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Category Archives: Technology

Provision of laptops and all-in-one devices for Church School educators

December 3, 2015 at 3:45 pm

Provision of laptops and all-in-one devices for Church School educators

The MUT wrote to the Church Secretariat for Catholic Education to request them to address at the earliest the laptops issue so as to bring all educators in Church Schools at par with colleagues in State Schools when it comes to technological resources. In State Schools, the Government has finally agreed to replace all teachers’ […]

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Lack of CD/DVD drives on new laptops

December 3, 2015 at 3:35 pm

Lack of CD/DVD drives on new laptops

Following feedback regarding the new laptops being distributed in State Schools, which do not have CD/DVD drives, the MUT communicated with the DQSE on this issue and was assured that it will be addressed accordingly. Currently, some textbooks and resources still make use of a CD or DVD and therefore educators need a means to […]

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Distribution of new laptops to Teaching grades in State Schools

November 25, 2015 at 4:20 pm

Distribution of new laptops to Teaching grades in State Schools

Union officials have just attended a demonstration session on new Laptops and all-in-one devices (desktop PCs). All teaching grades, including all KGAs and LSAs, will receive a new laptop whereas an all-in-one device shall be installed and connected to the interactive whiteboard in all classrooms. The MUT has been working incessantly in the past years […]

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New Scientix publication

November 25, 2015 at 4:00 pm

New Scientix publication

Scientix – the community for science education in Europe – has published all the main results and achievements of the second phase of the Scientix project. Click here for the publication.

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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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Replacement of Laptops in State Schools

August 18, 2015 at 12:10 pm

Replacement of Laptops in State Schools

The Union had ongoing discussions with the Directorates about the pressing need to replace teachers’ laptops, to provide laptops to all teaching grades and to install a station/PC in all classrooms to be connected with the interactive whiteboard. This pressing need has been acknowledged several months ago and both the Union and Directorates had discussed […]

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