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Category Archives: State Schools

Support to Year 11 students following exams – clarification

April 27, 2021 at 4:44 pm

Support to Year 11 students following exams – clarification

The MUT has discussed with the Ministry for Education the arrangements being made for students in Year 11 (Form 5) upon completion of their school exams. It was agreed that following exams, teachers and LSEs shall be available to address students queries or difficulties and to support them as required. This shall be carried out […]

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Career preference – directive to Student Support Services grades

April 23, 2021 at 3:45 pm

Career preference – directive to Student Support Services grades

The MUT refers to the direction and deadline which has been issued by the Directorate of NSSS to Student Support Services grades with regards to the collection of data and forms for ‘career preferences’. This new procedure which is being requested will effectively mean that affected grades would have added workload both during the exercise […]

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Notice of trade dispute at Giovanni Curmi Higher Secondary School

April 23, 2021 at 1:22 pm

Notice of trade dispute at Giovanni Curmi Higher Secondary School

The MUT today gave notice to the Ministry for Education that it shall be declaring a trade dispute on Tuesday 27th April at noon unless the Higher Secondary management complies with national directions and consults with the MUT regarding the end of the scholastic year and examinations. Members reported the level of confusion regarding the […]

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CCP tasks – ongoing discussions

April 22, 2021 at 4:32 pm

CCP tasks – ongoing discussions

The MUT held a meeting with the Ministry for Education to discuss the direction received by teachers teaching CCP students who have been requested to prepare tasks to replace annual exams. This direction was never agreed upon with the union. The Ministry insisted that it never gave this direction, although it was seeing the possibility […]

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Next scholastic year – no agreement on any measures

April 22, 2021 at 4:31 pm

Next scholastic year – no agreement on any measures

The MUT is clarifying that discussions on the new scholastic year and the application of health protocols have not yet started. The current understanding which applies is that arrangements made for this scholastic year shall cease to apply at the end of this scholastic year. These shall have to be re-negotiated with the union as […]

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Clarification regarding public holidays falling during a weekend

April 20, 2021 at 1:43 pm

Clarification regarding public holidays falling during a weekend

Following a number of queries from members, the following is intended as a clarification regarding the issue of public holidays falling during a weekend, particularly in relation to state schools. Church and independent schools might have different arrangements in place, always allowing for these holidays to be taken at different dates within the school calendar. […]

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Clarification on the way forward from Monday 12th April

April 9, 2021 at 3:49 pm

Clarification on the way forward from Monday 12th April

Following queries from various members, the MUT would like to confirm the following: – all educators restarting their work at school physically shall revert to the same system and measures adopted before their respective school went online; – all educators working online (including Middle and Secondary schools before restarting from school physically) shall continue with […]

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Extension of LOs inputting deadline

March 24, 2021 at 5:04 pm

Extension of LOs inputting deadline

Following feedback received from members, the MUT has requested DLAP to extend the reporting of LOs in State schools. Inputting deadline has now shifted to the end of April with schools then publishing this information on 10th May. The MUT will continue to monitor the situation closely.

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