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Category Archives: Ministry

Delay in the receipt of salaries of some educators in State Schools

February 25, 2022 at 8:26 am

Delay in the receipt of salaries of some educators in State Schools

The MUT has communicated with the Ministry regarding educators in state schools who have not received their salary in the respective bank accounts. The union has been informed that the said salaries shall be received shortly as there was a problem with the processing of a file. The MUT shall continue to follow the issue.

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Ongoing meetings with the Ministry for Education and Sport

January 31, 2022 at 4:42 pm

Ongoing meetings with the Ministry for Education and Sport

The MUT is holding regular meetings with the new Minister and Permanent Secretary at the Ministry for Education and Sport. The next meetings shall focus on the provision of new laptops to educators in State Schools and the pending issues at MCAST. Members shall be updated following meetings. 

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Appreciate that educators are working in freezing schools

January 26, 2022 at 9:22 am

Appreciate that educators are working in freezing schools

Whilst Ministry and Directorates personnel are having AC units on heating mode running day and night at their respective offices, schools are freezing. Members reported that the inside and outside temperatures in schools are practically the same, owing mainly to the health protocols requiring doors and windows to be kept open ​and because of an […]

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Meeting set with new Permanent Secretary

January 17, 2022 at 5:03 pm

Meeting set with new Permanent Secretary

Following the news earlier today, the MUT has been in contact with the new Permanent Secretary at the Ministry for Education and Sport, Mr Matthew Vella, and shall be meeting him in order to provide an overview of pending issues and start working immediately for the benefit of educators and students. Meanwhile the MUT thanks […]

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The new Minister for Education and Sport meets the MUT Council

January 11, 2022 at 3:06 pm

The new Minister for Education and Sport meets the MUT Council

Yesterday, the new Minister for Education and Sport, Hon Dr Clifton Grima, held the first meeting with the MUT Council. This followed the meetings held with MUT Officials immediately upon the Minister’s appointment. The discussion focused on the need to maintain dialogue between the MUT and the Ministry to address the current challenges and to […]

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Replacement of Teachers by SMT members

January 11, 2022 at 3:04 pm

Replacement of Teachers by SMT members

The MUT is informed that a number of SMT members are being requested to replace teachers due to the number of teachers in quarantine or on sick leave. The Union has discussed this issue at length prior to the re-opening of schools and has been assured that the direction shall be that whenever there are […]

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Shielding of Pregnant Educators

January 7, 2022 at 2:18 pm

Shielding of Pregnant Educators

The MUT has been in discussions with the Ministry for Education and Sport regarding shielding of educators who are pregnant. Whilst it has been confirmed that the shielding protocols of the Health Authorities have been unchanged, the Ministry shall be tackling requests for shielding on a ​case-by-case basis. To this effect, educators in State Schools […]

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Directive regarding return to schools – Technician grades

January 5, 2022 at 9:49 am

Directive regarding return to schools – Technician grades

Despite the clear understanding that technician grades should be aligned with educators when it comes to measures taken regarding schools’ reopening, the MUT is informed that technician grades have been requested to report physically to schools before Monday 10th January. The union has objected with the Ministry and is directing all technician grades who are […]

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