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Trade Dispute & Directive – ITS Lecturers to work on procurement.

ITS management has requested lecturing staff to work on procurement duties by end of this week. The Union must point out that the tasks the …

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Directive – Educational Officers now expect UPE members to have face-to-face meetings with them to discuss the LOF in the coming weeks.

The UPE would like to bring your attention that Educational Officers now expect UPE members to have face-to-face meetings with them to discuss the LOF …

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“I wonder how, I wonder why…” The lemon tree at ITS! 

“I wonder how, I wonder why Yesterday you told me ’bout the Blue, blue sky And all that I can see Is just a yellow …

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SMT risks legal action

UPE members report that School Management has refused to accept legitimate and legal directives issued by the Union.  Some LSEs have found obstacles to following …

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Analysis– Politicians and Education

Discussions have been held between the UPE its advisors and different stake-holders on the potential impact of the politicians elected to represent the education sector.  …

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Trade Dispute & Directives – Malta School Of Music – Mikiel Anton Vassalli College

Are chickens more important than educators at the School of Music? Read on to find out… Teachers working at Mikiel Anton Vassalli College – Malta …

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Trade Dispute & Directives – Hamrun Secondary Educators left in the lurch – UPE seeks a safe environment 

The UPE has been following the deteriorating situation at the Hamrun Secondary School for many months. Several media outlets have reported on the disastrous state …

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Union tells SMT — Clean up your act or face the music!

In an unprecedented move, over 120 legal letters have been sent by the UPE to all the Heads of School and Principals in the state …

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Trade Dispute & Directives : Reading Recovery Teachers are expected to remain in teaching practice mode permanently!

Teachers in the Reading Recovery Programme have received an email from the National Literacy Agency stating that they will have to participate in four asynchronous …

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Directives in response to DG’s abusive practices

The UPE has filed a trade dispute as a result of the abusive practices presently carried out by the Director-General, Mr Emile Vassallo. This follows …

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