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​Skolasajf will once again be welcoming children during the summer months of 2020. This year the theme will be
‘My Planet, My Home’, reflecting the need to be responsible citizens that take care of planet Earth. It is this very responsibility which will earn us the privilege to remain living safely; a healthy Earth determines our future as healthy citizens.

This year Skolasajf will run between 13th July 2020 and 4th September 2020. Kinder children will start Skolasajf on 14th July 2020. The service will run for eight weeks from Monday to Friday, from 08:30 till 12:30 hours. An extended service for working parents will also be offered in selected centres, from 07:00 till 08:30 and 12:30 till 17:30 hours. Applications open from 25th March 2020 and close on 11th May 2020, and can be submitted through various means. These are:

  • at, or
  • at, or
  • at any of the regional hubs, or
  • at the edu at the Ministry of Education, and Employment in Floriana, or
  • at any Maltapost Branch

The work to make the Skolasajf service run smoothly started in earnest from months before. In fact, February 2020 saw the opening of the Skolasajf Job Vacancies. The calls are still open and anyone who is interested to apply for any of the various roles can do so via the link . The deadline for each call is listed accordingly.

This link takes the applicant to the FES Recruitment portal, which presents the visitor with a list of all the available roles and the corresponding job descriptions. These include Regional Coordinators, Centre Coordinators, Playworker, Child Support Workers, and Sports Playworkers. One has the opportunity to apply according to whether they wish to work in Malta or in Gozo, or in a Resource Centre. One can also see the various advertisements for the posts available on the FES Facebook page.  With the service being offered in nearly 60 centres, one cans surely find an opportunity to work.

These workers will be instrumental in the implementation of the Skolasajf Programme, which includes a variety of centres-based activities and outings, all tailored according to the age group of the children.

The centre based activities include classroom activities which are presented to the Playworkers and Child Support Workers in a detailed Programme Manual, which is followed in all the centres. Other centre based activities include participation by partners who visit the centres and organise activities according to their remit. The Sports Playworker will also be busy putting in action the Healthy Lifestyle Programme that includes daily sessions of physical activity. Children will also treated to outings to various destinations that offer different experiences, such as cultural, historical, sportive, and civic education.​