National Union of Teaching Profession

NUTP Origin

27th June 1974 saw the birth and official registration of the National Union of the Teaching Profession or NUTP in short. It was the result of the merger of two pioneer teachers' unions, namely the National Union of Teachers (NUT) and the National School Teachers National Union (KKGSK). The first president of the newly formed Union was Tuan Haji Ahmad bin Abdul Rahman and Mr. Aloysius Mathews was the first Secretary-General.

NUTP is an union formed by the teachers for teachers in 1974. NUTP is the result of the merging of National Union of Teachers (NUT) and National School Teachers National Union (KKGSK). NUTP is ;

  • The biggest workers' union in Malaysia
  • The biggest union in the Public Service
  • The only teachers' union in Cuepacs
  • A member of the National Joint-Council
  • Founder of Asean Convention of Teachers (ACT)
  • The only member from Malaysia in the Education International
  • It also has a voice representative in UNESCO
  • International Labour Organisation(ILO) and other agencies through Education International


Plan and carry out various programs to promote innovative, dynamic and progressive teachers in line with the vision of raising the standard and image of the Teaching Profession, Establish itself as an efficient and effective union to obtain and maintain the basic rights and privileges of teachers and provide excellent service to its members.


To enhance the quality of the teaching profession in Malaysia.

NUTP in action