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Autism Awareness Month - April 2020

Autism Awareness Month April 2020Saturday 4 April 2020A blog post by Ms Antonella Micallef – Inclusion Coordinator at St Edward’s College My university thesis focused on the lived experiences of friendships of young adults with autism.   Amongst one of the commonly held beliefs about autism is that persons on the spectrum enjoy spending time

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4 Tips to keep hackers our of your Zoom call

4 Tips to keep hackers out of your Zoom callThursday 2 April 2020With the increased usage of the programme Zoom for work, online classes and social gatherings, “Zoombombing” has become an issue of concern.Whenever something becomes popular, there’s always a portion of the population that gets a cheap thrill from disrupting it. Keeping Zoom meetings safe is something

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Old Edwardians Giving Back

Old Edwardians Giving BackWednesday 1 April 2020David Sciberras the director of Invent 3D, had just finished designing a DIY, printable face shield to help his friends in the healthcare sector and anyone who needed protection in these trying times.He has put aside his own work commissions and mobilized the whole 3D printing community to print

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Understanding Their Emotions

Unerstanding Their EmotionsFrkiday 27 March 2020Dear Parents,It’s now been 2 weeks since the closing of College and hopefully we are all starting to settle down into some form of routine. I am sure that the early years students have now grasped that this situation is here to stay for some time and will need some

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Reducing children's fears in the face of COVID-19 (video)

Reducing children’s fears in the face of COVID-19Thursday 26 March 2020Mary Gordon, Founder/President of Roots of Empathy, sends a message to all parents, all caregivers, all of us who care for children on how to ease children’s anxieties as they watch and listen to how adults in their lives react to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Silver Linings

Silver LiningsThursday 26 Marcgh 2020Dear Reader, I hope this e-mail finds you well and in good health.  We are currently sailing in unknown waters –  lots of uncertainty, doubts, and fear. The current unfortunate situation has enhanced our sense of vulnerability, we are all humans and hence vulnerable to all the terrible things going on around us. Our sense

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Middle, Senior & IB Sixth Form Exercise Plan (video)

Middle, Senior & IB Sixth FormExercise PlanThursday 26 March 2020Dear Parents,Here is another video of some basic exercises which are suitable for 𝑴𝒊𝒅𝒅𝒍𝒆 and 𝑺𝒆𝒏𝒊𝒐𝒓 school students. This may be done at home in a restricted space.These are just a demonstration. The sets and repetitions for each exercise will be determined by the level of