Academic Staff

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 […]

Mariella Debono

Mariella Debono graduated with a BA (Hons) and a Masters Degree in Sociology, from the University of Malta, specialising in the area of ‘multiculturalism’. She also holds a P.G.C.E. in Social Studies from the same University. Currently, she is a lecturer at a State post-secondary Institution, and is also involved in module development, supervising dissertations, […]

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 […]

Clare Bezzina

Clare Bezzina studied at the University of Malta and earned a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Sociology and a Post Graduate Certificate in Education (P.G.C.E). For 15+ years, she has been teaching PSCD and working as a guidance teacher at different secondary school. She also worked as a Psychology Officer with the Social Welfare Development […]

Amanda Schembri Muscat

Amanda Schembri Muscat is a registered Senior Paediatric Speech and Language Pathologist and a Warranted Teacher. She is currently working as an Early Intervention Specialist and owns Starshine Early Intervention Centre, which specialises in providing services to families with children aged 0-7 years. For the past 18 years, Amanda has worked in the education sector […]

David Farrugia

David Farrugia earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Theology and Philosophy from the University of Malta. He went on to earn a Master Degree in Teaching and Learning with a focus on early childhood and primary education. His interests include resources for learning, digital technology, social relations and home and school environments. David’s research focuses on […]

Liana Darmanin

Liana Darmanin is a registered Educational Psychologist and a member of the Malta Chamber of Psychologists. Upon obtaining her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology (Hons.), she earned a Master’s degree in Educational Psychology from the University of Malta. After completing her studies, she started working as a resident psychologist at a church school in Malta, where […]

Joseph Galea

Joseph Galea’s background is in general nursing. Later on, he specialised in psychiatric nursing. In 1985, he became a certified Registered Nurse (RN). In June 2008, he graduated with a Bachelor in Mental Health Nursing and became a Registered Mental Nurse (RMN). He earned a Bachelor’s degree in Business Aministration (2010) and a Master’s degree […]