The Teachers Union of Malawi (TUM) has challenged the School Management Committees (SMCs), Parents and Teachers Associations (PTAs) and Mother Groups to demonstrate their vigilance in fighting against financial mismanagement in schools.
The Teachers Union of Malawi (TUM) says the continued involvement of some teachers in students' examination fees mismanagement and national examinations cheating reveal lack of integrity in some of the teachers in the country.
The Teachers Union of Malawi (TUM) has bailed out 250 teachers who were severely affected by tropical cyclone Freddy in the country’s four districts.
Teachers Union of Malawi (TUM) says it is investigating the dismissal of six primary school teachers in Mulanje and suspension of twenty teachers in Mangochi.
Teachers in remote areas of the country should wait until at least December this year to start accessing increased school attached hardship allowance announced last year.
Teachers Union of Malawi (TUM) has expressed worry on the lack of enough special needs teachers in the country's primary and secondary schools despite the facilities having students that require special care from such professionals.
Teachers in the country say have gone the whole second academic term without getting personal protective equipment (PPE) from government for COVID19 prevention.
A prominent education activist says the outside court dialogue between government and Teachers Union of Malawi (TUM) should lead to more trust and confidence between employer and employee.
Some concerned teachers have petitioned government through the ministry of education to start giving them risk allowances and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) now that COVID-19 has hit schools.
One of the issues in a leaked letter from Malawi’s secondary school teachers that has gone viral on social media is a concern on minimal representation in COVID-19 meetings.