Tag: Teachers

Guidelines issued should schools remain closed

The Ministry for Education has published guidelines should schools not be reopened in September due to the pandemic, as well as revisions to the syllabi. Furthermore, around 1,000 persons have signed a petition for the MATSEC September exams to be held online.

UPE says English Language School teachers have the right to join...

In the past weeks the teachers working at this school were also given a series of directives by the union whereby work-related communication was discontinued, attendance sheets were not handed in and schemes of work and any educational resources were not forwarded to the school.

Watch: Teachers who visited coronavirus affected countries ordered to stay at...

Maltese teachers seem to be concerned about the coronavirus (COVID-2019) according to Education Minister Owen Bonnici. In a press release issued later, the Malta Union of Teachers (MUT) issued a warning to all teachers and students who recently visited any of the affected countries to not show up at school.

Teachers forced to use toilets outside Paola school; Ministry replies to...

MUT warns to take industrial action. Ministry for Education replies in a statement

Parent turns violent after student is not allowed to go on...

The Union appealed for proper security measures

Gov’t needs strategy on administering medication to students – parents

The government needs to draft a National Strategy on the administering of allergy and diabetes medication to students by teachers.

‘Newly recruited educators in state schools lack proper resources,’ – MUT

Newly recruited educators in state schools lack proper resources, the Malta Union of Teachers said in a statement on World Teachers' Day....

1st-year students have too much homework – parents

Parents and teachers believe that first year primary school children have too much homework. This is according to a PhD thesis written by Charmaine...

“Intentions were good, but proposals were not acted upon” – UPE

The Union of Professional Educators (UPE - Voice of the Workers) stated that it is clear that the Government’s intentions in the 2013 and...