: 1. Plan and organise appropriate youth and community programmes at national and local level which promote young people's interes... Valletta International Visual Arts (VIVA) Festival 2015 inaugurated 01/09/2015 10:39:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/565/Valletta International Visual Arts (VIVA) Festival 2015 inaugurated http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/565/Valletta International Visual Arts (VIVA) Festival 2015 inaugurated The 2015 edition of the Valletta International Visual Arts (VIVA) Festival was inaugurated by the Minister for Justice, Culture and Local Government Hon. Dr Owen Bonnici and VIVA Artistic Director Dr. Raphael Vella. The launch was held at one of the exhibitions, Beltin by Zvezdan Reljic, an exhibition about people connected to and from Valletta. VIVA will open for the public on the 31st August, with some exhibitions open until the 6th November. Hon. Dr Owen Bonnici added that “This year... Peel the Label 18/08/2015 07:00:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/564/Peel the Label http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/564/Peel the Label As part of a project called Policy in Action Aġenzija Żgħażagħ is inviting intrested young people (between 17 – 30 years) to submit proposals and abstracts for 5 posters. The overall concept of these posters should be ‘Peel the Label’ and they should be intended to be part of a national campaign tackling issues of labelling concerning disability, ethnicity, gender, age, sexual orientation ect. Proposals are not subject to any restrictions on themes. Posters may be designed b... Apply Now for Youth.inc programme 17/08/2015 09:48:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/563/Apply Now for Youth.inc programme http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/563/Apply Now for Youth.inc programme   Youth.inc is an inclusive education programme, based on applied learning, for young people between the age of 16 and 21. The aim of the programme is to help young people to improve their standard of education and gain more knowledge, values and skills to enter the labour market or gain qualifications to continue in further education and/or training. Young people are mentored by Youth Workers. Youth.inc has two different levels of entry in accordance with the Malta Qualifications Fra... MY WAY project 17/08/2015 08:08:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/562/MY WAY project http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/562/MY WAY project As part of the MY WAY project Agenzija Zghazagh conducted two peer led workshop with Youth.Inc and ALP students. Celine and Luke attended a training seminar held in Hannover in January 2015 where, together with other peer leaders from Germany, Spain and Poland they practiced their presentation skills and came up with ideas for the workshop. The aim was to develop further the Austrian Youth Coaching Model by introducing a new component through which peer leaders played a part in motivating other ... International Youth Day 2015 13/08/2015 09:31:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/561/International Youth Day 2015 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/561/International Youth Day 2015 Aġenzija Żgħażagħ joined forces with Parliamentary Secretary for Research, Innovation, Youth and Sport and the National Youth Council Malta to commemorate the International Youth Day 2015, celebrated on the 12th of August. Youth Civil Engagement was the theme chosen by the United Nations to celebrate this year’s International Youth Day. In this regard Aġenzija Żgħażagħ is working hard to promote the civil engagement and the participation of young people in politics and in public life. In... Launch of the National Youth Policy Towards 2020 – A shared vision for the future of young people 11/08/2015 11:44:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/556/Launch of the National Youth Policy Towards 2020 – A shared vision for the future of young people http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/556/Launch of the National Youth Policy Towards 2020 – A shared vision for the future of young people Evarist Bartolo, Minister for Education and Employment, this morning launched the new National Youth Policy, Towards 2020 – A shared vision for the future of young people, at an event hosted at the Palace in Sliema. Also present at the launch were Parliamentary Secretary for Research, Innovation, Youth and Sport, Mr. Chris Agius, Shadow Minister Hon David Agius, Ms. Miriam Teuma, Chief Executive, Agenzija Zghazagh and over 80 representatives from other Government ministries and entities as... Call for Qualified Adult Educators at Aġenzija Żgħażagħ for Youth Specialisation Training Scheme Programme. 08/08/2015 12:28:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/554/Call for Qualified Adult Educators at Aġenzija Żgħażagħ for Youth Specialisation Training Scheme Programme. http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/554/Call for Qualified Adult Educators at Aġenzija Żgħażagħ for Youth Specialisation Training Scheme Programme. Call for Qualified Adult Educators at Aġenzija Żgħażagħ for Youth Specialisation Training Scheme Programme. Aġenzija Żgħażagħ, within the Ministry of Education and Employment, is inviting applications for Qualified Adult Educators in Basic ICT and ECDL, Sports, Photography, Building and Plastering, Plumbing, Automotive Engineering, Fashion Design, DJ, First Aid, Home Cooking and Health & Safety. Full details and specifications, can be downloaded from Aġenzija Żgħażagħ websites www.ag... Book Exchange at Qawra LEAP Centre 07/08/2015 07:48:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/560/Book Exchange at Qawra LEAP Centre http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/560/Book Exchange at Qawra LEAP Centre Youth Included were one of the beneficiaries of the last round of Aġenzija Żgħażagħ’s BE ACTIVE scheme. This month they completed implementation of their project which was the setting up of a Book Exchange at Qawra Leap Centre. Youth Included helped to redecorate a small room at Qawra Leap Centre and they also collected and indexed a number of second hand books. Through the active participation of these young people and the funding of Aġenzija Żgħażagħ, the residents of Qawra now have a li... Call for Introduction to Food Safety and Hygiene (Food Handling) MQF Level 1 and Introductory Course to HACCP MQF Level 2 at Aġenzija Żgħażagħ for Youth.inc Programme. 31/07/2015 12:15:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/553/Call for Introduction to Food Safety and Hygiene (Food Handling) MQF Level 1 and Introductory Course to HACCP MQF Level 2 at Aġenzija Żgħażagħ for Youth.inc Programme. http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/553/Call for Introduction to Food Safety and Hygiene (Food Handling) MQF Level 1 and Introductory Course to HACCP MQF Level 2 at Aġenzija Żgħażagħ for Youth.inc Programme. Call for Introduction to Food Safety and Hygiene (Food Handling) MQF Level 1 and Introductory Course to HACCP MQF Level 2 at Aġenzija Żgħażagħ for Youth.inc Programme. Aġenzija Żgħażagħ, within the Ministry of Education and Employment, is inviting applications for the Provision of Service in Introduction to Food Safety and Hygiene (Food Handling) MQF Level 1 and Introductory Course to HACCP MQF Level 2 at Youth.Inc Programme. Full details and specifications, can be downloaded from Aġenzija... NOMINATIONS OPEN FOR COMMONWEALTH YOUTH AWARDS 27/07/2015 09:40:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/552/NOMINATIONS OPEN FOR COMMONWEALTH YOUTH AWARDS http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/552/NOMINATIONS OPEN FOR COMMONWEALTH YOUTH AWARDS Nominations are open for the Commonwealth Youth Awards for Excellence in Development Work, to recognise and celebrate the achievements of young people aged 15 to 29 years and their impact on their communities and wider society. Development work can be in a number of areas including agriculture, environment protection, entrepreneurship, skills training, arts and culture, education, health and well-being, human rights, ICT, journalism, sports and science. Cash prizes of GBP 1000, 3000 and 5000 wil... YOUTH DAY – 12TH AUGUST 2015 27/07/2015 09:01:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/551/YOUTH DAY – 12TH AUGUST 2015 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/551/YOUTH DAY – 12TH AUGUST 2015 Hope you are enjoying the summer months. For some of you it may be the busiest time of the year, for others, less so. In any case, we would like to invite you and your members to come join our national World Youth Day event next month. Following last year’s success, we will again be organising fun sports for all at Mellieha Bay in collaboration with the Malta Olympic Committee. Date: 12th August from 6.00 pm onwards. Mark this event in your calendar. Hope to see you all there! Youth.inc at the Malta International Arts Festival 23/07/2015 07:45:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/550/Youth.inc at the Malta International Arts Festival http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/550/Youth.inc at the Malta International Arts Festival A group of young people from Youth.inc participated in a drama workshop under the direction of Marc Cabourdin and ‘The Hoppit’. The drama workshops and the performances of ‘The Instants’ were part of the Malta International Arts Festival. The performances were held on 13th, 14th and 15th July 2015 at ix-Xatt ta’ Bormla. It was a great learning experience for all the young people who dedicated their time and efforts to prepare for the performance through intensive wo... Malta’s Best Entrepreneur of the Year Awards 2015 17/07/2015 10:38:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/549/Malta’s Best Entrepreneur of the Year Awards 2015 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/549/Malta’s Best Entrepreneur of the Year Awards 2015   Aġenzija Żgħażagħ was invited to present the Young Entrepreneur Award 2015 during the Malta’s Best Entrepreneur of the Year Awards 2015 ceremony which was held this month at the Reef Club Dragonara St Julians. Out of three nominees for this award, the winner was Oliver Lalani from Design Hub. Ms Miriam Teuma, CEO of Aġenzija Żgħażagħ, presented him with the trophy on behalf of Aġenzija Żgħażagħ.  VIVA – Valletta International Visual Arts Festival 2015 17/07/2015 09:34:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/548/VIVA – Valletta International Visual Arts Festival 2015 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/548/VIVA – Valletta International Visual Arts Festival 2015 VIVA – the Valletta International Visual Arts Festival 2015 is back again. St James Cavalier Centre for Creativity, Aġenzija Żgħażagħ, Valletta 2018 Foundation with the sapport of the Malta Council for Culture and the Arts, organise this pioneering festival for the visual arts in Malta. The Valletta International Visual Arts Festival serves as a new platform for Maltese and international visual arts practitioners. VIVA offers professional education in the sector while promoting and enc... Youth Business Forum 2015 03/07/2015 09:41:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/545/Youth Business Forum 2015 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/545/Youth Business Forum 2015 During last Saturday’s Youth Business Forum 2015, organized by the Young Business Entrepreneurs in collaboration and with the support of the Ministry for Gozo, Aġenzija Żgħażagħ, Ernst & Young, APS Bank and the National Lotteries Good Causes Fund, the survey ‘Participation of youth in the labour market and insights into entrepreneurial activities’ was launched. The event which was organized in the frame work of the structured dialogue process and gathered a large number... Kunsill Nazzjonali taż-Żgħażagħ - Il-Parlament Nazzjonali taż-Żgħażagħ 02/07/2015 10:47:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/547/Kunsill Nazzjonali taż-Żgħażagħ - Il-Parlament Nazzjonali taż-Żgħażagħ http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/547/Kunsill Nazzjonali taż-Żgħażagħ - Il-Parlament Nazzjonali taż-Żgħażagħ Il-Kunsill Nazzjonali taż-Żgħażagħ għal darb’ oħra ser ikun qed jorganizza l-attivita annwali tiegħu: “Il-Parlament Nazzjonali taż-Żgħażagħ”, din id-darba b’differenza. Dan għaliex għall-ewwel darba din l-attivita ser tkun qed tiġi organizzata ġewwa il-bini il-ġdid li llum il-ġurnata qiegħed jospita is-seduti tal-Parlament Nazzjonali ta’ pajjiżna. Huwa mportanti li min hu nteressat li jippartecipa fil-Parlament Nazzjonali taż-Żgħażagħ u jixtieq isemma leħnu fuq x... Qawra Leap Centre and Youth Included working on the ‘Pave d Way 4 Reading’ Project 30/06/2015 10:32:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/544/Qawra Leap Centre and Youth Included working on the ‘Pave d Way 4 Reading’ Project http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/544/Qawra Leap Centre and Youth Included working on the ‘Pave d Way 4 Reading’ Project A Project co-financed by Agenzija Zghazagh and the Parliamentary Secretariat for Research, Innovation, Youth and Sport. Qawra Leap Centre is always on the lookout for the current and emerging needs of the northern region. Together with numerous stakeholders, this centre is involved in diverse initiatives. A recent idea which Qawra Leap Centre together with Youth Included have developed is that of an outdoor ‘library’ to encourage reading amongst youngsters as well other audiences.... Call for Qualified Adult Educators at Aġenzija Żgħażagħ for Youth.inc (Youth Specialisation Training Scheme Programme) 17/06/2015 06:42:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/542/Call for Qualified Adult Educators at Aġenzija Żgħażagħ for Youth.inc (Youth Specialisation Training Scheme Programme) http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/542/Call for Qualified Adult Educators at Aġenzija Żgħażagħ for Youth.inc (Youth Specialisation Training Scheme Programme) 1. Aġenzija Żgħażagħ, within the Ministry of Education and Employment, is inviting applications for Qualified Adult Educators in Maltese, Basic ICT and ECDL, Practical Maths, Malti Drama, Customer Care, First Aid, Food Handling and HACCP (Food Safety Management) Auto Electric, Design & Make, Hairdressing, Beauty Care Courses, Electronics, Animal Care, Nutrition and Personal Care, Cake Decorating, Upholstery, Italian, Art (SEC Level), Water Technology, Filming, Kickboxing, Tai Chi and Spirit ... Antoine Galea the winner of Innovation Challenge: Go Green 15/06/2015 13:39:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/541/Antoine Galea the winner of Innovation Challenge: Go Green http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/541/Antoine Galea the winner of Innovation Challenge: Go Green Antoine Galea is the winner of the Innovation Challenge: Go Green. Carlos Canas is the runner up while the second runner up is David James Sciberras. Hence Antoine Galea will attend a conference about sustainability in England this July. Apart from that the above mentioned participant will have their projects published in a book sponsored by APS Bank. This was announced during the final judging event that took place on June 3, 2015 at the TAKEOFF Business Incubator (Dar Guzeppi Zahra) at the ... Second Call for 'It-Taħriġ Mużikali taż-Żgħażagħ fil-Każini tal-Banda' - Applications can now be downloaded 15/05/2015 10:47:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/539/Second Call for 'It-Taħriġ Mużikali taż-Żgħażagħ fil-Każini tal-Banda' - Applications can now be downloaded http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/539/Second Call for 'It-Taħriġ Mużikali taż-Żgħażagħ fil-Każini tal-Banda' - Applications can now be downloaded Aġenzija Żgħażagħ in collaboration with Band Clubs Association is launching the second call for the 4th edition of the ‘It-Taħriġ Mużikali taż-Żgħażagħ fil-Każini tal-Banda’ scheme, as part of its Empowerment Programme. This scheme is managed by the agency through the Parliamentary Secretariat for Research, Innovation, Youth and Sport. Band Clubs in various localities around Malta and Gozo provide young people with the opportunity to learn and develop their musical skills. The mai... Call for Catering Services for a National Training Course on Human Rights Education - Extended Deadline 06/05/2015 06:52:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/538/Call for Catering Services for a National Training Course on Human Rights Education - Extended Deadline http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/538/Call for Catering Services for a National Training Course on Human Rights Education - Extended Deadline Aġenzija Żgħażagħ, is requesting quotations for the provision of catering services for a National Training Course on Human Rights Education being organised for Youth Workers, Teachers and Other Professionals working with young people starting on 26 May 2015 till 29 May 2015. Interested service providers are to complete and submit Section 2 of the document, found in the downloadable application, by Tuesday 19 May 2015 noon. The maximum cost allocated for these services cannot exceed EURO 8... FREE TRAINING COURSE - QUALITY ONLINE SERVICE FOR YOUNG PEOPLE 05/05/2015 09:18:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/537/FREE TRAINING COURSE - QUALITY ONLINE SERVICE FOR YOUNG PEOPLE http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/537/FREE TRAINING COURSE - QUALITY ONLINE SERVICE FOR YOUNG PEOPLE 1-3 June 2015 8:30 - 12:00 Agenzija Zghazagh - St. Venera Facilitated by YInTRO Trainers This training course is aimed at those responsible for establishing, designing or maintaining the online presence of their organisation. These could include managers, communication officers, career advisors and student services among others. The course will explore how such entities can provide services to young people online which are of high quality. Applications, which can be dowloaded here, are... VOTE for the Maltese young people 05/05/2015 08:16:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/536/VOTE for the Maltese young people http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/536/VOTE for the Maltese young people A group of Maltese young people attending Youth.Inc are currently taking part in a competition organised by the European Commission. Please support them by voting for their idea. In order to vote for their idea please follow these instructions: 1. Logon: europa.eu/youth/ideas 2. Click on: Great entrepreneurial ideas to improve the lives on young people 3. Scroll down until you find the idea entitled – Know Your Opportunities (the 4th section) 4. VOTE! - in order to vote y... Divergent Thinkers applications can now be downloaded - Deadline Extended 30/04/2015 15:03:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/521/Divergent Thinkers applications can now be downloaded - Deadline Extended http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/521/Divergent Thinkers applications can now be downloaded - Deadline Extended Aġenzija Żgħażagħ in collaboration with St James Cavalier Centre for Creativity is launching once again the Divergent Thinkers project, which is an innovative exhibition about the “brainstorming” mental processes involved in the creation of works of art. Divergent Thinkers seeks contemporary artistic practices by young Maltese artists that explore divergent thinking. The concept of divergent thinking is generally defined as a creative process through which one investigates various... Call for Expression of Interest for Youth Workers/ Leaders and Youth Organisations 30/04/2015 07:02:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/543/Call for Expression of Interest for Youth Workers/ Leaders and Youth Organisations http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/543/Call for Expression of Interest for Youth Workers/ Leaders and Youth Organisations As part of the Structured Dialogue process Aġenzija Żgħażagħ is coordinating a project called Policy in Action that intends to give of young people and youth workers a space to discuss particular policy actions found in the National Youth Policy with decision makers and to come up with youth-friendly strategies that will help with the implementation of such action plans. Aġenzija Żgħażagħ is looking for interested Youth Workers/ Leaders and Youth Organisations to take part in this project. ... Professional Open Youth Work in Europe 27/04/2015 12:07:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/535/Professional Open Youth Work in Europe http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/535/Professional Open Youth Work in Europe Professional Open Youth Work in Europe The point of view of young people and students Young people expect a safe place to meet with friends, where they are taken serious and treated with respect. They wish to be enriched and challenged through new experiences and activities for growing as a person and learning a variety of skills – for that youth workers serve as role model, facilitator and confidant. Students are willing to match those expectations – supporting (young) people is... Innovation Challenge: Go Green 27/04/2015 09:56:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/534/Innovation Challenge: Go Green http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/534/Innovation Challenge: Go Green Here are the instructions for submission of the proposals for the Innovation Challenge: Go Green. 1. Fill in the submission form - this needs to be submitted with your proposal 2. Make a copy of your ID Card (back and front) - this also needs to be submitted with your proposal 3. Include your project title in your proposal but remove all other identifying information (e.g., name, contact details) - we would like the judging process to be completely anonymous. 4. Send / hand in a hard... Upcoming Young Music Artists Award - This.Co the winning band 23/04/2015 14:36:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/533/Upcoming Young Music Artists Award - This.Co the winning band http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/533/Upcoming Young Music Artists Award - This.Co the winning band 3 bands and 2 individual artists participated in this years ‘Upcoming Young Music Artists Award’ project. The winning band was This.Co with the song entitled Isabelle. The runners up were Running Late with the song Come On and Odelsie with Things You Had To Do. The overall winning song, apart from the award, received a grant of €750 to be used in a recording studio of their choice to record their song. The runners up received a trophy. ‘Upcoming Young Music Artists Awar... Youth Specialisation Studies Scheme Launched 21/04/2015 07:38:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/531/Youth Specialisation Studies Scheme Launched http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/531/Youth Specialisation Studies Scheme Launched Aġenzija Żgħażagħ in collaboration with APS Bank once again launched the Youth Specialisation Studies Scheme (YSSS). This scheme supports young people who want to further their studies abroad or through distance learning. Young people qualify for this loan if they are aged between 18 and 30 years old. Financing is provided as long as there is no equivalent academic course covering the same area available in Malta. Preference is given to those students who carry out or further their studies in... National Training Course in Human Rights Education 15/04/2015 06:59:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/530/National Training Course in Human Rights Education http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/530/National Training Course in Human Rights Education National Training Course in Human Rights Education “Right to HRE” Dates: 26th – 29th May 2015 Aġenzija Żgħażagħ, in collaboration with the Maltese Association of Youth Workers is inviting applications from youth workers, teachers and other professionals working with young people for a training course on human rights education taking place in Malta between the 26-29th May 2015. Training will help participants build their competences in Human Rights Education with young... Youth.inc - Work Placement 06/04/2015 09:30:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/529/Youth.inc - Work Placement http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/529/Youth.inc - Work Placement Over 120 young people following the Youth.inc programme ended their work placement for this year. Level 2 young people have pursued 300 hours of work experience while young people following the Level 1 programme have followed 240 hours of work experience. The work experiences were in line with the career that the young people show interest in and the choices ranged from childcare, working in retail shops, food industry, production lines, hairdressing, beauty care, animal care, printing, caring f... Call for Youth Work Service at the Youth Cafes managed by Aġenzija Żgħażagħ 02/04/2015 14:06:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/528/Call for Youth Work Service at the Youth Cafes managed by Aġenzija Żgħażagħ http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/528/Call for Youth Work Service at the Youth Cafes managed by Aġenzija Żgħażagħ 1. Aġenzija Żgħażagħ, within the Ministry of Education and Employment, is inviting applications for a Youth Work Provision of Service to be provided at the Youth Cafes in Cottonera, Qawra and Msida. 2. The responsibilities of the Youth Worker at the Youth Cafe include an ability to provide: • a positive social network and safe environment for the young people. • holistic personal development opportunities which are empowering and motivating. • quality youth information. ... The Innovation Challenge: Go Green 02/04/2015 08:28:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/527/The Innovation Challenge: Go Green http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/527/The Innovation Challenge: Go Green The Innovation Challenge: Go Green is a competition for young people aged between 17 and 30. Individuals or groups of up to three members each are invited to identify an environmental problem that affects Malta, and to come up with a green innovation solution to this problem. Finalists shall be featured in a publication and winners shall be awarded a trip overseas related to environmental innovation. Due to the very limited availability of many of the Innovation Challenge participants during ... Stop Hate Campaign 18/03/2015 08:26:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/526/Stop Hate Campaign http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/526/Stop Hate Campaign Over the past three months, the station has been highlighting the risks of online bullying and raising awareness of how to deal with the problem. The initiative was launched in December after shocking figures showed as many as 1 in 5 young people are subjected to 'extreme cyber bullying' every day. Since the start of the Stop Hate campaign, experts have revealed that cyber bullying can have a 'catastrophic' impact on self-esteem and have called for parents, schools and regu... Second Call for Detached Youth Work Service by Aġenzija Żgħażagħ 13/03/2015 14:52:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/525/Second Call for Detached Youth Work Service by Aġenzija Żgħażagħ http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/525/Second Call for Detached Youth Work Service by Aġenzija Żgħażagħ Aġenzija Żgħażagħ, within the Ministry of Education and Employment, is seeking the provision of service for Detached Youth Work. Full details and specifications, can be downloaded from Aġenzija Żgħażagħ websites www.agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt or www.youthinfo.gov.mt Applications, in a European Curriculum Vitae Format including qualifications and work experience must be received by Aġenzija Żgħażagħ, (ex Umberto Calosso) St. Joseph High Road St.Venera SVR 1013 in a sealed envelope addressed f... Konkors ta’ Kitba – Letteratura għaż-Żgħażagħ 2015 13/03/2015 09:25:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/524/Konkors ta’ Kitba – Letteratura għaż-Żgħażagħ 2015 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/524/Konkors ta’ Kitba – Letteratura għaż-Żgħażagħ 2015 Il-“Konkors ta’ Kitba – Letteratura għaż-Żgħażagħ” is is an annual contest organised by Aġenzija Żgħażagħ and l-Kunsill Nazzjonali tal-Ktieb. The purpose of this contest is to select, reward and publish Maltese novels that are written specifically for young people; novels that explore the current youth hood, with all that this phase of life entails. Hence, the organisors’ aim is to enrich this particular genre within the Maltese literature, thus increasing young ... European Union Programmes Agency (EUPA) - Upcoming TCA 03/03/2015 13:07:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/523/European Union Programmes Agency (EUPA) - Upcoming TCA http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/523/European Union Programmes Agency (EUPA) - Upcoming TCA School Inclusion Units Study Visit (UK) 21-25 April 2015 Application deadline 4th March This project will look at how non-formal education and alternative education can be used to work with young people who are excluded or at risk of being excluded from mainstream education, and how these methods can be used to support their development. More information and to apply: https://www.salto-youth.net/tools/european-training-calendar/training/school-inclusion-units-study-visit.4752/ Youth Path... Call for Qualified Adult Educators at Aġenzija Żgħażagħ 27/02/2015 09:17:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/522/Call for Qualified Adult Educators at Aġenzija Żgħażagħ http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/522/Call for Qualified Adult Educators at Aġenzija Żgħażagħ Youth Specialisation Training Scheme Programme. Aġenzija Żgħażagħ, within the Ministry of Education and Employment, is inviting applications for Qualified Adult Educators in Animal Care, Literacy Skills in Maltese, Practical Mathematics, IT Skills, First Aid and Auto Electric for the Provision of Service at Youth.Inc Programme. Full details and specifications, can be downloaded from Aġenzija Żgħażagħ websites www.agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt, www.youthinfo.gov.mt or by clicking here. Applic... The Innovation Challenge Go Green Training Sessions 31/01/2015 11:23:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/519/The Innovation Challenge Go Green Training Sessions http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/519/The Innovation Challenge Go Green Training Sessions The Edward de Bono Institute and Aġenzija Żgħażagħ are very pleased to announce the dates of the training sessions that will be held to help participants prepare for the upcoming Innovation Challenge: Go Green. The first one will be held on Thursday 5th February from 17.30 to 19.30 at TAKEOFF Business Incubator, University of Malta. Participation is FREE of charge but please book your place by sending an email to leonie.baldacchino@um.edu.mt. For further details please see the poster below, or v... A4U Scheme: Assistance for you - First Call 2015 28/01/2015 14:18:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/518/A4U Scheme: Assistance for you - First Call 2015 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/518/A4U Scheme: Assistance for you - First Call 2015 Through this scheme, Agenzija Zghazagh aims to support youth organisations in order to grow and further develop the services that they provide to young people and the community. Youth organisations are invited to come up with initiatives that will help them strengthen and develop the service, mission and identity of their respective organisation. Organisations are to come up with initiatives to: • improvement/refurbishment of the premises; • purchasing of resources; • t... Be Active Scheme: Developing ideas together – First call 2015 28/01/2015 13:37:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/517/Be Active Scheme: Developing ideas together – First call 2015 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/517/Be Active Scheme: Developing ideas together – First call 2015 The Be Active scheme is part of the Aġenzija Żgħażagħ’s grant aid to youth groups. The primary objective of this scheme is for Aġenzija Żgħażagħ to continue to help youth groups to learn, develop, plan, implement and evaluate initiatives. Be Active provides organizations or youth groups with financial assistance to develop projects and initiatives for those who use their services and the wider community. Organisations and groups are invited to develop a project related to a number of pri... 'It-Taħriġ Mużikali taż-Żgħażagħ fil-Każini tal-Banda' applications can now be downloaded 26/01/2015 11:59:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/516/'It-Taħriġ Mużikali taż-Żgħażagħ fil-Każini tal-Banda' applications can now be downloaded http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/516/'It-Taħriġ Mużikali taż-Żgħażagħ fil-Każini tal-Banda' applications can now be downloaded Aġenzija Żgħażagħ in collaboration with Band Clubs Association is launching the 4th edition of the ‘It-Taħriġ Mużikali taż-Żgħażagħ fil-Każini tal-Banda’ scheme, as part of its Empowerment Programme. This scheme is managed by the agency through the Parliamentary Secretariat for Research, Innovation, Youth and Sport. Band Clubs in various localities around Malta and Gozo provide young people with the opportunity to learn and develop their musical skills. The main aim behind this sc... Youth Worker's Warrant Application 21/01/2015 15:22:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/514/Youth Worker's Warrant Application http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/514/Youth Worker's Warrant Application Malta Youth Work Profession Board By virtue of Article 4 of Chap. 533 of the Laws of Malta, the Malta Youth Work Profession Board is now receiving applications for the issue of a Youth Worker’s Warrant. Address: Malta Youth Work Profession Board C/O Agenzija Zghazagh St Joseph High road Sta Venera SVR1012 Tel: 25586700 Email: ywpd.mede@gov.mt Functions of the Board: i. Establish and, where necessary, assess existing youth work standards and develop new continuing yo... EFL Schools Participate in Corporate Social Responsibility Programme 20/01/2015 15:21:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/515/EFL Schools Participate in Corporate Social Responsibility Programme http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/515/EFL Schools Participate in Corporate Social Responsibility Programme Three English as a Foreign Language (EFL) schools have participated in a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programme developed by the EFL Monitoring Board, the language teaching industry regulator. This scheme gave the schools(ACE English Malta, am Language Studio, EC Malta as well as Jean Theuma, a freelance ELT professional) the opportunity to contribute to the community by teaching English to students following the Youth.Inc alternative learning programme organised between October and Dec... EYCA Card - Free Discount Card for Young People 20/12/2014 10:19:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/512/EYCA Card - Free Discount Card for Young People http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/512/EYCA Card - Free Discount Card for Young People EYCA represents 38 institutions throughout 36 countries which altogether are presently issuing “Karta Żgħażagħ” to 4 million young people. The aim of this card is to promote mobility, increase youth information and encourage the participation of youths abroad. Among the benefits of 'Karta Żgħażagħ' our young people will have access to information and discounts both locally as well as abroad. This initiative makes part of Aġenzija Żgħażagħ’s empowerment programme... The Innovation Challenge: Go Green 04/12/2014 13:02:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/507/The Innovation Challenge: Go Green http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/507/The Innovation Challenge: Go Green The Innovation Challenge: Go Green is a competition for young people aged between 17 and 30. Individuals or groups of up to three members each shall be invited to identify an environmental problem that affects Malta, and to come up with a green innovation solution to this problem. Any theme or subject concerning green innovation and environmental sustainability is welcome. These include (but are not limited to): water conservation, alternative energy, pollution reduction, waste management, agr... Sejħa Taħżiż3 03/12/2014 15:13:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/511/Sejħa Taħżiż3 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/511/Sejħa Taħżiż3 Is-sejħa għal TAĦŻIŻ3 hija mifuħa sas-16 ta' Jannar għal żgħażagħ bejn it-18 u t-30 sena. L-applikazzjonijiet ikunu aċċettati sa nofsinhar (Għall-applikazzjoni agħfas hawn). Il-format tal-programm se jinbidel xi ftit sabiex ikun iktar iffukat u addattat għall-esiġenzi tal-kittieba iżda l-qofol tiegħu se jibqgħu t-tliet seminars residenzjali, b’pubblikazzjoni u ċertifikat li jingħataw lejn l-aħħar tas-sena d-dieħla. Għalkemm il-parteċipazzjoni hi b’xejn, dawk magħżula huma ... Call for Practicing English Through Drama MQF Level 1 and Further Practice in English Through Drama MQF Level 2 at Aġenzija Żgħażagħ for Youth Specialisation Training Scheme Programme 01/12/2014 07:10:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/513/Call for Practicing English Through Drama MQF Level 1 and Further Practice in English Through Drama MQF Level 2 at Aġenzija Żgħażagħ for Youth Specialisation Training Scheme Programme http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/513/Call for Practicing English Through Drama MQF Level 1 and Further Practice in English Through Drama MQF Level 2 at Aġenzija Żgħażagħ for Youth Specialisation Training Scheme Programme Aġenzija Żgħażagħ, within the Ministry of Education and Employment, is inviting applications for the Provision of Service in Practicing English Through Drama MQF Level 1 and Further Practice in English Through Drama MQF Level 2 at Youth.Inc Programme. Full details and specifications, can be downloaded from Aġenzija Żgħażagħ websites www.agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt or www.youthinfo.gov.mt Applications, together with a summary of qualifications and experience in a European Curriculum Vitae Forma... An encounter with Howard Williamson 20/11/2014 13:46:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/508/An encounter with Howard Williamson http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/508/An encounter with Howard Williamson Aġenzija Żgħażagħ in collaboration with MAY has the pleasure of inviting you for a presentation by Professor Howard Williamson. The talk will focus on the contribution of youth worker and those working with young people with regards employability.  The talk will be held at The Mediterranean Conference Centre, David Bruce Hall, Valletta, on the 28/11/2014, between 6:15 pm till 7:30 pm. See the invite here.  Secondary School Students Debate Quality Education 17/11/2014 13:27:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/506/Secondary School Students Debate Quality Education http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/506/Secondary School Students Debate Quality Education Secondary school students from five different schools debated several current topics related to quality education, such as whether education should include work-related experience, whether education in the family is more important than school education and whether homework should be abolished and work done at school only. The activity entitled “Let’s Debate Quality Education!” is the second one in the series, and it’s an educational debate organised jointly by the Malt... MENTORING PROGRAMME – BECOME A MENTEE 17/11/2014 07:49:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/505/MENTORING PROGRAMME – BECOME A MENTEE http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/505/MENTORING PROGRAMME – BECOME A MENTEE What is the Mentoring Programme? By means of the Mentoring Programme, professional individuals will encourage, motivate, guide and support women to advance in their careers and to help them clarify and develop the skills and strengths needed to attain decision-making positions. The Mentoring Programme exists because of the dedication of professionals (mentors) who are willing to pass on their knowledge and expertise to others. Mentoring is a mutually beneficial relationship that leads to ... #Malteen - a weekend full of artistic fun for young people 07/11/2014 13:16:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/504/#Malteen - a weekend full of artistic fun for young people http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/504/#Malteen - a weekend full of artistic fun for young people Aġenzija Żgħażagħ in collaboration with St James Cavalier and FĊN is organising a weekend full of artistic activities for young people aged between 13 and 17 between the 12th and 14th December. The aim of this weekend is to give space to teenagers to find their own creative niche. The programme will consist of various productions and activities; ranging from dance installations, theatre productions and scriptwriting workshops to human board games. All these performances and activities will be fr... Erasmus+ Seminar : Funding Opportunities 07/11/2014 10:02:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/503/Erasmus+ Seminar : Funding Opportunities http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/503/Erasmus+ Seminar : Funding Opportunities Aġenzija Żgħażagħ in collaboration with EUPA is organising a two hour seminar aimed at organisations that are interested in applying for the Erasmus+ funds but are still not sure how to go about it. Project officers will be present and will address any queries you may have in order to offer guidance on how to apply and how to develop your ideas into projects in time for the 4th February deadline. The seminar will be held at the EUPA premises (which are located next to St Phillips Hospital, addre... You(th) Help 29/10/2014 14:01:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/502/You(th) Help http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/502/You(th) Help You(th) Help is a pilot project aimed at youth workers seeking to work with young people in the community. Aġenzija Żgħażagħ has identified Paceville and the three cities of Cottonera as the locations that will have detached professional youth workers interacting with young people in the different communities. The scope of this project is that of giving the necessary help to young people, outside traditional settings such as youth centres. You(th) Help stresses on the right of young people n... Youth Start-up Village 28/10/2014 14:25:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/501/Youth Start-up Village http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/501/Youth Start-up Village On the 25th October 2014, Agenzija Zghazagh was one of the stakeholders taking part in the Youth Start-up Village event organised by Young Business Entrepreneurs at Victoria, Gozo. Apart from showcasing its services for young people as potential entrepreneurs, Agenzija Zghazagh was also invited to take part in one of the debates which took place throughout the morning. During the discussion “Young entrepreneurship as a means of economic growth and sustainable jobs”, Miriam Teuma expl... Migrants’ programmes for young people 23/10/2014 12:12:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/500/Migrants’ programmes for young people http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/500/Migrants’ programmes for young people Aġenzija Żgħażagħ is collaborating with the Education Directorate to organise migrants’ programmes for young people. In September, third country nationals aged 16+ gathered together for such programme. The aim of this programme was to help the young people who attended to identify a future course of action in accordance with their aspirations, while stressing the importance of mastering English as an alternative language. The options of working, studying or working and studying were all co... Call for Youth Work Service at Aġenzija Żgħażagħ for Training Projects 10/10/2014 12:57:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/496/Call for Youth Work Service at Aġenzija Żgħażagħ for Training Projects http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/496/Call for Youth Work Service at Aġenzija Żgħażagħ for Training Projects Aġenzija Żgħażagħ, within the Ministry of Education and Employment, is seeking the provision of service of Youth Work to provide training to young people and or youth workers or youth leaders as needed. Full details and specifications, can be downloaded from Aġenzija Żgħażagħ websites www.agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt , www.youthinfo.gov.mt or by clicking here. Applications, in a European Curriculum Vitae Format including qualifications and work experience must be received by Aġenzija Żgħażagħ,... Call for Detached Youth Work Service by Aġenzija Żgħażagħ 10/10/2014 12:34:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/495/Call for Detached Youth Work Service by Aġenzija Żgħażagħ http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/495/Call for Detached Youth Work Service by Aġenzija Żgħażagħ Aġenzija Żgħażagħ, within the Ministry of Education and Employment, is seeking the provision of service for Detached Youth Work. Full details and specifications, can be downloaded from Aġenzija Żgħażagħ websites www.agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt , www.youthinfo.gov.mt or by clicking here. Applications, in a European Curriculum Vitae Format including qualifications and work experience must be received by Aġenzija Żgħażagħ, St. Joseph High Road St.Venera SVR 1012 in a sealed envelope addressed fo... Call for Youth Work Service at Aġenzija Żgħażagħ for the Youth Local Council Project and other Empowerment Projects 10/10/2014 12:03:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/494/Call for Youth Work Service at Aġenzija Żgħażagħ for the Youth Local Council Project and other Empowerment Projects http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/494/Call for Youth Work Service at Aġenzija Żgħażagħ for the Youth Local Council Project and other Empowerment Projects Aġenzija Żgħażagħ, within the Ministry of Education and Employment, is seeking the provision of service of Youth Work for the implementation of the Youth Local Council Project and other Youth Empowerment Projects. Full details and specifications, can be downloaded from Aġenzija Żgħażagħ websites www.agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt , www.youthinfo.gov.mt or by clicking here. Applications, in a European Curriculum Vitae Format including qualifications and work experience must be received by Aġenzija... Debate Society League – Second edition 08/10/2014 12:08:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/493/Debate Society League – Second edition http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/493/Debate Society League – Second edition KSU and Aġenzija Żgħażagħ are proud to present the second edition of the Debate Society League on Campus! This is YOUR opportunity to exercise your debating skills in a formal and competitive setting. You will learn new techniques, you will speak persuasively and you will learn to defend your arguments successfully to be crowned this edition's league winners. Each team shall be made up of at least 2 University students (including Junior College) with a maximum of 4 students per team. ... Dramatherapy and its application for clients with eating disorders 08/10/2014 11:35:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/492/Dramatherapy and its application for clients with eating disorders http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/492/Dramatherapy and its application for clients with eating disorders Dramatherapy and its application for clients with eating disorders is a workshop relevant to professionals from the disciplines of the arts therapies, psychotherapy, occupational therapy, psychiatry, counselling, social work, psychology, the arts and related fields. Trainees and students with a developing interest in the area are also welcome to attend. This workshop forms part of the Embodying Selves project action which will take place between Saturday and Sunday 8th & 9th November, 201... Expression of Interest - Services of an Accountant 06/10/2014 14:10:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/491/Expression of Interest - Services of an Accountant http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/491/Expression of Interest - Services of an Accountant Aġenzija Żgħażagħ is seeking the services of an Accountant to carry out the following services: The accounting services will consist of the following: • Prepare monthly financial reports detailing all operating revenues, expenditures, and other fund balance transactions of the Aġenzija Żaġħzaġħ, and deliver by the 15th of the following month. • Prepare quarterly cash flow projections detailing all forecasted operating revenues, expenditures, and other transactions foreseen an... Call for Youth Work Service at the Youth Cafes managed by Aġenzija Żgħażagħ 06/10/2014 13:37:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/490/Call for Youth Work Service at the Youth Cafes managed by Aġenzija Żgħażagħ http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/490/Call for Youth Work Service at the Youth Cafes managed by Aġenzija Żgħażagħ Aġenzija Żgħażagħ, within the Ministry of Education and Employment, is inviting applications for a Youth Work Provision of Service to be provided at the Youth Cafes in Valletta, Cottonera, Qawra and Msida. 1. The responsibilities of the Youth Worker at the Youth Cafe include an ability to provide: • a positive social network and safe environment for the young people. • holistic personal development opportunities which are empowering and motivating. • quality youth informa... TAĦŻIŻ 2014 – Third seminar 04/10/2014 09:01:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/489/TAĦŻIŻ 2014 – Third seminar http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/489/TAĦŻIŻ 2014 – Third seminar As part of the third seminar of Taħżiż, there will be a session of readings from writings that were created by the participants during the seminars. This will be the last session before the writings are presented in a publication later on this year. The readings will be held at Villa Psaigon, Dingli, on Saturday 4th October (8.30pm). After the session, the audience will be invited for dinner. Everything free of charge. Anyone wishing to attend should send an email on ghaqdatalmalti@gmail.c... Call for Qualified Adult Educators at Aġenzija Żgħażagħ 03/10/2014 14:24:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/488/Call for Qualified Adult Educators at Aġenzija Żgħażagħ http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/488/Call for Qualified Adult Educators at Aġenzija Żgħażagħ Youth Specialisation Training Scheme Programme. Aġenzija Żgħażagħ, within the Ministry of Education and Employment, is inviting applications for Qualified Adult Educators in Literacy Skills (Maltese), Numeracy Skills, It Skills, Auto Electric and Cooking for the Provision of Service at Youth.Inc Programme. Full details and specifications, can be downloaded from Aġenzija Żgħażagħ websites www.agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt, www.youthinfo.gov.mt or by clicking here and downloading the Te... No Hate Speech in Malta for Young People: Developing participant’s knowledge, skills and attitudes in human rights 02/10/2014 14:23:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/487/No Hate Speech in Malta for Young People: Developing participant’s knowledge, skills and attitudes in human rights http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/487/No Hate Speech in Malta for Young People: Developing participant’s knowledge, skills and attitudes in human rights Hate Speech is not a new issue. However it’s ever expanding prevalence and online dimension creates a serious cause for concern and need to focus on and combat such issues. The Council of Europe proposed that the internet is a public space that should be governed by human rights principles and values and should contribute to the development of a culture that nurtures and protects human rights. SOS Malta, in collaboration with Aġenzija Żgħażagħ offered a training course from 19-21 Sep... Bridging youths to business 30/09/2014 07:45:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/486/Bridging youths to business http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/486/Bridging youths to business Aġenzija Żgħażagħ joined forces with the European Union Programmes Agency (EUPA) and the Malta Business Bureau in organising a round-table event with the aim of bridging young people to the business/private sector. This event forms part of an Erasmus+ project entitled ‘Cross Over’, which is a Key Action 2 project aiming to foster cooperation between organisations from different countries in the fields of youth work and non-formal learning for young people. The round-table discussi... Divergent Thinkers: And the winner is… 29/09/2014 11:29:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/485/Divergent Thinkers: And the winner is… http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/485/Divergent Thinkers: And the winner is… This year’s winner of Divergent Thinkers 03 is Kristina Borg. Using the pseudonym laKri, Kristina’s work entitled “Fuori dalla Finestra” reconstructed the experience of a group of residents who live in the Casa Verde in Milan, whose lives were drastically changed by urban planning. Adrian Abela placed second with his social media projection “Adornment”, which merged the radical ideas of Viennese architect Adolf Loos about ornament with the art of tattooing mes... The first certificate presentation ceremony at Youth.inc 29/09/2014 11:07:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/484/The first certificate presentation ceremony at Youth.inc http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/484/The first certificate presentation ceremony at Youth.inc The first certificate presentation ceremony for young people who successfully completed the Youth.inc training programme within Aġenzija Żgħażagħ was held on Monday 22nd September 2014 at the Mediterranean Conference Centre. The occasion saw 260 young people who completed the course during the past 3 years gather together with their families and friends to celebrate the success of their achievements. Certificates were awarded by the Minister of Education Evarist Bartolo, who praised the young pe... Commonwealth Youth Awards 2015 26/09/2014 11:00:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/483/Commonwealth Youth Awards 2015 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/483/Commonwealth Youth Awards 2015 Do you know of a young person making a positive difference to the lives of other people in your community or country? The Commonwealth Youth Programme (CYP) is inviting nominations for the 2015 Commonwealth Youth Awards for Excellence in Development Work. We are looking for young people aged between 15 and 29 years, whose development work demonstrates the Commonwealth’s Plan of Action for Youth Empowerment, to: 1. Promote youth participation in decision making 2. Promote economic... National youth policy consultation seminar with youth organisations 26/09/2014 08:35:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/481/National youth policy consultation seminar with youth organisations http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/481/National youth policy consultation seminar with youth organisations As part of the draft Youth Policy consultation process the Parliamentary Secretariat for Research, Innovation, Youth and Sport together with Agenzija Zghazagh and with the support of the European Union Programme Agency held a consultation seminar with youth organisations. The seminar kicked off with a presentation of the document. Later the young people together with other stakeholders present during the consultation seminar had the opportunity to give their feedback on the document during a ... Foundation for Educational Services - Call for Youth Workers 25/09/2014 08:44:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/480/Foundation for Educational Services - Call for Youth Workers http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/480/Foundation for Educational Services - Call for Youth Workers ESF 1.229: Skills Acquisition for Children and Adolescents As part of the ESF Project 1.229 – Skills Acquisition for Children and Adolescents, the FES is recruiting for the following part-time positions within the Nwar Programme. The Foundation will be extending the current Nwar service through a pilot project that provides support to children with learning difficulties in mathematics, as well as a literacy programme for adolescents. NWAR TUTORS - Numeracy The eligibility criteri... Rajk F’Idejk 17/09/2014 08:30:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/478/Rajk F’Idejk http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/478/Rajk F’Idejk This training will focus on skills that help the formation of young leaders such as; effective communication, assertiveness, planning, decision-making and others. Through games and exercises, participants will have the opportunity to acquire and practice new skills that are useful throughout life, at work, with family and friends and within the community. If you're interested please contact Aġenzija Żgħażagħ on info.youthmalta@gov.mt and let us be informed about your interest. Call for Qualified Adult Educators at Aġenzija Żgħażagħ 12/09/2014 06:50:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/477/Call for Qualified Adult Educators at Aġenzija Żgħażagħ http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/477/Call for Qualified Adult Educators at Aġenzija Żgħażagħ Youth Specialisation Training Scheme Programme. Aġenzija Żgħażagħ, within the Ministry of Education and Employment, is inviting applications for Qualified Adult Educators in Hairdressing for the Provision of Service at Youth.Inc Programme. Full details and specifications, can be downloaded from Aġenzija Żgħażagħ websites www.agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt, www.youthinfo.gov.mt or by clicking here. Applications, together with a summary of qualifications and experience in a European Curriculum V... Move Week 2014 11/09/2014 06:59:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/476/Move Week 2014 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/476/Move Week 2014 For the second consecutive year Aġenzija Żgħażagħ will participate in the Move Week, a week of physical and sportive events between the 29th of September and the 5th of October. This event is spread across all Europe and forms an integral part of the campaign NowWeMove. This campaign aims to encourage young people to participate regularly in sport and to promote physical exercise. A number of government agencies, sports bodies, philanthropic organizations and enthusiastic individuals will organi... Launch of Divergent Thinkers (Third Edition) 31/08/2014 20:30:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/475/Launch of Divergent Thinkers (Third Edition) http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/475/Launch of Divergent Thinkers (Third Edition) Aġenzija Żgħażagħ with the support of St James Cavalier Centre for Creativity launched and organised this year’s exhibition of Divergent Thinkers 03 at Blitz, St. Lucy Street, Valletta. This exhibition will be open till the 27th of September. The CEO of Aġenzija Żgħażagħ Miriam Teuma highlighted the fact that “as with other projects by Aġenzija Żgħażagħ, the aim of Divergent Thinkers is not solely to support and promote a particular endeavour, but rather to create an environment o... Inauguration of the Valletta International Visual Arts Festival (VIVA) 2014 30/08/2014 12:00:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/474/Inauguration of the Valletta International Visual Arts Festival (VIVA) 2014 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/474/Inauguration of the Valletta International Visual Arts Festival (VIVA) 2014 VIVA - the Valletta International Visual Arts Festival 2014 was inaugurated today by Hon. Owen Bonnici MP - Minister for Justice, Culture and Local Government. The festival was opened with the unveiling of three main works, Żieme by Austin Camilleri, Power Exchange by JP Azzopardi and Michael Camilleri, and Genesis by Victor Agius. Hon. Bonnici commented that “this is an exciting time for visual artists in Malta. This first edition of VIVA marks the start of a new epoch where the sector... Second Call for Qualified Adult Educators at Aġenzija Żgħażagħ 21/08/2014 07:06:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/473/Second Call for Qualified Adult Educators at Aġenzija Żgħażagħ http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/473/Second Call for Qualified Adult Educators at Aġenzija Żgħażagħ Youth Specialisation Training Scheme Programme. Aġenzija Żgħażagħ, within the Ministry of Education and Employment, is inviting applications for Qualified Adult Educators in Literacy Skills (Maltese and English), Numeracy Skills, IT Skills, Maltese Drama and Design and Technology for the Provision of Service at Youth.Inc Programme. Full details and specifications, can be downloaded from Aġenzija Żgħażagħ websites www.agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt, www.youthinfo.gov.mt or by clicking here (Full d... The launching of Divergent Thinkers 03 20/08/2014 10:07:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/472/The launching of Divergent Thinkers 03 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/472/The launching of Divergent Thinkers 03 Aġenzija Żgħażagħ with the support of St James Cavalier Centre for Creativity is launching and organising this year’s exhibition of Divergent Thinkers 03 at Blitz, St. Lucy Street, Valletta on the 31st of August at 8pm. Divergent Thinkers is an innovative exhibition about the “brainstorming” mental processes involved in the creation of works of art. This year’s exhibition presents contemporary artistic practices by young Maltese artist that explore divergent thinking,... My WAY! 19/08/2014 07:42:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/471/My WAY! http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/471/My WAY! Aġenzija Żgħażagħ, together with five other European organisations, from five different countries is participating in a project entitled MY WAY. MY WAY is a “Leonardo da Vinci - Transfer of Innovation” project, developed in the framework of the Lifelong Learning Programme of the European Commission and based on the “Council Recommendation” of 28 June 2011 regarding policies to reduce Early School Leaving. Aġenzija Żgħażagħ is inviting young people aged between 16-21 t... Bloggers Training 18/08/2014 09:48:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/470/Bloggers Training http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/470/Bloggers Training Aġenzija Żgħażagħ in collaboration with SOS Malta is organising a training course for bloggers entitled Blogger Training on No Hate Speech in Malta for Young People: Developing participant’s knowledge, skills and attitudes in Human Rights. This training is going to take place in Villa Psaigon, Ħad-Dingli, between the 19th and the 21st of September 2014 Hate Speech is not a new issue. However it’s ever expanding prevalence and online dimension creates a serious cause for concern an... International Youth Day 14/08/2014 06:22:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/468/International Youth Day http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/468/International Youth Day As part of the International Youth Day, Aġenzija Żgħażagħ and the Maltese Olympic Committee organised a sport event to promote physical activity. Beach games such as Handball, Football, Badminton, Netball, Golf, Volleyball, Zumba were held at Għadira Bay in Mellieħa. Also a Bodybuilding Show was included in the programme. Expression of Interest – Health & Safety Officer Youth Activity Centre Marsaxlokk 07/08/2014 08:25:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/467/Expression of Interest – Health & Safety Officer Youth Activity Centre Marsaxlokk http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/467/Expression of Interest – Health & Safety Officer Youth Activity Centre Marsaxlokk Aġenzija Żgħażagħ is seeking to appoint a Health & Safety Officer for its project of construction of ancillary facilities at Marsaxlokk Youth Activity Centre St. Francis Street Marsaxlokk. Scope of Project To construct ancillary facilities to existing youth activity centre consisting of laundry room, security room at entrance gate, sanctioning of change of use from garages to seminar room (with store and kitchenette) and proposed extension of same, as per approved MEPA Permit PA/00664/... Youth.inc – Registration forms available online 25/07/2014 09:51:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/466/Youth.inc – Registration forms available online http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/466/Youth.inc – Registration forms available online If you are a young person between the age of 16 to 21 years old and interested on pursuing more experience and qualifications to join the labour market, Youth.inc is an individualised programme of training which can help you achieve your goals. Youth.inc is currently being offered as a full-time Level 1 and Level 2 programme at the complex of Aġenzija Żgħażagħ in Santa Venera. The programme is based on assisting the young person to gain key competences, skills and knowledge which are require... Call for Qualified Adult Educators at Aġenzija Żgħażagħ for Youth Specialisation Training Scheme Programme 24/07/2014 11:01:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/464/Call for Qualified Adult Educators at Aġenzija Żgħażagħ for Youth Specialisation Training Scheme Programme http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/464/Call for Qualified Adult Educators at Aġenzija Żgħażagħ for Youth Specialisation Training Scheme Programme Aġenzija Żgħażagħ, within the Ministry of Education and Employment, is inviting applications for Qualified Adult Educators in Literacy Skills (Maltese and English), Numeracy Skills, Italian, IT Skills, Customer Care, Food Handling, Maltese Drama and Auto Electric for the Provision of Service at Youth.Inc Programme. Full details and specifications, can be downloaded from Aġenzija Żgħażagħ websites www.agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt or www.youthinfo.gov.mt, or by clicking here. Applications, togeth... Taħżiż - second creative writing seminar 24/07/2014 09:09:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/463/Taħżiż - second creative writing seminar http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/463/Taħżiż - second creative writing seminar Taħżiż, the empowerment programme which focuses on creative writing, has entered its second year. The second residential seminar will be held between the 25th and the 27th of July, during which the participants will have the opportunity to live together for three days in an environment that encourages writing. They will be trained in different techniques through different writing exercises whilst the individual meetings with the coordinators will help them ruminate their writing for the better. ... Youth meet Youth 24/07/2014 08:50:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/462/Youth meet Youth http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/462/Youth meet Youth Aġenzija Żgħażagħ in collaboration with the European Union Programme Agency has organised a national youth organisations fair entitled Youth meet Youth on Saturday 19th July in Pjazza San Pawl next to the National Aquarium in Qawra. The activity gave the opportunity and the space to 53 youth organisations to provide information and promote their work, in various social areas, with the general public that visited the event and with members of the other organisations present. As part of the ev... Malta Music Awards: Young Artists Award by Aġenzija Żgħażagħ 14/07/2014 11:15:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/461/Malta Music Awards: Young Artists Award by Aġenzija Żgħażagħ http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/461/Malta Music Awards: Young Artists Award by Aġenzija Żgħażagħ Aġenzija Żgħażagħ in collaboration with the team of Malta Music Awards is offering an opportunity to young artists or bands, between the age of 18 and 25 to take part in the Young Artists Award during the Malta Music Awards. Interested young artists are to submit a demo of an original song to Aġenzija Żgħażagħ. After a selection process 4 artists/bands will be nominated for the Young Artists Award in the annual event of the Malta Music Awards. The overall winning song, apart from the award, w... Launching of the Draft National Youth Policy Framework 2015-2020 Discussion Document 09/07/2014 11:14:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/460/Launching of the Draft National Youth Policy Framework 2015-2020 Discussion Document http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/460/Launching of the Draft National Youth Policy Framework 2015-2020 Discussion Document During a press conference at Aġenzija Żgħażagħ’s premises, the Parliamentary Secretary for Research, Innovation, Youth and Sport Chris Agius launched the Draft National Youth Policy Framework 2015-2020 discussion document - A Shared Vision for the Future of Young People. This document which covers the period 2015-2020, and is aimed at supporting young people in the 13 to 30 age group is being presented for public consultation until October 2014. The Parliamentary Secretary for Research... Social Theatre Contest applications extended till the 31st of July 04/07/2014 13:19:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/438/Social Theatre Contest applications extended till the 31st of July http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/438/Social Theatre Contest applications extended till the 31st of July As part of the Empowerment Programme Aġenzija Żgħażagħ in collaboration with the Malta Drama Centre is organising the third edition of the Social Theatre Mini Festival. The festival seeks to provide an opportunity for young Maltese theatre groups to share, explore and develop their talents in the theatrical sphere. The members of the theatre groups must be between 18 and 30 years old. The young theatre groups interested in participating in the contest are to present an original performance of... Youth meet Youth 23/06/2014 10:29:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/458/Youth meet Youth http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/458/Youth meet Youth Youth Meet Youth is an activity organized by the EUPA (European Union Programmes Agency) together with Aġenzija Żgħażagħ. The activity will take place on Saturday 19th July in the square near the National Aquarium in Qawra from 6.30pm onwards. The aim of this activity is to provide a space for young people to meet, discuss and receive information in relation to the various opportunities available through the Erasmus+ programme. Youth organisations will also be present to provide information a... League of Young Voters Malta the best and most active branches of the League in Europe 17/06/2014 06:25:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/457/League of Young Voters Malta the best and most active branches of the League in Europe http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/457/League of Young Voters Malta the best and most active branches of the League in Europe Aġenzija Żgħażagħ teamed up with the Kunsill Nazzjonali taż-Żgħażagħ and the European Parliament’s office in an effort to set up a non-partisan European parliament campaign intended to promote active citizenship and European citizenship in particular through the participation of young people in the European election. Aġenzija Żgħażagħ secured funding through the Youth in Action Programme for a project called “Having your voice heard in Europe – through the ballot box” ... The launching of VIVA Festival 16/06/2014 09:18:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/459/The launching of VIVA Festival http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/459/The launching of VIVA Festival St James Cavalier Centre for Creativity, Aġenzija Żgħażagħ, Valletta 2018 Foundation with the sapport of the Malta Council for Culture and the Arts, launched the VIVA Festival; the first, pioneering festival for the visual arts in Malta. The Valletta International Visual Arts Festival will serve as a new platform for Maltese and international visual arts practitioners. VIVA will offer professional education in the sector while promoting and encouraging public participation in the arts. Runnin... Learn for a Lifetime through Youth Work Seminar 12/06/2014 06:53:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/455/Learn for a Lifetime through Youth Work Seminar http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/455/Learn for a Lifetime through Youth Work Seminar A training course ‘Learn for a Lifetime through Youth work’ is being organised by Aġenzija Żgħażagħ in collaboration with EUPA between the 24th and the 26th of June at the Paradise Bay Hotel from 9:00am to 1:00pm. The training will be lead by a very interesting Portuguese trainer Bruno Antonio who has a lot of experience in the field. Its aim is to elaborate on the practical process of youth work and to give tips on how to engage with young people more effectively. It is an opportuni... Youth on the Move – InfoMobility: YoMIM 10/06/2014 12:33:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/454/Youth on the Move – InfoMobility: YoMIM http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/454/Youth on the Move – InfoMobility: YoMIM Aġenzija Żgħażagħ was recently a project partner in Youth on the Move – InfoMobility (YoMIM), which is one of the many projects coordinated by Eryica. The overarching aim of YoMIM was to innovate and enhance youth work while fostering synergies between the participating countries, paying special regard to cross border European mobility. This project brought together youth workers/leaders from various European countries who work to provide youth information and youth services in their... 25 Band Clubs are going to benefit from the 'Music Tuition for Young People in Band Clubs' scheme 10/06/2014 09:03:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/453/25 Band Clubs are going to benefit from the 'Music Tuition for Young People in Band Clubs' scheme http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/453/25 Band Clubs are going to benefit from the 'Music Tuition for Young People in Band Clubs' scheme 25 Band Club were selected to benefit from the scheme ‘Musical Tuition for Youth People in Band Clubs’ 2014. During a ceremony organized by Aġenzija Żgħażagħ together with the Band Clubs Association, during last weekend, the Band Clubs that their proposal met the criteria necessary to receive funding for this scheme were presented with their award. This year, 44 Band Club applied for this scheme. The main aim behind this scheme is to provide financial assistance to local Band Club... MY WAY: Leonardo da Vinci - Transfer of Innovation project 04/06/2014 14:09:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/451/MY WAY: Leonardo da Vinci - Transfer of Innovation project http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/451/MY WAY: Leonardo da Vinci - Transfer of Innovation project Aġenzija Żgħażagħ, together with five other European organisations, from five different countries is participating in a project entitled MY WAY. MY WAY is a “Leonardo da Vinci - Transfer of Innovation” project, developed in the framework of the Lifelong Learning Programme of the European Commission and based on the “Council Recommendation” of 28 June 2011 regarding policies to reduce Early School Leaving. The project aims to: 1. Offer young school-leavers at risk, y... Transformation Exhibiton – A Be Active scheme initiative 30/05/2014 12:20:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/450/Transformation Exhibiton – A Be Active scheme initiative http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/450/Transformation Exhibiton – A Be Active scheme initiative The youth organisation Edukarti are putting up a visual art exhibition entitled ‘Transformation’. This exhibition is showcasing the works of Moira Agius and Kurt Kind. The chosen theme for interpreting this concept is portraiture. The idea of this project is based on the notion that the two major factors synonymous with human transformation are the physical and the psychological facets. Additionally, both the physical element of a person undergoing change in genes, for instance a mut... 30th European Youth Card Association Conference 23/05/2014 07:40:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/449/30th European Youth Card Association Conference http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/449/30th European Youth Card Association Conference Aġenzija Żgħażagħ was present at the 30th EYCA Conference held by the European Youth Card Association between the 15th – 17th May 2014, in Zagreb, Croatia. During this General Assembly, the new EYCA vision and mission statements were presented. Together with all the member organisations, Aġenzija Żgħażagħ pledged its commitment to stimulate more young people to be socially, culturally, educationally and economically mobile by delivering quality European Youth Card services and contributing... Debate Society League – Final Debate 19/05/2014 10:48:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/448/Debate Society League – Final Debate http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/448/Debate Society League – Final Debate Last week the Debate Society League came to an end with the final debate being held at the Common Room of the University of Malta. The 2 finalists were 2 And A Half Men, an informal group who joined forces specifically for this competition and GUG, a University student organisation. The Debate Society League was re-introduced at University by Aġenzija Żgħażagħ in collaboration with Kunsill Studenti Universitarji. The league took the format of a competition in which teams competed against each ot... From Outreach to Detached Youth Work Seminar 16/05/2014 09:30:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/447/From Outreach to Detached Youth Work Seminar http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/447/From Outreach to Detached Youth Work Seminar Aġenzija Żgħażagħ in collaboration with EUPA organised the training course for youth workers “From Outreached to Detached Youth Work” under the Youth in Action (YiA) Programme. The seminar was led by Dr Brain Belton who is a UK academic and practitioner with an extensive experience in work with vulnerable young people and outreach and detached work. One of the aims of the seminar was to examine and consider how outreach and detached youth work can reach out and go out to the disa... Divergent Thinkers – Call for Young Artists 09/05/2014 08:59:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/446/Divergent Thinkers – Call for Young Artists http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/446/Divergent Thinkers – Call for Young Artists As part of the Valletta International Visual Arts Festival 2014 (VIVA), Aġenzija Żgħażagħ in collaboration with St James Cavalier, Centre for Creativity is once again organising; Divergent Thinkers – an innovative exhibition about the “brainstorming” mental processes involved in the creation of works of art. Young artists between the age of 18 and 30 should bring proposals to be considered for this exhibition by noon, Friday 16th May, 2014 to Aġenzija Żgħażagħ, St Joseph ... Young people and MEPs debate at MCAST 05/05/2014 07:12:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/445/Young people and MEPs debate at MCAST http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/445/Young people and MEPs debate at MCAST As part of the project ‘Having your voice heard in Europe - through the ballot box’ Aġenzija Żgħażagħ launch a survey called ‘Democratic Participation: Listening to the voices of young people.’ A survey of Maltese young people’s views on the electoral process and the European Parliament. Over 700 young people participated in this survey that looked at the voting in trends of young people in General Elections and European Parliamentary elections; Young people’s... Support to youth organisation throughout April 30/04/2014 15:04:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/444/Support to youth organisation throughout April http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/444/Support to youth organisation throughout April During the month of April, Aġenzija Żgħażagħ attended these activities as part of it support to youth organisations: a) A public reading and discussion entitled Transessjoni which was held at the University Quadrangle on 29th April 2014. Transessjoni was a presentation of the creative writing programme Taħziż 2, which is a programme for aspiring Maltese writers which Aġenzija Żgħazagħ has been supporting annually for the past 2 years. This event was one of the activities organised to coincide... InterAct Festival at the Marsa Open Centre 21/04/2014 06:54:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/443/InterAct Festival at the Marsa Open Centre http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/443/InterAct Festival at the Marsa Open Centre The Foundation for Shelter and Support to Migrants, in collaboration with the government, manages an Open Centre for around 500 refugees and asylum seekers. Apart from offering shelter and support to these individuals, the Foundation strives towards a healthy integration of these people within the local community. With this intent, the Foundation has managed to secure funds through the Youth in Action Programme with the aim of encouraging positive interaction between young refugees and asylum se... Youth Specialisation Studies Scheme Launched 17/04/2014 12:46:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/441/Youth Specialisation Studies Scheme Launched http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/441/Youth Specialisation Studies Scheme Launched Aġenzija Żgħażagħ in collaboration with APS Bank once again launched the Youth Specialisation Studies Scheme (YSSS). This scheme supports young people who want to further their studies abroad or through distance learning. Young people qualify for this loan if they are aged between 18 and 30 years old. Financing is provided as long as there is no equivalent academic course covering the same area available in Malta. Preference is given to those students who carry out or further their studies in... Be Active Scheme – Developing Ideas Together Award Ceremony 17/04/2014 07:27:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/440/Be Active Scheme – Developing Ideas Together Award Ceremony http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/440/Be Active Scheme – Developing Ideas Together Award Ceremony 12 youth organisations were presented with financial grants amounting up to €2,000 each under the scheme Be Active. The aim of the scheme is to assist youth organizations to develop, plan and impliment, as well as evaluate initiatives catering for the community and society at large. Moreover, youth organisations were invited to develop projects related to the themes of; No Hate Speech Movement Campaign, Active Citizenship, Vote 16, Illiteracy, Obesity and Entrepreneurship. During the aw... Call for catering services for Agora project between the 4th and the 7th of May 15/04/2014 06:52:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/439/Call for catering services for Agora project between the 4th and the 7th of May http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/439/Call for catering services for Agora project between the 4th and the 7th of May Aġenzija Żgħażagħ, is requesting quotations for the provision of catering services for events being organised as part of AGORA PROJECT for 12 adults starting on 04 May 2014 till 07 May 2014. Interested service providers are to complete and submit Section 2 of this document by Monday 28 April 2014 noon. The maximum cost allocated for these services cannot exceed EURO 20 per person per day (VAT Inclusive) and the cheapest compliant offer will be selected. Offers exceeding the above mention... Sexual Health Seminars 11/04/2014 06:48:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/437/Sexual Health Seminars http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/437/Sexual Health Seminars Aġenzija Żgħażagħ, in collaboration with the Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Directorate, are hosting a series of sexual health seminars at the Youth Hub – St. Venera. These one day seminars are aimed at youth organisations who are invited to attend as a group of young people. During these meetings, the concept of sexual health is explored in depth, and those present are then familiarised with what it means to become a peer educator for sexual health and at the same time to partici... Promotion of the No Hate Speech Campaign 07/04/2014 11:56:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/434/Promotion of the No Hate Speech Campaign http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/434/Promotion of the No Hate Speech Campaign As part of its activities in connection with the No Hate Speech Campaign, Aġenzija Żgħażagħ took part in Malta’s Global Village, which was organised by student organisation AIESEC at Hastings Gardens, Valletta earlier last month.  During this event, which was a celebration of different cultures, performances, and food, one could sample food from different cuisines, obtain information about living abroad and in Malta and listen to ethnic and popluar music, while enjoying the magnificen... Divergent Thinkers applications can now be downloaded 02/04/2014 13:23:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/431/Divergent Thinkers applications can now be downloaded http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/431/Divergent Thinkers applications can now be downloaded Aġenzija Żgħażagħ in collaboration with St James Cavalier Centre for Creativity is launching once again the Divergent Thinkers project, which is an innovative exhibition about the “brainstorming” mental processes involved in the creation of works of art. Divergent Thinkers seeks contemporary artistic practices by young Maltese artist that explore divergent thinking. The concept of divergent thinking is generally defined as a creative process through which one investigates various ... Secondary School Students Debate Quality Education 01/04/2014 10:03:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/433/Secondary School Students Debate Quality Education http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/433/Secondary School Students Debate Quality Education The Malta Union of Teachers through the Ministry for Education together with Aġenzija Żgħażagħ, the DES and the DQSE organised an educational debate, entitled "Let's Debate Quality Education!” The aim of the debates is to encourage young people to discuss issues related to quality education. Secondary school students from eleven different schools debated several topics related to quality education, such as co-education, whether compulsory education should be up to 18 years instead... 'It-Taħriġ Mużikali taż-Żgħażagħ fil-Każini tal-Banda' applications can now be downloaded 20/03/2014 13:57:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/429/'It-Taħriġ Mużikali taż-Żgħażagħ fil-Każini tal-Banda' applications can now be downloaded http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/429/'It-Taħriġ Mużikali taż-Żgħażagħ fil-Każini tal-Banda' applications can now be downloaded Aġenzija Żgħażagħ in collaboration with Band Clubs Association is launching once again ‘It-Taħriġ Mużikali taż-Żgħażagħ fil-Każini tal-Banda’ scheme, as part of its Empowerment Programme. This scheme is managed by the agency through the Parliamentary Secretariat for Research, Innovation, Youth and Sport. Band Clubs in various localities around Malta and Gozo provide young people with the opportunity to learn and develop their musical skills. The main aim behind this scheme is to p... A4U Award Ceremony 17/03/2014 08:12:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/428/A4U Award Ceremony http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/428/A4U Award Ceremony 28 youth organizations were presented with financial grants amounting up to €1,500 each under the scheme A4U. The aim of the scheme, which was launched for the first time last November, is to assist youth organizations to further develop their activities and ideas and at the same time to enable them to participate effectively in their communities. Moreover, youth organizations were invited to develop projects aimed to improve their infrastructure, increase their operational capacity and dev... National Youth Campaign - MEP Elections 2014 10/03/2014 11:21:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/426/National Youth Campaign - MEP Elections 2014 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/426/National Youth Campaign - MEP Elections 2014 Aġenzija Żgħażagħ has joined forces with Kunsill Nazzjonali Żgħażagħ and the European Parliament Office in Malta in a National Youth Campaign in order to promote young people’s participation, active citizenship and European citizenship in particular. This campaign aims to raise awareness of citizenship rights and responsibilities, as well as to strengthen the information and knowledge base of young people in Malta, through their active engagement and participation in the democratic process... The Debate Society League 07/03/2014 11:14:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/422/The Debate Society League http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/422/The Debate Society League Last week the Debate Society League took off with the first two debates held at the University of Malta. The Debate Society was re-introduced at University by Aġenzija Żgħażagħ in collaboration with Kunsill Studenti Universitarji. The league is taking the format of a competition in which teams compete against each other and earn points depending on their debating skills. Each debate has a theme assigned to it, but the emphasis is on the debating skills of the team rather than the topic itself... Make your choice – Through the ballot box 07/03/2014 07:51:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/436/Make your choice – Through the ballot box http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/436/Make your choice – Through the ballot box National Youth Campaign Launch: MEP Elections 2014 – Debate in Gozo Aġenzija Żgħażagħ together with Kunsill Nazzjonali Żgħażagħ and the European Parliament Office in Malta organised another debate related to the National Youth Campaign organised by the League of Young Voters Malta as part of the Make your choice – Through the ballot box project. This time round the debate was done in Gozo and it discussed the theme: ‘Iż-Żgħażagħ Għawdxin u l-Unjoni Ewropea’. The aim o... A new Youth Spot in Gozo 06/03/2014 11:08:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/425/A new Youth Spot in Gozo http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/425/A new Youth Spot in Gozo On Saturday 1st March 2014, the Hon Parliamentary Secretary for Reseach, Innovation, Youth and Sports, Dr Stefan Bountempo together with the Hon Minister for Gozo, Dr Anton Refalo officially opened the Youth Spot. This is a space within the Żebbuġ Local Council which has recently been renovated as part of the Youth Local Councils Project 2013, organised by Agenzija Żgħażagħ in partnership with Kunsill Nazzjonali Żgħażagħ and the Żebbuġ Local Council. The Youth Spot was part of a bigger initia... 'Letteratura għaż-Żgħażagħ' applications can now be downloaded 19/02/2014 08:07:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/421/'Letteratura għaż-Żgħażagħ' applications can now be downloaded http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/421/'Letteratura għaż-Żgħażagħ' applications can now be downloaded Aġenzija Żgħażagħ together with Kunsill Nazzjonali tal-Ktieb are launching once again the contest “Letteratura għaż-Żgħażagħ” to assist the production of Maltese literature for adolescents. This is targeted to authors who produce texts for adolescents, specifically young people aged 13 to 15 years old. The contest is open to everyone. Texts must be original, in Maltese and must not have been published in whole or in part.  Application for the contest 'Letteratura għaż-Ż... Launch of Aġenzija Żgħażagħ's survey: Democratic Participation - listening to the voice of young people 17/02/2014 08:02:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/418/Launch of Aġenzija Żgħażagħ's survey: Democratic Participation - listening to the voice of young people http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/418/Launch of Aġenzija Żgħażagħ's survey: Democratic Participation - listening to the voice of young people Following on the Government's decision to amend the electoral law and allow 16 and 17 year olds to vote in local elections, the Parliamentary Secretary for Research and Innovation, Youth and Sport decided to conduct a survey of young people to gauge their attitude to this development as well as to the issue of extending democratic participation to 16 and 17 year olds through the electoral process. The aim of the survey was to consult with young people and to further inform the government in ... The launch of an initiative of the No Hate Speech Campaign 14/02/2014 10:49:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/416/The launch of an initiative of the No Hate Speech Campaign http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/416/The launch of an initiative of the No Hate Speech Campaign Aġenzija Żgħażagħ joined forces with SOS Malta and the American Embassy in order to create more awareness on a national level about the No Hate Speech Campaign. Aġenzija Żgħażagħ is the National Coordinating Agency for the No Hate Speech Campaign. The campaign is one of the priorities of the Council of Europe for 2014. The three entities have designed a number of posters that will be promoted online, offline and on a number of bus stops around the Southern and Inner Harbour Region of the island.... Launch of the fifth edition of the Youth Local Councils 13/02/2014 10:23:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/419/Launch of the fifth edition of the Youth Local Councils http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/419/Launch of the fifth edition of the Youth Local Councils Almost 220 young people from 29 localities around Malta and Gozo are participating in the fifth edition of the Youth Local Councils. The aim of the project is to encourage young people to become active participants in their localities. A youth worker is present to assist young people throughout the duration of the project. As representatives of the youth local council, the young councilors will engage in research in an effort to discover the needs and aspirations of other young people in thei... Be Active: Developing ideas together 11/02/2014 09:09:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/412/Be Active: Developing ideas together http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/412/Be Active: Developing ideas together Dr Stefan Buontempo, Parliamentary Secretary for Research, Innovation, Youth and Sport has launched a new scheme to support youth organisation and youth groups entitled Be Active: Developing ideas together. The aim of the scheme is to provide financial assistance to organisations/groups that are providing a service to young people or that are run by young people. Organisations/groups can develop projects that cost up to €2,000 in relation to one of the following topics: No Hate Speech Mo... Youth Information and Counselling 10/02/2014 15:00:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/415/Youth Information and Counselling http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/415/Youth Information and Counselling Aġenzija Żgħażagħ, in collaboration with Eryica (European Youth Information and Counselling Agency), and funded by the Youth in Action Programme hosted a 4 day seminar in Malta about youth information and counselling. Taking part in this seminar were participants from Austria, Belgium, Croatia, Finland, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Serbia, The Netherlands and the United Kingdom. The aim of this project was to share knowledge, get to know different scenarios and define a common vision to deve... A4U Żgħażagħ Scheme 09/02/2014 09:43:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/401/A4U Żgħażagħ Scheme http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/401/A4U Żgħażagħ Scheme Dr Stefan Buontempo, Parliamentary Secretary for Research, Innovation, Youth and Sport has launched the A4U Żgħażagħ Scheme during the Careers Convention that is being organised by KSU on campus. The aim of the scheme is to provide financial assistance to organisations/groups that are providing a service to young people. Organisations/groups can develop projects that cost up to €1,500.00. Guideline for the scheme can be downloaded by clicking here and the application form can be downloa... Outreach to Detached Youth Work! 03/02/2014 08:15:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/411/Outreach to Detached Youth Work! http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/411/Outreach to Detached Youth Work! A training course ‘Outreach to Detached Youth work’ is being organised by Agenzija Zghazagh in collaboration with EUPA on 18-20.02.2014 at The YouthHub Santa Venera.  The seminar will be lead by Dr Brian Belton who is a UK academic and practitioner with an extensive experience in work with vulnerable young people and outreach and detached work. I think it is an opportunity not to be missed especially for those interested in outreach and detached work with vulnerable young people... Malta Music Awards - Free Tickets!!! 30/01/2014 09:39:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/414/Malta Music Awards - Free Tickets!!! http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/414/Malta Music Awards - Free Tickets!!! For the third year running Aġenzija Żgħażagħ teamed up with the Malta Music Awards to organise the Upcoming Artist Award. We have a number of free tickets that we would like to give to young people on a first come first served basis. So if you would like to collect free tickets for yourself and for your friends all you have to do is to come to our offices at 76, Youth Stop, Old Theatre Street, Valletta. Opening Hours: Tue: 09:00 - 13:00, 14:30 - 17:30 Thu: 09:00 - 13:00, 17:00 - 20... Kors ta' Food Handling 21/01/2014 08:07:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/410/Kors ta' Food Handling http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/410/Kors ta' Food Handling Aġenzija Żgħażagħ se tkun qiegħda tagħti opportunita` lil ħmistax –il żagħżugħ li għandhom bejn erbatax u tletin sena biex jagħmlu l-kors tal-Food Handling. Dan il-kors se jkun qiegħed isir f’żewġ partijiet ġewwa l-Youth Café Msida. L-ewwel parti: Sibt 8 ta’ Frar 9:00 – 13:00 It-tieni parti: Sibt 15 ta’ Frar 9:00 – 13:00 Iż-żgħażagħ huma mitluba jħallsu miżata ta’ 2 Euro, u l-kumplament tal-kors huwa ssussidjat minn Aġenzija Żgħażagħ. Biex ... Opportunity to attend training course in Armenia 14/01/2014 11:45:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/409/Opportunity to attend training course in Armenia http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/409/Opportunity to attend training course in Armenia Agenzija Zghazagh is looking for one youth worker/youth leader to attend a course on Motivation in Armenia. The training course will be held between the 16-25 March 2014. Accommodation and food are provided and 70% of all travelling costs are covered by the hosting organisation. The deadline to apply is on the 25th January 2014. For further information about the training course kindly contact Irene Attard on irene.attard@gov.mt or on 22586712. To view the info pack, the draft programme and the a... Democratic Participation Survey 07/01/2014 12:03:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/408/Democratic Participation Survey http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/408/Democratic Participation Survey In view of the current Vote 16 campaign, Aġenzija Żgħażagħ would like to consult young people regarding their views on Democratic Participation. All young people aged between 13 and 30 years are kindly being requested to spare a few minutes of their time by completing a short survey which can accessed on the following link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/2HQBN5N. Malta Music Awards 07/01/2014 10:13:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/407/Malta Music Awards http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/407/Malta Music Awards As part of its Empowerment Programme Aġenzija Żgħażagħ in collaboration with the team of Malta Music Awards is offering an opportunity to young artists or bands, between the age of 18 and 30 who have never released or aired any original material and are still struggling to break into the music scene. These young artists are invited to submit a demo of an original song to Aġenzija Żgħażagħ. After a selection process the artists or bands with the best three songs will be nominated for the Upcom... TAĦŻIŻ2 07/01/2014 10:02:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/406/TAĦŻIŻ2 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/406/TAĦŻIŻ2 Is-sejħa għal TAĦŻIŻ2 għas-sena 2014 ġiet estiża sal-24 ta' Jannar għal żgħażagħ bejn it-18 u t-30 sena. L-applikazzjonijiet ikunu aċċettati sa nofsinhar. Il-format se jibqa’ simili għal tal-ewwel edizzjoni, jiġifieri l-qofol tiegħu se jkunu tliet seminars residenzjali, b’pubblikazzjoni u ċertifikat li jingħataw lejn l-aħħar ta’ din is-sena. Għalkemm il-parteċipazzjoni hi b’xejn, dawk magħżula huma mitluba jiddepożitaw €50, li jingħataw lura ġaladarba jkunu atten... TAĦŻIŻ2 27/11/2013 09:57:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/405/TAĦŻIŻ2 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/405/TAĦŻIŻ2 The call for applications of TAĦŻIŻ2 during 2014 is open for youths between 18 and 25 years of age. The project’s format will be similar to that of the first edition; with its climax being three residence seminars, including a publication and certificate which will be handed to the participants at the end of next year. Even though the participation is free of charge, the chosen ones are asked to deposit €50 which will be refunded at the end of the seminars. Those interested are en... DJ V Goes P-arty - Ziguzajg 27/11/2013 07:43:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/403/DJ V Goes P-arty - Ziguzajg http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/403/DJ V Goes P-arty - Ziguzajg 23rd November 2013 @ the Museum of Fine Arts Agenzija Zghazagh in collaboration with the National Museum of Fine Arts and Ziguzajg have once again organised a very successful event to celebrate art and creativity. For those of you that don’t know Ziguzajg is the National Arts Festival for Children and Young People. Together we organised a treasure hunt around Valletta based on the works from the National Collection and mocktail P-arty in the courtyard of the National Museum. The activit... “Let’s co-operate with our neighbours for our Europe” – 3rd-9th September 2013 24/09/2013 16:12:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/383/“Let’s co-operate with our neighbours for our Europe” – 3rd-9th September 2013 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/383/“Let’s co-operate with our neighbours for our Europe” – 3rd-9th September 2013 Aġenzija Żgħażagħ was the Maltese organisation representing Malta during this Youth in Action funded partnership building activity (PBA), that took place at Casteldaccia in Palermo earlier this month. The idea behind this training course was to establish and join in an international network of partners dedicated to fostering informal learning and learning mobility. Participants also had the opportunity of familiarising themselves with the new Erasmus+ programme, which will be the successor of Yo... Awards of the Fourth Edition of ‘Konkors Letteratura għaż-Żgħażagħ’ 24/09/2013 14:48:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/382/Awards of the Fourth Edition of ‘Konkors Letteratura għaż-Żgħażagħ’ http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/382/Awards of the Fourth Edition of ‘Konkors Letteratura għaż-Żgħażagħ’ During the award ceremony organized by the Aġenzija Żgħażagħ and Kunsill Nazzjonali Tal-Ktieb at Il-Forn Wine Bar and Art Gallery, Vittoriosa, Hon. Dr. Stefan Buontempo, Parliamentary Secretary for Research, Innovation, Youth and Sport, announced the two main winners, Charles Casha with ‘L-Ewwel Darba li Ħassejtek’ and Tony C. Cutjajar with ‘Habib fil-Bzonn’. These two authors were awarded € 1,000 and a commemorative trophy each. During this presentation the young... EU Youth Conference in Vilnius (Lithuania) 17/09/2013 14:25:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/381/EU Youth Conference in Vilnius (Lithuania) http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/381/EU Youth Conference in Vilnius (Lithuania) The Lithuanian Presidency together with the European Youth Forum and the Lithuanian Youth Council has organized the EU Youth Conference in Vilnius (Lithuania) from the 9th - 12th of September. Policy makers and youth representatives from all Member States of the EU, candidate and EFTA countries participated in the conference to discuss youth policy priorities. Such discussions are based on the compiled outcomes of vast consultations with young people, youth organisations and public authoriti... News Update - August 2013 Issue 31 17/09/2013 13:36:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/380/News Update - August 2013 Issue 31 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/380/News Update - August 2013 Issue 31 Call for 'Youth in Action' Projects - Last round for 2013!!! 28/08/2013 15:04:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/379/Call for 'Youth in Action' Projects - Last round for 2013!!! http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/379/Call for 'Youth in Action' Projects - Last round for 2013!!! Diploma Diploma course in Social Studies focusing on Gender and Development at University of Malta 22/08/2013 14:32:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/378/Diploma Diploma course in Social Studies focusing on Gender and Development at University of Malta http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/378/Diploma Diploma course in Social Studies focusing on Gender and Development at University of Malta Have you always wanted to go to university but never found the time to do so? Are you interested in furthering your education? Would you like to study on a part-time basis as a mature student? If the answer to the above questions is YES, you are STILL IN TIME TO APPLY for the Diploma course in Social Studies focusing on Gender and Development which will open in October 2013. The course will be offered on a part-time basis over two years. Lecturing sessions will be held in the mor... BeSmartOnline! Information Session 20/08/2013 15:17:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/377/BeSmartOnline! Information Session http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/377/BeSmartOnline! Information Session As part of the BeSmartOnline! project, the Office of the Commissioner for Children shall be organizing an information session which will be held on the 2nd September with the intent of encouraging participation and also provide additional information on the eligibility criteria and other important information with regards to the competition. Call for Catering Services - Interactive Media Project (PIX) 20/08/2013 14:23:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/376/Call for Catering Services - Interactive Media Project (PIX) http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/376/Call for Catering Services - Interactive Media Project (PIX) Aġenzija Żgħażagħ, is requesting quotations for the provision of catering services for events being organised as part of the Project Interactive Media Project (PIX) for youths starting on 14 September 2013 till 20 September 2013. Quotations are to be submitted by Friday 23 August 2013 noon by email to Ms Rowena M Borg on rowena-marie.borg@gov.mt For Terms of Reference please click here. Youth Organisations Support Scheme / Call for Interest - Second Call!! 13/08/2013 15:35:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/375/Youth Organisations Support Scheme / Call for Interest - Second Call!! http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/375/Youth Organisations Support Scheme / Call for Interest - Second Call!! Agenzija Zghazagh is launching the Youth Organisations Support Scheme and an Expression of Interest for youth group. Youth Organisations Support Scheme For further information and guidelines for Youth Organisations Support Scheme (registered VOs and registered with Agenzija Zghazagh) please click here. To download application for Youth Organisations Support Scheme (Registered VOs and registered with Agenzija Zghazagh) please click here. Expression of Interest For further inf... Call for Youth Work Service for Youth Local Councils/Empowerment Projects. 13/08/2013 14:47:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/374/ Call for Youth Work Service for Youth Local Councils/Empowerment Projects. http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/374/ Call for Youth Work Service for Youth Local Councils/Empowerment Projects. Aġenzija Żgħażagħ, within the Ministry of Education and Employment, is inviting applications for a Youth Work Contract Service to be provided to implement the Youth Local Council Project and other empowerment projects developed by the Agency.      The roles and responsibilities of the Youth Worker include: • Managing the youth empowerment project. • Engage and motivate the young people in the project. • Empower young people to develop skills and achieve th... Call for Youth Work Service 08/08/2013 14:16:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/373/Call for Youth Work Service http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/373/Call for Youth Work Service Call for Youth Work Service at the Youth Cafes managed by Aġenzija Żgħażagħ Aġenzija Żgħażagħ, within the Ministry of Education and Employment, is inviting applications for a Youth Work Contract Service to be provided at the Youth Cafes in Valletta, Cottonera, Qawra and Msida.     The responsibilities of the Youth Worker at the Youth Cafe include an ability to provide: • a positive social network and safe environment for the young people. • holistic ... Call for Administration and Accounts Assistance Service 08/08/2013 14:05:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/372/Call for Administration and Accounts Assistance Service http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/372/Call for Administration and Accounts Assistance Service Call for Administration and Accounts Assistance Service at Aġenzija Żgħażagħ for the Youth Local Council Project and other Empowerment Projects. Aġenzija Żgħażagħ, within the Ministry of Education and Employment, is inviting applications for administration and accounts assistance service to be provided to administer Youth Projects developed by Youth Stop in Valletta.   The roles and responsibilities of the Accounts and Administration Assistance include: • The daily ... 72 Hours - marathon of voluntary work 01/08/2013 14:00:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/370/72 Hours - marathon of voluntary work http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/370/72 Hours - marathon of voluntary work Dates: 5 -8th September 2013 Venue: Malta Target group: Young people between the age of 10 and 30 Summary: "72 Hours" consists of a 72-hour long marathon of voluntary work taking place between the 5th and 8th September 2013. The idea is that a large group of young people will be employed for 72-hours with different organisations and institutions that require volunteers for specific projects. These projects could range from environmental projects like cleaning a beach to social... 'Tgħanniqa' Summer Project 30/07/2013 15:13:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/368/'Tgħanniqa' Summer Project http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/368/'Tgħanniqa' Summer Project 'Tgħanniqa' an official NGO situated in Bormla is in need of volunteers over the age of 20 and who have O' Level education standard, to join the Tghanniqa Summer Project. This is going to be held every Monday from 6 pm till 8 pm. Those interested to work with children in an afternoon summer school, kindly contact them on 79827460. For more information please click here.  When Social Meet Rights – Training Course to be held in Tallinn – Estonia between 1st – 8th September 2013 23/07/2013 16:28:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/367/When Social Meet Rights – Training Course to be held in Tallinn – Estonia between 1st – 8th September 2013 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/367/When Social Meet Rights – Training Course to be held in Tallinn – Estonia between 1st – 8th September 2013 Are you between 18 and 30 years of age? Do you want to learn more about the meaning and significance of European Social Rights, in a non-formal context using experiential learning such as simulations, role plays, discussion, problem solving activities, reflection groups and interactive workshops? Then apply to be one of 2 Maltese young persons, who will join 22 other participants from Estonia, Lithuania, Poland, Czech Republic, Cyprus, Sicily, Bulgaria, Romania, Austria, UK and Portugal fo... Youth Information One-Stop-Shop (YIOSS) now open in Old Theatre Street Valletta 23/07/2013 15:11:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/366/Youth Information One-Stop-Shop (YIOSS) now open in Old Theatre Street Valletta http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/366/Youth Information One-Stop-Shop (YIOSS) now open in Old Theatre Street Valletta On Thursday 18th July, during the opening ceremony of the YIOSS, the European Youth Information Charter was signed by Parliamentary Secretary for Research, Innovation, Youth and Sport, Stefan Buontempo in the presence of Mr Davide Capecchi, Director of ERYICA (European Youth Information and Councelling Agency) and the Chief Executive of Aġenzija Żgħażagħ, Ms. Miriam Teuma. Under the Charter, the 32 members and affiliated members of ERYICA throughout Europe seek to promote and guarantee the ri... Announcment of the three winning projects of 'Kunsilli Lokali taż-Żgħażagħ' 16/07/2013 15:04:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/365/Announcment of the three winning projects of 'Kunsilli Lokali taż-Żgħażagħ' http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/365/Announcment of the three winning projects of 'Kunsilli Lokali taż-Żgħażagħ' 250 youth from 22 different local councils participated in the fourth edition of the ‘Kunsilli Lokali taż-Żgħażagħ’. The Hon. Dr Stefan Buontempo Parliamentary Secretary for Research, Innovation, Youth and Sports, announced the three winning projects on Wednesday 10th July in the Aġenzija Żgħażagħ’s garden.      The three winning projects are: Birżebbuġa: A Healthy Intercultural Fusion Paola: From behind bars to the Outdoors – Givi... Training Course - Hey! What´s going on? Advanced Training on Group Processes and Facilitation 11/07/2013 15:48:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/364/Training Course - Hey! What´s going on? Advanced Training on Group Processes and Facilitation http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/364/Training Course - Hey! What´s going on? Advanced Training on Group Processes and Facilitation Dates: 7-15 October 2013 Venue: Laugar, Sælingsdal, Iceland Target group: youth workers, group leaders and trainers with some reflected experience in working with groups. Objectives: To experience and reflect upon the real-life processes of a group, over a number of days; to gain a deeper theoretical and practical understanding of the dynamics of group processes; to gain more practical tools and methods for group facilitation; to practice and train with the group of participan... Training Course - BiTriMulti (BTM) in Ireland 10/07/2013 15:19:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/363/Training Course - BiTriMulti (BTM) in Ireland http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/363/Training Course - BiTriMulti (BTM) in Ireland Dates: 27th November to 1st December Target group: Full-time youth workers dealing directly with young people in developing their first international Youth Exchange in the framework of the YOUTH IN ACTION programme and the future youth programme from 2014 Objectives: - To provide an informed introduction to the Youth in Action Programme and new EU programme, focusing on Youth Exchanges and their capacity to enhance young people’s active engagement in the making of Europe (though not... Training Course - Contrib-Uth-tion reloaded – The value of active participation 10/07/2013 15:07:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/362/Training Course - Contrib-Uth-tion reloaded – The value of active participation http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/362/Training Course - Contrib-Uth-tion reloaded – The value of active participation Dates: 10-17 November 2013 Venue: Plasencia (Cáceres), Spain Target group: Youth leaders, Young people from organisations with little or no experience in active participation who would like to start up new projects. Objectives:. “Contrib-Uth-tion reloaded” is a 7-day-long training course with a special focus on the promotion of active participation as a means of creating an impact on society. The course has been designed mainly for youth leaders who can afterward... Quality Markt: Project Management... Deadline Extended to 5th July!!!! 02/07/2013 14:55:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/361/Quality Markt: Project Management... Deadline Extended to 5th July!!!! http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/361/Quality Markt: Project Management... Deadline Extended to 5th July!!!! Did you have a project proposal turned down in any one of the recent YiA deadlines?? So we have the perfect solution!! A training course that we know for sure it will help you with making your future applications or re-submissions better, and of higher quality. Date: 19-21 July 2013 Venue: Marsaxlokk Youth Activity Centre, Malta   Aims: • To increase the quality of Project Management in Youth in Action Projects; • To develop the necessary knowledge, skills ... DEADLINE EXTENDED - Apply now to the World Summit Youth Award 2013 28/06/2013 18:13:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/338/DEADLINE EXTENDED - Apply now to the World Summit Youth Award 2013 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/338/DEADLINE EXTENDED - Apply now to the World Summit Youth Award 2013 The WSYA selects and promotes best practice in e-content and new media, demonstrates young people’s potential to create outstanding digital content and serves as a platform for people from all UN member states to work together in the efforts to put the UN Millennium Development Goals into action. Registration on www.youthaward.org Deadline for application  EXTENDED until the 15th of July 2013  Engaged talents or young professionals under 30 can enter their projects (fo... Youth Stop – Information Centre to open on 18th July in Old Theatre Street Valletta 28/06/2013 16:22:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/348/Youth Stop – Information Centre to open on 18th July in Old Theatre Street Valletta http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/348/Youth Stop – Information Centre to open on 18th July in Old Theatre Street Valletta Do you need information on job or training opportunities? Do you need advice on how to fill in a job application or prepare for an interview? Do you need guidance in choosing a career path or in developing your skills and talents? or do you just need personal support, someone to talk to about your hopes for the the future and how you might realize them? Agenzija Zghazagh is opening Youth Stop in Valletta in mid-July 2013. It will further expand the youth information service provided by ... Youth Organisations Support Scheme / Call for Interest 28/06/2013 13:57:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/360/Youth Organisations Support Scheme / Call for Interest http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/360/Youth Organisations Support Scheme / Call for Interest Agenzija Zghazagh is launching the Youth Organisations Support Scheme and an Expression of Interest for youth group. Youth Organisations Support Scheme For further information and guidelines for Youth Organisations Support Scheme (registered VOs and registered with Agenzija Zghazagh) please click here.  To download application for Youth Organisations Support Scheme (Registered VOs and registered with Agenzija Zghazagh) please click here. Expression of ... APPLY NOW!! - Our White Sea V: NGO cooperation in EuroMed…. 10 years and beyond 21/06/2013 14:24:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/359/APPLY NOW!! - Our White Sea V: NGO cooperation in EuroMed…. 10 years and beyond http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/359/APPLY NOW!! - Our White Sea V: NGO cooperation in EuroMed…. 10 years and beyond Dates: 1-6 July 2013 | Malta Venue: Paradise Bay Hotel ( Full Board) Price: 10 Euro only Deadline to apply: EXTENDED until Wednesday 26th June 2013 The title of the meeting originated from the name attributed to the Mediterranean Sea by the Islamic World; Our Middle Sea and the by Romans; Mare Nostrum. The meeting is an unique opportunity to meet with colleagues in youth field from programme and Meda countries, to discover and discuss the challenges of NGOs cooperation within EuroM... Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs: EU Exchange Programme for Entrepreneurs 18/06/2013 16:12:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/358/Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs: EU Exchange Programme for Entrepreneurs http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/358/Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs: EU Exchange Programme for Entrepreneurs Are you thinking of starting your own business, or have you recently done so?  Or perhaps you are already running a successful business and would like to expand it to new markets, or get fresh ideas? The Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs programme is beneficial for those individuals who are thinking of starting or have just set up their own business. They will be given the opportunity to acquire relevant skills whilst working with experienced entrepreneurs of small and medium enterprises... Food 4 Thought III - Youth Exchange in Lombardia, Italy 18/06/2013 15:48:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/357/Food 4 Thought III - Youth Exchange in Lombardia, Italy http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/357/Food 4 Thought III - Youth Exchange in Lombardia, Italy Malta UNESCO Youth Association is looking for participants to participate in the youth exchange '3rd Edition of Food for Thought' to take place in July in the Lombardia region in Italy.  Dates: 19th - 29th July, 2013 Age: 18 ‐ 25 yesrs old. Location: Monte Campione, on the Alps close to Milan Objectives: Provide the participants with an intercultural learning experience Increase knowledge about food from different countries Break stereotypes relating to culinary... Call for Applications - Discovering Young Leaders Programme (DYLP 2013) 13/06/2013 17:27:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/356/Call for Applications - Discovering Young Leaders Programme (DYLP 2013) http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/356/Call for Applications - Discovering Young Leaders Programme (DYLP 2013) The Commonwealth Youth Programme (CYP) - Africa Centre of the Commonwealth Secretariat is announcing and calling for applications for the 2013 edition of Discovering Young Leaders (DYLP). DYLP is designed as an online interactive youth leadership training programme which aims to empower young leaders by developing their skills in youth leadership through online discussions and assignments. It introduces them to the Commonwealth’s concepts, principles, values and practice in youth developme... Call for a Youth Information Officer Service 11/06/2013 15:57:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/354/Call for a Youth Information Officer Service http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/354/Call for a Youth Information Officer Service 1. Aġenzija Żgħażagħ, within the Ministry of Education and Employment, is inviting applications for a Youth Information Officer Contract Service to be provided at the Youth Stop Information Centre that will open in Old Theatre Street, Valletta by the end of June. 2. The roles and responsibilities of the Youth Work Information Officer include: • Promoting the Youth Information Centre • Collating relevant information for young people to be used both at the Information Centre and... Information meetings on the use of Internet 10/06/2013 18:56:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/355/Information meetings on the use of Internet http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/355/Information meetings on the use of Internet Malta Communications Authority and Ċentru AĊĊESS Kottonera invite you to attend one or more of these`information meetings on the use of the Internet to learn more about the use of Internet Banking, how to buy products and Internet services and see how well you can start communicating through Social Networks.  These briefings are free and may be attended by individuals who are 18 years of age or older. Those who wish to attend one or more of these meetings should call on 23985110, or ... Divergent Thinkers - A Call for Young Artists Proposals DEADLINE EXTENDED to 14th June 2013 04/06/2013 16:37:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/352/Divergent Thinkers - A Call for Young Artists Proposals DEADLINE EXTENDED to 14th June 2013 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/352/Divergent Thinkers - A Call for Young Artists Proposals DEADLINE EXTENDED to 14th June 2013 As part of its Empowerment Programme Aġenzija Żgħażagħ in collaboration with St James Cavalier Centre for Creativity is organising a collective exhibition for young artists. Divergent Thinkers is an innovative exhibition about the "brainstorming" mental processes involved in the creation of works of art!  To download the Application Form please click here. If you would like further information please click here or contact the Project Coordinator Mr Jason Z... Malta Sports Scholarships 2013 – Now Open!! 30/05/2013 15:54:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/351/Malta Sports Scholarships 2013 – Now Open!! http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/351/Malta Sports Scholarships 2013 – Now Open!! The Parliamentary Secretariat for Research, Innovation, Youth and Sport from the Ministry for Education and Employment announced today the opening of the Malta Sports Scholarship scheme for this year. This scheme is designed for those who wish to specialize in the training of any sport or any academically subject related to the sport field. The purpose of this scholarships scheme is to encourage more individuals to engage in sport-related professions or for specific sports and continue to rai... Youth Leaders and night-shift workers needed for Rights4U Children's Rights Course 29/05/2013 17:22:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/353/Youth Leaders and night-shift workers needed for Rights4U Children's Rights Course http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/353/Youth Leaders and night-shift workers needed for Rights4U Children's Rights Course The Office of the Commissioner for Children is holding three Rights 4U courses, for young people between the ages of 13 and 15. The topic for this year's courses will be in line with the European year dedicated to Active Citizenship. These will be held in the coming months as follows:  Malta (Archbishop’s Seminary, Rabat) 29 - 31 July, 2013  Malta (Archbishop’s Seminary, Rabat) 9 – 11 August, 2013 Gozo (Manresa) 20 - 22 August, 2013 The courses start in ... European Youth Week 2013 - Aboard the Citizen Ship 27/05/2013 16:49:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/349/European Youth Week 2013 - Aboard the Citizen Ship http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/349/European Youth Week 2013 - Aboard the Citizen Ship The Hon Stephan Buontempo together with Mr Robert Debono, Head of the European Union Programme Agency, Ms Anthony Mifsud President of KDZ and Ms Miriam Teuma CEO Agenzija Zghazagh launched the European Youth Week on Saturday 25th May at the Msida Skate Park. Following the opening ceremony Hon Buontempo together with all the guests and representatives of the local press had the opportunity to meet some of the young people present for the skate boarding competition that was taking place at the Ska... Graffiti Jam 22/05/2013 16:55:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/350/ Graffiti Jam http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/350/ Graffiti Jam All great things come to an end, unfortunately! The Graffiti Jam on Human Rights project developed by Agenzija Zghazagh in collaboration with the Anna Lindh Foundation – Malta Network, Geminairie Group, Troglodyte and Kunsill Malti ghal-Isport has come to an end this weekend. For anyone that was not lucky enough to see the graffiti already, they’re impossible to miss.  They’re at the centre of the skate park in Msida, if you are anywhere close spare two minutes of your tim... GRAFFITI JAM on HUMAN RIGHTS + SKATEBOARDING & BMX COMPETITION 21/05/2013 17:39:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/346/GRAFFITI JAM on HUMAN RIGHTS + SKATEBOARDING & BMX COMPETITION http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/346/GRAFFITI JAM on HUMAN RIGHTS + SKATEBOARDING & BMX COMPETITION Graffiti Jam on Human Rights is a project developed Agenzija Zghazagh in collaboration with the Anna Lindh Foundation – Malta Network, Geminairie Group, Troglodyte and Kunsill Malti ghal-Isport. The project will take place at the Skate Park in tal-Qroqq, Msida between the 18th May and the 26th May 2013. A number of local and foreign graffiti artists have joined forces and creativity to create an artist collection of graffiti that aims to promote and raise awareness about human rights. ... Youth Week 2013 - Aboard the Citizen Ship 20/05/2013 16:37:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/347/Youth Week 2013 - Aboard the Citizen Ship http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/347/Youth Week 2013 - Aboard the Citizen Ship The UNAOC EF Summer School - All Costs Covered!! APPLY NOW 19/05/2013 17:05:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/333/The UNAOC EF Summer School - All Costs Covered!! APPLY NOW http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/333/The UNAOC EF Summer School - All Costs Covered!! APPLY NOW The conviction that youth are a driving force for positive social change is the basis for the UNAOC - EF Summer School 2013 which will be held at the Campus of the EF International Language Center in Tarrytown, New York, USA between 24 August 2013 - 31 August 2013. This week-long summer school brings together 100 youth between the ages of 18 and 35 years old from across the globe to address pressing global challenges within the context of cultural and religious diversity. Travelling Costs,... Opportunity to Participate in Dance Workshop 16/05/2013 16:16:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/343/Opportunity to Participate in Dance Workshop http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/343/Opportunity to Participate in Dance Workshop Expressions of Interest - Call for Youthworkers 16/05/2013 15:50:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/342/Expressions of Interest - Call for Youthworkers http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/342/Expressions of Interest - Call for Youthworkers Aġenzija Żgħażagħ, is requesting quotations for the provision of services of three youthworkers to take part in the activities of the project: Aboard the Citizen Ship taking place between the 25th May and 2nd June 2013. The selection will be based on experience, qualifications and references and also upon the price quoted. For Terms of Reference please click here. Quotations are to be submitted by Monday 20th May 2013 at 12.00 (noon).   Scholarships in Italy 2013/2014 - Ministry of Foreign Affairs 14/05/2013 17:23:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/345/Scholarships in Italy 2013/2014 - Ministry of Foreign Affairs http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/345/Scholarships in Italy 2013/2014 - Ministry of Foreign Affairs The Italian Government is offering 30 months of scholarships, carrying an allowance of €800, for language courses, graduate and postgraduate studies, art, music and Italian culture, to be availed of during the academic year 2013/14. Detailed information can be found here. Before filling the application form students should contact the Italian Cultural Institute in Valletta for details and information about this offer. “Vecchia Cancelleria” Piazza S. Giorgio Valletta VLT 1... Scholarships in the Arabic Language 2013 - (For Maltese citizens only) 14/05/2013 17:10:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/344/Scholarships in the Arabic Language 2013 - (For Maltese citizens only) http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/344/Scholarships in the Arabic Language 2013 - (For Maltese citizens only) The Tunisian Ministry of Higher Education is offering scholarships to Maltese students who wish to follow an intensive course in the Arabic language. The course is being organized by the Bourguiba Institute for the period 3rd July 2013 to 3rd August 2013 Preliminary registration must be made on the following website http://www.iblv.rnu.tn/ Further information is also available through same website. Applicants have to apply either through the Ministry for Foreign Affairs Scholarship portal www... Training Courses - Training of Trainers for European YOUTH in ACTION Projects 2013/2014 14/05/2013 17:00:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/341/Training Courses - Training of Trainers for European YOUTH in ACTION Projects 2013/2014 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/341/Training Courses - Training of Trainers for European YOUTH in ACTION Projects 2013/2014 This Training of Trainers lasts a year and consists of  • three residential seminars • an international training project you design and run with some other participants • ongoing e-learning • ongoing mentoring with one of the course trainers as your mentor • learning commitments Dates: 1st seminar 6-15 October 2013 in Sweden 2nd seminar 24 January - 2 February 2014 in Spain 3rd seminar 21-29 June 2014 in Italy This course requires a considerable ti... Arts Live-in Weekend 09/05/2013 17:12:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/340/Arts Live-in Weekend http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/340/Arts Live-in Weekend If you are interested in cultural activities and enjoy drama, music and dance, then go ahead and sign up for our live-in weekend and all that will follow!  At this live-in weekend, twenty chosen young people (aged between 18-30 years) will receive training from an Artistic and Performance Director, Jimmy Grima. The young people will work with Cultural Ambassadors and the event will be organised by SOS Malta and Aġenzija Żgħażagħ.  During this live-in we will put together a performanc... Expressions of Interest - Call for Youth Leaders 07/05/2013 19:15:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/339/Expressions of Interest - Call for Youth Leaders http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/339/Expressions of Interest - Call for Youth Leaders Aġenzija Żgħażagħ, partners with SOS Malta and partly responsible for the implementation of the Youth Upbeat project, is requesting quotations for the provision of hospitality services for events being organised as part of the project starting 24th May 2013 ending 26th May 2013.  Quotations are to be submitted by noon noon (12.00) on Thursday 16th May 2013 by email on maria-carmela.borg@gov.mt. For Terms of Reference please click here. Youth Specialisation Studies Scheme (YSSS) 02/05/2013 16:08:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/337/Youth Specialisation Studies Scheme (YSSS) http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/337/Youth Specialisation Studies Scheme (YSSS) Aġenzija Żgħażagħ together with APS Bank are offering through the Youth Specialisation Studies Scheme (YSSS) the opportunity to youth aged between 18 and 30 years to apply for a soft loan at a subsidised rate of interest to further their studies abroad or to follow distance learning courses, provided that such courses of study are not available in Malta. The current interest rate is of 4.1% while students will be paying only 1%. Application has to be filled online through the mygov.mt ... Expressions of Interest - Call for Hospitality Services 30/04/2013 17:36:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/336/Expressions of Interest - Call for Hospitality Services http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/336/Expressions of Interest - Call for Hospitality Services Aġenzija Żgħażagħ, partners with SOS Malta and partly responsible for the implementation of the Youth Upbeat project, is requesting quotations for the provision of hospitality services for events being organised as part of the project starting 24th May 2013 ending 26th May 2013.  Quotations are to be submitted by noon noon (12.00) on Thursday 9th May 2013 by email on maria-carmela.borg@gov.mt. For Terms of Reference please click here. National Youth Parliament 30/04/2013 16:04:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/335/National Youth Parliament http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/335/National Youth Parliament The Kunsill Nazzjonali taż-Żgħażagħ (KNŻ) is again organizing the National Youth Parliament. You can apply by filling out this form by 31 May 2013. The topics to be discussed are: Young Adults (13 to 17 years): The importance of sport in our country: most active Youth The education system: What's what changed? Youth involvement in society of today Adults (18-35 years): Justice more effective and reflective of society today's Precarious work among young peop... 6th edition of "Sea of Words" literary contest launched 25/04/2013 17:28:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/334/6th edition of "Sea of Words" literary contest launched http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/334/6th edition of "Sea of Words" literary contest launched The Anna Lindh Foundation and the European Institute of the Mediterranean invites you to participate in the 6th Edition of the “Sea of Words” literary contest. In the framework of the European Year of Citizens, the contest will focus this year on the development of participatory democracy, freedom of expression and the rights that all citizens must have, both men and women with a specific theme “Building Citizenship in the Countries of the Euro-Mediterranean Region”. ... The National Enterprise Support Awards 25/04/2013 16:18:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/332/The National Enterprise Support Awards http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/332/The National Enterprise Support Awards On the 11th April 2013 the Government launched the National Enterprise Support Awards with the aim to reward those entities which support entrepreneurship and the promotion of enterprise growth. These are jointly organised by the Enterprise Policy Directorate and the Commerce Department. The competition puts the spotlight on the role of the public sector at the local and national level in creating the right environment for business and boosting their development with specially conceive... Training Projects for Persons Actively Involved/Working with Young People – 2013 23/04/2013 18:07:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/330/Training Projects for Persons Actively Involved/Working with Young People – 2013 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/330/Training Projects for Persons Actively Involved/Working with Young People – 2013 EUPA and Aġenzija Żgħażagħ launched a publication of the trainings projects for Youth Workers and Youth Leaders to be held during this year. We encourage you to participate enthusiastically and to take part by applying on the website www.yia.eupa.org.mt. For more information and / or details following training, you can contact us directly at: EUPA ’Youth in Action’ Programme (YiA) Continental Business Centre, Old Railway Track, Santa Venera SVR 9018, Malta Tel: +356 2558 ... Call for EVS volunteers - Youth together for the forest of Xylokastro 17/04/2013 17:15:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/329/Call for EVS volunteers - Youth together for the forest of Xylokastro http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/329/Call for EVS volunteers - Youth together for the forest of Xylokastro Orfeas Organization would like to host EVS volunteers to support and help in the everyday work of the environmental program of the municipality of Xylokastro - Evrostinis. This includes helping to protect the forest of Xylokastro, protect the coast, planting new trees, they will help making new and repairing the old footpath, benches, tables, wooden and metal fences in the forest…etc. For  more information about the project please click here or contact the Program... Scholarship for the City and Guilds Diploma in Women’s Hairdressing (MQF 3) 11/04/2013 18:11:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/328/Scholarship for the City and Guilds Diploma in Women’s Hairdressing (MQF 3) http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/328/Scholarship for the City and Guilds Diploma in Women’s Hairdressing (MQF 3) YWCA (Malta) is once again proud to announce a Hairdressing Scholarship grant kindly sponsored by the directors of the International School of Hairdressing.  The scholarship is available to women of Maltese nationality over 16 years of age. Aside from aspirant's willingness, interest and determination, the Hairdressing Scholarship is also determined by the student’s financial situation. The ideal candidate must meet the following requirements to be eligible for the Scholarsh... "Europe, I've got something to tell you" - Annual Photo Competition 11/04/2013 18:00:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/327/"Europe, I've got something to tell you" - Annual Photo Competition http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/327/"Europe, I've got something to tell you" - Annual Photo Competition Would you like to win up to EUR 2,000 worth of photographic equipment, plus a trip to Brussels? Then it's time to get your camera out and start snapping! In the framework of the 2013 European Year of Citizens, the PES Group in the Committee of the Regions (CoR) has launched on 1 March the sixth edition of its annual photo competition. "Europe, I've got something to tell you" challenges amateur photographers to capture in a photo their expectations from Europe. It might ... Free In-Service Training Courses in Italy 11/04/2013 17:21:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/325/Free In-Service Training Courses in Italy http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/325/Free In-Service Training Courses in Italy 1. European Projects design, management and funding: how to develop a good learning project and get the funds. Dates: 03-09/11/2013 Venue: Bologna  2. Addressing the challenges of providing language and integration courses for migrants. Dates: 17-23/11/2013 Venue: Bologna 3. European Projects design, management and funding: from shaping the idea, to select the right European programme, to get the funds. Dates: 20-26/10/2013 Venue: Palermo  These courses are fully funded b... Would you like to join us for an amazing experience? 10/04/2013 18:11:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/324/Would you like to join us for an amazing experience? http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/324/Would you like to join us for an amazing experience? SEYF Malta is looking for 2 participants for a youth exchange in Italy. Caffè e Carcadè is a multilateral youth exchange that will involve 48 young people coming from 8 different countries of the European Union and North Africa Region: Greece, Malta, Spain, Italy, Algeria, Tunisia, Egypt and Jordan. Date: 15 – 22 June 2013 Age: 18 – 27 years The accommodation and food will be taken care of by the organisers. Participants need to pay only 30% of the flight ti... Bosco Summer School 2013 10/04/2013 17:58:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/323/Bosco Summer School 2013 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/323/Bosco Summer School 2013 Bosco Summer School, this year being the 15th edition of such an event, is a unique six-week educational experience held at Salesjani Sliema with the aim of providing fun in a family atmosphere for all those attending. One of it’s most cherishable aspects is that it is from the young to the young, who volountarly organise this summer school with all their heart. It's activities vary form sports, adventure, performing arts, outings, daily mass, formation sessions & much more! Th... Annual Report 2012 05/03/2013 18:45:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/320/Annual Report 2012 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/320/Annual Report 2012 Aġenzija Żgħażagħ presented ‘Rapport ta’ Ħidma 2012’ by means of an organized activity for young people, youth organizations and all those working in the youth field. During this activity the young people had the opportunity to rate Aġenzija Żgħażagħ and give suggestions and ideas of how Aġenzija Żgħażagħ can continue to strengthen its work with young people. If you would like a copy of ‘Rapport ta’ Ħidma 2012’ please contact us on 22586700 or agenzija.zgha... Online Survey - Perceptions of Young Commonwealth Citizens 28/02/2013 19:30:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/318/Online Survey - Perceptions of Young Commonwealth Citizens http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/318/Online Survey - Perceptions of Young Commonwealth Citizens We invite you to take this Online 10 - 15 minutes Survey on Perceptions of Young Commonwealth Citizens. The purpose of the survey is: 1. To provide a platform for hearing and listening to the voices of young people on issues that are close to their hearts, 2. To foster a better understanding of young people by youth workers of the needs of young, 3. To provide a good base for partnership between the youth workers and the young people in the practice of youth development. The findin... 'Migrants in Europe': Commission launches Europe-wide multimedia competition 28/02/2013 19:15:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/317/'Migrants in Europe': Commission launches Europe-wide multimedia competition http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/317/'Migrants in Europe': Commission launches Europe-wide multimedia competition The European Commission, DG HOME has launched the multimedia competition which aims to give young artists and communicators an opportunity to reflect on the contribution of migrants to the European society today by producing artwork that expresses their views on the issue, capturing the role migrants play in our lives. With the goal of stimulating a constructive debate, while reflecting on the situation of migrants in Europe, the Commission gives Europe’s up-and-coming talent the chance to... The Digital Librarian Competition 28/02/2013 18:18:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/322/The Digital Librarian Competition http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/322/The Digital Librarian Competition The National Book Council in conjunction with the Ministry of Education and Employment, the Malta Libraries Council and the Library Information and Archive Sciences Department of the University of Malta is launching a competition for all secondary, post-secondary and MCAST students.  Submission details Students’ works are to reach: The National Book Council, Central Public Library, Floriana not later than 31 March 2013. Please mark clearly that this is a submission for The Digita... Call for Expression of Interest for Conducting a Study on Vulnerable Young People 27/02/2013 16:49:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/319/Call for Expression of Interest for Conducting a Study on Vulnerable Young People http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/319/Call for Expression of Interest for Conducting a Study on Vulnerable Young People Following its research Mirrors and Windows: Maltese young people’s perception of themselves, their families, communities and society, Aġenzija Żgħażagħ intends to conduct a study which focuses on the same issues through the perspective of vulneralble young people. Interested parties to submit an Expression of Interest to conduct this research by 12:00 noon on Friday 15th March 2013. By the above date any interested parties should provide two copies of: a) their broad approach to th... Voluntary post at GetUpStandUp! 24/02/2013 18:03:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/321/Voluntary post at GetUpStandUp! http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/321/Voluntary post at GetUpStandUp! Training Course - Taking Chances! 19/02/2013 18:59:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/316/Training Course - Taking Chances! http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/316/Training Course - Taking Chances! Dates: 6-11 April 2013 |  Venue: Arnhem, Netherlands Objectives: Taking Chances! is a training on the spirit of initiative and entrepreneurial attitude for youth workers in inclusive youthwork. Empowerment of young people, the spirit of initiative and entrepreneurial learning are key words in this training. Why? Because that’s where many things start when it comes to opportunities and chances for young people to change, also when it comes to employment. This training is... Training Course - REAL DEAL 19/02/2013 18:51:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/315/Training Course - REAL DEAL http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/315/Training Course - REAL DEAL Dates: 2-7 April 2013  Venue: Estonia Objectives: Make a Real Deal with partners: find them in the activity, get to know them and form partnerships. Make a Real Deal with competences: learn about youth exchanges and make good quality plans. Quite shortly: Its a Real Deal with Youth in Action. For more information click here. Deadline to apply: 20 February 2013 CALL for Maltese Participants: European Partnership on Adult Education and Mobility for Social Inclusion (EPAEMSI) 19/02/2013 18:27:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/314/CALL for Maltese Participants: European Partnership on Adult Education and Mobility for Social Inclusion (EPAEMSI) http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/314/CALL for Maltese Participants: European Partnership on Adult Education and Mobility for Social Inclusion (EPAEMSI)   Dates: 2nd March- 4th March 2013 Application Deadline: 19th February 2013 For more info Please click here. Project co-funded by the European Commission through Lifelong Learning Programme & run by Malta UNESCO Youth Association (MUYA)   Pan European Conference: Intercultural Malta - Stronger Communities, Better Cities. 07/02/2013 18:51:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/313/Pan European Conference: Intercultural Malta - Stronger Communities, Better Cities. http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/313/Pan European Conference: Intercultural Malta - Stronger Communities, Better Cities. The overall objective of this conference is to develop, through the exchange of experience and ideas, recommendations and guidelines for the creation of intercultural cities in Malta that actively promote and enable the integration of Third Country Nationals into Maltese Society.    Date: 22nd February 2013  Venue: Grand Hotel Excelsior Time: 8.30 and 14.30 If you require any further information and registration send an email to susan.vassallo@sosmalta.org by Friday 15th... Free* Computer Training at Qawra Access Centre 07/02/2013 17:34:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/312/Free* Computer Training at Qawra Access Centre http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/312/Free* Computer Training at Qawra Access Centre Qawra Access Centre and the Foundation for Educational are in the process of collecting information from residents who may be potentially interested to apply for free* Computer training opportunities - part of the ‘Community Integration through Non Formal Education’ Project which is being partly financed by the Integration Fund of the EU. To downlaod the application please click here.  Applications should be submitted @ Qawra Access Centre Reception desk or emailed to maryann... An opportunity to network and learn new methodologies for social inclusion - Information Session 02/02/2013 10:38:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/311/An opportunity to network and learn new methodologies for social inclusion - Information Session http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/311/An opportunity to network and learn new methodologies for social inclusion - Information Session We are strong believers that collaboration is the best way to go and for this reason we would like to invite you to an information session about a Grundtvig project we are partners in; 'European Partnership for Adult Education & Mobility for Social Inclusion'. This project is co-funded by the Life Long Learning Programme, is spanned over two years and involves the participation of several organisations from seven European countries. This project offers your organisation and members... Sehsüchte 2013 / Children’s and Youth Films - Call for Entries!!! 02/02/2013 08:54:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/310/Sehsüchte 2013 / Children’s and Youth Films - Call for Entries!!! http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/310/Sehsüchte 2013 / Children’s and Youth Films - Call for Entries!!! Sehsüchte is inviting filmmakers around the world submit children’s and youth films for the 42nd International Student Film Festival taking place in Potsdam- Babelsberg, Germany between 23rd and 28th April 2013. Admitted are feature-length and short films of all genres and forms, that are thematically and aesthetically linked to the experiences of children and young people. Please pay close attention to the festival rules and the technical requirements with regard to ... Malta Music Awards - Free Tickets!!! 01/02/2013 19:46:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/306/Malta Music Awards - Free Tickets!!! http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/306/Malta Music Awards - Free Tickets!!! For the second year running Aġenzija Żgħażagħ teamed up with the Malta Music Awards to organise the Upcoming Artist Award. The nominees for this year are Mojo, Ylenia Vella and Kelly Busutill. We have a number of free tickets that we would like to give to our members on a first come first served basis. So if you would like to collect free tickets for yourself and for your friends all you have to do is to come to our offices between 09:30 and 16:00 Venue: Malta Fairs and Conventions Centre... Child and Youth Finance International 29/01/2013 19:08:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/309/Child and Youth Finance International http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/309/Child and Youth Finance International Youth Engagement The Child and Youth Finance movement is looking for active children and youth to join us in our quest for Youth Economic Empowerment. Schools, community centers and young people all over the world are welcome to join the Movement and get one of our exclusive awards in these three categories: • School Champion Awards, acknowledging those schools and educational institutions that have made the strongest effort in promoting Financial Access and Education for children and ... Mental Health - Empowering Caregivers Course 2013 29/01/2013 17:12:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/307/Mental Health - Empowering Caregivers Course 2013 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/307/Mental Health - Empowering Caregivers Course 2013 The 20 hour annual Empowering Course will attempt to help participants understand mental illness and work on skills like problem-solving, communication skills and crisis management, that help the person affected recover a better quality of life. This course is intended for family members, all those working or planning to work in the mental health sector like psychiatric nurses, psychologist, social workers, counsellors, educators, community health workers, NGO staff and volunteers.  Me... TAĦŻIŻ - DEADLINE EXTENDED to Monday 28th January 2013. 24/01/2013 20:58:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/299/TAĦŻIŻ - DEADLINE EXTENDED to Monday 28th January 2013. http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/299/TAĦŻIŻ - DEADLINE EXTENDED to Monday 28th January 2013.  A Creative Writing Programme As part of its Empowerment Programme Aġenzija Żgħażagħ in collaboration with Għaqda tal-Malti - Università & Fondazzjoni AWL is inviting young writers aged between 18 and 25 years to participate in TAĦŻIŻ programme, for a series of three intensive residential seminars on creative writing. For further information and to download the application form please click here. EXTENDED to Friday 1st February - Advanced Drama Tools for Youth Workers/Leaders - 24/01/2013 19:35:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/298/EXTENDED to Friday 1st February - Advanced Drama Tools for Youth Workers/Leaders - http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/298/EXTENDED to Friday 1st February - Advanced Drama Tools for Youth Workers/Leaders - The 5 day training programme will focus on training youth workers/leaders to use drama tools which would enable them to motivate and engage young people to participate in projects of a European and Intercultural nature and dimension. The training itself will be a hands on experience which allows the acquisition of practical drama skills to those participating.  Organisers: Aġenzija Żgħażagħ  Dates: 9-13 February 2013 Venue: Marsaxlokk Youth Activity Centre, Malta Participants:... Go Transnational - EXTENDED to 25th January 2013 23/01/2013 18:33:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/302/Go Transnational - EXTENDED to 25th January 2013 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/302/Go Transnational - EXTENDED to 25th January 2013 Training Course - Go Transnational Dates: 1 - 3 February 2013 Venue: Malta Target group: Project Leaders and those interested in applying for projects under the Youth in Action Programme are invited to attend this Training Course in order to learn about opportunities and be more aware of opportunities offered by Trans-national projects with special reference to Action 1.2 Youth Initiatives. Objectives: The aim of the training course is to focus on the benefits young people get out of tr... Competition - The European Parliament: Why Should I Care? 21/01/2013 17:42:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/305/Competition - The European Parliament: Why Should I Care? http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/305/Competition - The European Parliament: Why Should I Care? WHAT? Tell us why the European Parliament matters to you and why you plan to vote in the 2014 EP elections. HOW By creatively and originally: write, sing, paint, dance, film, develop new applications for social media or smartphones, organise public events or whatever else comes to your mind. WHO Citizens of the EU and Croatia, aged16-30. Individual or collective entries will be accepted. WHEN By 28 the March 2013 PRIZE Twenty winning participants will be awarded a trip to ... MA and PhD Fellowships at Central European University 21/01/2013 17:20:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/304/MA and PhD Fellowships at Central European University http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/304/MA and PhD Fellowships at Central European University Central European University is an English-language, graduate university located in Budapest, Hungary. CEU offers MA and PhD programs in the social sciences, humanities, law, public policy, business management, economics, environmental sciences and policy, and mathematics. CEU is committed to attracting talented students and scholars from around the world, and provides over € 27 million in scholarships and fellowships each year. Applicants from any country are eligible to apply. The Universi... Advanced Drama Tools for Youth Workers - Call for catering services 20/01/2013 17:56:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/308/Advanced Drama Tools for Youth Workers - Call for catering services http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/308/Advanced Drama Tools for Youth Workers - Call for catering services Aġenzija Żgħażagħ, is requesting quotations for the provision of catering services for events being organised as part of the project starting in February 9th and ending February 13th 2013. Quotations are to be submitted by noon on Friday 1st February 2013 by email on jasonmizzi@yahoo.com.au For Terms of Reference please click here. Training Course - X-Change: Creativity, Inclusion and Empowerment 16/01/2013 18:41:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/303/Training Course - X-Change: Creativity, Inclusion and Empowerment http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/303/Training Course - X-Change: Creativity, Inclusion and Empowerment Dates: 21-24 March 2013  Venue: Cork City, Ireland Contact making seminar for youth workers and leaders to develop Youth Exchanges with a focus on Creativity, Inclusion and Empowerment.  For more information click here. Deadline to apply: 18 January 2013 European Charlemagne Youth Prize – Apply Now!!! 16/01/2013 18:02:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/301/European Charlemagne Youth Prize – Apply Now!!! http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/301/European Charlemagne Youth Prize – Apply Now!!! The Charlemagne Prize is awarded to projects undertaken by young people who foster understanding, promote the development of a shared sense of European identity, and offer practical examples of Europeans living together as one community. The prize for the best project is €5000, the second, €3000 and the third, €2000. As part of the prize, the three final laureates will be invited to visit the European Parliament (in Brussels or in Strasbourg). Also, the representatives of all t... Opening of the third Youth Café 14/01/2013 17:17:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/300/Opening of the third Youth Café http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/300/Opening of the third Youth Café The third Youth Café in Birgu was officially opened by the Prime Minister a week before Christmas. The Youth Café in Birgu is housed in the Cottonera Aċċess Centre which offers a number of government services which include job related, housing and social services thus our youths will benefit from a number of lifelong services which they may eventually need. The purpose of these Youth Cafés is to create inclusive and tolerant spaces in the heart of the community, which prov... Fourth edition of the contest “Letteratura għaż-Żgħażagħ” 09/01/2013 18:35:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/297/Fourth edition of the contest “Letteratura għaż-Żgħażagħ” http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/297/Fourth edition of the contest “Letteratura għaż-Żgħażagħ” Aġenzija Żgħażagħ together with Kunsill Nazzjonali tal-Ktieb are launching the fourth edition of the contest “Letteratura għaż-Żgħażagħ” to assist the production of Maltese literature for adolescents. This is targeted to authors who produce texts for adolescents, meaning young people aged 12 to 17 years old.  The contest is open to everyone. Texts must be original, in Maltese and must not have been published in whole or in part. Authors can submit up to three different texts ... Call for participants - The Lycian Way Project 05/01/2013 14:10:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/296/Call for participants - The Lycian Way Project http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/296/Call for participants - The Lycian Way Project Call for 4 participants (2 male + 2 female)from Malta, aged between 18 and 25 to participate in a Youth in Action Project, to be organized in Cirali and Adrasan (Antalya), Turkey. Participants will be walking about 18-24km through the Lycian Way paths. Participants experienced in outdoor sports, first aid, camping, etc, are highly welcomed to the project. Dates: 12-22 April 2013. Participants should cover 30% of their travel costs, while 70% of travel costs are reimbu... Training Course - BiTriMulti (BTM) in Greece 02/01/2013 20:29:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/282/Training Course - BiTriMulti (BTM) in Greece http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/282/Training Course - BiTriMulti (BTM) in Greece Dates: 10-14 April 2013 Venue: Greece Target group: Target group: This Training course is for Maltese practitioners active in the youth work field or active in a group of young people and/or NGO Objectives: To enable particapnts to develop their competences in setting up quality Youth Exchange projects under the Youth in Action Programme. For more information click here. Deadline to apply: 20 January 2013 Music Tuition for Young People in Band Clubs - 2nd Edition 02/01/2013 14:45:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/292/Music Tuition for Young People in Band Clubs - 2nd Edition http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/292/Music Tuition for Young People in Band Clubs - 2nd Edition Aġenzija Żgħażagħ proudly present the second edition of ‘It-Taħriġ Mużikali taż-Żgħażagħ fil-Każini tal-Banda’, as part of the Youth Empowerment Programme managed by the same agency, within the Parliamentary Secretariat for Youth and Sport as well as with the cooperation of Band Clubs Association. The main aim behind this project is the launch of a financial scheme to give space to Band Clubs to come up with initiatives and proposals which:  encourage young people to star... Pitch your Idea event 30/12/2012 16:40:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/294/Pitch your Idea event http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/294/Pitch your Idea event After this year’s success, with a total of 9 Maltese commissioned works, 198 artists(1) and an investment of €54,642, ŻiguŻajg is proud to present the ŻiguŻajg Lab ‘Pitch your Idea event’! Preparations for next year’s Festival are well underway, and we are looking for interested artists to pitch their creative ideas to a selected committee during a 5 minute presentation, held on the 30th January 2013(2). The best ideas will receive a grant to further devel... Call for participants - Symposium: The Current Crisis and Youth 29/12/2012 12:55:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/295/Call for participants - Symposium: The Current Crisis and Youth http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/295/Call for participants - Symposium: The Current Crisis and Youth Symposium: The Current Crisis and Youth – Impact and Ways Forward.  Dates: 20-21 February 2013 Venue: European Youth Centre, Strasbourg (France) Target group: policy-makers, researchers, youth workers and youth NGOs representatives from all over Europe  Objectives: The current crisis has brought with it rising youth unemployment, widening social exclusion and the increased threat of populist and extremist politics. On the other hand, the crisis has equally promoted a sub... Best Wishes to Everyone!! 29/12/2012 06:13:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/293/Best Wishes to Everyone!! http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/293/Best Wishes to Everyone!! Important Notification - Change in Telephone Numbers 12/12/2012 18:48:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/291/Important Notification - Change in Telephone Numbers http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/291/Important Notification - Change in Telephone Numbers Aġenzija Żgħażagħ has changed all contact numbers. The general landline is 2258 6700. For the contact details of members of staff please click here   Invitation for Conference: EUROPASS - Improving job prospects for young people 10/12/2012 18:59:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/290/Invitation for Conference: EUROPASS - Improving job prospects for young people http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/290/Invitation for Conference: EUROPASS - Improving job prospects for young people The EUROPASS portfolio is a set of documents that allow people to record qualifications, skills and competences in order to find employment or to further their studies both in Malta and abroad. This includes both qualifications obtained through formal education and those skills and competences acquired in other contexts.  In view of these envisaged benefits, the Malta National EUROPASS Centre in collaboration with the National Commission for Further and Higher Education; Agenzija Zghazag... Youth Local Councils - 4th Edition 29/11/2012 18:38:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/288/Youth Local Councils - 4th Edition http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/288/Youth Local Councils - 4th Edition More than 240 young people are participating in the fourth edition of Youth Local Councils. The project has gained popularity amongst young people. In fact it has given the opportunity for participation to almost 900 young people between the ages of fourteen to eighteen across the four years it has been running. Statistics show that it has been on the rise since its first launch in 2009. It is one of the empowerment projects made available by Agenzija Zghazagh in collaboration with the National ... DayCul - Act Daily, Think Interculturally– APPLY NOW! 27/11/2012 18:11:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/287/DayCul - Act Daily, Think Interculturally– APPLY NOW! http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/287/DayCul - Act Daily, Think Interculturally– APPLY NOW! Training Course on Cultural Diversity and Intercultural learning Dates: 22 February - 1 March 2013 Venue: Larnaca, Target group: Youth workers, Youth leaders, Project managers Objectives: This training aims at developing the intercultural competencies of youth workers and leaders in organizing youth projects through exploration of cultural diversity beyond simulations from a perspective of real everyday life and use to discover identity. For more information click here. Your kind of... Ziguzajg Festival for Children and Young People 25/11/2012 19:09:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/289/Ziguzajg Festival for Children and Young People http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/289/Ziguzajg Festival for Children and Young People This year Aġenzija Żgħażagħ teamed up with Żigużajg and provided ten youth groups with the opportunity to develop a number of giant puppets and participate in the celebration parade that was held on Sunday 25thNovember 2012 Żigużajg is an International Arts Festival for Children and Young People that is held annually in Valletta. The performances target an audience of children and young people, from infants to 16 year olds. This year's festival, was held from the 19th - 25th November 20... The Center for Cultural Diplomacy Studies Forthcoming Academic Programs 24/11/2012 18:40:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/284/The Center for Cultural Diplomacy Studies Forthcoming Academic Programs http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/284/The Center for Cultural Diplomacy Studies Forthcoming Academic Programs Call for Applications: The Center for Cultural Diplomacy Studies Educational programs range from week-long seminars and distance E- Learning programs, designed specifically for governmental officials, academics, and professionals who are not able to leave their current positions, to interdisciplinary Post- Graduate Programs for individuals pursuing careers in academia, diplomacy, government, and/or the private sector, related either wholly or in part to the field of Cultural Diplomacy. The... ICD Young Leaders’ Forums - Forthcoming Weeklong Seminars 22/11/2012 17:48:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/286/ICD Young Leaders’ Forums - Forthcoming Weeklong Seminars http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/286/ICD Young Leaders’ Forums - Forthcoming Weeklong Seminars (Berlin, November – December 2012) www.icd-ylf.org The ICD Young Leaders' Forums are international networks of like-minded young individuals with an interest in developing, supporting, and sustaining Intercultural Relations. We are currently accepting applications for the following events: The Cultural Bridges in Germany Young Leaders' Forum (Berlin, November 7th – 11th, 2012) Art as Cultural Diplomacy: A Forum for Young Leaders (Berlin, December 13th-18th, 20... The ICD Annual Conference on Cultural Diplomacy 2012 22/11/2012 17:32:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/285/The ICD Annual Conference on Cultural Diplomacy 2012 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/285/The ICD Annual Conference on Cultural Diplomacy 2012 “The Power of the Arts & Culture to Promote Democracy & Global Peace” (Berlin, December 13th – 16th, 2012) The aim of the conference is to review in detail, debate, and evaluate the most significant developments in 2012 in the field of Cultural Diplomacy, International Relations, Peace-building, Human Rights, the Arts, and Culture. Conference Participants Participation in the conference is open to governmental & diplomatic officials, academics & scho... Training Course - Variety is a plus! Deadline to apply EXTENDED 21/11/2012 21:16:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/279/Training Course - Variety is a plus! Deadline to apply EXTENDED http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/279/Training Course - Variety is a plus! Deadline to apply EXTENDED Dates: 30th November- 2nd December 2012 Venue: Malta Target group: Project managers, Youth leaders, Youth workers & coaches. Objectives: The importance to enhance inclusion aspect in the YiA programme by focusing on inclusive growth and inclusive social society with a focus on poverty, marginalisation and youth unemployement. For more information click here. Contact for questions: Christopher Gatt christopher.a.gatt@gov.mt Costs: €10 (against acceptance letter) Working l... Together for Social Rights - International meeting – APPLY NOW! 21/11/2012 17:42:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/283/Together for Social Rights - International meeting – APPLY NOW! http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/283/Together for Social Rights - International meeting – APPLY NOW! Dates: 25th February – 2nd March 2013 Venue: European Youth Centre in Strasbourg, France Target group:  Youth workers and representatives of local authority from the Council of Europe member states working on access to social rights for young people and social policy issues. Objectives: The meeting will focus on fighting discrimination and exclusion through social cohesion; ensuring that social rights and social inclusion are a reality for young people in Europe while... Nobel Peace Prize 2012 14/11/2012 19:22:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/281/Nobel Peace Prize 2012 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/281/Nobel Peace Prize 2012 It's also yours: come and receive the Nobel Peace Prize 2012 Congratulations! Did you know that you have won the prestigious Nobel peace prize? This year the European Union and its 500 million people were awarded this prize for turning Europe from a continent of wars into a continent of peace. The award will be presented in the Norwegian capital Oslo on 10 December 2012. 4 young Europeans - maybe you? - will be accompanying EU leaders to collect this prize.   Are you up for t... Award of ‘Żagħżugħ tas-Sena’ 2012 14/11/2012 18:52:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/280/Award of ‘Żagħżugħ tas-Sena’ 2012 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/280/Award of ‘Żagħżugħ tas-Sena’ 2012 The Kerygma Movement opened the nominations for the prize for the Award of ‘Żagħżugħ tas-Sena’ with the aim to shed light on the commitment of Christian youth in society. If you like to nominate someone please click here to download application and rules.     Send your nomination to: Moviment Kerygma Centru Kulturali Kerygma Kunvent Patrijiet Dumnikani Misrah San Duminku Rabat RBT 2521 Tel: 21459942 E-Mail: movimentkerygma@gmail.com Deadline 7 December... SOHO in Malta - European Training Course for EVS Support People - APPLY NOW! 05/11/2012 18:16:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/278/SOHO in Malta - European Training Course for EVS Support People - APPLY NOW! http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/278/SOHO in Malta - European Training Course for EVS Support People - APPLY NOW! European Training Course for EVS Support People Dates: 14-18 March 2013 Venue: Malta Target group: Youth workers, EVS mentors/tutors Objectives: To increase the quality of EVS activities through development of competencies (knowledge, skills and attitudes) of key actors involved in the support system around EVS volunteer. For more information click here. Contact for questions: Christopher Gatt christopher.a.gatt@gov.mt Apply online on: http://www.salto-youth.net/tools/european-tr... BiTriMulti (BTM) in Iceland - APPLY NOW! 05/11/2012 18:11:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/277/BiTriMulti (BTM) in Iceland - APPLY NOW! http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/277/BiTriMulti (BTM) in Iceland - APPLY NOW! Multilateral Training Course for newcomers in youth exchanges Dates: 11-15 February 2013 Venue: Reykjavik, Iceland Target group: This Training course is for practitioners active in the youth work field or active in a group of young people and/or NGO Objectives: To enable particapnts to develop their competences in setting up quality Youth Exchange projects under the Youth in Action Programme. For more information contact Anna R. Möller on anna@euf.is Apply online on: http://... The European Drug Prevention Prize 01/11/2012 18:03:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/276/The European Drug Prevention Prize http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/276/The European Drug Prevention Prize The European Drug Prevention Prize was launched for the first time in 2004. It is awarded every two years to three drug prevention projects that fully involve young people, either in the development and implementation of activities, the decision-making, the project management and/or the evaluation. The Pompidou Group is awarding this Prize to highlight good-quality drug prevention projects that have proved success in practice in involving young people. In general, it aims to encourage the dev... Mini-Festival of Social Theatre 29/10/2012 07:30:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/273/Mini-Festival of Social Theatre http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/273/Mini-Festival of Social Theatre Aġenzija Żgħażagħ in conjunction with the Malta Drama Centre is launching a mini-festival of Social Theatre for the very first time in Malta. This is another project organized by Aġenzija Żgħażagħ as part of the Empowerment programme. The mini-festival, which is open to actors between 18 and 30, explores social themes and the scripts have been created in a collective manner. Europass - Survey questionnaires 24/10/2012 17:53:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/272/Europass - Survey questionnaires http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/272/Europass - Survey questionnaires To participate click here   ' Konkors Letteratura għaż-Żgħażagħ ' 24/10/2012 16:18:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/271/ ' Konkors Letteratura għaż-Żgħażagħ ' http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/271/ ' Konkors Letteratura għaż-Żgħażagħ ' During an activity at St Thomas More College, Girls' Secondary School, Sta Lucia organized by Aġenzija Żgħażagħ and Il-Kunsill Nazzjonali tal-Ktieb the Hon. Clyde Puli, Parliamentary Secretary for Youth and Sport was presented with the two published books of the winners of the Konkors Letteratura għaż-Żgħazagħ, a youth empowerment programme administered by Aġenzija Żgħażagħ. The two books are ‘Storja Maqsuma’ ta’ Emanuel Psaila u ‘Ġimgħa, Sibt u Ħadd ta Ivan Buġeja. A... Euro-Arab 'Training of trainers for democratic youth participation', Tunis 8-16 December 2012 23/10/2012 18:21:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/275/Euro-Arab 'Training of trainers for democratic youth participation', Tunis 8-16 December 2012 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/275/Euro-Arab 'Training of trainers for democratic youth participation', Tunis 8-16 December 2012 The training course is co organised by the Youth Department of the Council of Europe and the League of Arab States, in cooperation with the Tunisian governmental youth partners.  The training course aims to train youth trainers and multipliers from European and Arab countries to develop and support projects and activities for enhancing and developing democratic youth participation.  The League of Arab States and the Council of Europe will each invite 15 youth trainers and leaders w... Project No matter what color you are (World is colourful) 22/10/2012 17:18:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/270/Project No matter what color you are (World is colourful) http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/270/Project No matter what color you are (World is colourful) Two full day training courses targeted at volunteers with the aim of identifying common problems, needs and possible ways to work together to fight against prejudice and stereotypes to foster understanding, tolerance and acceptance of marginalised minorities, migrants, people with disabilities and others. Start date: 2nd November 2012 Venue: L-Isla, Local Council Premises If you would like to attend kindly confirm your participation at the following email address info@fosterfoundation.eu&... Youth Event (February 26, 2013) as part of the 5th United Nations Alliance of Civilizations Forum in Vienna (February 27-28, 2013) 18/10/2012 16:43:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/268/Youth Event (February 26, 2013) as part of the 5th United Nations Alliance of Civilizations Forum in Vienna (February 27-28, 2013) http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/268/Youth Event (February 26, 2013) as part of the 5th United Nations Alliance of Civilizations Forum in Vienna (February 27-28, 2013) This is a call to youth from all around the world wanting to build understanding and respect among various cultural and religious communities. • Are you between 18 and 35 years old? • Are you a member or a representative of a youth-lead organization? • Do you want to contribute to a global conversation on intercultural understanding and exchange innovative experiences? • Do you want to meet other youth leaders from all over the world and develop joint action... Expressions of Interest - Call for catering services 12/10/2012 17:41:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/267/Expressions of Interest - Call for catering services http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/267/Expressions of Interest - Call for catering services Aġenzija Żgħażagħ, partners with SOS Malta and partly responsible for the implementation of the Youth Upbeat project, is requesting quotations for the provision of catering services for events being organised as part of the project starting in November 2012 ending April 2013. Quotations are to be submitted by noon on Monday 15th October 2012 by email on maria-carmela.borg@gov.mt For Terms of Reference please click here.   Opportunity for post secondary students to explore Entrepreneurship 12/10/2012 16:56:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/274/Opportunity for post secondary students to explore Entrepreneurship http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/274/Opportunity for post secondary students to explore Entrepreneurship Opportunity for post secondary students to explore Entrepreneurship Do you have what it takes to set up your own business? Are you ready to explore Entrepreneurship? Junior Achievement Young Enterprise (Malta) is giving you the opportunity to be part of The JA-YE (Malta) Company Programme 2012/2013. We are looking for students currently attending in one of the Post Secondary Schools in Malta & Gozo, to form up a team made up of 5-10 students. The Programme The JA-YE (Malta... More Youth Opportunities - 'Karta Żgħażagħ' now launched 10/10/2012 12:47:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/266/More Youth Opportunities - 'Karta Żgħażagħ' now launched http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/266/More Youth Opportunities - 'Karta Żgħażagħ' now launched Aġenzija Żgħażagħ has officially become member of the European Youth Card Association (EYCA) and has launch ‘Karta Żgħażagħ’ (Youth Card), which gives Maltese and Gozitan youths the opportunity to benefit from discounts on hostels, hotels, museums, restaurants and other discounts from local and international shops offered by 36 countries. For further information click here. James Bond Skyfall Drawing Competition 08/10/2012 16:33:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/265/James Bond Skyfall Drawing Competition http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/265/James Bond Skyfall Drawing Competition To celebrate James Bond's fiftieth anniversary and in anticipation of the forthcoming SkyFall in local cinemas, Euro Media Forum, Science is Culture in conjunction with Eden Cinemas are proud to launch the James Bond drawing competition aimed at persons aged 16 and over. Participants are required to draw and colour their favourite James Bond actor. There will be two winners and entries will be exhibited at the Italian Cultural Institute where The Science of James Bond event will take plac... We Mean Business National Info Day Malta 06/10/2012 16:38:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/264/We Mean Business National Info Day Malta http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/264/We Mean Business National Info Day Malta This initiative will bring together different stakeholders to exchange ideas on how to best exploit the opportunities offered by the European Lifelong learning programmes all over Europe, and to discover the benefits that European trainees can offer Maltese companies. The current programmes therefore could potentially benefit a huge number of Maltese businesses. In a participative session, it will discuss the benefits of hosting European trainees through the current traineeship programmes and ... Opportunity for coaches, youth workers and youth leaders!! 06/10/2012 15:51:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/263/Opportunity for coaches, youth workers and youth leaders!! http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/263/Opportunity for coaches, youth workers and youth leaders!! Training Course: Undercover - The Key Competences & YiA.  Dates: 26-28 October 2012 Venue: Santana Hotel, Qawra Nominal fee: €10 Deadline to apply is 11th October 2012 The aim of training course is to increase the awareness about the extent to which the Youth in Action programme contributes to young people’s education. The participants shall also be introduced to the eight key competences of non-formal learning and Youthpass.  The Working langu... *EXTENDED* Malta Music Awards 2012 - Upcoming Artist Award 04/10/2012 16:00:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/238/*EXTENDED* Malta Music Awards 2012 - Upcoming Artist Award http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/238/*EXTENDED* Malta Music Awards 2012 - Upcoming Artist Award For the second consecutive year running as part of its Empowerment Programme Aġenzija Żgħażagħ is teaming up with the organisers of the Malta Music Awards to create a space for an upcoming young singer or band in this huge annual event. The Upcoming Artist Award targets young bands or singers, aged 17 to 30, who have not yet released any material for local or foreign airplay. *Such artists are to submit a demo of an original song up to MONDAY 8th OCTOBER 2012 to Aġenzija Żgħażagħ. A... Youth Work - Now a Profession 03/10/2012 21:12:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/261/Youth Work - Now a Profession http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/261/Youth Work - Now a Profession Over the past ten years youth workers in Malta have been seeking to develop a professional identity of their own; an ethos and an ethic that is particular to a discipline, as opposed to being considered as an offshoot of social work, youth voluntary work or even sport and recreation activities. Youth workers have been feeling that it is important for them to be recognised as members of a distinct profession. Hon Clyde Puli while addressing the students reading for an MA or BA in Youth and Comm... Mirrors and Windows - A study on Maltese Young People 01/10/2012 17:52:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/262/Mirrors and Windows - A study on Maltese Young People http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/262/Mirrors and Windows - A study on Maltese Young People Agenzija Zghazagh published a study on Maltese young people which portrays their perception and attitudes on a wide range of life issues during a seminar held at the Hotel Excelsior on Friday 29th September. The seminar aimed to present the study and provide the space for policy makers, young people and those involved in the youth field to discuss the findings of the research, including the positives, challenges and opportunities as well as concerns outlined in the research, and how these might ... Survey - Young people combating hate speech online 27/09/2012 13:54:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/260/Survey - Young people combating hate speech online http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/260/Survey - Young people combating hate speech online In the framework of the project "Young people combating hate speech online", the Youth Department of the Council of Europe launches a survey on young people's attitudes and experience of online hate speech. The project aims to combat racism and discrimination in their online expression of hate speech by equipping young people and youth organisations with the competences necessary to recognise and act against such human rights violations. The project is centred around an online c... Seminar by Aġenzija Żgħażagħ to launch study on young people in Malta 26/09/2012 16:46:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/257/Seminar by Aġenzija Żgħażagħ to launch study on young people in Malta http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/257/Seminar by Aġenzija Żgħażagħ to launch study on young people in Malta Aġenzija Żgħażagħ commissioned a study called ‘Mirrors and Windows: Maltese Young People's Perception of Themselves, their Families, Communities and Society’. As the title implies, the aim behind this study is to construct social and cultural characteristics of young people, their views, opportunities and also the difficulties encountered. A seminar to launch this study is to be held at the Grand Hotel Excelsior, Floriana on the 28th September 2012 at 9.30am. To view the f... Expressions of Interest – Trainer for the Youth Upbeat project 20/09/2012 18:32:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/259/Expressions of Interest – Trainer for the Youth Upbeat project http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/259/Expressions of Interest – Trainer for the Youth Upbeat project   Aġenzija Żgħażagħ, partners with SOS Malta and partly responsible for the implementation of the Youth Upbeat project, is requesting quotations for the provision of training for Culture Ambassadors during October 2012. Quotations are to be submitted by noon on Wednesday 3rd October 2012 by email on irene.attard@gov.mt For further information please click here.   **Glimmer Train's Fiction Open** 20/09/2012 17:19:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/258/**Glimmer Train's Fiction Open** http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/258/**Glimmer Train's Fiction Open** Glimmer Train's looking forward to read your work!  Submissions from 2,000 to 20,000-word stories are welcome.  Deadline: September 30, 2012  Prizes: 1st place now wins $2,500* and, of course, publication in *Glimmer Train Stories*. 2nd place wins $1,000 and possible publication. 3rd place wins $600 or, if published, $700.   Winners and finalists will be contacted by November 30, and results will be officially announced in the December 1 bulletin.  ... Żigużajg Arts Festival - Opportunity for Youth Organisations/ Youth Groups 17/09/2012 17:40:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/254/Żigużajg Arts Festival - Opportunity for Youth Organisations/ Youth Groups http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/254/Żigużajg Arts Festival - Opportunity for Youth Organisations/ Youth Groups This year Aġenzija Żgħażagħ is teaming up with Żigużajg to engage with youth organisations or groups of young people with a view to them becoming part of Żigużajg Festival. Żigużajg is an International Arts Festival for Children and Young People that is held annually in Valletta. The performances target an audience of children and young people, from infants to 16 year olds. This year's festival, to be held from the 19th - 25th November 2012, will again showcase numerous foreign and local ... Citizens Exchange Programme - Unique training opportunity 17/09/2012 16:01:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/256/Citizens Exchange Programme - Unique training opportunity http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/256/Citizens Exchange Programme - Unique training opportunity In the framework of the Regional Programme Citizens for Dialogue(2012-2014), the Anna Lindh Foundation is launching the Citizens Exchange Programme in the Euro-Med Region, with particular focus on the exchange among Arab civil society organisations, and between European and Arab civil society organisations. This twinning scheme seeks to support exchange of people for grassroots expertise, field work actions and awareness campaigns among Civil Society Organisations members in the Euro-Med region.... The Smurfs – Saving Mother Nature Drawing competition 11/09/2012 17:56:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/255/The Smurfs – Saving Mother Nature Drawing competition http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/255/The Smurfs – Saving Mother Nature Drawing competition Euro Media Forum, Science is Culture in conjunction with Junior News and HandKrafts Toyshop are proud to launch The Smurfs – Saving Mother Nature drawing competition, in anticipation of the forthcoming The Smurfs 2 movie in local cinemas in July 2013. Children are invited to draw and colour a picture of either a smurf or a group of smurfs, helping out in the Maltese environment in summer such as keeping beaches and shorelines free of bottles, snacks wrappers, garbage and plastic or tak... Training Course - Take the Future in your Hands – Empowerment of Youth in Conflict Settings 04/09/2012 12:20:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/250/Training Course - Take the Future in your Hands – Empowerment of Youth in Conflict Settings http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/250/Training Course - Take the Future in your Hands – Empowerment of Youth in Conflict Settings Dates: 21-29 October 2012 Venue: Arrouquelas, Portugal This training course aims to provide youth workers with competences on youth participation in order to strngthen the role of young people in peace building activities in conflict regions and settings across Europe. This training will focus on the following: Conflict management The role of youth in conflict resolution Youth participation Conflicts in Europe, particularly in EECA region Developing projects ideas for youth project... Book Box 27/08/2012 13:35:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/253/Book Box http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/253/Book Box http://webcms-02.abakushost.com/images/flags/MT.png Call for Finance and Accounts Officer 27/08/2012 10:31:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/252/Call for Finance and Accounts Officer http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/252/Call for Finance and Accounts Officer ETC Permit No: 172/2012 PAHRO Permit No: 22/2011/2 The Position Aġenzija Żgħażagħ is seeking to recruit a full-time Finance and Accounts Officer. Applicants must be in possession of a Bachelors Degree in Accounting/Business/Commerce or equivalent in order to be eligible to apply. The Role The role of the Accounts and Finance Officer will be to: a) Post all cash receipts and disbursement transactions to books of original entry maintained on PC-based accounting software (software alrea... Apply Now! Sport & Healthy living weekend! 27/08/2012 09:25:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/251/Apply Now! Sport & Healthy living weekend! http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/251/Apply Now! Sport & Healthy living weekend! The European Union Programmes Agency (EUPA) is organising a Training Course named 'Sport & Healthy living weekend!' Dates: 14-16 September 2012 Venue: Villa Psaigon Youth Activity Centre, Dingli, Malta The TC that is aimed for youth workers, youth leaders and those working with young people will tackle the European Year of Active Ageing through the promotion of the practice of outdoor activities and grassroots sports, as a means to promote healthy lifestyles as well as a foster... Walk-In Service - Career Guidance 23/08/2012 17:08:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/246/Walk-In Service - Career Guidance http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/246/Walk-In Service - Career Guidance A Call for Full-time Youth Workers 13/08/2012 09:56:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/249/A Call for Full-time Youth Workers http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/249/A Call for Full-time Youth Workers ETC Permit No: 155/2012 PAHRO Permit No: 22/2011/1 The Position Aġenzija Żgħażagħ is seeking to recruit two full-time Youth Workers. Applicants must be in possession of a first degree in Youth and Community Studies in order to be eligible to apply. The Role The role of the Youth Workers will be to: a) Plan and organise appropriate youth and community programmes at national and local level that promote young people’s interests. b) Manage all the administration procedures in... Part-time Youth Coordinator 10/08/2012 09:55:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/248/Part-time Youth Coordinator http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/248/Part-time Youth Coordinator Context Youth Upbeat is a project led by SOS Malta in partnership with Aġenzija Żgħażagħ. It is co-financed by the ERF Annual Programme 2011 of the European Union. Youth Upbeat is a one year project with the objective of promoting integration between different sectors of Maltese society, in particular young people, and refugees or persons with subsidiary protection by providing opportunities for interaction and awareness-raising through the use of culture and the performing arts as a too... I Want to Continue Learning 07/08/2012 17:35:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/247/I Want to Continue Learning http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/247/I Want to Continue Learning Call for Participants 02/08/2012 15:23:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/245/Call for Participants http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/245/Call for Participants Aġenzija Żgħażagħ in collaboration with SOS Malta, have started a new ERF project entitled “Youth Upbeat: Brush the Tempo of Interaction and Integration”. Youth Upbeat is a 1 year project with the objective of promoting integration between different sectors of Maltese society, in particular young people, and refugees or persons with subsidiary protection by providing opportunities for interaction and awareness-raising through the use of culture and the performing arts as a tool f... ABCDE for Young People - Apply! 30/07/2012 16:50:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/244/ABCDE for Young People - Apply! http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/244/ABCDE for Young People - Apply! A Polish NGO is organising a training course for youth workers and for those working with young people. The course with the title ABCDE for Young People was developed as a module for youth workers/trainers to assist them on how they can empower young people and improve their chances for employment in multicultural communities. Aim of the Training Course: to support the professional development of young people to raise awareness of the new competences concerning a Diverse Europe. ... Training Courses Locally and Abroad 29/07/2012 22:00:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/126/Training Courses Locally and Abroad http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/126/Training Courses Locally and Abroad The European Union Programmes Agency (EUPA) is offering diverse training courses that you as a young person can benefit and learn from. All costs are covered for you so if you are interested hurry up as deadlines are going to close soon. For a full list of these training courses please visit the website of the EUPA by clicking here then go to Youth in Action and then click on Training Courses. Applications submitted to the Maltese NA (EUPA) are open for residents of the Maltese Islands who... Opening of the first Youth Café in Malta 18/07/2012 14:47:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/243/Opening of the first Youth Café in Malta http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/243/Opening of the first Youth Café in Malta Normal 0 false false false MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 st1:*{behavior:url(#ieooui) } /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable {mso-style-name:"Table Normal"; mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0; mso-tstyle-colband-size:0; mso-style-noshow:yes; mso-style-parent:""; mso-padding-alt:0cm 5.4pt 0cm 5.4pt; mso-para-margin:0cm; mso-para-margin-bottom:.0001pt; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:10.0pt; font-family:"Times New Roman"; mso-an... Divergent Thinkers - Art Exhibition 13/07/2012 11:12:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/242/Divergent Thinkers - Art Exhibition http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/242/Divergent Thinkers - Art Exhibition As part of its Empowerment Programme Aġenzija Żgħażagħ in collaboration with St James Cavalier Centre for Creativity and curated by Dr Raphael Vella is organising a collective exhibition for 7 young artists for the first time this year. Following an open call for artists, works by 7 young Maltese artists were selected and developed work that explores different aspects of divergent thinking. The works are in different media: from drawing in graphite and digital media to installation, sculpture, p... European Youth Award 05/07/2012 09:23:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/241/European Youth Award http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/241/European Youth Award Submit a project and present it in Austria this November 2012! The 2012 call for the European Youth Award registration has been launched and will be open till July 16th. Innovative students & young people under 30 can enter their projects within the 6 following Categories: 1. Fight Poverty, Hunger and Disease 2. Education for All 3. Power 2 Women 4. Create your Culture 5. Go Green 6. Pursue the Truth The Winners will be invited to present their project and meet other engaged p... Chat Launched! - New service for young people 26/06/2012 19:22:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/240/Chat Launched! - New service for young people http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/240/Chat Launched! - New service for young people Kellimni.com a service to young people which is supported by Aġenzija APPOĠĠ, Aġenzija Żgħażagħ, SOS Malta and Salesians of Don Bosco has launched the chat service in which young people are offered a space to speak to someone that can understands them online. The Chat is one to one communication online and is aimed to offer support to young people. This can be accessed through the website www.kellimni.com every Wednesday and Friday from 8pm till 11pm and Saturday from 10am till 1pm. The ... Summer School in Transcultural Counselling 25/06/2012 16:29:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/235/Summer School in Transcultural Counselling http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/235/Summer School in Transcultural Counselling Summer School in Transcultural Counselling 5th – 8th July 2012 University of Malta Valletta Campus The summer school is a four-day conference which undergraduate students may read as part of the study unit Selected Topics in Psychology (Smartcard refundable) and professionals as Continued Professional Development. The conference fee (45 euro) includes all conference attendance, conference material, opening ceremony reception and all coffee breaks. A pre-conference film forum will also... Short Stories Competition 25/06/2012 13:22:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/233/Short Stories Competition http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/233/Short Stories Competition The European Institute of the Mediterranean (IEMed) and the Anna Lindh Foundation (ALF) have the pleasure to announce the launch of the Fifth Edition of the Sea of Words Literary Competition. We encourage the production of short stories that portray the different realities of the Euro-Mediterranean region from the point of view of the young people who live there, through the organisation of a Euro-Med short story competition. This year, the theme is youth’s future and the dialogue ... Spiderman and Batman Drawing Contest 16/06/2012 00:07:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/239/Spiderman and Batman Drawing Contest http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/239/Spiderman and Batman Drawing Contest A Spiderman drawing competition for children aged 13 and under has been launched.  Entrants are required to draw and colour a Spiderman picture. A Batman drawing competition has also been launched from the age of 14 upwards. All Spiderman and Batman entries will be exhibited at the Italian Cultural Institute where a free Batman vs Spiderman event organised by Euro Media Forum and Science is Culture will take place on 25th June. The winners will be announced at this event. ... It's time to VOLUNTEER - Training Seminar 13/06/2012 00:25:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/237/It's time to VOLUNTEER - Training Seminar http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/237/It's time to VOLUNTEER - Training Seminar The Malta Council for the Voluntary Sector is inviting your organisation to participate in Volunteer Organisations Coordinators’ Training starting on the 23rd June 2012. This Training is open to those involved in the running and management of a voluntary organisation, committee members, team leaders etc. These training sessions will help you in the recruitment and management of volunteers, fund raising, public relations, finance and much more. For further information and how to appl... Apply for a Symposium: Arab spring: Youth participation for the promotion of peace, human rights and fundamental freedoms 12/06/2012 19:30:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/236/Apply for a Symposium: Arab spring: Youth participation for the promotion of peace, human rights and fundamental freedoms http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/236/Apply for a Symposium: Arab spring: Youth participation for the promotion of peace, human rights and fundamental freedoms Dates: 27-29 August 2012 Venue: Tunisia The symposium will bring together 120-150 policy makers, youth leaders and representatives, researchers, youth workers and other experts in youth policy from Europe and the Southern Mediterranean region and from the networks and projects of the co-organisers. All those interested from the European countries in applying to take part in the symposium are kindly requested to fill in their application on-line by clicking here.  For further info... Young Volunteers and Young talented persons - Contact us! 12/06/2012 03:58:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/226/Young Volunteers and Young talented persons - Contact us! http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/226/Young Volunteers and Young talented persons - Contact us! Aġenzija Żgħażagħ would like to work with a group of young volunteers to organise different Summer Events at our outdoor premises! If you would like to be engaged in a group of young people to organise events aiming at promoting the talents of young people contact us by email on info.youthmalta@gov.mt or phone 23886154 and we will be more than happy to meet you! Also, if you are a young person and would like to show and exhibit your talent contact us on the contact details provided! Let us c... Apply for a Training Seminar in Turkey 31/05/2012 18:48:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/232/Apply for a Training Seminar in Turkey http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/232/Apply for a Training Seminar in Turkey This is an opportunity for a Maltese person who is interested in the youth field to take part in a training seminar that will take place in Turkey from 20-27 June 2012. General information: This training course will gather 30 young people from Turkey, Serbia, Macedonia, Malta, C.Republic, Latvia, Portugal, Bosnia and Albania. The idea of the project is to empower young people via training on tolerance and inclusion of youth coming from socially excluded groups. Profile of the participants... Euro-Arab Youth Forum in Bethlehem - APPLY NOW! 31/05/2012 17:47:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/231/Euro-Arab Youth Forum in Bethlehem - APPLY NOW! http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/231/Euro-Arab Youth Forum in Bethlehem - APPLY NOW! The Euro-Arab Youth Forum will be held from 2 - 7 July 2012 in Bethlehem, Palestinian Authority. This Forum aims to support and foster cooperation and intercultural dialogue among Arab and European youth leaders based upon Youth Participation, Development and Human Rights. All European participants should be: Representatives of national, regional and international youth organisations, active in or concerned with human rights, youth participation and intercultural dialogue matters in the... Badminton Tournament 29/05/2012 02:51:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/230/Badminton Tournament http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/230/Badminton Tournament The Malta Employees Sports Association (MESA), which organizes sports activities for employees in government departments and entities, will hold the Badminton Tournament at the Cottonera Sports Complex on 29th and 31st May. The idea is to make two individual events (men and women) on Tuesday 29th May and doubles events on Thursday 31st May. These tournaments start early afternoon at 1.30 pm. Those wishing to participate in these tournaments are requested to contact Edmond Abela, who will be r... Villa Psaigon OPEN DAY 28/05/2012 19:54:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/234/Villa Psaigon OPEN DAY http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/234/Villa Psaigon OPEN DAY Aġenzija Żgħażagħ would like to invite you to visit Villa Psaigon, within the limits of Dingli ... to see the residential facilities aimed at youth groups and youth organizations.                                          Visit this Youth Activity Centre ... on Saturday 9th June from 10a.m. to 5p.m. There will be activities for the whole family. To book your place please send an e... A call for Youth Workers 24/05/2012 23:12:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/229/A call for Youth Workers http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/229/A call for Youth Workers 1. Aġenzija Żgħażagħ within the Ministry of Education and Employment is inviting applications for Contract for Service of Youth Workers to work in the Youth Cafes which Aġenzija Żgħażagħ will be running within the AĊĊESS set up and to work at Aġenzija Żgħażagħ for its empowerment projects. 2. The roles and responsibilities of the Youth Worker/s include: Facilitating and empowering young people to develop skills and achieve goals. Giving young people quality information to progress an... Apply for Training seminar in Austria 16/05/2012 02:50:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/224/Apply for Training seminar in Austria http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/224/Apply for Training seminar in Austria A call for two Maltese young people to participate in this training seminar: Get Ready! A training seminar will take place in Austria this summer. Participants from 13 different countries will be present. This seminar will focus on the following: Youth in Action Programme Intercultural Dialogue Non-formal education How to organise a youth exchange Risk assessment Youthpass Dates: 4-10 June 2012 Place: Graz, Austria To view full programme please click here. ... An opportunity in Macedonia 11/05/2012 01:38:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/228/An opportunity in Macedonia http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/228/An opportunity in Macedonia A youth organisation from Macedonia will be holding a training course with the title ‘Portraying My Europe’ from the 1st June to the 7th June 2012, in Kavadarci, Macedonia. The participants, young journalists and experts in media communication coming from 13 different countries will learn how to report about specific topics using the new and social media and the various ways used to disseminate information and ideas. 70% of your ticket flight will be reimbursed a... Open Day - Kirkop Sports Complex 09/05/2012 02:28:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/227/Open Day - Kirkop Sports Complex http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/227/Open Day - Kirkop Sports Complex Kunsill Malti għall-iSport (KMS) invites you to visit the Kirkop Sports Complex to participate during the Open Day. Anyone who visits the Complex during the Open Day can use the new simulator of shooting.  Also you can participate in the following: Free medical tests Abseiling Aerobics Martial arts Circuit training Cycling Gymnastics Zumba and much more Date: 19th May 2012 Time: 9am - 7pm Venue: Kirkop Sports Complex For further information vis... Would you like to be a Young Ambassador? 03/05/2012 03:16:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/225/Would you like to be a Young Ambassador? http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/225/Would you like to be a Young Ambassador? Young people aged 18 to 23 years coming from 13 different countries will come together to jointly reflect on the reality of young people and the situation of youth information in their local realities. The final goal is to have the acquired knowledge, abilities and skills in order to become young ambassadors for the Campaign on youth's right to information. We are looking for 2 Maltese participants. When? 18-21 May 2012 Where? Marsaxlokk Youth Activity Centre, Malta Participation i... Annual Report of the Parliamentary Secretariat for Youth and Sport 01/05/2012 00:56:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/222/Annual Report of the Parliamentary Secretariat for Youth and Sport http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/222/Annual Report of the Parliamentary Secretariat for Youth and Sport Kindly visit the Maltese version of this website as this press was published in Maltese. To view the report please click here. Competition for Artists:€2500 for the First Prize 22/04/2012 22:00:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/209/Competition for Artists:€2500 for the First Prize http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/209/Competition for Artists:€2500 for the First Prize Fanatic Studios is launching a competition to select a talented artist. Not only: All information gathered through the applications and interviewing process will be stored in a database which will enable us to identify the best suited individuals for participation in future projects for both local and international clients. PRIZES 1 Grand Prize Winner Will win studio time at Fanatic Studios to produce, record and master a track which will be pitched to international music labels A&am... Young Volunteers Needed 21/04/2012 22:00:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/216/Young Volunteers Needed http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/216/Young Volunteers Needed Red Cross Malta would like to recruit young volunteers willing to help out with a project launched this year in collaboration with St. Vincent de Paul Residence. The year 2012 is the European Year for Active Ageing and Solidarity between Generations. Hence this initiative aims to provide a visiting service for the elderly.  A survey carried out last December shows that nearly two hundred residents in St.Vinvent de Paul Residence have no relatives or friends who visit them. Keeping company... Two Travel Grants for Young People 12/04/2012 22:00:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/214/Two Travel Grants for Young People http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/214/Two Travel Grants for Young People The Schwarzkopf Foundation Young Europe every year awards two travel grants – The Classical Travel Grant and The InterRail-Global Passes with the aim to give young people the opportunity to travel and explore Europe. Classical Travel Grant With this travel grant the Schwarzkopf Foundation Young Europe offers young people the chance to get to know European neighbours as well as to face current cultural or political developments of the respective country. Age: 18 to 26 years Appli... Opportunity for 20 Young Researchers! 12/04/2012 22:00:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/215/Opportunity for 20 Young Researchers! http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/215/Opportunity for 20 Young Researchers! 20 Young Researchers to participate in the 3rd International Conference on "Integrative approaches towards sustainability" Jūrmala, Latvia, 27 – 30 June, 2012 The University of Latvia has the pleasure to invite you to the 3rd International Conference on "Integrative approaches towards sustainability" to be held in Jūrmala, Latvia, 27 – 30 June, 2012. The strategic focus of the Conference is: Science for sustainable development and the knowledge based econo... Training Course for Young Bloggers and Online Activists 09/04/2012 22:00:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/217/Training Course for Young Bloggers and Online Activists http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/217/Training Course for Young Bloggers and Online Activists Dates: 20-27 May 2012 European Youth Centre Budapest The Council of Europe Youth Department invites all young bloggers and online activists concerned by human rights violations, hate speech online, discrimination and racism to apply for the training course taking place between 20-27 May 2012 in the European Youth Centre Budapest. All candidates must apply online by not later than 19th April 2012.  A letter of support from the sending organisation may be required. Working language ... Free eLearning Course on Commonwealth Values 04/04/2012 22:00:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/219/Free eLearning Course on Commonwealth Values http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/219/Free eLearning Course on Commonwealth Values Embracing Commonwealth Values in Youth Development eLearning Course Pilot: Tuesday 1 May to 9 July 2012 The Commonwealth Youth Programme (CYP) is organising a new eLearning course on Commonwealth Values ! CYP is inviting 100 pilot participants from the four regions of the Commonwealth to participate in the pilot run by the Commonwealth of Learning for free. Commonwealth of Learning (www.col.org/colelio ) repurposed the Commonwealth Values Module in the Diploma for Youth Development... Engineering Research Conference 04/04/2012 22:00:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/220/Engineering Research Conference http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/220/Engineering Research Conference The Faculty of Engineering, University of Malta is organising a one-day research conference. The event is intended to showcase research carried out at the Faculty through presentations and a poster session, delivered by postgraduate students reading for Master of Science and Doctoral Degrees. Date: Monday 23rd April 2012 Venue: Villa Bighi, Kalkara Registration Fee: €20 For further information and to view programme of conference please click here. Registrations till 19th April 20... Training Courses and Seminars Abroad 03/04/2012 22:00:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/218/Training Courses and Seminars Abroad http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/218/Training Courses and Seminars Abroad Training course 11-17 June 2012 | Croatia This training course was developed to encourage the development of a critical, democratic and European Citizenship and in doing so, to support the implementation and quality of the «Youth in Action» Programme. Read more: Click here  Application Deadline: 1 April 2012 SSV: “Working with young job-seekers” –learning practices and examples from Finland Short study visit 29 May - 2 June 2012 | Turku and its re... An Opportunity for bursury in Phd Study in UK 02/04/2012 22:00:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/213/An Opportunity for bursury in Phd Study in UK http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/213/An Opportunity for bursury in Phd Study in UK Opportunity for a fee-waived three-year PhD bursary in Performative Social Science with Dr Kip Jones at Bournemouth University in the UK. Open to international applicants as well as EU residents. Detailed information can be found from the blog of Kip World by clicking here. Read the details at the link above and then if you are interested email Dr Kip Jones on kipnews@YAHOO.CO.UK  Information Seminar on the Youth in Action Programme 26/03/2012 22:00:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/212/Information Seminar on the Youth in Action Programme http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/212/Information Seminar on the Youth in Action Programme Volunteering experience in Tunisia - Applications open! 25/03/2012 22:00:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/211/Volunteering experience in Tunisia - Applications open! http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/211/Volunteering experience in Tunisia - Applications open! For the third year, ĊAMYouths will be organising a volunteering experience with children in La Goulette in Tunisia. This we will be organised together with the missionaries of Charity (Sisters of Mother Theresa). During this experience, emphasis will be given to the spiritual and community aspect. This is a unique experience that requires considerable preparation. The experience is distributed over two weeks. The dates of this experience are from the 8th to 22nd July 2012. Due to logist... eSkills and eCareers Open Day! 24/03/2012 23:00:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/210/eSkills and eCareers Open Day! http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/210/eSkills and eCareers Open Day! MITA would like to invite you in getting to know more about eCareers, the roles available in the ICT industry and the skills that employers are looking for, to attend an event on Friday 30th March between 1000hrs – 1500hrs at the new MITA premises in Santa Venera. During the event you will be able to attend workshops on key horizontal ICT skills/roles in the industry, and vertical applications of technology through key ICT projects. MITA will provide you with a line-up of speakers w... Outdoor Programme for Young People 11/03/2012 23:00:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/208/Outdoor Programme for Young People http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/208/Outdoor Programme for Young People This programme which is being organised by KMS offers young people between the ages of 13 to 16 years an opportunity to participate in a full and fun programme for 8 weeks. The participants will have the chance to involve themselves in: Trekking                                 High Ropes  Orienteering                          Games  Cookou... Social Theatre Contest – Call for Applications 08/03/2012 23:00:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/207/Social Theatre Contest – Call for Applications http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/207/Social Theatre Contest – Call for Applications The Social Theatre Contest seeks to provide an opportunity for young Maltese theatre groups to share, explore and develop their talents in the theatrical sphere! As part of its Empowerment Programme Aġenzija Żgħażagħ in collaboration with Malta Drama Centre is organising a Social Theatre Contest for young theatre groups with members aged between 18 and 30. The young theatre groups interested in participating in the contest are to present an original performance of not longer than 30 minut... Premju Nazzjonali tal-Ktieb 2012 07/03/2012 23:00:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/206/Premju Nazzjonali tal-Ktieb 2012 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/206/Premju Nazzjonali tal-Ktieb 2012 Please refer to the Maltese version of this website, as material provided should be in Maltese.   Drama Tools for Youth Workers/Leaders 04/03/2012 23:00:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/198/Drama Tools for Youth Workers/Leaders http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/198/Drama Tools for Youth Workers/Leaders The 5 day training programme will focus on training youth workers/leaders to use drama tools which would enable them to motivate and engage young people to participate in projects of a European and Intercultural nature and dimension. The training itself will be a hands on experience which allows the acquisition of practical drama skills to those participating.  Organisers: Aġenzija Żgħażagħ and Maltese Association of Youth Workers (MAY) Dates: 15-19 March 2012 Venue: Marsaxlokk Yo... The first Year of the Establishment of Aġenzija Żgħażagħ 29/02/2012 23:00:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/202/The first Year of the Establishment of Aġenzija Żgħażagħ http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/202/The first Year of the Establishment of Aġenzija Żgħażagħ Aġenzija Żgħażagħ yesterday presented ‘Rapport ta’ Ħidma 2011’ by means of an organized activity for young people, youth organizations and all those working in the youth field. During this activity the young people had the opportunity to give suggestions and ideas of how Aġenzija Żgħażagħ can continue to strengthen its work with young people. Present for this activity were the Parliamentary Secretary for Youth and Sport Hon Clyde Puli, the Chief Executive Officer of Aġenzija... Applications for Maltese Nationals to participate in an International Seminar 28/02/2012 23:00:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/199/Applications for Maltese Nationals to participate in an International Seminar http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/199/Applications for Maltese Nationals to participate in an International Seminar Seminar on Empowerment of Youth Organisation and Youth Led Civil Society Initiatives in the South-Mediterranean Framework An opportunity you should not miss. Organisers: National Youth agency of Malta (Aġenzija Żgħażagħ), Euromed Youth Platform, EU-CoE youth-partnership, League of Arab States, North-South Centre of the Council of Europe Objectives of this seminar are: To exchange on the current effects of Arab spring on civil society and develop a shared understanding of the curr... Youth Participation and Inclusion Weekend Seminar - APPLY NOW! 27/02/2012 23:00:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/196/Youth Participation and Inclusion Weekend Seminar - APPLY NOW! http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/196/Youth Participation and Inclusion Weekend Seminar - APPLY NOW! Dates: 9-10-11 March 2012 Venue place: Malta Group size: 25 Working language: Maltese Costs: €10 Target group: Youth leaders, youth workers and anyone who is actively interested in youth participation and inclusion. The ‘Youth Participation and Inclusion Weekend Seminar’ aims at exposing and debating the themes of Inclusion and Participation in the field of youth work practice. It will help participants to develop skills in order to assist young people in an inclusive... A Seminar in Belgium this Summer 22/02/2012 23:00:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/197/A Seminar in Belgium this Summer http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/197/A Seminar in Belgium this Summer Peace Revolution would like to invite you to attend to one of our training programmes in Belgium this summer 2012. Peace Revolution feels that it’s the right time for you to find something initiative, profound, and universal to add value to yourself and your work in this transition period of humankind. Why don’t you try something you never experience before? If you really want to learn more about yourself to better understand others, this is a programme for you. This programme off... The Youth Specialisation Studies Scheme New Call 20/02/2012 23:00:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/195/The Youth Specialisation Studies Scheme New Call http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/195/The Youth Specialisation Studies Scheme New Call A new edition of the Youth Specialisation Studies Scheme (YSSS) has been launched this morning. Hon Clyde Puli, Parliamentary Secretary for Youth and Sport, this morning chaired the launch of the YSSS Scheme. Between Thursday 1st March and Friday 15th June young people aged between 18 and 30 are given the opportunity to apply to take a soft loan at a subsidized interest rate, with a view to continue their studies abroad or taking an academic course by learning distance, where the chosen cours... First Sessions of EMPOWER. APPLY NOW!! 16/02/2012 23:00:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/194/First Sessions of EMPOWER. APPLY NOW!! http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/194/First Sessions of EMPOWER. APPLY NOW!! The first set of EMPOWER training sessions managed by Aġenzija Żgħażagħ will be held at the building AĊĊESS in Birgu. Anyone attending this training will be asked to attend a once a week session between 6.30pm and 8.30pm which the first one will start on the 7th March. The first theme that we will tackle is called ‘Oħroġ il-Potenzjal Tiegħek’. This theme will be divided into 6 sessions which are: Session 1: Discover yourself Session 2: Good behaviour is a skill Session 3: Test y... Opportunities for Voluntary Work Abroad this Summer 07/02/2012 23:00:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/193/Opportunities for Voluntary Work Abroad this Summer http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/193/Opportunities for Voluntary Work Abroad this Summer Chaplaincy in Collaboration with InYgo, are pleased to offer the following summer experience abroad. The applicants for all the experiences will undergo an interview before the setting up of the various groups. Formation meetings are planned for separate groups and for all the groups together Fundraising activities will be organized in order to collect funds for the poor and the needy. Volunteering Opportunities are as follows: Ethiopia – 31st July – 21st August Napl... EveryBuddy Matters - Apply Now! 06/02/2012 23:00:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/192/EveryBuddy Matters - Apply Now! http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/192/EveryBuddy Matters - Apply Now! EveryBuddy Matters is an opportunity for you to be creative without limits. An opportunity for you to explore your inner creative self, while being given the space to learn how to work with others, in an inclusive atmosphere, attitude and frame of mind. Through this activity you can: Gain knowledge about acceptance, tolerance and inclusion through formation sessions Learn new - cool - fun - animation skills :) Meet people from different backgrounds Meet trained skilled traine... Youth Video Festival in New York 05/02/2012 23:00:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/191/Youth Video Festival in New York http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/191/Youth Video Festival in New York The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations and the International Organization for Migration again invite the world’s youth to submit original and creative videos focusing on PLURAL+ themes: migration, diversity and social inclusion. Young people up to 25 years old are invited to submit short videos of five minutes maximum in length. A prestigious international jury will select three winners in each age categories (9-12, 13-17, 18-25). All the winners will be invited to New York, a... Music Tuition for Young People in Band Clubs 31/01/2012 23:00:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/183/Music Tuition for Young People in Band Clubs http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/183/Music Tuition for Young People in Band Clubs As part of the Youth Empowerment Programme managed by Aġenzija Żgħażagħ ‘It-Taħriġ Mużikali taż-Żgħażagħ fil-Każini tal-Banda’ is a project being managed by the same agency, within the Parliamentary Secretariat for Youth and Sport as well as with the cooperation of Band Clubs Association. The main aim behind this project is the launch of a financial scheme to give space to Band Clubs to come up with initiatives and proposals which: encourage young people to start learnin... Divergent Thinkers - A Call for Young Artists 28/01/2012 23:00:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/190/Divergent Thinkers - A Call for Young Artists http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/190/Divergent Thinkers - A Call for Young Artists As part of its Empowerment Programme Aġenzija Żgħażagħ in collaboration with St James Cavalier Centre for Creativity is organising a collective exhibition for young artists. Divergent Thinkers is an innovative exhibition about the "brainstorming" mental processes involved in the creation of works of art! For more information please refer to the Brochure by clicking here. To download the Application Form please click here. If you would like further information please do not h... The launch of the Youth Empowerment Programme 26/01/2012 23:00:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/181/The launch of the Youth Empowerment Programme http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/181/The launch of the Youth Empowerment Programme Aġenzija Żgħażagħ launched a new Youth Empowerment Programme called Empower; a non formal education programme for young people from 16 years and over. Hon Clyde Puli, Parliamentary Secretary for Youth and Sport this morning launched officially this youth empowerment programme focusing on the Empower project and stated that non formal programmes such as these are essential for  the personal and social growth of the young person. The Empower project is composed of 6 training schedules of 6 s... Embark for Life – Integration of Young people into the Labour Market 23/01/2012 23:00:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/188/Embark for Life – Integration of Young people into the Labour Market http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/188/Embark for Life – Integration of Young people into the Labour Market Embark for Life is a project is co-financed by the European Union, European Social Fund, coordinated by Aġenzija Appoġġ and Aġenzija Sedqa, in collaboration with the Employment and Training Corporation and the Housing Authority. The aim of the E4L project is to provide support to young people, aged between 16 and 24 years, who need assistance to integrate themselves better within the workforce and society. For further information please visit the E4L webpage by clicking here. To download a... Swim Run for Children and Young People 22/01/2012 23:00:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/187/Swim Run for Children and Young People http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/187/Swim Run for Children and Young People Date: 5th February 2012 Time: from 9a.m. onwards Venue: Indoor Pool Ta' Qali To book contact Fabio Spiteri on 99816248 or Dermot Galea on99280282 The winner will be awarded a pool membership. Young People in Gozo - A Study (2) 17/01/2012 23:00:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/186/Young People in Gozo - A Study (2) http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/186/Young People in Gozo - A Study (2) The book of the study Young People in Gozo – A study (2) was launched during a National Conference last week 13th January 2012 held at Grand Hotel Mġarr, Gozo. The key purpose of this Text is to modulate a study carried out eleven years ago by OASI Foundation. The aim is to focus on the current situation of young people in Gozo and their life challenges particularly taking into consideration their ever-changing lifestyles and transitions. The aim of this study, which was conducted b... Kuntrasti - Forum Theatre 16/01/2012 23:00:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/185/Kuntrasti - Forum Theatre http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/185/Kuntrasti - Forum Theatre A group of young and elderly people came together through Aġenzija Żgħażagħ and the Drama Centre to celebrate the European Year for Active Ageing and Solidarity between Generations by producing Kuntrasti, an interactive production that will explore the active ageing theme and its implications. Kuntrasti will be held at 7.30pm on Friday 20 January at Drama Centre, ‘Mikelanġ Borġ’, St Ignatius College Girls’ Junior Lyceum, Mountbatten Street, Hamrun. Entrance is free of charge... Volunteering experience in Albania 15/01/2012 23:00:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/184/Volunteering experience in Albania http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/184/Volunteering experience in Albania             The Third World Group opened a call for who is interested to do a volunteering experience in Albania. Some details are as follows: Group: TWG needs a small group of no more than 9 volunteers; therefore spaces are very limited. Time: Approximately from the 2nd week of July. Still to be decided whether this will be an experience of three weeks or four weeks. The work: the group will be working with the Sisters of Charity and the Dom... Internships and Placements opportunities abroad through Travel Bug 13/01/2012 23:00:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/182/Internships and Placements opportunities abroad through Travel Bug http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/182/Internships and Placements opportunities abroad through Travel Bug Travel Bug continues to propose a number of placements abroad for students! Travel bug offers placements/ internships in the following areas: Europe ( France, Italia, Spain, Germany …) USA Canada China     Such programmes include the following: Internship and traineeships in USA Internship and traineeships in Canada Internship in Europe  And for a summer job you can obtain an experience in the camp counsellor in USA!  For ... Call for Partners for a youth seminar in Austria 10/01/2012 23:00:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/180/Call for Partners for a youth seminar in Austria http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/180/Call for Partners for a youth seminar in Austria An organisation in Austria is going to apply for funding of the Youth in Action Programme to organise a training seminar called 'Get Ready!'. Therefore, they need partners to apply for this project. The aim of this seminar is to empower and train youth workers, volunteers and young people who already participated in youth exchanges and/or who belong to youth organisation to become leaders in youth exchanges themselves. Duration: 4th June 2012 – 10th June 2012 (6 working days... Information Meeting of YiA Projects of 1st February deadline 09/01/2012 23:00:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/179/Information Meeting of YiA Projects of 1st February deadline http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/179/Information Meeting of YiA Projects of 1st February deadline EUPA is organising an information meeting for the 1st February deadline, for projects commencing 1st May – 31st October 2012.. This Information Meeting will be held on Wednesday 18th January at 18:00, at their premises in Valletta. Representatives of organisations, who are interested in getting funding from the Youth in Action Programme is encouraged to attend to this information meeting. The EUPA is organizing this Information Meeting for those organisations, associations NGO’s ... Euromed Seminar in Israel - Call for Partners 08/01/2012 23:00:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/178/Euromed Seminar in Israel - Call for Partners http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/178/Euromed Seminar in Israel - Call for Partners Friends by Nature, an NGO in Israel, is looking for partners to apply for a Euro-Med funded project. The aim is to have a seminar this Summer in Israel with around 15 participants from three different countries. For further information about this project please click here. If you form part in an NGO and are interested in this project kindly contact the National Project Director Eldan Kaye on Eldank7@gmail.com  Make 2012 count: VOLUNTEER NOW! 02/01/2012 23:00:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/177/Make 2012 count: VOLUNTEER NOW! http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/177/Make 2012 count: VOLUNTEER NOW! SPYS is organising an information meeting about volunteering opportunities through SPYS for the year 2012... in India, Ghana, Kenya and Malta! Date: 11th January 2012 Time: 19.30 - 21.30 Venue: St Patrick's Salesian School, St John Bosco Street, Sliema, Malta (ample parking space available) Spread the word! For further information visit the event on Facebook by clicking here or visit www.spysmalta.org  Call for Participation in a World Choir in China 19/12/2011 23:00:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/175/Call for Participation in a World Choir in China http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/175/Call for Participation in a World Choir in China Participation of choirs is being sought for the IFCM World Choral Summit which will be held in Beijing, China from the 15th to the 21st July 2012. It is the largest choral festival being held in China. To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the China International Chorus Festival the organising committee will bring together choir leaders from all over the world to network and discuss the most important issues in the choral scene. This is an excellent opportunity to network, attend master cl... Call for Trainers: Quality Markt Self Development through YiA 18/12/2011 23:00:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/174/Call for Trainers: Quality Markt Self Development through YiA http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/174/Call for Trainers: Quality Markt Self Development through YiA Date: 27-29 January 2012 Venue: Malta The Trainer shall: Help the participants understand and discuss the learning outcomes of non-formal/informal education; Help the participants develop the necessary competences and measures needed to understand the learning outcomes of participants; Use the necessary techniques to give the opportunity to participants to share insights, experiences and good practice; Have experience in the Youth in Action Programme and Youthpass as to gi... The Kellimni.com Christmas competition 15/12/2011 23:00:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/172/The Kellimni.com Christmas competition http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/172/The Kellimni.com Christmas competition Would you like to be in chance of winning a new MP4 this Christmas ?!?! Visit the kellimni.com website by clicking here and read the instructions. Competition will close on the 26th December 2011. Winner will be announced soon after. Good luck!! 1 Night STAND - Health and Well-Being Campaign 15/12/2011 23:00:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/173/1 Night STAND - Health and Well-Being Campaign http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/173/1 Night STAND - Health and Well-Being Campaign This is the first event of the Health and Well-Being Campaign organised by the Student Health Committee 2011-2012. The stand will be located at the Paceville Square in St. Julians on saturday 17th December at 9pm. They will be giving out glow sticks, and there will also be a photo event at the stand where people can take a photo with a picture related to the topic, and these will be posted on Facebook. The best photo will win a 6 month membership at the university gym, kindly provided by M... What is Europass? 13/12/2011 23:00:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/171/What is Europass? http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/171/What is Europass? What is Europass? Europass is a new initiative to offer assistance to people to qualifications and competences that are uinderstood better in the European Union member states. Europass brings together five papers which were developed at European level so that qualifications are more transparent. The main objective of Europass is to make the mobility of students and workers in Europe easier. The five Europass documents are: Europass Curriculum Vitae Europass Language Passport ... Merry Christmas & a Happy New Year 13/12/2011 23:00:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/176/Merry Christmas & a Happy New Year http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/176/Merry Christmas & a Happy New Year             Vacancy for an Education Policy Officer 08/12/2011 23:00:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/168/Vacancy for an Education Policy Officer http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/168/Vacancy for an Education Policy Officer The European Youth Forum is recruiting an Education Policy Officer. The successful candidate will work in the Policy Development and Advocacy Department and will report to the Policy and Advocacy Coordinator for the related area. Under the current Work Plan (2011-2012) of the European Youth Forum, the successful candidate will coordinate work in the field of Education, in particular on the following objectives: Volunteering as a key element for non-formal education: continuing to develo... A Christmas Photographic Competition 07/12/2011 23:00:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/167/A Christmas Photographic Competition http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/167/A Christmas Photographic Competition A photographic exhibition and competition is being organised by the Youth Section of Anici Band and Social Club. Participants have the option of choosing some of the themes listed below: Christmas decorations in the street, house facades and windows. Cribs: either life or crib sets Churches decorated for the Christmas Processions / demonstrations with statue of Baby Jesus by Children held by the M.U.S.E.U.M members Scenes of celebrations in bars, restaurants, pubs, etc&he... The Media and I - Who is in Control? 30/11/2011 23:00:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/169/The Media and I - Who is in Control? http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/169/The Media and I - Who is in Control? The Malta PSD Association with the support of Aġenzija Żgħażagħ, the University of Malta and the Direcotorate for Quality and Standards in Education is organising a seminar called The Media and I - Who is in Control? This seminar is targeted to PSD teachers, teachers, youth workers and those working with children and young people.  The seminar will be held on Saturday 10th December at the Dolmen Hotel. A participation fee of €25 for members and €30 for non-members is applica... European Year of Volunteering 2011 Malta Tour 24/11/2011 23:00:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/162/European Year of Volunteering 2011 Malta Tour http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/162/European Year of Volunteering 2011 Malta Tour EYV 2011 MaltaTour 28th November – 5th December 2011 As part of the celebrations for the European Year dedicated to Volunteers 2011 The Malta Council for the Voluntary Sector will be hosting the European Tour, which is touring all European cities and will come to a close in Malta. The tour will consist of various events, exhibitions, discussions, demonstrations and other activities. The EYV 2011 Tour will bring Europe closer to volunteers, but it will also bring volunteers closer... Award Żagħżugħ tas-Sena 2011 24/11/2011 23:00:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/163/Award Żagħżugħ tas-Sena 2011 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/163/Award Żagħżugħ tas-Sena 2011 Kerŷgma is organising an Award entitled “Żagħżugħ tas-Sena” in order to promote the Christian youth engagement in Maltese society. The Award is open to all young people that show a great sense of commitment in their Christian life daily. To see a copy of Regulations and Application Form please click here. Aġenzija Żgħażagħ is encouraging you to nominate young persons that you think they deserve prestigious award. Applications and documents pertaining the Award “Żagħ... The 7th Call for STEPS Scholarship Applications is Open! 21/11/2011 23:00:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/155/The 7th Call for STEPS Scholarship Applications is Open! http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/155/The 7th Call for STEPS Scholarship Applications is Open! During the first three Calls for Applications a total of 257 STEPS Scholarships have been awarded, with an investment of over €6,240,000 in the future of the successful applicants who are now pursuing their studies at Masters or Doctoral level both locally and abroad. You could be the next STEPS Awardee! For those interested in applying for a Scholarship under the STEPS Scheme, please note that STEPS 7th Call for Applications, open since the 1st of October, shall remain open until the 30... New Funding - Small Initiatives Support Scheme 18/11/2011 23:00:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/164/New Funding - Small Initiatives Support Scheme http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/164/New Funding - Small Initiatives Support Scheme The Malta Council for the Voluntary Sector is launching a funding called the ‘Small Initiatives Support Scheme’ or ‘SIS’ to support small initiatives by Voluntary Organisations. Voluntary Organisations enrolled with the Commissioner for Voluntary Organisations can apply under the Small Initiatives Support Scheme for projects costing not less than €1,000 and not more than €3,000. The project should be completed within 12 months of the funding decision. 70% of... Training on Sexual Health 13/11/2011 23:00:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/156/Training on Sexual Health http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/156/Training on Sexual Health The Ministry of Health, the Elderly and Community Care launched The National Sexual Health Policy in November 2010. The Policy calls for training of health professionals in developing the knowledge and skills. Training sessions are being offered for various professionals working in both the public and private sector. The training will be provided by Dr Mark Hayter PhD (University of Sheffield, UK) and Dr Roderick Bugeja PhD (University of Malta), who are both specialists in the field of sexu... Human Rights Event - Gay Rights 13/11/2011 23:00:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/161/Human Rights Event - Gay Rights http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/161/Human Rights Event - Gay Rights GħSL in collaboration with the U.S. Embassy Malta is organising a human rights event entitled ‘Gay Rights’. The activity is intended to raise awareness as well as spark a discussion about the current situation of the gay community in Malta in relation to its American counterpart. The event will showcase clips from the acclaimed movie ‘Milk’, directed by Gus Van Sant, followed by a Live Digital Video Conference with Elaine Noble, an American politician and LGBT activist. S... Launch of 'U Volunteer?' Booklet 31/10/2011 23:00:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/144/Launch of 'U Volunteer?' Booklet http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/144/Launch of 'U Volunteer?' Booklet Aġenzija Żgħażagħ together with Eurodesk launched a booklet called 'U Volunteer?' that includes information about volunteering and how young people can be participants in this. The Parliamentary Secretary for Youth and Sport, Hon. Clyde Puli launched officially this booklet for young people during Freshers' Week at University. If you would like a copy of this booklet do not hesitate to contact us on 2388 6182 or irene.attard@gov.mt Youth in Action - Call for Proposals 25/10/2011 22:00:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/152/Youth in Action - Call for Proposals http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/152/Youth in Action - Call for Proposals Youth@Work - Youth and Business 20/10/2011 22:00:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/151/Youth@Work - Youth and Business http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/151/Youth@Work - Youth and Business Youth@Work helps young Europeans to find high quality and sustainable jobs and promote entrepreneurship among young people. It also brings together young people and SMEs to encourage demand among employers for young SMEs and, on the other hand, to promote young people working in SMEs. Youth@Work also provides information and advice to potential young entrepreneurs to help them develop skills and concepts of entrepreneurship. If you are interested to be well informed a seminar will be held ... A Research Study of Alcohol Use among Maltese Young Adults 10/10/2011 22:00:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/142/A Research Study of Alcohol Use among Maltese Young Adults http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/142/A Research Study of Alcohol Use among Maltese Young Adults At present, a research study is being conducted with young adults about their alcohol use. If you are a Maltese citizen between 18 and 30 years old, please complete the 5 minute questionnaire by clicking here. ANONYMITY is guaranteed. Thank you for your time! More Youth Opportunities - Karta Żgħażagħ now launched 21/06/2011 22:00:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/105/More Youth Opportunities - Karta Żgħażagħ now launched http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/105/More Youth Opportunities - Karta Żgħażagħ now launched Aġenzija Żgħażagħ has launched ‘Karta Żgħażagħ’ (Youth Card), which by the end of December is going to be distributed free of charge to all Maltese and Gozitan youths in order for them to benefit from discounts on hostels, hotels, museums, restaurants and other discounts from local and international shops. For more information click here Official Launch of Youth Inc 21/02/2011 23:00:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/49/Official Launch of Youth Inc http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/49/Official Launch of Youth Inc Official Launch of Youth Inc The Launch of Aġenzija Żgħażagħ 15/02/2011 23:00:00 http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/41/The Launch of Aġenzija Żgħażagħ http://agenzijazghazagh.gov.mt//News/41/The Launch of Aġenzija Żgħażagħ The Launch of Aġenzija Żgħażagħ