Literacy Tools

This section provides a selection of apps and websites that can be used in the classroom to develop students’ academic literacy skills. eBooks in Maltese and English are available for students and they are levelled according to the reader’s competence level. Their interactivity makes it enjoyable and educational for children of different ages. Such digital tools boost students’ engagement and help them develop a love for reading. Technology used as a tool for reading can supplement the skills being taught, engage students more and allows them to take charge of their own learning.

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Books from your local library

A fresh and easy way to borrow and read books from your library. Sign up for your library card and visit your local library online.


Maltese oBooks for all levels

All primary school students have access to a levelled reading library in Maltese to be used in class and at home. Teachers can also monitor students’ progress and check comprehension by means of a short quiz after each book.


Fun educational software for reading,  writing and spelling fun

Nessy programs are designed to help students of all abilities learn to read, write, spell and type, especially those who learn differently.

Oxford Owl

Free ebooks to support learning

Oxford Owl is a website which enables teachers to set up one class account to be used by all students in order for them to have access to a good variety of English books of varying levels which can be used both at school and at home.


A digital reading platform

Epic! is an online library with access to over forty thousand high-quality books with different genres. Educators can create their classroom and assign books to individual students or the whole class. Pupils have access to this online library during school days from 7am to 3pm.