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Category Archives: Technology

Ultimatum given in relation to catastrophic IT situation in Schools

October 21, 2019 at 4:35 pm

Ultimatum given in relation to catastrophic IT situation in Schools

The MUT has written to the Permanent Secretary at the Ministry for Education and Employment to formally express its dismay at the dire situation regarding IT in schools. Issues range from interactive whiteboards not functioning properly, updates in the virtual learning environments resulting in unusable features, change in the tablets contract imposing new duties, the […]

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IT Issues in Schools

October 1, 2019 at 12:16 pm

IT Issues in Schools

The MUT contacted MEDE yesterday evening following reports from members that there was no internet connectivity in many schools. Some were informed that this is due to a change in service provider. In a reply, the MEDE CIO stated that they had technical issues which are now being resolved with the service being restored. He […]

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Esplora launches its 4th Education Programme 2019 – 2020

September 25, 2019 at 4:10 pm

Esplora launches its 4th Education Programme 2019 – 2020

The MUT has received the following from Esplora: Heads of School and Education Officers are kindly requested to circulate the 2019-2020 Esplora Education Programme link to all teachers, KGEs, LSEs and other education staff members. It contains details about the forthcoming events and activities that will be offered at Esplora – Malta’s National Interactive Science […]

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MUT welcomes agreement to supply laptops to educators in church schools

September 14, 2019 at 7:53 am

MUT welcomes agreement to supply laptops to educators in church schools

The MUT welcomes the agreement reached between the Government and Church authorities for the supply of laptops for all educators in church schools. The MUT appreciates the efforts made by both parties to bring educators in church schools at par with their colleagues in state schools in terms of digital resources. The provision of laptops […]

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Reminder on use of mobile phones for work-related purposes

September 3, 2019 at 9:18 am

Reminder on use of mobile phones for work-related purposes

The MUT would like to remind members that unless an educator is given funding for a mobile phone (including the mobile phone service one is using), the person is under no obligation to use his/her personal mobile phone to answer work-related calls. This applies even during working hours and applies to all educators such as […]

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Issue with laptops for newly employed educators

November 13, 2018 at 3:36 pm

Issue with laptops for newly employed educators

The MUT notes that there is a number of newly employed educators across the country, including teachers, LSEs and KGEs, who are still without their laptops. The MUT has been in contact with the Ministry for Education and Employment on this issue since September after it was informed that these newly employed grades were being […]

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Directive on declaration with ECDL notes

October 1, 2018 at 3:51 pm

Directive on declaration with ECDL notes

Members are being directed to refrain from filling and forwarding a declaration about the distribution of ECDL notes to students as teachers cannot be responsible or have any control on teaching material passed on to students.

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Issue with laptops for newly employed educators

September 27, 2018 at 3:14 pm

Issue with laptops for newly employed educators

The MUT has written to the Information Management Unit (IMU) within MEDE after it was informed that newly employed grades who are requesting the laptop are being told that no laptops are available. The IMU are also telling them that there is no indication of when these will be distributed. The Union has requested a […]

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