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Category Archives: Directive

Directive to NSSS personnel

January 23, 2023 at 3:41 pm

Directive to NSSS personnel

The MUT is hereby directing members at NSSS to refrain from working on new practices involving questionnaires related to quality assurance. The union notices that new practices are being introduced without consultation and hence members are directed to refrain from adhering with instructions on the said new practices. D230123A

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MUT declares trade dispute with the Government on IfE

January 23, 2023 at 2:59 pm

MUT declares trade dispute with the Government on IfE

The MUT has declared a trade dispute with the Ministry of Education following the failure by the same Ministry to provide a satisfactory financial proposal in relation to the Institute for Education (IfE). Following correspondence with the Permanent Secretary at the Ministry and the IfE CEO, the union stated that it shall be announcing industrial […]

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Ticking of Learning Outcomes – Directive reminder

December 2, 2022 at 4:22 pm

Ticking of Learning Outcomes – Directive reminder

The MUT refers to the directives in force regarding ticking of LOs, which is to refrain from filling any ticking on LOs in any platform including online. To this effect, all educators are to ignore letter circular DLAP 285/2022 of 29th November 2022 since it has been issued without any agreement with the MUT. Members […]

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MUT issues directive on Colleges SDP

November 30, 2022 at 1:02 pm

MUT issues directive on Colleges SDP

The union has objected with the Education Ministry regarding the implementation of colleges SDPs in some schools. This follows communications by some Head College Networks requiring schools to work on colleges SDPs.  Schools are being inundated with tasks and targets to be attained to satisfy SDPs of colleges.  Whilst the direction has been withdrawn by […]

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Updating of directive re VET subjects (clarification added)

November 24, 2022 at 2:57 pm

Updating of directive re VET subjects (clarification added)

The MUT is hereby reminding members teaching VET subjects about the directive in force regarding scanning and copying VET material to be provided through digital means to MATSEC. Furthermore, the union is extending the directive to also include photo and video recording being requested. The MUT is currently discussing the way forward regarding VET subjects […]

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Declaration of trade dispute with the Secretariat for Catholic Education

October 19, 2022 at 4:24 pm

Declaration of trade dispute with the Secretariat for Catholic Education

The MUT has declared a trade dispute with the Secretariat for Catholic Education, who is the signatory of the collective agreement with the MUT for all educators in all Church schools. This dispute has been declared since St Albert the Great College rector entertained discussions of a collective nature with upe through an invitation to […]

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Reminder regarding directive on SDP

October 13, 2022 at 11:47 am

Reminder regarding directive on SDP

The union reminds members that the directive to refrain from carrying out any work on School Development Planning (SDP) is still in force. Contrary to what is being said, the directive is unrelated to the pandemic. Any pressure should be reported to the MUT through the usual channels.

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Spot checks at MCAST – directive

October 10, 2022 at 11:02 am

Spot checks at MCAST – directive

The MUT communicated with the office of the Principal and CEO at MCAST regarding the announced spot-checks, which shall be carried out by the institution upon lecturing grades. The union values quality assurance but shall not accept that measures not commensurate with educational institutions are introduced. To this effect, the union is directing members at […]

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VET updates and directive reminder

October 7, 2022 at 4:33 pm

VET updates and directive reminder

The MUT is involved in discussions with the Education Ministry and MATSEC regarding the changes to VET subjects. Whilst initial changes were announced by MATSEC through a dedicated circular at the start of the scholastic year, there are plans for changes which would render VET subjects more in line with requirements of MATSEC for other […]

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