Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Lifelong Learning Courses in Sliema 2013/4

Sliema Local Council will be participating in the Lifelong Learning scheme, in partnership with the Directorate for Lifelong Learning (Ministry for Education and Employment) for the coming year, 2013/4.

To date, Sliema Local Council is one of the two most popular local councils as regards lifelong learning courses.

From the coming year, all courses offered in Sliema will be fully accessible for persons with physical disability, and, as in previous years, will be fully accessible to non-Maltese residents, in line with the Local Council's drive for full accessibility and social inclusion.

Courses on offer at Sliema Local Council for the coming year, and their respective level, are:

Maltese as a Foreign Language (MQF Level 1)
English as a Foreign Language (MQF Level 1)
French (Level 2)
Spanish (MQF Level 1)
Health Wellbeing and Successful Ageing (MQF Level 1)
Understanding Children with Emotional and Behavioural Challenges (Certificate of Attendance)
Lace Making (VET level 1)
Drama for Personality Development (VPA level rating is in progress)
Maltese Cultural and Natural Heritage (MQF level rating is in progress) - this course includes on-site outings.
Zumba Fitness (Certificate of Attendance)
Yoga (Certificate of Attendance)
Keep Fit (Certificate of Attendance)
General Science (Core competences basic level)

One may obtain a free hard copy of the prospectus (which also includes courses at other local councils and centres) from the Sliema Local Council offices. More details can be found by clicking on this link: https://lifelonglearning.gov.mt/public/frmCoursesVenue.aspx?ven=43

One can apply online for the courses mentioned above between 19 August and 6 September through the following website:


One may also access facebook page at


In the coming weeks Sliema Local Council will announce other new courses which will be held during winter 2013/4.

More information and assistance may be obtained from the Sliema Local Council

Dog Friendly Beach in Sliema

Sliema Local Council is one of the 5 local councils participating in the initiative for dog friendly beaches around Malta and Gozo.

The area in Sliema allocated for this purpose is at Tigne' Point (under The Point), which is accessible from the Strand.