Schools Civic Education Programmes

What is InTune with Myself?

In Tune is an Agenzija Zghazagh Life Skills programme that will precisely focus on identifying and expanding young people’s emotional vocabulary and dealing with stressful situations effectively. Furthermore, the programme promotes empathy, an attitude that fosters understanding and cooperation.

Who is it For?

In Tune is a two-tier programme:

  • for pre-teens between 11 to 12 years of age
  • for teens between 13 to 14 years of age
What will it do for me?

By participating in this programme, I will be able to:

  • Expand my emotional vocabulary.
  • Get in touch with my feelings from a personal perspective.
  • Discuss how relationships play an essential role in emotional literacy.
  • Understand the connection between emotional literacy and mental and physical health.
  • Outline several actions on who to deal with emotional challenges.
  • Equip myself with the necessary skills and tips to overcome related challenges. 
How can you be part of this programme?

What is Demokrazija I.S.S.A?

Demokrazija I.S.S.A. ‘Insaħħu l-iSkola bi Studenti Attivi’ is a session by Agenzija Żgħażagħ that conveys to students the importance of democracy as a right, a responsibility, and a commitment. During the session, of about 35 minutes, students will interactively experience the process of what happens before and during the election of the student council. They will experience active citizenship in school through the student council and understand how in a democracy everyone should be include everyone.

Who is it For?

For Middle and Senior Secondary Schools

  • Year 8
  • Year 9
  • Year 10
What will it do for me?

By participating in this programme, I will know:

  • How the student council is elected democratically
  • How to be an active student through the student council
  • How democracy needs to be inclusive
How can you be part of this programme?

What is It’s My Choice?

It’s My Choice is a programme for young people in secondary schools that focuses on the relationship between weighing options, and making choices on issues that are relevant to young people- stressful situations, different career paths and first-time voting. 

Who is it For?

Open to all Secondary Schools.

It’s My Choice consists of 3 webinars:

  • Year 9:  How to deal with stress
  • Year 10:  Which career path to follow
  • Year 11:  My opinion, my vote
What will it do for me?

By participating in this programme, I will:

  • Learn how to evaluate options
  • Understand the importance of informed choices
  • Learn how to start assuming responsibility for my choices
How can you be part of this programme?

You can ask the school senior management team if you wish to participate in such a programme.

What is Engage, Inform and Empower?

Aġenzija Żgħażagħ uses a youthwork approach to engage, inform and empower young people. This programme consists of 3 different workshop sessions: Community Consensus, Democracy Dine and Time for an Adventure.

Who is it For?

Senior school students in Years 9, 10 and 11 respectively.

What will it do for me?

If you participate in Community Consensus you will understand and experience consensus as a form of democracy through the simulation of a student advisory group.

If you participate in Democracy Dine you will understand how deliberation and negotiation can effect political decisions as compared to an electoral process where decisions are reached following a ballot.

If you participate in Time for an Adventure you will be introduced to human rights, youth information and the benefits of EU citizenship, with an emphasis on the opportunities that mobility offers to you.

How can you be part of this programme?

You can ask the school senior management team if you wish to participate in such a programme.

For further information please contact Aġenzija Żgħażagħ on 22586700
or email on agenzija.zghazagh@gov.mt
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