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Category Archives: Student Services

MUT declares ultimatum on Student Services Agreement

July 8, 2019 at 11:48 am

MUT declares ultimatum on Student Services Agreement

In correspondence with the MEDE Permanent Secretary, the MUT declared an ultimatum regarding negotiations of the agreement for Student Services. Discussions on the financials have been never ending and the Union has submitted its position repeatedly. To this effect, the MUT has declared an ultimatum until Friday 12th July. This means that if no satisfactory […]

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Directive to Guidance Teachers at NSSS – Teachers are not chat line operators

February 22, 2018 at 4:45 pm

Directive to Guidance Teachers at NSSS – Teachers are not chat line operators

The MUT is directing all members to refrain from carrying out any duties, including attending training, in relation to a proposed chat line being established at the NSSS. The Union stresses that whoever was behind this project should be carrying out all work associated with this project and not impose this practice on others, practices […]

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Teaching grades are not ‘call centre’ operators

February 7, 2018 at 3:11 pm

Teaching grades are not ‘call centre’ operators

The Union is informed that the Directorate for School Support Services (DSSS) is initiating a new service, a ‘call centre’, to be manned by guidance teachers at the DSSS. This will include an online application and a telephone line where the general public may ask questions and teachers are expected to reply. In view of […]

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New templates for Guidance Teachers in State Schools – updates

June 24, 2016 at 2:15 pm

New templates for Guidance Teachers in State Schools – updates

Following a meeting held yesterday with Students Services Department, it was agreed that variations between different schools and colleges in the use of templates were due to information which was not provided in a timely manner. It was therefore agreed that Guidance teachers who had already prepared or started working on previous formats of reports/templates […]

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Student Services Agreement not being respected

February 18, 2016 at 2:57 pm

Student Services Agreement not being respected

The MUT wrote to the DG Operations in relation to the Student Services Agreement. In spite of the fact that the agreement was concluded, signed and archived, the Union stated that it has reliable information that there are still various persons with the old nomenclature and with a definite contract (which should have been replaced […]

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Job Shadowing placements

November 17, 2015 at 2:41 pm

Job Shadowing placements

The MUT wrote to the DG DES to set up an urgent meeting on the issue of job shadowing, especially where it concerns who and how these should be found. The Union stated that the current situation is creating a conflict between guidance teachers and Career Advisors. Also, the Union would also like to finalise […]

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