Directives

The directives listed on this page are considered as active.

Date of Directive IssuedDirective NameType of Directive
2019LSE’s members of UPE are not to fill in daily schedules.State/Church
21/10/2020 LSE Nurture, Members of the UPE are not to do any replacements.State
20/10/2020 LSE’s who are members of the UPE are not to accept any replacement lessons but are to remain in their class assisting other students as per job description.State/Church
15/10/2020 Peripatetic teachers including all services Teachers who are functioning as class teachers and who are members of the UPE are to refrain from submitting assessments related to LOFs.State
15/10/2020 Members of the UPE are not to attend any meetings, appointments, case conferences etc. held outside school.State
28/10/2021

UPDATED
Nurture Group Teachers, Nurture Group LSEs, Complementary Teachers, Literacy Support Teachers, PSCD Teachers and all other Support Teachers, who are members of the UPE, are to adhere to their scheduled timetable and not accept to take on any replacements.

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08/10/2020Peripatetic teachers, complementary teachers and teachers who offered other services, who have been deployed in the primary sector, and who are members of the UPE are not to accept visits from Education Officers, Quality Assurance Officers, Supervisors or other superiors as long as they are deployed to take up a class-teacher or replacement role.State
08/10/2020Peripatetic teachers, complementary teachers and teachers who offered other services, who have been deployed in the primary sector, and who are members of the UPE are not to forward any schemes of work to their SMT until further notice.State
03/06/2019PSCD Teachers members of UPE working in Primary State Schools are not to give PSCD lessons if they are not provided with adequate classrooms, nurtured with all the necessary resources for PSCD.State
24/11/2021Teachers and KGEs members of the UPE are not to do replacement lessons during curriculum time. (This directive is not applicable to KGE/Teacher relievers.)State
24/11/2021Members of the UPE are to refrain from submitting assessments related to LOFs.State
24/11/2021PSCD Teachers members of UPE working in Primary State Schools are not to give PSCD lessons if they are not provided with adequate classrooms, nurtured with all the necessary resources for PSCD.State
24/11/2021Members of UPE are directed not to replace colleagues who are on school premises.State
24/11/2021Members of the UPE who to date have not been provided with a school laptop are to refrain from using their own personal devices.State
24/11/2021Members of UPE who have not been given a school laptop are to refrain from inputting/handing in any marks and or resources or material involving the use of such devices.State
24/11/2021Members of the UPE are to refrain from answering emails sent by the school management or their superiors in relation to non-academic importance. State
24/11/2021Educators who are members of the UPE are not to engage in face-to-face communication with members of the SMT. All communication between educators who are members of the UPE and their SMT is to be held virtually.State
24/11/2021Members of the UPE are not to answer any calls or emails or any other means of communication sent by the SMT or Ministry after school hours, considering that educators already do work from home including lesson preparations. State
24/11/2021Supply teachers are not to accept visits from the SMT (Specifically from Assistant Heads and Heads of Schools).State
07/01/2022Members of the UPE are not to do online replacements. State/Church
07/01/2022Members of the UPE are not to add members of the SMT on their respective online platforms, such as MS Teams, etc. State/Church
07/01/2022Members of the UPE are not to accept any delegated work which should be carried out by the SMT.State/Church
07/01/2022LSE relievers and KGE relievers who are members of the UPE are to refuse to take on more than one replacement per week, therefore one is to stay for a whole week in the same class. State/Church
07/01/2022KGEs who are members of the UPE are to refrain from carrying out lessons if students do not wear a face mask in class. Students with a disability are exempted as per Public Health protocol. State/Church
26/01/2022Teacher members of the UPE are not to input any assessment marks online or on paper. State
26/01/2022Teacher members of the UPE are to cease carrying out activities outside the school premises. State
26/01/2022All members of the UPE are not to answer messages sent by parents via MS Teams. State
26/01/2022All members of the UPE are to cease written communication via email, text, MS Teams, etc. with school management. State
26/01/2022LSEs of all grades who are members of the UPE are to cease all paperwork related to their personal file and are not to hand in any official documentation to the SMT. State
26/01/2022All members of the UPE are to stop accepting classroom visits by the SMT, including Supply Teachers and NQTs members of the UPE. State
26/01/2022All members of the UPE who have COPE or SDP meetings are to log online and MUTE sound and TURN OFF the camera during these sessions. They are not to participate actively for the duration of the above-mentioned meetings. State
26/01/2022KGE’s members of the UPE are not to accept teaching in a split classroom unless the room is adequately separated. State
01/02/2022Reading Recovery Teachers who are members of the UPE are not to register/login or participate in asynchronous forums and online lesson observations. State
04/05/2022Teachers members of the UPE are free to choose if they want to attend in person or virtual LOF or other meetings. They are not compelled to be physically present.State
06/05/2022ITS lecturers (members of the UPE) are not to discuss, work or submit any work related to procurement.
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