Call for Research Interviewers

posted 28 Oct 2016, 02:18 by Noel C

The Malta Career Guidance Association (MCGA) will be undertaking research in order to investigate how best to approach professionalising the career guidance sector.  The first part of the research will involve conducting interviews with key stakeholders in the field of career guidance.
Applicants must possess a Level 7 qualification in the area of career guidance (or related field); a minimum of 4 years’ experience working in the education or employment sectors and skills in interviewing techniques.  The selected candidate will be expected to undertake a minimum of 4 interviews.  He/she will also be expected to analyse the interviews and identify the themes which emerge from the interviews with stakeholders.  All interviewers will be expected to participate in a focus group discussion in order to discuss the overall common themes.  Interview data must be handed in by mid December 2016.
Eligible candidates are invited to submit their expression of interest to perform such tasks by not later than 4th November 2016. A letter of application together with a CV are to be sent by email to
Dorianne Gravina, Chairperson MCGA

MCGA & Euroguidance Conference 2014

posted 7 May 2014, 01:33 by Malta Career Guidance Association   [ updated 25 Nov 2014, 02:28 ]

Euroguidance Centre in Malta in collaboration with the Malta Career Guidance Association and the Student Services Department within the Directorate for Educational Services will be organising the Annual Conference on Thursday 11th December 2014 at the Palace Hotel, Sliema.  To register your attendance send an email on until the 5th December 2014

New MCGA Executive Committee

posted 7 May 2014, 01:32 by Malta Career Guidance Association

During the AGM held on Monday 28th April 2014, members present elected the following to act as Executive Committee:

Chairperson:                    Dorianne Gravina
Secretary:                       Jackie Scerri
Treasurer:                        Lorraine Aquilina
Communications Officer:   Ivan Fenech    
Member:                         Antoinette Aquilina
Member:                         Robert Cassar
Member:                         Sylvana Piscopo

Plan and Succeed … A training seminar for employability

posted 22 Apr 2014, 05:09 by Noel C

The Malta PSD Association in collaboration with the Directorate for Education Services, the Malta Career Guidance Association and the University of Malta will be organising a Training Seminar for Employability on the 31st May 2014 at the Maria Regina College, Mosta Boys Secondary.
Those interested to attend may fill in the attached form and send it to MPSDA.

Annual General Meeting 2014

posted 17 Apr 2014, 05:56 by Malta Career Guidance Association   [ updated 17 Apr 2014, 06:01 ]

The Malta Career Guidance Association (MCGA) is planning once again to hold the Annual General Meeting. This will be held on Monday 28th April 2014 at 5.00pm at Hall B, Gateway Building, University of Malta, Tal-Qroqq, where the Executive Committee members for the MCGA will be elected.

During the meeting, three Career Guidance Practitioners who have finished their Postgraduate studies will deliver a short presentation about their findings in their respective dissertation.  Sharing of such data will help other career guidance practitioners to further enhance once practice.

We invite you to become a member by filling in the online membership form.  A nominal fee of € 10 will be collected at our AGM.

If you would like join as a member you may also send the duly filled membership form to MCGA 126/3, Old College Street, Sliema together with a cheque payable to the MCGA.

Members/Prospective members are also invited to submit their nomination for roles listed below through the appropriate form on the website, including the name of a secondant by the 25th April 2014.

Role 1: Chairperson

Role 2: Secretary

Role 3: Communications Officer

Role 4: Treasurer

Role 5: Member

Role 6: Member

Role 7: Member

 After the AGM everyone is invited to celebrate the beginning of this new endeavour by going out together for a pizza.

A Gateway to youth employability across Europe

posted 9 Oct 2012, 07:30 by Malta Career Guidance Association   [ updated 9 Oct 2012, 07:32 ]

The Europass Centre Malta in Collaboration with the Malta Career Guidance Association will be holding a Seminar about Youth Employability across Europe.  This Seminar will highlight the Validation of In-formal and Non-formal Learning (Mr. Richard Curmi), and Information on the EUROPASS Portfolio and Surveys (Mr. Silvano Cristauro) .  A Presentation about the Labour Market in a Globalised context shall also be done by Dr. Vincent Cassar (lecturer at the University of Malta).

Sectoral Skills Training - series 2

posted 13 Jun 2012, 12:37 by Noel C   [ updated 14 Jun 2012, 01:35 ]

The Malta Career Guidance Association will be holding a skills training session on Tuesday 19th June 2012.
The Skills Training event will focus on the Health Sector and will include speakers from Care Malta, Actavis, Mater Dei Hospital and the Faculty of Health Science of the University of Malta.  The focus of this event will be an insight of which skills do employers look for in their employees. 

Those interested in attending may contact Dorianne Gravina (79591849) or Noel Caruana (99841880). 

Sectoral Skills Training - Series 1

posted 6 Dec 2011, 07:39 by Noel C   [ updated 12 Dec 2011, 05:59 ]

MCGA is organising a one day Skills Training Event on the 14th December 2011.

The Sectors to be covered are Tourism and Hospitality; Science and Technology; Co-operatives; and the Engineering Sector.  Professionals from each sector will be explaining the skills required to embark in the different career paths in each sector. During the event each participant is required to indicate which area s/he is interested to visit.  Site visits are planned to be held in February 2012, details will be given later on.

Anyone interested in registering should contact us on 79591849 / 99278077 / 99841880

Click to view the programme

Euroguidance Conference 2011

posted 25 Nov 2011, 07:16 by Malta Career Guidance Association   [ updated 25 Nov 2011, 08:05 by Malta Career Guidance Association ]

The Euroguidance Malta in collaboration with the Malta Career Guidance Association will be holding its Annual Conference entitled "Current Challenges Facing Career Guidance".  The Conference will be held at the Victoria Hotel, Sliema on Wednesday the 30th November 2011.  Professor Tony Watts will be the guest speaker of the conference and will give an overview of the current challenges of career guidance in Europe.  Further information and bookings are available through the EG Malta website.

Karrieri Website and Newsletter

posted 7 Jun 2011, 23:49 by Malta Career Guidance Association

The aim of the Karrieri website is to create awareness amongst its target audience regarding the different career pathways available in the local, as well as in the foreign, labour market.
Visit for more information

Karrieri also issues an interesting newsletter where useful information about different careers and tips for accessing the labour market.  Click on the attachment below to open/ download the 6th Issue of the newsletter.

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