Academic Staff

Nadia Mercieca

Nadia Mercieca is a teacher by profession. She has been working in the field of education for 22 years. During such time, Nadia has worked with students with special educational needs in local Resource Centers and specialised settings for 12 years after which she started teaching English and PSCD in a mainstream school, where she […]

Alexia Micallef Gatt

Alexia Micallef Gatt is currently serving as Head of Department for Science Education within the Secretariat for Catholic Education. After obtaining a Bachelor’s Degree in Science Education with specialization in Biology at the University of Malta in 2014 she began teaching at St Paul’s Missionary College where she has taught science in the primary and […]

Mark Anthony Farrugia

Dr Mark A. Farrugia is currently a Deputy Head at a Maltese school and a part-time lecturer at the University of Malta and other educational institutions specializing in Reflective Practices, Leadership and Professional Development. After his bachelor’s degree he furthered his studies to a Masters of Science in leadership and administration with Leicester University. During […]

Marica Gatt

Marica Gatt completed a B Ed (Hons) at the University of Malta in 1996, an accredited course in Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) in conjunction with the ACE Centre North and Manchester Metropolitan University in 2006, an MSc in Complex Learning Disabilities at the University of Manchester in 2007 and a PhD in Intellectual and […]

Rosalba Axiak

Rosalba Axiak is a doctorate student finishing her studies in Gestalt therapy. After her first degree in psychology, she continued to study Gestalt therapy and Systemic Family therapy. She has studied both in Malta and abroad graduating as a supervisor to other therapists as well as an EFT practitioner. She has been practising as a psychotherapist […]

Frances Saliba Hersey

Frances Saliba Hersey began teaching Maltese to secondary students in a church school, after having graduated in B.A. Maltese (Hons) and P.G.C.E. (Maltese) in 2011. She then pursued Masters in Inclusive Schools and Communities, where her dissertation focused on Creative Drama as an inclusive tool in the classroom. This was then followed by achieving an […]

Sharon Balzan

Sharon Balzan graduated from the University of Birmingham with a ‘Masters in Education’ specialisation in “Severe Profound Multiple Learning Disabilities (Qualitative methodology)”. She specialised in Autism and Intellectual Impairment. She is also an Inclusive Education graduate from the University of Malta. Sharon is passionate about supporting students with Autism. She is an activity leader with […]

Sharon Borg Schembri

Sharon Borg Schembri currently works as a Senior Assistive Technology Practitioner (Occupational Therapist) with ACTU (Access to Communication and Technology Unit). She has a Master’s degree in Inclusive Education and Communities from the University of Malta. Since 2009, she has been working at ACTU where she gained a lot of experience in assessing access technologies […]