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Category Archives: State Schools

Union expects implementation of Student Services Collective Agreement

September 23, 2015 at 3:50 pm

Union expects implementation of Student Services Collective Agreement

The MUT wrote to the DG Operations to ask about what stage the implementation of the Collective Agreement of the student services grades is. The Union stated that it is informed that none of the employees under this agreement have seen any change in salary or nomenclature. The Union is therefore expecting this issue to […]

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Teachers for the Visually Impaired in State Schools

September 15, 2015 at 4:30 pm

Teachers for the Visually Impaired in State Schools

The MUT wrote to the Permanent Secretary at the Ministry for Education and Employment after is was made aware that the team of teachers for the visually impaired has been reduced to only one full timer and one teacher who will be working for two days out of five weekly (the person is on reduced […]

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Parents expecting Schools to accept late or invalid medical certificates to receive the €400 child benefits – Directive to Heads of Schools

September 11, 2015 at 10:15 am

Parents expecting Schools to accept late or invalid medical certificates to receive the €400 child benefits – Directive to Heads of Schools

The MUT is informed that a number of parents are going to schools with late or invalid medical certificates to cover students’ absences in order to receive the €400 benefit recently introduced. Reports received from schools indicate that this occurred since parents, who contacted Social Security offices, were told to go to schools to seek […]

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Schools not obliged to accept personal unofficial electronic devices

September 11, 2015 at 10:10 am

Schools not obliged to accept personal unofficial electronic devices

Given that there is no agreement on the matter, the MUT would like to notify all schools that they are not obliged to accept students’ personal unofficial/unauthorised electronic devices including tablets and mobiles. Any instances of pressure on Union members should be reported to the Union.

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Mobility of workers agreement explained

September 4, 2015 at 12:30 pm

Mobility of workers agreement explained

Following the agreement made between the Union and the Government on the mobility of workers, the President of the MUT Kevin Bonello published a number of points online to better explain the conditions of this agreement. The document (in Maltese) can be accessed here.

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Urgent Information Requested from Heads on School Attendance

September 4, 2015 at 12:05 pm

Urgent Information Requested from Heads on School Attendance

The MUT wrote to the DG Operations in relation to communication issued from his office to schools regarding school attendance. The MUT is informed that the DG’s office is requesting Heads of Schools to carry out some urgent work in relation to student attendance. Members in fact informed the Union that a list of students […]

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First Aiders in Schools – Application on Voluntary Basis

August 31, 2015 at 9:05 am

First Aiders in Schools – Application on Voluntary Basis

The Union is informed that, following repeated calls for applications for First Aiders in Schools (with added duties), attempts are being made to enlist the required complement. In view of the fact that the Union received complaints on attempts which are tantamount to pressure, MUT members experiencing such a situation are advised to contact the […]

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Agreement on Mobility of workers ratified by Church Schools

August 27, 2015 at 12:38 pm

Agreement on Mobility of workers ratified by Church Schools

Following the agreement made between the Union and the Government on mobility, the Union would like to announce with pleasure that the Secretariat for Catholic Education has ratified the mobility agreement as well. This effectively means that all Teachers, Kindergarten Assistants and Learning Support Assistants will retain their salary progression if their employment changes from […]

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