info@mut.org.mt   21237815 / 21222663

Category Archives: Technology

Update on use of travel app

November 20, 2017 at 4:16 pm

Update on use of travel app

Following a meeting held last week on the issue of the new travel online recording form, the MUT is suspending the directive after the Union at the MEDE agreed on the way forward. The agreement is that until the end of 2017, members can decide whether to continue using the logbooks or adopt the online […]

read more »
Members directed not to use travel app

November 16, 2017 at 4:46 pm

Members directed not to use travel app

The MUT refers to Circular DS&S 17/2017 entitled “MEDE Transport APP”, issued on 14th November 2017, on which members are being asked to electronically file applications for travel reimbursement. Following correspondence with the Directorate Strategy and Support, the MUT notes that since it was in no way consulted about the introduction of this new procedure, […]

read more »
Derogatory comments against educators reported

September 26, 2017 at 5:19 pm

Derogatory comments against educators reported

The MUT was in communication with the Chief Information Officer (CIO) at MEDE after it received reports from members about unwarranted and highly unethical posts on facebook by an IT technician employed with a service provider commissioned by the Ministry to service laptops for educators. The Union stated that it will not tolerate situations where […]

read more »
Survey on “Attitudes, perceptions, and reported use of digital technology among Maltese secondary school science teachers”

March 21, 2017 at 9:30 am

Survey on “Attitudes, perceptions, and reported use of digital technology among Maltese secondary school science teachers”

The MUT has received the following message from Ms. Roberta Trapani Maggi: I am a physics teacher currently reading for an M.Sc. in Digital Education and I am carrying out a study on the use of technology by science teachers (Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Integrated Science). The study is entitled “Attitudes, perceptions, and reported use […]

read more »
Memorandum of Understanding on the One Tablet per Child in Primary Years 4

January 4, 2017 at 11:27 am

Memorandum of Understanding on the One Tablet per Child in Primary Years 4

The Union is currently finalising discussions with MEDE on a memorandum of understanding on the use of tablets in primary classrooms. Discussions reached a very advanced stage following the implementation of a proposed solution to address the safe use of the camera included in the device. The Union will update members about developments in these […]

read more »
De La Salle College Contracts for Laptops

December 1, 2016 at 2:24 pm

De La Salle College Contracts for Laptops

The MUT wrote to the Director at the De La Salle College after members informed the Union that the college is asking staff to sign a new contract on laptops, even though the laptops in question have not been replaced but are still those that they already signed for three years ago. In this light, […]

read more »
MCAST ICT Labs without air-conditioning

October 17, 2016 at 4:15 pm

MCAST ICT Labs without air-conditioning

The MUT wrote to the MCAST Chairperson to ask about the situation at MCAST ICT, where lessons in ICT Laboratories are expected to take place without any air-condition. The situation has deteriorated so much in the past months that it is now very difficult a lecturer, 30 students and 30 computers, to function in such […]

read more »