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Category Archives: EU Level

International Workers’ Memorial Day

April 28, 2022 at 12:05 pm

International Workers’ Memorial Day

On International Workers’ Memorial Day, the MUT joins the ETUCE to honour the lives of education workers lost to workplace accidents and illness. Each year almost 2 million workers lose their lives to work-related causes, according to alarming estimates by the International Labour Organisation (ILO) and World Health Organisation (WHO). The terrible war in Ukraine […]

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ETUC Resolution on Ukraine

March 24, 2022 at 3:41 pm

ETUC Resolution on Ukraine

The ETUC Executive Committee approved a resolution in which it reiterated its condemnation of the invasion of a sovereign nation, in breach of international law and calls on Russia to respect Ukrainian territorial integrity, demands the immediate cessation of military operations, insists that Russian troops leave the country, and calls for dialogue and talks for […]

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Together in the Union: MUT joins European Education Trade Unions on new campaign

May 20, 2021 at 11:45 am

Together in the Union: MUT joins European Education Trade Unions on new campaign

The MUT, along with other education Trade Unions across Europe who are members of ETUCE, are coming together for the campaign: Together in the Union – #ForQualityEducation. All these unions stand together to shape quality education for the benefit of all educators, education personnel, children, and learners. The campaign, based on the project “Your Turn! […]

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ETUCE Statement on the road to recovery from the COVID-19 crisis

June 18, 2020 at 4:36 pm

ETUCE Statement on the road to recovery from the COVID-19 crisis

The MUT has communicated the endorsement of ETUCE’s Statement on the road to recovery from the COVID-19 crisis. In a communication sent to the Prime Minister and the Minister for Education and Employment, the MUT expressed its support for ETUCE’s position whilst requesting the Maltese Government’s support ahead of the European Council Meeting scheduled for […]

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COVID-19 must not set the clock back on gender equality – MUT supporting ETUCE on issue

April 17, 2020 at 5:11 pm

COVID-19 must not set the clock back on gender equality – MUT supporting ETUCE on issue

The COVID-19 pandemic and the quarantine measures implemented by most European governments are especially hard on women, as recently pointed out by the European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE). Women are more likely to face a significant increase in unpaid care work, precarious employment schemes, and an increase in gender-based violence and harassment. 73% of […]

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16th May – World Education Support Personnel Day

May 16, 2019 at 12:19 pm

16th May – World Education Support Personnel Day

The Malta Union of Teachers is joining Education International (EI) in celebrating the World Education Support Personnel (ESP) Day today 16th May. This year’s theme is Making the invisible visible – standing with ESP. The World ESP Day was launched in connection with EI’s first-ever ESP Conference in 2018, following the adoption of the ESP […]

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MUT meetings with MEP candidates and party officials

April 11, 2019 at 2:21 pm

MUT meetings with MEP candidates and party officials

The MUT has today met with Godfrey Farrugia for Partit Demokratiku as part of a series of meetings in the run up for the upcoming European Parliament elections. The Union has already met with Peter Agius, David Casa and Frank Psaila for Partit Nazzjonalista and with Alfred Sant for Partit Laburista and will continue to […]

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Malta: Round Table Meeting of the European Sectoral Social Partners in Education

March 7, 2018 at 11:52 am

Malta: Round Table Meeting of the European Sectoral Social Partners in Education

The following article has been published on the ETUCE website: “On 15 February 2018, the fifth round table meeting of the European Sectoral Social Dialogue in Education (ESSDE) Capacity building project III took place in Malta. At this occasion, representatives of Malta Union of Teachers (MUT), partner to the project, as well as Maltese education […]

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Round table discusses Opportunities and Challenges to Social Dialogue in Malta and Europe

February 15, 2018 at 11:25 am

Round table discusses Opportunities and Challenges to Social Dialogue in Malta and Europe

A round table meeting was held today with theme “European Sectoral Social Partners in Education striving for sustainable influence on European education policy building through successful social dialogue.” This is part of a joint project coordinated by the European Trade Union Committee for Education (ETUCE) and the European Federation of Education Employers (EFEE) with partners […]

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MUT on the Situation in Turkey

September 12, 2016 at 8:40 am

MUT on the Situation in Turkey

The Malta Union of Teachers, as a trade union that values democracy and teachers’ rights, is worried about the situation evolving in Turkey and expresses solidarity and supports our Turkish colleagues. MUT condemns coups but what is being reported that is happening post the failed coup is equally condemnable. Meanwhile, the MUT is verifying the […]

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