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Category Archives: Research

Work from Home – a Survey by the European Commission

July 12, 2022 at 11:37 am

Work from Home – a Survey by the European Commission

The MUT has received the following message for members: The European Commission is conducting a study to understand how new working habits prompted by the Covid-19 pandemic can affect workers’ wellbeing and productivity. They are in particular interested to know the views of workers/employees on:– Telework (the ability to work from anywhere)– Right to Disconnect […]

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Request for Assistance – part of dissertation on male uptake of Home Economics

July 12, 2022 at 11:34 am

Request for Assistance – part of dissertation on male uptake of Home Economics

The MUT has received the following message for members: I would truly appreciate if you could share this message with other Home Economics, Hospitality, Biology, Chemistry, Accounts, Computing, Business Studies and Graphical Communication teachers please to encourage their students to participate in my study. *Last Call* My name is Luciano Vassallo and I am a […]

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MUT publishes third edition of “Il-Ħsieb”

June 30, 2022 at 9:17 am

MUT publishes third edition of “Il-Ħsieb”

The third edition of “Il-Ħsieb” has just been published. This publication has various informative articles related to the educational and trade unionistic sectors. It complements other regular and more immediate electronic updates sent to members. Apart from a survey, which takes a look at extra duties conducted at the workplace, this edition covers issues such […]

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MUT survey finds 85.1% carry out voluntary duties at the workplace

June 30, 2022 at 9:06 am

MUT survey finds 85.1% carry out voluntary duties at the workplace

Published as part of new edition of publication “Il-Ħsieb”, survey looks at this often-disregarded aspect of the educators’ day A survey by the Malta Union of Teachers found that 85.1% of respondents conduct extra voluntary duties at the workplace, with 62.2% carrying them out because they want to give more to their clients, students and/or […]

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Seventh edition of The Educator journal published by the MUT

May 24, 2022 at 8:22 am

Seventh edition of The Educator journal published by the MUT

The Malta Union of Teachers has just issued the seventh edition of The Educator – A Journal of Educational Matters. This is a peer-reviewed journal that publishes research on aspects related to education. In this issue, the list of papers being published are as follows: “Opportunities and threats in collaborative practice between educators in a […]

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“Volunteering” at the workplace: an MUT survey

May 18, 2022 at 3:06 pm

“Volunteering” at the workplace: an MUT survey

This survey shall explore some aspects of “volunteering” at the workplace with reference to the education sector. For the purpose of this survey, the term “voluntary work duties” and “volunteering” used throughout refer to duties carried out by the employee for the employer/clients/students/parents which do not fall within the mandatory work duties as provided in […]

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Survey on education during a global pandemic and beyond

April 4, 2022 at 9:25 am

Survey on education during a global pandemic and beyond

The MUT has received the following message for members who are Primary Teachers: I am Marthese Giordmaina, a student reading for a Master degree at the University of Malta. As part of this course, I will be carrying out a research study entitled “Education during a global pandemic and beyond: Teachers’ challenges, wellbeing, and innovative […]

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Mind the Gap! Using a discourse perspective to bridge students’ experiences…

February 7, 2022 at 4:04 pm

Mind the Gap! Using a discourse perspective to bridge students’ experiences…

Can. Dr Paolo Pullicino – Lectio Magistralis – Mind the gap! Using a discourse perspective to bridge students’ experiences of learning mathematics across Grade levels. Prof. Marie Therese Farrugia Introductory speech by Prof. George Cassar: Can. Dr Paolo Pullicino – the keystone of Maltese primary education Organised by the University of Malta, Faculty of Education, […]

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Embracing an Inclusive Practice in the Early Childhood Cycle – Educators’ Perspectives

December 20, 2021 at 11:29 am

Embracing an Inclusive Practice in the Early Childhood Cycle – Educators’ Perspectives

Christine Schembri, an Early Years Coordinator within the Institute of Community Services at MCAST, Paola, is conducting a research project called ‘Embracing an Inclusive Practice in the Early Childhood Cycle – Educators’ Perspectives’ and is collecting data from Head of Schools, Assistant Heads of Schools in charge of Early Years, Year 1 and Year 2 […]

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