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 secondary school as well as biology. She is in possession of a Master of Education in Science Education from the University of Malta as well as a European Advanced Diploma in Gifted and Talented Education from Radboud University, Netherlands. She was consequently recognized as an ECHA Specialist in Gifted Education by the European Council of High Ability. Her research has focused on the area of scientific creativity. Alexia is also an eTwinning and SCIENTIX Ambassador for Malta; which has given her the opportunity to experience good educational practices across Europe while having also provided a number of seminars and workshops locally and internationally. Her areas of interest are science education, STEM & STEAM, 21st century skills (with a particular focus on creativity), gifted and talented education, innovative pedagogies, technology enhanced learning and digital literacy, as well as the integration of the SDGs in Education.