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Category Archives: State Schools

The MUT will never accept MATSEC’s proposed coursework for secondary schools

May 19, 2022 at 3:39 pm

The MUT will never accept MATSEC’s proposed coursework for secondary schools

Following meetings held with stakeholders, which led to a joint decision to refrain from introducing MATSEC coursework tasks in secondary schools from the next scholastic year, the MUT has been following the training sessions being held for educators and can now issue its position. The union will never accept that the proposed coursework tasks by […]

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Learning Outcomes in Years 1, 5 and 9 – update and feedback form

May 16, 2022 at 9:50 am

Learning Outcomes in Years 1, 5 and 9 – update and feedback form

In the past weeks the MUT and representatives from the State, Church and Independent schools were involved in a series of discussions with the Ministry (and with MATSEC where applicable) about the implementation of Learning Outcomes (LOs) in years 1, 5 and 9 from the next scholastic year 2022-2023. The following is the way forward: […]

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MUT condemns aggression in school and requests support for educators

May 13, 2022 at 12:20 pm

MUT condemns aggression in school and requests support for educators

The MUT is following the students’ aggression, which was reported in the news this morning and which occurred some days ago at Naxxar Middle School, and is in contact with educators, school management and the Ministry. Whilst the union is informed that measures were taken immediately to address the situation, and these included support and […]

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Online meeting for Year 9 Teachers and HODs on Learning Outcomes

May 6, 2022 at 4:06 pm

Online meeting for Year 9 Teachers and HODs on Learning Outcomes

The MUT is inviting teachers of Year 9 and HODs to attend a meeting during which the union shall be updating members on the situation regarding Learning Outcomes in year 9. This meeting is being held following the initiation of discussions with the state, church and independent sectors on LOs. The meeting is being held […]

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State Schools College Principal investigation has started

May 6, 2022 at 4:03 pm

State Schools College Principal investigation has started

Following the request by the MUT to start an investigation on the alleged abuse of position carried out by a College Principal (HCN), the MUT is in a position to report that this investigation by the Ministry of Education has started. The union, in fact, has been requested to testify in front of a board […]

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Investigation on a State Schools College Principal

April 29, 2022 at 9:58 am

Investigation on a State Schools College Principal

The MUT has requested the Ministry of Education to initiate an investigation on the alleged abuse of position carried out by a College Principal (HCN). The case relates to alleged coercion of educators in management posts to fill transfer forms despite their unwillingness to request a transfer to another school. This included also alleged discussions […]

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UPDATED: MUT objects to reduction of supervision points

April 28, 2022 at 12:58 pm

UPDATED: MUT objects to reduction of supervision points

The MUT was in communication with the Department for Strategy and Support within the Ministry for Education after it was informed that there was a direction to a number of secondary schools to reduce the number of supervision points after Easter, claiming that Year 11/Form 5 students would not attend. The MUT objected about this […]

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