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18/12/2014 - 12.15 Christmas Greetings from the MUT
Click here to receive the Union's Christmas greetings - it includes a poem by Kav. Joe M...
MUT Christmas Shutdown
Please note that apart from Christmas day and New Year's day (which are Public Holidays)...
Directive to all members in Church Schools
The Union is aware that some Church Schools are planning to hold meetings on the...
Meeting for members in Church Schools
The Union shall be holding a meeting for members in Church Schools as follows: Thursday...
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16/12/2014 - 16.55 Request made to educators having special responsibilities in State Schools
The Union is informed that a number of educators who have special responsibilities...
Skills profiling circular in State Schools - ref Letter Circular HR/164/2014
The Union received various queries regarding this letter circular, particularly due to...
Research on ICT and the Teaching and Learning Process
Ms Sonia Spiteri Swain, an MA student, has requested our assistance in researching...
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15/12/2014 - 14.50 MCAST Directive to all Lecturing Staff on IT Policy
The MUT refers to the MCAST IT Policy which is being sent to all lecturing staff. The Union...
  Core Curriculum Programme in State Schools - updates
Union Officials and the DQSE held a series of meetings in the past weeks to agree upon...
Sick Leave Doctors apparently defrauding the Government
The MUT wrote to the Permanent Secretary at the Ministry for Education and Employment...
MUT President back at office on Tuesday 23rd December
The MUT President, Mr. Kevin Bonello, is currently on leave and will be back at the office...
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12/12/2014 - 16.55 Updates on the Alternative Learning Programme (ALP)
During a meeting with the DES and DQSE on the said programme which was held last...
REMINDER - Payment of MUT Membership Fees 2015
Members are advised that membership fees for the year 2015 are due. The membership...
Premju Saghtar ghall-Qari bil-Malti
Primary schools are reminded that MUT Publications Ltd. is once again distributing the...
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10/12/2014 - 10.45 Youth section publishes e-Newsletter
The MUT Youth section has just published the eighth issue of its e-newsletter, which...
The Cost of Teaching Resources - a survey by the MUT Youth Section
A study is being conducted by the Malta Union of Teachers Youth Section to assess...
Directives to SMT Members on MAPSSS Committee Elections
The Malta Union of Teachers refers to the letter circular sent by the President of...
Meeting for MUT Delegates
The MUT shall be organising the next monthly delegates' meeting on Thursday 18th...
December and January Activities by the Retired Section
The Retired Teachers' Social Committee has issued the details related to its next visits...
Attn: Assistant Lecturers employed with the University of Malta prior to 1st July 2006
The MUT refers to a letter sent by the HR Director of the University of Malta to...
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09/12/2014 - 15.05 Press Release: MUT on Alleged Introduction of Oppressing Work Practices related to Top Positions in Church Schools
The Malta Union of Teachers refers to reports in the media wherein it is being sustained...
The MUT replies to members at St. Thomas More BSS, Hamrun
The MUT has replied to the letter sent by the Union members at St. Thomas More BSS...
Church School Vacancy
The Secretariat for Catholic Education has issued a call for applications for the post of...
Expression of Interest to teach Vocational Subjects in State Secondary Schools
The HR Department at MEDE has asked the MUT to remind its members about...
New issue of Malta Review of Educational Research out
The Vol.8 No.2 of the Malta Review of Educational Research (MRER) has just been...
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01/12/2014 - 11.45 Working with minors: an MUT survey
As part of the conference held last Saturday on Legal Issues and Ethical Implications...
Gozo office: December update
The MUT would like to notify all Gozitan members that the Gozo MUT office shall be...
Survey related to Work Related stress by FEMA at the University of Malta
The Department of Management (Faculty of Economics, Management and Accountancy)...
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24/11/2014 - 16.15 Payment of MUT Membership Fees 2015
Members are advised that membership fees for the year 2015 are due. The membershi...
Conference last reminder
There are still a few places left for the conference "Legal Issues and Ethical Implications...
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21/11/2014 - 15.55 MUT celebrates its 95th anniversary
The Malta Union of Teachers is celebrating its 95th Anniversary since its inception...
Directive to Giovanni Curmi HSS on Use of Private Mobile Phones for Work Purposes
Giovanni Curmi HSS Teaching Grades are hereby directed to refrain from using their...
Agreement reached with DSS and Inspire - directive lifted
In a meeting held with the Directorate Student Services and Inspire, the MUT came to...
Call for Application - Assistant Head
The Archbishop Seminary has just issued a call for applications for the post of Assistant...
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19/11/2014 - 15.45 Deadline for submission of Half-Yearly examinations papers in State schools
THE MUT and DQSE reached an agreement about the final submission date by teachers for...
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18/11/2014 - 16.15 The Union's initial budget reaction
The MUT is attaching the full document with the initial reactions to the Government's...
Articles on cyber bullying
The following are two interesting recent articles published in the UK related to cyber bullying...
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17/11/2014 - 09.10 Incident involving grandmother "related to the Minister" - Ministry's reply
The following is the reply by the Ministry for Education and Employment on the news...
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14/11/2014 - 15.50 MUT flags urgent issues at the Alternative Learning Programme
The Malta Union of Teachers is hereby reproducing a letter which has been sent today...
MUT investigating incident involving grandmother "related to the Minister"
The MUT is currently investigating an incident involving a grandmother who is claiming...
Secondary School Students Debate Quality Education
Secondary school students from five different schools this morning debated several...
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13/11/2014 - 16.35 Medical record card - directive re-issued
Following yesterday's meeting whereby the DES has explained that these records...
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12/11/2014 - 16.15 Medical record card for all State Schools - an update
Following discussions held between the Directorate and the MUT on the issue of...
Replacements in Secondary Schools
The Union has received requests from members to issue clarifications about...
Attn State Schools: Feedback for Parents' Days or Evenings
The Union reminds teachers that any written feedback in the form of comments or...
Lack of INCOs situation - an update
Following the latest appeal made to the Director at Student Services by the MUT, this...
MUT Publications Ltd. at the National Book Festival
MUT Publications Ltd. currently has a stand at this year's National Book Festival, which...
National Digital Literacy Conference 2014
The Department of eLearning (DQSE), the Be Smart Online Project and the MUT, are...
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11/11/2014 - 16.45 Directive on medical record card for all State Schools
The MUT would like to inform all teaching grades that the Union has not been consulted...
You can be part of one of the MUT Strategic Internal Committees
The Council of the Malta Union of Teachers, elected last June, is hereby announcing...
Lack of INCOs situation
The MUT wrote once again to the Director at Student Services on the perennial problem...
Press Release: Information Note for Educators
The Office of the Commissioner for Children, as part of the BeSmartOnline! Initiative...
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10/11/2014 - 16.55 Youth section publishes e-Newsletter
The MUT Youth section has just published the seventh issue of its e-newsletter, which is...
MUT Publications Ltd. launches three new story books for children
As part of its commitment to sustain literacy strategies in schools and to encourage...
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07/11/2014 - 16.30 "Legal Issues and Ethical Implications for Educators Working with Minors" - an MUT National Conference
The agenda for the conference is being published here. Apart from MUT Officials, which...
CCP update: directives being suspended pending discussions
Following correspondence with the DG DQSE, the MUT would like to notify members that...
Issues at ITS
In a meeting held on Tuesday at ITS between the Union and the new ITS director, all the...
Graduation Ceremony for the Primary Teaching Adaptation Course
The MUT wrote once again to the Ministry for Education and Employment about the fact...
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06/11/2014 - 16.00 School visits outside school hours by Ministry Officials
The Union is informed that Ministry Officials are scheduling school visits outside the...
Directive to schools on Circular SSD 43/14
The Union received a number of queries from schools about a circular SSD 43/2014...
Alleged Intimidatory Behaviour during MCAST COI Meeting
The MUT today wrote to the Principal of MCAST asking for an investigation into an instance...
KGA students in same class - update
Following correspondence with MCAST on the issue of having two KGA students posted...
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05/11/2014 - 10.10 Directives on CCP (Core Curriculum Programme)
Further to the Directives issued concerning CCP (reproduced below for ease of reference)...
Student Services Agreement
The MUT wrote to the Permanent Secretary at MEDE as the Union is highly disappointed by...
KGA students in same class
The MUT wrote to the DG DES and the MCAST Principal as various members are asking...
Subscription fees 2015 - membership fee collection
Please note that the Union from this year will be scheduling visits at schools in order to...
Public Lecture on Professional Ethics in a Small State
The Department of Counselling within the Faculty for Social Wellbeing at the University...
November Activity by the Retired Section
The Retired Teachers' Social Committee is organising a visit to the Malta National...
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30/10/2014 - 15.45 Absenteeism Directive in State Schools - Update
  In a meeting held yesterday, between the MUT and the Ministry for Education and Employ...
  MUT National Conference -Reminder
  The MUT would like announce a conference on the topic of "Issues and Ethical Implications...
  Survey for MUT members on working with minors - Reminder
  The MUT is providing the following link (issued with newsletter) to access an online...
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29/10/2014 - 16.00 School visits by MUT Officials:
  Union officials will be carrying out school visits on Thursday 30th October at Valletta Primary...
  Enhancing the potentials of social partners in education through capacity building and knowledge transfer:
  Please follow the link for the press release from this link.
  Directive for all LSA's in State Schools - reminder
  The MUT is hereby directing Learning Support Assistants in State Schools to attend to...
  Course catalogue for 2014-2015: reminder -deadline on Friday
  The MUT, in collaboration with various entities, is launching a course catalogue with courses...
  Second edition of Let's Debate Quality Education: reminder - deadline on Friday
  The MUT and Agenzija Zghazagh in collaboration with the Ministry for Education and...
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29/10/2014 - 08.00 Directive to Heads of Schools - Organisational chart request
  The Union is informed that Heads of School are being requested to provide a detailed ...
  MOU on Tablets Pilot Project
  The MUT today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on the Implementation ...
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27/10/2014 -15.00 7 lesson timetable in State Secondary Schools- update
  The Union had another meeting with the HR Directorate within the DES to discuss the way...
  Students with High Absenteeism Rates
  The MUT is highly disappointed that while the Government was quick to introduce some...
  Foreign Students with no schooling
  The MUT is highly concerned with the large amounts of foreign students that are currently...
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24/10/2014 - 16.35 "Legal Issues and Ethical Implications for Educators Working with Minors" - an MUT National Conference
The MUT would like announce a conference on the topic of "Issues and Ethical Implications...
Survey for MUT members on working with minors
In view of this, the MUT shall be circulating through its eNewsletter a survey to be filled-in...
Directive to CCP Mentors and Teachers Teaching CCP Classes
The MUT is informed that CCP Mentors are being instructed to collect files of teachers...
Inspections at schools
The MUT wrote to the Permanent Secretary at MEDE as the Union has received information...
Issues at the ITS
Following a meeting with MUT members at ITS, a number of issues were brought up and...
Gozo office: October update
The MUT would like to notify all Gozitan members that the Gozo MUT office this month...
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22/10/2014 - 11.30 Nurture Group and Learning Support Zone Guidelines
Following correspondence with the DSS, these are the guidelines documents related to...
LSA 20 week course indications
The Union wrote to the MCAST Principal as it appears that the 20 week course is now...
Issues at the Naxxar Secondary Schools
The MUT wrote to the Minister for Education and Employment regarding urgent issues...
MUT signs new Collective Agreement with San Anton School
After two years of discussions and negotiations, on Monday 20th October 2014 the MUT...
MUT thanks out-going ITS Deputy and Acting Director
Following a farewell email, the MUT wrote to Mr. James Perry on behalf of its members...
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17/10/2014 - 17.10 MUT issues course catalogue for 2014-2015
  The MUT, in collaboration with various entities, is launching a course catalogue with...
  Second edition of Let's Debate Quality Education!
  The MUT and Agenzija Zghazagh in collaboration with the Ministry for Education and...
  Meeting for MUT MCAST members involved in the taxation issue
  A meeting will be held for MUT MCAST members involved in the taxation issue. The...
  Suspension of two directives
  The MUT would like to notify members that the directive for Acting INCOs, teachers on...
  Gozitan Teaching Grades waiting for Gozo vacancies - update
  On the issue related to Gozitan waiting lists for vacancies, the Permanent Secretary at...
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16/10/2014 - 16.55 Gozitan Teaching Grades waiting for Gozo vacancies
The MUT has written to the Permanent Secretary at MEDE on behalf of Gozitan members...
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15/10/2014 - 16.25 Request for adjustment to qualification allowance in State Schools - circular issued by HR to retired educators
Following the circular issued by HR (HR/145/2014) the Union would like to clarify that...
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13/10/2014 - 14.50 7-lessons daily issue in State Secondary Schools - request for information from members
Reference is being made to the 7-lessons daily allocated to a number of teachers in...
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10/10/2014 - 16.15 Press Release: MUT outlines pending issues at start of scholastic year
This morning the Malta Union of Teachers (MUT) held a press conference to outline...
Meeting for MUT Delegates
The MUT shall be organising the first monthly delegates' for this scholastic year on...
MUT meets MEP Dr. Therese Comodini Cachia
Yesterday MUT officials met with Member of the European Parliament Dr. Therese
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09/10/2014 - 15.10 CCP assessment - directive
The Union is informed that assessment of CCP groups in State Secondary Schools will...
Fronter in State Secondary schools and Higher secondary-update on directive in place
The Union would like to remind members that although the Memorandum of...
School outings in State Secondary schools: loading
The Union would like to remind members that teachers attending school outings must...
MUT congratulates new ITS Director
On behalf of the MUT Council, the Union would like to congratulate Mr. Henry Mifsud on...
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07/10/2014 - 16.25 Youth section publishes e-Newsletter
The MUT Youth section has just published the sixth issue of its e-newsletter, which is the...
Meeting on LGBTI issues in the school setting
The MGRM, in association with the MUT, shall be conducting a confidential meeting to...
Horizon Report Europe: 2014 Schools Edition
Horizon Report Europe: 2014 Schools Edition outlines key trends, challenges and...
'End Sexual Violence in Conflict' Public Forum
Soroptimist International Malta are conducting a Public Forum entitled "End Sexual...
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03/10/2014 - 14.00 World Teachers' Day 2014: Invest in the future, invest in teachers
The Malta Union of Teachers is commemorating World Teachers' Day 2014, held annually...
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02/10/2014 - 16.10 Malfunctioning Interactive Whiteboards: an update
The MUT today was again in contact with the Permanent Secretary at MEDE as the Union...
MUT signs new Collective Agreement with St Michael Junior School
The MUT signed a new collective agreement with the St Michael Junior School earlier this...
Form teacher time in State Secondary schools
Following the agreement reached with the DES about the 40-minute timetable, both parties...
Directive for SMTs in State Schools on Inventory
The MUT is directing SMT members to refrain from wasting time attaching stickers to objects...
MUT Representative being sought for Alleanza Nazzjonali tal-Pensjonanti
The MUT would like to notify its retired members about the possibility to participate in the...
ETUC eNewsletter
The European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC) has just issued the September electronic...
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01/10/2014 - 11.10 Investigation Report on Skola Sajf: findings confirm Union's concerns
Following the publishing of the outcome of investigation related to the Skola Sajf saga, the...
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26/09/2014 - 16.00 Update on Laptops at State Schools
In a meeting held yesterday the Union was informed that the Directorates of Education have...
Malfunctioning of Projectors and Interactive Whiteboards in State Schools
The MUT is receiving complaints regarding malfunction of projectors and interactive...
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25/09/2014 - 16.15 Remembering the past: the attack on MUT's premises 30 years ago
The Malta Union of Teachers is today recalling the attack on its premises, by a group of...
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24/09/2014 - 16.50 An update on the Legal Implications Issue
Recently the Union was involved in a struggle with the authorities regarding the legal..
Temperatures in classrooms and lack of drinking water
The MUT wrote to the Minister for Education and Employment as it has received numerous...
First Aiders in Church Schools
The MUT today informed the Archbishop's Secretary for Education about the Union's...
Progression of Staff at MCAST
The MUT has written to the Principal of MCAST concerning queries relating to delayed...
Update on ITS issues
Following discussion between the MUT and ITS, updates are being circulated on the MLK...
October Activity by the Retired Section
The Retired Teachers' Social Committee is organising a visit to the Zabbar Sanctuary...
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23/09/2014 - 17.00 Directive to all teaching grades in State Secondary Schools on seven lesson timetable
  Following correspondence with the DES due to the fact that a considerable number of...
Directive to All Heads of State Schools on Documentation of foreign EU students
The MUT is informed that in certain Colleges, Heads of Schools are being asked to verify
Church School Vacancies
The Directorate for Educational Services - Secretariat for Catholic Education has issued the...
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22/09/2014 - 13.10 40-lesson timetable in State secondary schools - agreement reached with the Ministry not being respected
In a correspondence sent to the DES, the Union highlighted that one of the conditions for...
Extra hours worked daily in State secondary schools- allocation of weekly afternoon off
The Union is informed that some teaching grades are not being compensated by an...
Directive to SMTs in State Schools on IEP's
All Union members in school management teams in state schools are reminded that the...
Update on bridging requests and indefinite contract letters
Following a meeting with the DG Support Services attended by PACBU, the same DG...
Gozo office: September update
The MUT would like to notify all Gozitan members that the Gozo MUT office this month shall...
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19/09/2014 - 16.00 On going MUT directives for Educators
Today the MUT is sending through its eNewsletter service a list of directives which are still in...
  Directives to Acting INCOS/Teachers on INCO duties/Inclusion Support Teachers
With effect from the 17th September 2014, the MUT is directing Acting INCOS/Teachers on...
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18/09/2014 - 17.15 DG replies on INCOs call dispute
The DG DES replied to the Union regarding the trade dispute with government on INCOs Call...
40-minute timetable in State Secondary Schools
We would like to remind all members in State secondary schools about the following...
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15/09/2014 - 16.45 MUT Declares Trade Dispute with Government on Inclusion Coordinators call for applications
The MUT has declared a trade dispute with Government on the lack of issue of a Call for...
Feedback about Skola Sajf personnel being requested by FES - MUT Issues directive to Coordinators
The Union received a copy of a circular issued to Skola sajf Coordinators whereby the FES is...
Issues at Birgu Primary
The MUT wrote to the DG DES on behalf of members at the Birgu Primary as it appears that...
Gozo KGAs setting up
Following correspondence with the Director of the Department of Curriculum Management...
Walk - Cycle - Run Activity
An activity called Walk - Cycle - Run is being held in aid of Dar tal-Providenza on Sunday 28th...
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10/09/2014 - 11.30 Press Release: Compulsory medical certificates decision may be half-baked
The MUT would like to react to Minister Farrugia's decision to make it compulsory for...
Results of investigation on the conducting of interviews
The Ministry for Education and Employment informed the MUT that it has investigated the...
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09/09/2014 - 12.55 FES knee jerk reaction which exposes total lack of planning
The MUT wrote to the Minister for Education and Employment about members who are...
Graduation Ceremony for the Primary Teaching Adaptation Course
The MUT wrote to the Minister for Education and Employment as it has been informed by...
Download: MUT document on conducting of interviews
Following discussions between the MUT and the Ministry for Education and Employment...
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04/09/2014 - 12.15 Breakfast Clubs for Primary School Students: Staff Applications
Following the introduction of the Breakfast Clubs in Primary State Schools last April 2014...
Another edition of Your Classroom. Their Future.
The fourth edition of 'Your Classroom. Their Future' in collaboration with the One Tablet Per...
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02/09/2014 - 12.10 MUT writes to the Prime Minister - asks for investigation and does not exclude directives
This morning the MUT wrote to the Prime Minister as it is extremely concerned at the way...
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01/09/2014 - 13.00 Phasing Out Schools – timetabling difficulties
The MUT has notified the HRD that phasing out schools are finding various difficulties in...
CEDEFOP Vacancy
The following is a vacancy notice which is currently open at CEDEFOP: Head of Operational...
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28/08/2014 - 10.00 Twegiba tal-Ministeru
  Il-Ministeru jixtieq jippreciza li fost is-sitt skejjel li huma maghrufa bhala Area Secondary...
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26/05/2014 - 12.55 Concern about Closing Down Area Secondary Schools
The MUT today wrote to the Minister for Education and Employment on behalf of its...
Meeting for St Michael Junior School Teachers
A very important meeting will be held for St Michael Junior School Teachers on Tuesday 2nd...
Tax Rebate for Tertiary Studies Fees
The MUT would like to inform its members that they can fill in form "RA14 - Deduction for...
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25/08/2014 - 13.00 MUT meets with Church School Authorities on Sacred Heart and Archbishop's Seminary
The MUT has today met with Church School Authorities in Malta including Pro-Vicar General...
MUT submits document on conducting of interviews
Following discussions between the MUT and the Ministry for Education and Employment, the...
San Anton votes for new Collective Agreement
During a meeting held this morning, MUT members at San Anton School voted unanimously...
Gozo office: August update
The MUT would like to notify all members that the Gozo MUT office this month will open on...
St. Albert College vacancy for Assistant Head
St. Albert the Great College has issued a call for applications for the post of Assistant Head...
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22/08/2014 - 12.45 MUT appeals with Government to find a solution to obsolete laptops
The MUT today wrote once again to the Minister for Education and Employment in relation to...
FES and staff may be personally liable for lack of security in schools - MUT reacts
The MUT is informed about a letter sent to the Foundation for Educational Services (FES) by...
MCAST 65k fund should be allocated to lecturers
The MUT wrote to the MCAST Principal as the Union representative on the 65k fund...
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20/08/2014 - 12.30 Reply to query related to Teacher Librarians' Interview Results
Following queries made by the MUT with the Ministry for Education and Employment in...
MUT meeting for members at San Anton School
Kindly be informed that the Union shall be holding a meeting for all its San Anton School...
Updated: Church School Vacancies
The Directorate for Educational Services - Secretariat for Catholic Education has added the...
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18/08/2014 - 12.55 MUT in talks with Government on life-saving medication
With regards to the article published on the Sunday Times on 17th August entitled "Teachers...
Published Results Amended Twice following Teacher Librarians' Interviews
The MUT wrote to the Permanent Secretary at MEDE on behalf of members who applied for...
MUT Opening Hours
Following its shutdown, please note that the MUT has reverted back to its summer opening...
NSTS Science Information Meeting
The NSTS Foundation is organising a science information meeting for all Primary and...
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12/08/2014 - 12.13 Obituary - Joseph D Fenech Council Member and Former Vice President of the MUT
The MUT sadly reports the passing away of Council Member Mr. Joseph D Fenech....
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11/08/2014 - 19.45 Collective Agreement for University and Junior College signed
Following the conclusion of discussions which took more than a year, the MUT and UMASA...
MUT Youth Section Boat Party
The MUT Youth Section are organising an End of Summer Boat Party on Wednesday 10th...
Church School Vacancies
The Directorate for Educational Services - Secretariat for Catholic Education has issued a...
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01/08/2014 - 12.50 Youth section publishes e-Newsletter
The MUT Youth section has just published the fifth issue of its e-newsletter, which is also the...
MUT asks Public Service Commission to intervene on amateur interviewing practices
The MUT wrote to the Chairman at the Public Service Commission and to the Permanent...
Issue with Skola Sajf payments
The MUT wrote to the Permanent Secretary on the issue of Skola Sajf payments. The Union...
Agreement on Teaching Grades Mobility
The Union wrote to the Minister for Education and Employment on the agreement signed...
Update MRER educational research journal
The Malta Review of Educational Research (MRER), which is an educational research journal...
MUT on Shutdown
The MUT will be on shutdown for two weeks starting on Monday 4th August 2014 and will...
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29/07/2014 - 13.25 Attention Members at the Junior College and University of Malta
The MUT will be organizing meetings as follows for members regarding the Collective...
  University Rector confirms joint MUT and UMASA statement
In reply to the request by the Medical Association of Malta (MAM) previously reported, the...
Feedback and ideas for Training Courses by the MUT
The MUT is currently looking into the possibility of providing new training courses to be held...
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28/07/2014 - 13.15 Press Release: Negotiations should be carried out with recognised Unions representing academic staff
The MUT and UMASA this morning wrote to the University of Malta Rector in relation to the...
Industrial action at University of Malta lifted - meeting with members to be held
The MUT would like to announce that following a meeting between the Government...
Karl Vella Foundation is looking for volunteers
The Karl Vella Foundation has written a letter to the MUT to explain its work and to ask...
SCIENTIX project to enhance STEM education across Europe
The MUT would like to inform its STEM (meaning science, technology, engineering and...
Photo contest by the European Space Agency
The MUT received the following through the Malta Council for Science and Technology...
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23/07/2014 - 12.20 MUT signs charter and becomes member of National Trade Union Forum
The MUT, together with the vast majority of Maltese registered trade unions, has signed the...
Issues at ITS
The MUT wrote to the Acting Director at ITS on behalf of members in relation to a variety of...
Reminder on pending issues
The MUT wrote once again to the Minister for Education and Employment to remind him...
Tahziz residential seminar
Tahziz, the empowerment programme which focuses on creative writing, has entered its...
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15/07/2014 - 11.45 Stella Maris College Senior School Warning Letters Issue
The MUT wrote to the Head of Senior School at Stella Maris College as the Union is in
Request for updates on first aiders, Student Services agreement
The MUT wrote to the DG DES to request an update on the outcomes related to the subject...
Sensiela Kotba Saghtar on Goodreads App
Books issued by MUT Publications Ltd. as part of the Sensiela Kotba Saghtar have now been...
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14/07/2014 - 12.55 Updated: Skola Sajf payment rates
The MUT wrote to the Minister for Education and Employment, the Permanent Secretary...
Call for KGA II Issued by DES
Please note that Call for Applications for the Post of Kindergarten Assistant II in the...
Call within the Church Schools Sector for the post of Assistant Head
St. Augustine College has issued a call for applications for the post of Assistant Head at...
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10/07/2014 - 12.25 MUT Council Officials for 2014-2017 appointed
Following an MUT Council meeting held earlier this week, all officials for the 2014-2017...
Skola Sajf update
Following the appeal by the MUT for members to send their personal details in relation to...
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08/07/2014 - 12.20 Appeal to MUT members interested in Skola Sajf
All members who applied for Skola Sajf and have not received any notification from FES...
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07/07/2014 - 11.50 Press Release: MUT never ordered industrial actions at Skola Sajf - awaits situation to be rectified promptly
The Malta Union of Teachers (MUT) would like to clarify that in the case of Skola Sajf it never...
Condolences to GWU over loss of its Vice President
The MUT wrote to the GWU to offer condolences and show its grief for the loss of Vice...
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05/07/2014 - 13.30 Skola Sajf Opening Shrouded in Chaos
The MUT is being informed by various members about the disastrous situation facing the...
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04/07/2014 - 12.45 Proposal received unacceptable - industrial action instituted
The MUT and UMASA have received a financial proposal from the University of Malta and...
Exams and Carnival holidays 2014-15
The MUT wrote to the DG DES as schools have drawn the Union's attention to the dates of...
  Happy holidays!
  The MUT would like to wish all educators happy summer holidays full of well-deserved rest.
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03/07/2014 - 15.10 No obligation for Heads and Assistant Heads to attend meeting
The MUT has been informed by various members that Heads and Assistant Heads of...
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02/07/2014 - 16.10 Directive for State Primary School Teachers on ILPs
The MUT wrote to the DG DQSE as it is being contacted by various primary school teachers
Anonymous Online Feedback at MCAST ICT Institute
The MUT wrote to the MCAST Principal after it received information by members about an...
MUT Office Summer Opening Hours
Please note that the MUT summer opening hours will be between Monday 7th July and..
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01/07/2014 - 16.50 MUT and UMASA update on trade dispute with University and Government
Following last Monday's registration of MUT and UMASA's dispute with the University of...
Meeting for Church Schools HODs
A meeting for HODs at Church Schools is being held at the MUT next Thursday (2nd July...
MCAST updates on key skills/vocational assessments and on taxation issue
During a meeting held between the MUT and MCAST, the Union was informed that...
KSU and MUT discuss University and Junior College trade dispute
The Kunsill Studenti Universitarji (KSU) wrote to the MUT after it published a Press Release...
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30/06/2014 - 15.25 Press Release: MUT and UMASA declare trade dispute with University and Government
The MUT and UMASA today declared a trade dispute with the University of Malta and the...
Events, projects and initiatives to feature on SAGHTAR
Starting from October 2014, SAGHTAR will be including a two-page spread in each issue...
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27/06/2014 - 12.55 Expression of Interest for Courses
The Union is inviting educators to submit proposals for short courses to be offered by the...
Meeting on University and Junior College Collective Agreement
A meeting will be held for MUT members serving both in the Junior College and the...
Cumulative Records Cards (CRC) in State Secondary schools
The Union would like to remind members that there shall be no inputting on CRCs in...
St Michael's Junior School agreement - Update
Following a meeting between Union Officials and the St Michael's Junior School administration
Meeting with the administration of Stella Maris College on the Netbook Project
The Union had a meeting with the administration of Stella Maris College in Gzira to discuss...
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26/06/2014 - 15.40 Maternity Leave during Summer Holidays - an update
The MUT has written once again to the Minister for Education and Employment on the issue...
Call for Application - Assistant Head
St Albert the Great College has just issued a call for applications for the post of Assistant...
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25/06/2014 - 14.50 Press Release: MUT Council Elections and MUT Youth Section Election (2014-2017)
The MUT Election Board notifies that the MUT Council Elections are now complete. Mr. Kevin...
Shelter seeks volunteers to help children with school work revision and other crafts
Dar Qalb ta' Gesu', which is a church-administered domestic violence shelter for mothers...
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23/06/2014 - 16.55 Press Release: Heads of School Transfers
While the MUT acknowledges that the deployment of state school Heads is a prerogative of...
Issues at ITS - MUT writes to Minister for Tourism
The MUT wrote to the Minister for Tourism to draw his attention to the many high priority...
The 40 minute timetable in Church secondary schools
The MUT wrote to the Director within the Secretariat for Catholic Education after reports...
Meeting with MP on the obesity white paper
The MUT conducted a meeting with Hon. Robert Cutajar MP at his request regarding the...
Passing away of Mr. Paul A. Attard
The Union is saddened by the passing away of Mr. Paul A. Attard, former Permanent...
Masters in Comparative Education: Learning by Comparing
The Euro-Mediterranean Centre for Educational Research (EMCER) will again be offering its...
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20/06/2014 - 13.00 Situation Vacant: Finance Officer
The Malta Union of Teachers is seeking to employ a full-time Finance Officer. Please click...
Klabb Sajf and Klabb 3-16 - Half-baked initiatives?
The MUT wrote to the Minister for Education and Employment about concerns by Heads of...
University of Malta / Junior College Collective Agreement
The MUT wrote to the University of Malta Rector as it is highly concerned with the...
MCAST Learning Support Unit (LSU) staff directive
The MUT wrote to the MCAST Principal as it appears that MCAST has taken the decision that...
Attitude of MCAST Directors and Various Management Personnel
The MUT wrote to the MCAST Principal as it is highly concerned about reports it is receiving...
San Anton Collective Agreement Update
The Union would like to notify its members that it has sent the final submissions on the...
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19/06/2014 - 15.15 Update on Indefinite Contracts, LSA2 appointments and MOU on Continuation of Service
In a reply on the variety of pending issues with the Ministry, the Perm Sec replied to the...
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18/06/2014 - 15.30 St. Michael's Junior School meeting announced
The MUT shall be meeting members working at the St. Michael's Junior School on Tuesday...
Meeting for HODs in Church schools
A meeting is being organised for members who are HODs at Church schools. This shall be...
Meeting held on behalf of MCAST Attached Lecturers
The Union this morning held a meeting with MCAST and PACBU in relation to concerns raised...
Gozo office: June update
The MUT would like to notify all Gozitan members that the Gozo MUT office this month shall...
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17/06/2014 - 16.35 Salaries delayed - to be issued by today (Tuesday) afternoon
The MUT this morning contacted the office of the Permanent Secretary after it was...
Inefficient Corporate Services not implementing measures agreed on
The MUT wrote yet again to the DG DCS on a variety of issues including indefinite contracts...
Postgraduate diploma in Lifelong Career Guidance and Development
An interesting postgraduate diploma in Lifelong Career Guidance and Development will open...
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12/06/2014 - 11.55 MUT Registers Trade Dispute with Government on long overdue Indefinite Contracts for Supply LSAs and Teachers
The Malta Union of Teachers has declared a trade dispute with the Education Authorities on...
FilmED: on-line European survey for teachers and headmasters
An on-line study on film literacy and film education entitled 'FilmED' is currently being...
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11/06/2014 - 16.20 Meeting for State Heads of School
The MUT shall be organising a meeting for MUT members who are Heads of School working...
Query on MCAST new Embedded Learning system
The MUT wrote to the MCAST Principal to put forward questions related to the new...
MCAST VTTU Course Results Still Unpublished
The MUT wrote to the MCAST Principal on behalf of various members who have done the...
MUT Youth Section Photographic Competition Winners Announced
The entry "Sounds of Diversity and Culture: the Tools and Pillars for Peace Education"...
Member Offers: GlobalCapital Life Retirement Planning
During the MUT Triennial General Conference, GlobalCapital delivered a short presentation...
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09/06/2014 - 16.55 Inclusion Coordinators Trade Dispute Update
Following a meeting held this morning with the Ministry for Education and Employment, the...
Issue of call for Kindergarten Assistants
The MUT wrote to the DG DES as members who completed MCAST courses last year and this...
Lack of clerical staff
The MUT wrote to the MEDE Permanent Secretary on behalf of its members at a particular...
MUT Retired Section in Gozo Activity
As part of the social activities organised by the MUT Retired Section, a one day visit was...
New evening course by the University of Malta
An evening degree course in Bachelor in Work and Human Resources (Honours) will open...
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06/06/2014 - 12.10 MUT declares trade dispute with Government on failure in issuing of Call of Application for Inclusion Coordinators
The Malta Union of Teachers (MUT) has declared a trade dispute with the Directorate for...
Update on Qualifications Allowances in Church Schools
The MUT has the pleasure to announce that all qualifications allowances in Church schools...
Computation of special leave during half-days (State Schools and Church Schools)
In computing special leave for a day during half-days, the school hours applicable for State...
Discussion on drugs reality by OASI Foundation
OASI Foundation is inviting all MUT members - in particular all Student Services Grades - to...
Collectors' item to commemorate Union's 95th Anniversary
As part of its 95th Anniversary celebrations, the MUT has issued a limited edition collectors'...
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04/06/2014 - 16.50 MUT holds Triennial General Conference - issues audio visual production
On Friday 30th May 2014 the MUT held its Triennial General Conference with the theme...
MUT Elections underway - votes distributed to all paid up members as per statute
The MUT has distributed all votes to its paid up members as part of the election currently...
MUT Elections Bio-Data Errata: Karen Haber
The first sentence should read: This year I will be commencing the journey of becoming a...
Indefinite Contracts for Supply LSAs and Teachers
The Union wrote to the DG DCS on behalf of members who have been eligible for an...
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29/05/2012 - 12.40 MUT Triennial General Conference - Three years of results
During tomorrow's Triennial General Conference, the MUT shall be launching a booklet...
MUT to close on Friday 30th May due to Conference
Please note that the MUT will not be open on Friday 30th May due to the Triennial General...
Update: MCAST Art and Design meeting issue
Following the Union's correspondence on the meeting for lecturers teaching vocational...
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27/05/2012 - 16.45 MUT announces Triennial General Conference and 95th Anniversary
The Malta Union of Teachers today announced its Triennial General Conference with the...
Meeting with teachers performing Inco duties in State Schools
A meeting with teachers performing Inco duties will be held on Wednesday 4th June at 2pm...
SMT Members Not To Replace KGs on Sick Leave
Further to the MUT Directive to SMT Members not to replace KGs on Sick-Leave, the Union...
MCAST Art and Design meeting issue
The MUT has written to the MCAST Principal as members at the Art and Design Institute...
EI: Stop the killing and abduction of students and teachers
Education International (EI), of which the MUT is an affiliate, has associated itself with the...
Invitation to Forum Theatre on cyber bullying
St. Theresa College Youth Club is putting up a forum theatre performance on cyber bullying...
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22/05/2012 - 15.55 Zabbar Primary A issue - parents write to Minister and MUT
The MUT today received a letter from a group of six parents whose pupils attend the Zabbar...
Inset Course for KGA Issue Solved
Following the intervention of the Union, the DQSE through the Director for Curriculum...
#BringBackOurGirls walk by soroptimist organisation
The Soroptimist International of Malta will be organising a walk along Republic Street on...
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20/05/2012 - 17.15 Meeting for Student Services Grades at State Schools
Student services grades who are MUT members are requested to attend a meeting at the...
LSA2 Salary Issue
The MUT wrote to the DG DCS after being contacted by LSAs who have recently been...
MUT Officials meet the Council for the Teaching Profession (CTP)
MUT Officials had a meeting with the President, Secretary and members of the CTP. This...
Maternity Leave issue - Minister replies
Regarding the maternity leave during summer issue, the Minister for Education replied that...
MUT thanks Senglea Local Council
The MUT wrote to the Senglea Local Council to thank them for accepting to host a foreign...
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15/05/2012 - 16.50 Directive to all Members on MEP Election name tags
The Union is hereby directing all its members, particularly those in school management, not...
NCW Supports MUT on Maternity Entitlement during Summer Holidays
The National Council of Women this morning agreed with the Union's statement regarding...
Zabbar Primary A Situation - an Update
The MUT this morning wrote to the Minister and to high officials within the Directorates as it...
Teaching load in Church Schools - ongoing discussions
Union Officials had a meeting with the Secretariat for Church schools together with a...
Gozo office: May update
The MUT would like to notify all Gozitan members that the Gozo MUT office this month shall...
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13/05/2012 - 16.15 MCAST taxation issue
The MUT wrote to the MCAST President Board of Governors to inform him that following a...
Meeting for English HODs
A short meeting for MUT members who are English HODs at state schools is going to be held...
Congratulations to newly appointed DG and Directors
The MUT would like to congratulate the new appointees at the Directorates, namely Mr. Ian...
MUT Retired Section goes to Gozo, Sicily in June
The Retired Teachers' Social Committee is organising two visits for the month of June, which...
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12/05/2012 - 14.35 Important Meeting for MCAST Lecturers involved in Taxation Issue
MUT members who are involved in the tax issue which ended up before an Industrial...
MUT Triennial General Conference - Nomination Form deadline extended
Following some requests by members, the MUT is extending the deadline of the...
Examination Scripts
The MUT wrote to the DG DES as Heads of School have drawn the attention of the Union...
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09/05/2014 - 11.25 MUT holds education debate with MEP Candidates
The MUT yesterday held a debate involving MEP candidates from the three main parties in...
Situation deteriorating at Zabbar Primary A
The MUT wrote to the DG DES on behalf of its members at school Zabbar Primary A. It...
EO Literacy case - an update
Following the outcome of the internal investigation related to the EO Literacy, the MUT is...
Training Opportunities for LSAs - an update
Following a series of questions to the Directorate on this issue related to new courses being...
MUT expects addendum to agreement to be honoured
The MUT wrote to the Permanent Secretary at MEDE in relation to the addendum to the...
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07/05/2014 - 16.45 Position of B.Ed ECEC graduates' issue with call for applications
The MUT wrote to the DG DES about queries from members following the B.Ed ECEC course...
Courses for HODs in state Schools on e-content
The Union received requests from HODs in State Schools to clarify the aim behind a number...
Meeting for MCAST Lecturing Staff Represented by MUT on the Taxation Issue for Overtime Part-time
All MUT members who had filed with an application with the Union to be represented by...
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06/05/2014 - 16.20 Updates on variety of Important Issues following meeting with DG DES
The MUT yesterday met the Director General at the Directorate for Educational Services to...
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05/05/2014 - 16.45 LSA2 Higher Diploma Issue
During a meeting with the DG DES this morning, the MUT asked about the Higher Diploma...
EO Literacy Case
The Permanent Secretary sent the following statement asking for it to be published on the...
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02/05/2014 - 15.40 Reminder: MUT members encouraged to attend education debate with MEP Candidates
The MUT encourages all its members to participate at a debate involving MEP candidates in...
Overtime Issue - Gozo LSAs at Secondary State Schools
The Union is informed that there are LSAs at Gozo Secondary State Schools who have an...
Clerical Staff being temporary removed from schools
The MUT wrote to the Permanent Secretary as it has been informed by some members that...
Warrants numbers requested at State Schools
Some weeks ago the MUT issued a directive - which is still in force - for its members to...
Education Sectoral Agreement Update
Following a number of calls by the MUT to request a revision of the Education Sectoral...
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30/04/2014 - 13.10 MUT Triennial General Conference - Circular and Nomination Form available
The MUT is issuing the Nomination Form for the Union's Triennial General Conference 2014...
HODs not appointed in spite of successful interviews
The MUT wrote to the Minister for Education and Employment to draw his attention to the...
Ridiculous laptops situation - directives to be issued if situation persists
In correspondence with the Minister for Education and Employment, the MUT today has...
In-Service Training venues for Gozitans
Following the intervention of the Union, the Director for Research and Development replied...
Union activity reported on worldwide EI Unite for Quality Education website
The activity held last 2nd April by the MUT is being featured on the Education International...
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29/04/2014 - 10.30 Directive for SMTs not to provide personal contact numbers
The MUT has received information about a document being circulated at the certain...
Tas-Sliema Timed Parking Issue
Following media reports stating that timed parking is being re-introduced at Tas-Sliema, the...
MUT meets new Tourism Minister
The MUT yesterday held an introductory meeting with the new Minister for Tourism. During...
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28/04/2014 - 10.20 Chronic Lack of INCOs - Directives still in force
State Schools still have a situation whereby there is a chronic lack of INCOs. Thus the Union...
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25/04/2014 - 13.15 Unacceptable bureaucracy related to GP47 procedure: MUT expects its revision
The MUT wrote to the DGs for DES and Corporate Services in relation to the amendment in...
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23/04/2014 - 11.55 MUT to close on 24th April between 9.15am and 11.30am
The Union would like to notify all its members that our offices shall be closed tomorrow...
Notification of Deployment to Learning Support Assistants
The Union received several queries from Learning Support Assistants who were notified by...
Change in the distribution of letter circulars
The Department for Curriculum Management at DQSE has finally accepted the Union's...
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22/04/2014 - 15.25 Clarification on Involvement in Interviews Dispute
As communicated previously, the Union had reached an agreement with the Government...
UOM and Junior College Work resources fund to be transferred today
The MUT wrote to the University of Malta Rector as it has been informed by members at both...
Union SMT Working Group
The MUT would like to notify its members that the SMT Working Group within the Union...
Calendar 2014/2015 uploaded on MUT website
The scholastic year calendar for State Schools 2014-15 has been issued and may be...
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21/04/2014 - 15.10 Invitation to MUT members to attend education debate with MEP Candidates
The MUT would like to invite all its members to a debate involving MEP candidates in the run...
Gozo office: April update
The MUT would like to notify all Gozitan members that the Gozo MUT office this month shall...
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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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