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16/04/2014 - 14.25 MUT Easter Greetings and Shutdown
The MUT would like to wish all members and stakeholders a Happy Easter - may you manage...
Meeting for INCOs
A meeting for INCOs (members and prospective members) is being held on Wednesday 23rd...
Youth section publishes fourth e-Newsletter
The MUT Youth section has just published its fourth issue of its e-newsletter, which will also...
Important: Calls for Applications with Deadline during Easter Holidays
The MUT had communicated with the DES regarding various Calls for Applications with...
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11/04/2014 - 16.50 INCOs call for applications issue
The MUT wrote to the Minister for Education and Employment to highlight the continual...
Issues at Naxxar Girls Learning Centre
The MUT wrote to the Minister for Education and Employment after members working at the...
Request for extension of deadline for posts of special responsibilities
In relation to the deadline related to the calls for posts of special responsibilities, the MUT...
M.U.T. Triennial General Conference - Save the date!
The MUT would like to announce that the Triennial General Conference is going to be held...
Meeting for members working on Alternative Learning Programmes
A meeting for ALPs (members and prospective members) is being held on Wednesday 23rd...
Publication by EC on European Alliance for Apprenticeships
The Directorate General for Employment, Social Affairs & Inclusion of the European...
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10/04/2014 - 13.35 Directive to Student Services Grades on "Organisational Plans"
It appears that the Directorate for Student Services is asking for information about their...
MUT submits Education Act feedback
The Malta Union of Teachers is today presenting feedback to the Education Act as part of...
Cyber Bullying Campaign Launched
Meanwhile the Union, through its Education Committee, is launching a campaign on the...
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09/04/2014 - 14.40 Interviews for Internal Special Responsibility Posts extended from every 3 to every 5 years
The MUT would like to inform its members that the calls for applications (internal) for posts...
Urgent Meeting Requested with DG DES on various pending issues
The MUT asked the DG DES for an urgent meeting to discuss and seek clarification on a...
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08/04/2014 - 12.15 Press Release: The MUT Council agrees with the introduction of Banding - insists on an ongoing evaluation of the system
The MUT Council welcomes the decision of the Ministry for Education and Employment to...
MUT Elections 2014
In view of the imminent MUT Elections being held to elect the new MUT Council and related...
Blog Update: International Commiserations
Someone once said that flowers do not grow in Parliament - and neither do they grow in the...
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04/04/2014 - 16.10 Situation Vacant: Accounts Clerk
The Malta Union of Teachers is seeking to employ a full-time Accounts Clerk. Please click...
Directive to teaching grades at St Thomas More Boys Secondary, Hamrun
The Union is hereby directing all teaching grades to ignore the new system of 'school bells'...
  Youth Section Committee Nominations Form deadline extended
The Nominations Form deadline for the Youth Section is being extended by a week until...
Youth Section Photographic Competition - Facebook voting phase launched
The photos for the Section Photographic Competition have just been uploaded on the MUT...
Last Reminder: MUT Call for Proposals - IT software services
Click here for the details - interested companies or individuals are requested to submit their...
Your Classroom. Their Future 3 launched
The third edition of the conference dedicated to educators and B.Ed students 'Your...
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03/04/2014 - 15.05 Copies of Permanent Warrants
The MUT today wrote to the Permanent Secretary at MEDE as it appears that some Heads of...
Extension of Deadline for State Schools - Proposed Business Plan re Capital Equipment Imprest 2014
Following a request for an extended deadline, the Director School Resources informed the...
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02/04/2014 - 14.35 Secondary School Students Debate Quality Education
Secondary school students from eleven different schools this morning debated several...
Update on State Secondary Schools Issues
The MUT is informed that a circular is being issued in schools whereby the final decision...
Call for Head of Primary School
The Union has been requested to bring the following call to the attention of all members...
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01/04/2014 - 15.20 Art teachers' concerns following meeting at MUT
In a letter to the Permanent Secretary at MEDE, the MUT stated that last week the Union had...
Secondary Schools Pending Issues with Ministry
MEDE contacted the MUT on issues related to the Adelaide Cini BSS, on the extension of...
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27/03/2014 - 15.50 Request for information on particular meetings being held
The MUT wrote to the acting Director for Curriculum about the various complaints the Union...
Extension of deadline for submission of teaching grades Deployment Forms
The MUT has again requested an extension of the deadline for submission of Teaching...
Foreign students with no basic knowledge of English and Maltese
The MUT wrote to the Permanent Secretary at MEDE in relation to the issue of foreign...
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25/03/2014 - 16.50 Supply Grades entitled to Indefinite Contract
The MUT wrote to the DG Directorate for Corporate Services at MEDE in relation to supply...
INSET Course Issue
The MUT wrote to the DQSE on behalf of Gozitan members who have been asked to attend...
Autism Seminar by the Equal Partners Foundation
On the occasion of World Autism Day, the Equal Partners Foundation shall be organising a...
Reminder: MMDNA Subscription Discount
MUT members are reminded that as part of their discount package, they can apply for an...
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24/03/2014 - 12.20 Urgent Deployment Issues
In correspondence with the Education Minister earlier today, the Union urged the Ministry to...
Deployment at Gozo College
Earlier today the MUT wrote to the Permanent Secretary at MEDE on the issue of deployment...
Update: Sannat Primary Transfer Issue
With regards to the Sannat Primary and Special Unit transfer issue, the Director for Human...
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21/03/2014 - 12.40 MUT Elections Nomination Circular Issued
The MUT Election Commission has today sent as a separate email the Elections Circular...
Relievers in Kindergarten - State Schools
The Union is hereby issuing this clarification following queries from some schools...
Meeting for Teachers/HODs of Art in State Secondary Schools
The Union will be holding a meeting with Teachers/HODs of Art in State Secondary Schools...
Update: Sannat Primary Transfer Issue
With regards to the Sannat Primary and Special Unit transfer issue, the Director for Human...
Directive for Secretariat for Catholic Education HODs
Following correspondence with the Secretariat for Catholic Education, the MUT is directing...
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17/03/2014 - 16.30 Directive on Foreign Students with no basic knowledge of English and Maltese still in force
The Union would like to remind all members that the directive related to foreign students...
Sannat Primary Transfer Issue
The MUT today wrote to the Director for Human Resources at MEDE to ask him to look into...
March Activity by the Retired Section
The Retired Teachers' Social Committee is organising a visit to the Malta National Aquarium...
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14/03/2014 - 15.55 Updated Code of Rules following EGM
Following approval of amendments to the Code of Rules in the Extraordinary General...
MUT Call for Proposals - IT software services
The Malta Union of Teachers is seeking to replace and/or upgrade its existing software...
MCAST Late Payslips
The MUT today wrote to the MCAST Principal on behalf of some members who are asking for...
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12/03/2014 - 15.40 LSA 2 Appointments Issue
The MUT this morning wrote once again to the Permanent Secretary at MEDE on behalf of...
Distribution of Premju Saghtar prizes
MUT Publications Ltd. informed schools participating in the Premju Saghtar initiative that the...
Gozo office update
The MUT would like to notify all Gozitan members that the Gozo MUT office this month shall..
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11/03/2014 - 10.35 Institute of Tourism Studies - Members' Meeting
The Union would like to notify its members at ITS that the meeting proposed will be held at...
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10/03/2014 - 15.20 LSAs Diploma facilitating inclusive education
The MUT has written to the Dean at the Faculty of Education and to the DG DES in relation to...
Reminder: GlobalCapital Discount Offer for MUT Members
Among the discounts and offers for MUT Members, the MUT has an agreement with...
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06/03/2014 - 16.55 Circular DCM 63 Feedback on Examinations and Viewing of Past Papers by Students: Guidelines and Directive to Teachers in Secondary Schools
Teachers are advised to provide feedback to students on their performance in the...
Public Lecture by Prof. Tim Bond next Monday
The Department of Counselling will be organising a Public Lecture by Prof. Tim Bond on...
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05/03/2014 - 16.15 Move during scholastic term in a Primary School
The MUT today wrote to the Minister for Education and Employment and presented a letter...
Directive - Helen Keller RC
The Union is hereby directing all teaching grades at Helen Keller RC to refrain from...
Training on Equality Mainstreaming for Teachers
The National Commission for the Promotion of Equality (NCPE) is providing a training session...
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04/03/2014 - 15.05 Deadline extended: MUT Extraordinary General Conference Final Reminder
The deadline for the Extraordinary General Conference has been extended to Wednesday...
LSA2 appointments following interview results
The MUT yesterday wrote to the DG DES on behalf of various LSAs who passed the LSA2...
Update: KGAs up-skilling Course
The MUT received a reply from MEDE in relation to the numerous complaints received from...
Consultation Meetings with Hon. Minister and CTP
The Council of the Teaching Profession has informed the Union that it is organising...
MUT hosting delegation from Egypt Education Union
The Union welcomes the delegation from the General Trade Union of Education and...
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28/02/2014 - 11.05 Student Services Grades - agreement
The Union had a meeting with the DES to continue discussions on the agreement on...
Feedback and ideas for Training Courses
Now that the course by Ms. Joyce Callus has started successfully, the Union would like to...
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26/02/2014 - 16.45 KGA's up-skilling Course
  The MUT wrote to MEDE about the numerous complaints received this morning from KGAs...
Blog update: Rethinking Half Yearly examinations in secondary schools
This period of the year is characterized by examinations which are still equated...
Improved Working Conditions for All
Further to yesterday's notice, the MUT would like to remind all members that it will be...
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25/02/2014 - 15.15 MCAST Attached Lecturers
Members are being instructed not to reply to the letter sent to all MCAST attached lecturers...
State Primary & Secondary School Teachers' Improved Conditions of Work
The MUT is currently discussing the conditions of work of teachers in primary and secondary...
Ethics Certificate - Deadline this Friday
The Union has been requested to forward the following information issued by the Ministry of...
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24/02/2014 - 16.20 Urgent meeting on Maria Regina College
Earlier today the MUT requested an urgent meeting with the Education Minister on Maria...
Photographic competition for MUT members
Reminder on the MUT Youth Section photographic competition with the theme "Unite for...
Revamped Saghtar Page
The Facebook page related to Saghtar magazine has been revamped with the intention of...
Reminder: Gozo Office to open this Friday
The MUT would like to remind its members that the Gozo MUT office shall be opening on...
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21/02/2014 - 16.05 Extraordinary General Conference - Nomination Form
  An Extraordinary General Conference of the MUT will be convened on the 6th March...
  Course for Kindergarten Assistants - an Update
In relation to the course for KGAs currently being organised by the Directorates, MEDE...
EO Literacy Issue
The MUT wrote to the DG DES to inform him that it will be suspending its Directives...
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20/02/2014 - 13.25 Progression within Public service
Reference is being made to the Addendum to the Collective Agreement made in September...
Teacher Assessment Form in Gozo College
The MUT wrote to the DG DES in relation to a check-list which the Gozo College Heads of...
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18/02/2014 - 12.25 Breakfast Club in Primary State Schools - An Update
The Union held discussions with the DES regarding the Breakfast Club proposal and has...
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17/02/2014 - 15.45 Extraordinary General Meeting - Save the date!
The MUT would like to announce an Extraordinary General Meeting, which is going to be held...
Course for Kindergarten Assistants
The MUT wrote to MEDE in relation to the KGA course currently being organised by the...
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14/02/2014 - 17.10 Directive to all Teachers in Primary State Schools including Literacy Support Teachers and Complementary Teachers
The Union is hereby directing all members to refrain from using a particular series of books...
Sole recognition to represent teachers at St. Michael's Junior School
Following the completion of the verification exercise conducted by the Directorate of...
New Activities by the Retired Section
The Retired Teachers' Social Committee is organising two activities in February 2014 - a visit...
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11/02/2014 - 14.55 SEC Project Work - An Update
Following reports of changes in deadlines related to SEC project work, the MUT contacted...
Speakers during curriculum time at Primary Schools
The MUT wrote to the DG DES as it is informed that some schools and colleges are inviting...
Provision of drinking water in schools
The MUT wrote to the Permanent Secretary at MEDE and the DG DES on the issue of drinking...
Vacancies at the Secretariat for Catholic Education
The Directorate for Educational Services - Secretariat for Catholic Education has issued the...
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07/02/2014 - 14.40 Courses in secondary schools during HY Exams
The MUT wrote the Permanent Secretary at MEDE and to the DG DES with reference to the...
SEC Project Work
The MUT received reports of changes in deadlines related to SEC project work and is...
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06/02/2014 - 11.45 Student Services Grades
The MUT wrote to the Permanent Secretary at MEDE and to the DG DSS with regards to the...
Unacceptable time-table for Teaching of Primary School Learning Areas course
The Union wrote to the Dean at the Faculty of Education UOM, to the DG DES and later to the...
HODs issue on attending Interviewing Boards
Following the directive issued on the matter, the DG DES replied quoting the PSC and stating...
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04/02/2014 - 15.20 Call for members to be part of National Literacy Strategy working group
The MUT has been asked to provide feedback on the National Literacy Strategy and is...
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03/02/2014 - 12.45 Directive to HODs not to attend courses for Interviewing Boards
Since the MUT did not receive any feedback from the DG DES regarding the issue of HODs in...
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31/01/2014 - 13.20 MUT lifts directive on Tablets Pilot Project
The MUT is today lifting its directive related to the Tablets Pilot Project as all requests and...
Kindergarten over-population
The MUT wrote to the Permanent Secretary at MEDE since it appears that with the upcoming...
New Consultation about Communication with Members
The MUT is launching another internal consultation exercise for its members, this time to get...
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30/01/2014 - 14.30 Maternity Leave
Yesterday the MUT wrote to the Ministry of Education requesting a position vis-à-vis the...
Heads of Department in Interviewing Boards
Following discussions, the MUT wrote again to the DG DES regarding the issue of HODs in...
Call for tender external expertise on social dialogue
The ETUCE secretariat is launching a call for tender aimed at recruiting an external expert for...
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29/01/2014 - 11.40 "Co-Education at St Clare College not a Pilot Project" - MUT's reaction
The MUT would like to make reference to reports in the media in which the Minister of...
Directive for Maria Regina Boys Secondary School Mosta
With reference to the situation where a particular student has shown repeated unacceptable...
Class beyond school closing time
The MUT wrote to the head of a particular Church school as members at the school have...
"There must be another way!" course - some places left
There are some places left for the MUT course being organised in collaboration with Ms...
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28/01/2014 - 15.45 Tablets Pilot Project - reactions to first phase outline
Following a document sent by the Director for eLearning with the outline of the first phase...
Update on Faculty of Education journal
The Malta Review of Educational Research (MRER), which is an educational research journal
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27/01/2014 - 17.15 MUT Youth section publishes e-Newsletter
The MUT Youth section has just published the third issue of its e-newsletter. Articles focus...
Photographic competition for MUT members
The MUT Youth Section, through its e-newsletter, is also launching a photographic...
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24/01/2014 - 13.15 Educational Initiatives by MUT Publications: The Educator
MUT Publications today launched during a press conference two interesting educational...
Educational Initiatives by MUT Publications: Premju Saghtar
MUT Publications is also launching "Premju Saghtar ghall-qari bil-Malti", which gives the...
Shared Reading Form
All KGAs at State Schools are being directed not to use the form (attached) related to...
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21/01/2014 - 14.55 Advertising that harms the teaching profession
Following complaints from many members, the MUT has contacted a particular company...
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20/01/2014 - 15.20 Consultation Exercise on Co-Ed / Middle - Senior Schools
The MUT, while agreeing in principle with the concept of co-education, is not in agreement...
Withdrawal from co-ed committee not related to meeting with PN
The MUT earlier today issued a press release to deny a report in the media which stated that...
HODs on interviewing boards
The MUT today wrote to the DG DES regarding HODs which are to attend a course to serve on...
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17/01/2014 - 15.30 Union withdraws from Co-ed National Committee - reform being rushed without proper consultation
The MUT has regretfully informed the Minister of Education that it is withdrawing from the...
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16/01/2014 - 15.00 Update: St. Michael's Junior School Collective Agreement
Following repeated requests for meetings with St. Michael's Junior School, the Union has...
Meeting with PN administration
The Union today held a meeting with the PN administration which included the Leader of...
Update on Gozo Office
Due to no requests for appointments, the Gozo MUT office shall NOT be opening tomorrow...
Join the Retired Members' Section Now - Next Activity Announced
Once they retire, MUT members may opt to retain their membership within the Union by...
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15/01/2014 - 14.15 Press Conference: Current Developments in Education - Comments by the MUT
These were the points made by the MUT during a press conference held today at its office in...
The MUT campaign "Hajr lill-Edukaturi" ("Appreciating Educators")
The MUT, apart from representing its members collectively and individually according to the...
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13/01/2014 - 14.55 Programme for students who do not speak Maltese and English set up
Following the intervention of the MUT on the issue of children without any basic knowledge...
Gozo Office to open this Friday
The MUT would like to remind its members that the Gozo MUT office shall be opening on...
Course on Occupational Health and Safety in Schools
The Institute of Legal Studies is organising a lecture designed to be a practical experience...
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10/01/2014 - 10.15 Blog update: The saga of early school leavers
In a country where the only natural resource is the human one, it is imperative that each...
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09/01/2014 - 16.10 Update on Sir Michelangelo Refalo Sixth Form
Following representations by the MUT, the Sir Michelangelo Refalo Centre for Further...
Breakfast Club
The Union is receiving several queries from its members on the breakfast club and wrote...
Extension of Primary School Assistant Head interview period
The MUT wrote again to the Director General DES to ask for the expiry date of the Primary...
Lesson plans by teachers at Resource Centres
The Union is informed that the Directorate for Student Services is requesting teachers at...
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08/01/2014 - 15.30 Schools' Tablets Project - MUT Reaction
With regards to the launch of the tablets project in schools, the Malta Union of Teachers...
  MCAST Attached Lecturers Work Resources Fund
  The MUT and the Ministry yesterday signed an agreement on the MCAST Attached Lecturers...
  Curricular Development Meetings
  The Union would like to remind its members in Primary Schools that they are not obliged...
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07/01/2014 - 11.20 Update on Primary Assistant Heads Vacancies Issue
In response to the MUT's request related to the Primary Assistant Heads call issue, the DG...
St. Michael's Junior School Collective Agreement
Following an introductory meeting between St. Michael's Junior School and MUT on the new...
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06/01/2014 - 11.40 Primary Assistant Heads Vacancies Issue
The MUT this morning wrote to the DG DES and stated that the Union is highly concerned that...
  Teaching system at a particular Boys Secondary State School
  The MUT this morning wrote to the DG DES about the persistence of a particular Boys...
"There must be another way!" course being organised once again
The MUT in collaboration with Ms. Joyce Callus shall once again be organising the popular...
   
 
   
   
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07th April 2014 - International Commiserations - Kevin Bonello

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