Heathcliff Schembri is a Senior Lecturer in Early Years within the Institute of Community Services (ICS) at the Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology (MCAST). Previously he held the roles of Head of Department (Curriculum), Primary Support Teacher and Primary Classroom Teacher within the Ministry for Education in Malta. He holds a B.Ed (Hons) in Primary Education and an M.A from the University of Malta. He is currently reading for a PhD in Education at the University of East Anglia (UK) focusing on system-wide change, curriculum theory, educational leadership and the teaching and learning processes in Maltese primary schools.
During 2018-2020, Heathcliff has been the Ambassador for Malta in the Europeana DSI-4 project by European Schoolnet (EUN). During scholastic year 2020-2021, he is the Europeana DSI-4 Ambassador for a multi-country team of User Group teachers focusing on creating learning scenarios and stories of implementation which promote Diversity & Inclusion.