ALP Poala mismanagement

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The Union of Professional Educators – Voice Of The Workers, has been receiving numerous complaints from Staff members at A.L.P. (Alternative Learning Program) Centre in Poala. Reports vary from unfair treatment coming from the school’s management towards the various teaching grades within the school. The Union , U.P.E., has approached M.E.D.E. Officials and asked them […]

From Baby Sitters to Shop Vendors

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  From Baby Sitters to Shop Vendors, this is the way LSE’s are currently being treated within State & Church Schools. The union has received reports that during Parents Day or Parents Evenings, LSE’s are not to remain in class with the teacher but are to sell various items such as books, food, plants etc […]

More reports of violent incidents from schools.

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The Union of Professional Educators – Voice of The Workers, is receiving reports, almost daily, of violent incidents involving students with a statement of needs, apart from those involving other non-statemented students. In a recent article dated the 7th of November the Union highlighted the present situation whereby L.S.E.s are arriving home bruised and battered, […]

Crisis within Learning Centres

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The Union of Professional Educators – Voice of the Workers has been receiving various queries with regards to the current situations within the States Learning Centres around the island. LSE’s are arriving home bruised and battered after a day at work and surely this is not the right situation for any employee within the Public […]

Union of Professional Educators – Voice of The Workers, Budget 2019 reaction

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The Union of Professional Educators – Voice of The Workers was expecting more incentives in the Education Sector. No incentives have been forthcoming as to encourage young people to take up the vocational profession of teaching. This lack of vision from the government will increase the current pressure on teachers already stretched to their limits. […]

Secretariat of Catholic Education retrieves its Prohibitory Injunction after a Court ordered reconciliation.

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A meeting was held on the 19th of October 2018 between the Secretariat for Catholic Education and the Union of Professional Educators Voice of The Workers, as recommended by the Courts of Malta. It was agreed and clarified that U.P.E. will be able to carry out its duties as a Union, and when issues arise […]