Allow Less Leeway to Contain the Pandemic

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The Union of Professional Educators – Voice of the Workers is very concerned about the upcoming Carnival activities which are due to take place in February. Despite the cancellation of mass gatherings, and of organised events, which might bring large numbers of people together, red flags have been raised over the evidence of people nonetheless […]

Instructions To The Circular DES 03/2021 – Services of Peripatetic Teachers

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The Union of Professional Educators – Voice of the Workers has reviewed the circular issued today, Friday the 15th of January 2021, with reference number DES 03/2021. In this circular, it is being made very clear that even though the services of peripatetic teachers is being restored, these will still only be considered as being […]

Solidarity With The MAM

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The Union of Professional Educators – Voice of the Workers is shocked at the news that a health consultant responsible for the co-ordination of the Public Health Response to COVID-19 has been “removed”, as stated by the Medical Association of Malta earlier today, following a recommendation he made regarding school closure. The UPE would like […]

The Devil Is in the Detail

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The Union of Professional Educators – Voice of the Workers would like to raise the issue that the deal struck yesterday between MUT and the Government will be difficult, if not even impossible, to implement.  Reference was made to contact tracing procedures in schools. It should seem redundant to have to admit that it is […]

Church and Private School Lose Autonomy After Disastrous MUT Deal

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The Union of Professional Educators – Voice of the Workers, cannot help but notice that Church and Private schools have been stripped of their autonomy in operation following yet another disastrous  MUT backdoor-deal.  Online practice was successfully mustered, in March 2020, by Church and Private school educators, whose institutions invested on academic platforms as well […]

Strike To Continue

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The Union of Professional Educators – Voice of the Workers has been following the developments of the strike which was called last night. With no signs of relenting, the government has continued to stand its ground, and refused to arrive to any form of agreement in relation resorting to online education, for a short period […]

Strike Update

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The Union of Professional Educators has information in hand which confirms a 96.5% success rate when it comes to the strike action. Some schools today have just had a maximum of 9 educators going in for work, while others have kept their doors closed. We would like to thank our members for being so present […]