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Negotiations on new University of Malta Junior College collective agreement fail – MUT registers trade dispute

July 23, 2021 at 5:17 pm

Negotiations on new University of Malta Junior College collective agreement fail – MUT registers trade dispute

The MUT is reporting the failure in negotiations with the University of Malta on a new collective agreement for lecturing grades providing services at the University of Malta, Junior College. Earlier today, the MUT was presented with an amended position by the Government’s Industrial Relations Unit (IRU) whereby clauses which were discussed and length for […]

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Update – the independent investigative board which never was

July 23, 2021 at 9:05 am

Update – the independent investigative board which never was

The MUT has given evidence in front of the investigative board appointed by the Ministry for Education to investigate the claim that assessment marks were changed/new marks included for state schools by MFED. Whilst the MUT passed all information to the board during the hearing held, it is pertinent to report that the MUT made […]

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Updated: Directive to schools on nominations for Evaluat

July 22, 2021 at 11:38 am

Updated: Directive to schools on nominations for Evaluat

The MUT wrote to the DG Strategy and Support about a direction issued to schools in relation to nominations for procurement training sessions for Evaluat sent by the Directorate with a tight deadline. The Union is directing all schools to refrain from adhering to this direction in view of the tight deadline and additional duties […]

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Update on MUT Office

July 16, 2021 at 7:15 am

Update on MUT Office

Members are hereby being notified that the MUT office in Hamrun will be closed on Monday 19th July 2021 due to staff development. The MUT office will reopen as usual as from Tuesday 20th July.

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MUT condemns interference of MFED in marks – requests investigation

July 14, 2021 at 12:48 pm

MUT condemns interference of MFED in marks – requests investigation

The MUT is receiving information that the Ministry for Education has interfered in the issuing of marks by including or changing marks for a number of students who were absent during assessments. Teachers are reporting that they found out that marks have been included or altered for a number of students and this was carried […]

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Education Officers directed not to take directions involving MCAST

July 14, 2021 at 9:31 am

Education Officers directed not to take directions involving MCAST

The MUT is in receipt of information showing that the Ministry acceded to a request from MCAST and ordered a number of Education Officers to carry out vetting work for MCAST. In a communication sent to the Ministry and MCAST, the MUT objected about this new practice and requested the withdrawal of the same. In […]

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Various Church School Vacancies

July 14, 2021 at 8:58 am

Various Church School Vacancies

The Secretariat for Catholic Education issues various calls for applications from time to time and has asked the MUT to circulate the following:  – Administrative Assistant (Admissions)  – Learning Support Educator  – Head of Department (Curriculum) – Economics (second call)  – Head of Department (Curriculum) – History and/or Social Studies  – Head of Department (Curriculum) […]

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No employer can force Covid-19 vaccination – an update

July 7, 2021 at 12:04 pm

No employer can force Covid-19 vaccination – an update

Following yesterday’s media report related to mandatory vaccination for educators at San Anton school, the MUT was in contact the school to discuss the matter. The school has since then retracted their statement and will not be collecting records on who is or is not vaccinated. Also, the MUT would like to clarify that it […]

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No employer can force Covid-19 vaccination – MUT

July 6, 2021 at 4:19 pm

No employer can force Covid-19 vaccination – MUT

In a reaction issued to a media report stating that an independent school is threatening educators with dismissal should they refrain from taking the Covid-19 vaccine, the Malta Union of Teachers communicated with the Director of Employment and with the Health Superintendence requesting their action and enforcement of applicable laws in force. The MUT is […]

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Thank you note to all educators – enjoy your recess time

July 6, 2021 at 9:34 am

Thank you note to all educators – enjoy your recess time

The MUT would like to thank all educators for their hard work during this extraordinary scholastic year. We wish you all a well-deserved rest during the summer recess. Meanwhile, the MUT will continue to persist in its work on many issues and members, as always, are welcome to contact the union for any queries or […]

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