The Directorate for Research, Lifelong Learning and Employability offers asynchronous courses via the Learning Box website. The courses are not accredited, but you will get a letter of attendance upon completion of the course.
How do I register/apply for a course?
Visit www.learningbox.edu.mt and under the tab ‘Courses’ you can select a subject of interest. You may apply for a course by clicking on ‘Book this Course’ during the year for the self-paced courses. Courses will open once the minimum capacity is reached.
Have I been accepted for the course?
Once you applied and paid for a course, you will see a receipt online and receive one by email as well. This is your confirmation that you have been accepted for the course. The course will open once the minimum capacity is reached. The Directorate will inform you once a course opens and courses are to be completed by 15 June 2023.
What are the course fees?
The payment for applicants is as follows:
Applicants who are: (a) citizens of Malta; or
(b) citizens of other Member States of the European Union who are entitled to equal treatment to Maltese citizens in matters of employment by virtue of EU legislation and treaty provisions dealing with the free movement of workers; or
(c) citizens of any other country who are entitled to equal treatment to Maltese citizens in matters related to employment by virtue of the application to that country of EU legislation and treaty provisions dealing with the free movement of workers; or
(d) any other persons who are entitled to equal treatment to Maltese citizens in matters related to employment in terms of the law or the above-mentioned EU legislation and treaty provisions, on account of their family relationship with persons mentioned in paragraph (a), (b) or (c); or
(e) third country nationals who have been granted long-term resident status in Malta under regulation 4 of the “Status of Long-Term Residents (Third Country Nationals) Regulations, 2006” or who have been granted a residence permit under regulation 18(3) thereof, together with family members of such third country nationals who have been granted a residence permit under the “Family Reunification Regulations, 2007”
Will pay the following fees:
(i) Short Courses (maximum of 14 weeks): €18.63;
(ii) Courses longer than 14 weeks up to 32 weeks: €34.94;
(iii) Courses that lead to the Intermediate Level and/or Advanced or Level 4 and Courses related to Information Technology: €46.59;
(iv) Applicants who do not fall into any of the above categories will need to pay double the amount indicated. For instance, for Short Courses, the payment due would be €37.26.
Once you have made your payment, please keep a printed copy of your receipt.
There will be no changes to the registration of courses after payment is made, except in the case of courses that have to be cancelled.
What is the minimum age for registration?
All applicants must be fifteen years of age or over by December 2022. Applicants under sixteen years should fill in CONSENT FORM and send it to firstname.lastname@example.org
What are the Assessment procedures?
Assessment will be based on different procedures such as participation in forums and completion of quizzes and submissions of assignments where applicable. A letter of attendance will be provided upon completion of the course.
How will the letter of attendance be delivered?
The letter of attendance will be delivered digitally via the email inputted during the application process.
How do I access the course?
As soon as you click on ‘Book a course’ you will need to register, apply and pay for a course. You will receive an email confirmation which means that you are enrolled in the course. The course will open as soon as the minimum capacity is reached.
The Directorate will contact you when the course opens and you may then go to www.learningbox.edu.mt and click on the tab Login. If you have a lifelong learning username select ‘Lifelong Learning Email’ and enter your lifelong learning username and password. If you do not have a lifelong learning username select ‘Personal Email’ and enter your email inputted during application and password. Go to ‘Course Resource’ tab and find the course material.
What is the minimum hardware and software necessary?
Asynchronous courses require access to the Internet. You will need to have access to your own device and a high-speed Internet Service Provider.