The course provides the required experiences to link theory to practice, developing skills and competencies as well as personal qualities and attitudes which are essential for any Educator/Teacher/Carer or Mentor. During the course, candidates will be encouraged to engage in pedagogical critical and reflective discussions, whilst complimentary activities will help them to acquire the required reflective skills.

This course has been specifically designed to equip professionals with the theoretical knowledge, understanding and the applicable skills for a successful employment trajectory by;
• Developing a clear understanding and concept of social environmental stress within the work place;
• Exploring the different strategies to handle and deal with challenging and/or threatening situations within a learning/school environment;
• Develop a clear understanding of approaching work/personal related stress through a Biopsychosocial lens(conceptualizing how each component relates to each other);
• Develop a clear understanding of own professional self-awareness and self-regulation;
• Develop the skills to be mindful of own emotional regulating processes;
• Explore various tools needed for professional self-reflection; and
• To understand the application of professional self-care strategies within individuals professional place of work.

Malta/EU Fee


Flexi-payment terms available.



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1 Week


July, 2020





Accredited by

National Commission for Further and Higher Education

The National Commission for Further and Higher Education (NCFHE) was officially launched on the 14th September, 2012 and is legislated by the revised Education Act which came into force on the 1st August 2012.

NCFHE is an affiliate member of EN​QA, the European Association for Quality Assurance in Higher Education. The Qualifications Recognition Information Centre (QRIC) within NCFHE also forms part of the European Network of Information Centres in the European Region (ENIC) and the National Recognition Information Centres in the European Union (NARIC). The Commission acts also as the National Contact Point for the European Qualifications Framework.

Throughout the years, NCFHE has been a regular contributor to the European forum regulating the European Qualifications Framework and European Meetings of the DG Higher Education, as well as representing Malta on the Europe​an Training Foundation Governing Board. More recently, the NCFHE is also participating on the European Working Group on Modernisation of Higher Education which supports EU member states reforms to maximise the potential of higher education systems.

Entry Criteria

Candidates are required to be 18+ years of age and to have successfuly completed a minimum of a related MQF Level 4 Award/Certification in a related field. For example Health & Social Care/Early Years Development, Education & Care/ Mentoring & Counselling/ Youth Studies/ Inclusive Education/ Sports or Performing Arts.
Mature Candidates (+23 years at the start of the course applied for), subject to proficiency and/or aptitude tests as directed by the Academy. AVANZA also reserves the right to hold a course application interview prior to acceptance.

Mode of Assessment

In order to qualify for this course, candidates will be expected to have shown both observed skills and theorectical comprehension by;
• Contributing towards professional group discussion, group activities within lectures and workshop environments;
• Contribute and participate in group work during the planning and exhecution of group presentation task;
• Demonstrate theoretical comprehension through their individual Refective Essay;


Ms. Georgina Fardoe


Avanza Academy

Avanza Academy,
1-2, Notabile Road,
Birkirkara, BKR1876,

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