Anita Seguna

Dr. Anita Seguna


Institute of Educational Science
Lehrstuhl für Pädagogik mit dem Schwerpunkt Diversity Education und internationale Bildungsforschung



Seguna is Head of Curriculum Design and Professional Learning at St Martin’s College, Malta. She lectures on International Education at the Friedrich-Alexander University, Erlangen–Nürnberg (FAU), Faculty of Humanities, Social Sciences and Theology. She also lectures in Malta with the Institute for Education on topics such as Inclusive Practices: The Intercultural Classroom; Classroom Management; Including International Learners in the Learning Experience in the Classroom; and Rubrics: A framework for success criteria, self and peer assessment and feedback.
Anita Seguna studied teaching at the University of Malta and obtained a Bachelor’s Degree (Hons.) in 1993. She then received a Masters’ Degree in teaching in 1997 from the University of Malta. In 2000, she obtained the National Professional Qualification for Headship (NPQH) from the Institute of Education, London. In 2019 she completed her doctoral degree (PhD) from the Friedrich-Alexander University, Erlangen–Nürnberg (FAU), Germany. In her professional career Anita Seguna has been engaged in various teaching activities as primary teacher, secondary teacher, lecturer and researcher. She has also published over twenty books, in the Maltese language, for children and teenagers.


Areas of Expertise

Areas of Expertise

  • International Education
  • Internationalisation in Schools, especially Internationalisation as School Development
  • Comparative Research in Diversity Education and Schooling
  • Teacher Professionalism and Training


  • Said Pace, D. & Seguna, A. (2018) The learning outcomes approach: Reflections from two Maltese trainers. In M. Attard Tonna & J. Madalińska-Michalak, Teacher Education Policy and Practice. International Perspectives and Inspiration. Warsaw: Foundation for the Development of the Education System. pp. 236 – 257
  • Seguna, A. & Zerafa, A. (2017) Effective andragogical strategies: What works with teachers? Reflection on Practice. New Trends and Issues Proceedings on Humanities and Social Sciences, [Online]. 4(1), pp 239-246. Available from:
  • Maltese books for children and teenagers: Ir-Razzett tan-Nannu Turu (2002); Is-Sorpriża ta‘ Tina (2003); Il-Villaġġ ta’ Luka (2004); Tina (2005); Fufu (2005); Id-dar tal-pupi (2005); Nilagħbu Flimkien (2006); Il-Munita tad-Deheb (2006); Il-Bomblu ta’ Rasu Iebsa (2006); Ħabiba Ġdida (2009); Kaċċa għat-Teżor (2009); Avventura f’Għawdex (2009); Id-Dawl l-Abjad (2009); Asparta (2017); Marco x-Xarabank (2018); Nifi (2018); Nifi tidħol fl-Inkwiet (2018); Marija x-Xufiera (2018); Ġita sal-Ġnien (2018); Fejn hi Nifi? (2018)


Current Projects

Completed Projects

Teaching and Supervision

  • Specialisation Area “International Education” as part of the Modul “Allgemeine Pädagogik II”/Vorlesung “Pädagogische Anthropologie und Sozialisationstheorien”
  • Specialisation Area “Inclusive Practices: The Intercultural Classroom” in Masters’ Degree in Education (Institute for Education, Malta)
  • Specialisation Area “Classroom Management” as a Stand-Alone Module (Institute for Education, Malta)
  • Specialisation Area “Classroom Management” as a Stand-Alone Module (Institute for Education, Malta)
  • Specialisation Area “Rubrics: A framework for success criteria, self and peer assessment and feedback” as a Stand-Alone Module (Institute for Education, Malta)

Memberships and Professional Administrative Services

Conference Presentations and Public Lectures (A Selection)