MCAST has agreed to carry its lectures on-line till the top of the week as a precautionary measure in opposition to the unfold of COVID-19.
“MCAST is intently monitoring the creating state of affairs and the well being of our employees and college students stays a precedence,” the tertiary instructional institute stated yesterday.
“Following session with the Malta Union of Lecturers , on Thursday 7 January and Friday 8 January all MCAST lectures shall be held on-line.”
“Please examine your e-mail for updates out of your institutes. We admire that the continued pandemic is bringing a sudden change to your plans. MCAST will proceed to overview the state of affairs and supply info.”
In gentle of a surge in COVID-19 circumstances, all Church faculties and various unbiased faculties introduced they may transfer on-line till no less than the top of the week.
Yesterday, the Malta Union of Lecturersa two-day strike at state faculties in protest on the authorities’s refusal to maneuver faculties on-line.
MUT President Marco Bonnici stated the well being authorities have suggested the training authorities to not reopen faculties, however Superintendent of Public Well being Charmaine Gauci steered away from calling for his or her closure, arguing that training must be prioritised too.
Bonnici didn’t make clear who precisely from the well being authorities lent this recommendation however confirmed he wasn’t referring to Gauci.
In an announcement this morning, the MUT declared the strike as a “nice success”.
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