Directive: Inadequate and Invasive Visits by SMT and School Auditors 

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The Union of Professional Educators – Voice of The Workers, has received various reports of instances where the behaviour of visitors to classrooms has been inadequate, or invasive of the teachers’ professional space. Since the situation has escalated, and Educators are already working under a lot of stress, the Union is issuing the following directive; […]

UPE Solves MCAST Salary Issue  

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The Union of Professional Educators – Voice of The Workers, recently issued an Industrial Dispute against MCAST due to a payment method through which our members are being paid two months in arrears.    Such procrastination in authorising dues constitutes in a breach of Chapter 452 of the Employment and Industrial Relations Act.   Clause […]

Reform “Rat Race” – You signed up to this mess. 

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The Union of Professional Educators – Voice of The Workers, is perplexed to see stakeholders blaming a system that they initially put together themselves.  It’s worthwhile reminding Educators who has put them in this misery. The MUT together with its partner in crime, the Ministry of Education have jointly signed the “unprecedented agreement” as stated […]

Possible Violations of Teachers’ Professional Ethics by Class Inspectors

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The UPE is receiving disconcerting reports on the treatment of teachers during class inspections as part of the school audits.  The reports received indicate that school audit inspectors are failing to show basic courtesy and manners. Audit inspectors are entering the classrooms unannounced. After sitting down for a while taking note of the teacher’s movements, […]