Back to School Webinar: “Game on: Play, Games & Learning”
Date & time: Friday, 27 September 2019 at 18:00 CEST (Central European Summer Time)
This webinar gave teachers, career counsellors, educational authorities and researchers an understanding of STEM careers by inviting dedicated STEM professionals to share their experience, knowledge and advice for STEM careers and skills of the future.
Jointly organised by STEM Alliance, Scientix and SYSTEMIC the webinar was held online on Friday, 27 September 2019 at 18:00 CEST (Central European Summer Time) in English language.
The speaker, Stephen Bezzina (Education Officer for Diversity: Learning to Learn & Cooperative Learning, Department for Curriculum, Lifelong Learning and Employability at the Science Centre Pembroke in Malta), shared exclusive insights into his professional development and useful skills to thrive in the area of STEM. In particular, Stephen Bezzina dealt with the question whether games are a waste of time or not. He also talked about statistics on games and gamers, learning valuable skills during gameplay, the transfer of skills and will present games for learning in STEM.
Stephen is an Education Officer within the Ministry for Education and Employment (Malta). His focus is on diversity in learning, metacognitive strategies and cooperative approaches to learning.
He holds a Master of Science degree in Digital Education from the University of Edinburgh, specialising in games, learning and assessment. Stephen is a passionate advocate for the good use of games in learning and for society.
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