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Category Archives: Directive

Directive regarding BMI requirements from schools

March 15, 2022 at 3:47 pm

Directive regarding BMI requirements from schools

The MUT is informed about requirements for a BMI study being conducted. Since the study includes additional duties on educators which do not fall within their remit, the union is directing members to refrain from carrying out the requested duties in relation to this study. D220315A

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College Principal spins direction about VET

March 10, 2022 at 2:11 pm

College Principal spins direction about VET

The MUT held a meeting yesterday with the Directorates and the issue of directives on VET was raised by the respective DG. Despite that there was no agreement regarding lifting of directives in force, today one College Principal gave a direction to VET teachers to carry out the requested work for SEC claiming that there […]

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Directive to Education Officers – refusal of duties of Assistant Directors

March 2, 2022 at 3:06 pm

Directive to Education Officers – refusal of duties of Assistant Directors

The MUT is aware about the Government’s plans to reduce the number of Assistant Directors at the Ministry for Education and Sport. This shall mean that each department shall only have one Assistant Director, contrary to the current practice of a number of Assistant Directors in each department. The union has requested discussion with the […]

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Reminder on directive for teachers and HODs re: MATSEC tasks for training

February 25, 2022 at 4:57 pm

Reminder on directive for teachers and HODs re: MATSEC tasks for training

The MUT would like to remind members about the directive in place in relation to duties being expected from Teachers and HODs teaching Year 9 onwards. These were announced during training sessions held last December whereby some trainers are expecting that teachers and HODs prepare and present MATSEC tasks. The MUT reiterates that since there […]

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Junior College Collective Agreement update – suspension of directives

February 23, 2022 at 12:53 pm

Junior College Collective Agreement update – suspension of directives

The MUT has been notified that all negotiations on collective agreements are suspended by the Office of the Prime Minister. In view of this central direction affecting all agreement negotiations, current negotiations of the collective agreement are suspended. The Union out of a sense of responsibility, is suspending the directives in force at the Junior […]

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Directive to all SMT/SLT members in State Schools regarding procurement

February 7, 2022 at 4:45 pm

Directive to all SMT/SLT members in State Schools regarding procurement

The MUT is informed about directions being issued from the Directorates regarding new procurement regulations. Whilst the union upholds all measures to improve efficiency and accountability, the new directions shall multiply the work of SMT and limit substantially the autonomy of schools. To this effect, the union is directing members to refrain from following the […]

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Reminder on directive on SDP

February 3, 2022 at 3:55 pm

Reminder on directive on SDP

The MUT would like to remind all members about the directive to refrain from carrying out any work on SDPs. Any pressure should be reported to the MUT through the usual channels.

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Declaration of Trade dispute – MATSEC Coursework

February 3, 2022 at 12:25 pm

Declaration of Trade dispute – MATSEC Coursework

The MUT is declaring a trade dispute with the Ministry for Education and Sport regarding coursework being requested by MATSEC for the next scholastic year. The MUT reiterates that educators are not employed by MATSEC and they cannot comply with requirements set by the same entity, which is clearly ignoring any feedback being submitted. The […]

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Daily schedules directive still in place

January 31, 2022 at 4:40 pm

Daily schedules directive still in place

Following queries, the MUT would like to remind members who are LSEs that the directive to refrain from filling in daily schedules is still in place. This includes any amended version of the schedules such as weekly ones.

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