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No Arts group: Sindh govt to hire only Science graduate school teachers

Amna Ansar Apr 03, 2017
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According to reports, government schools of Sindh have almost 1 lac 56 thousand and two hundred six teachers. Out of which only 7% are science graduates while rest of 93% are graduates in arts group.

Department of Provincial School Education has decided to not to hire arts graduates in upcoming vacancies of teachers in Sindh. According to Department, only science graduates would be able to get jobs. Arts group graduates will not get jobs as teacher.

Faisal Ahmad Uqaili disclosed during Conference organized on topic “social responsibility” that only females would be appointed as teachers in “Early Childhood Education” program newly introduced as teaching cadet.

Conference was organized by IBA’s Social Science Slub in collaboration with Department of Provincial School Education and Express media group.

During Conference Faisal Ahmad Uqaili further briefed about Sindh Education Sector Plan (SESP).
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Head of Reform Support Unit (RSU), Faisal Uqaili disclosed that after the biometric system introduced by Former Secretary Schools Education, Fazlullah Pechuho, almost 100 to 150 teachers are getting retirement to protect them from investigation. He further told 2 thousand teachers are reaching the age of retirement every year. This is the reason that most of the positions of teachers are vacant.

He further said that after 2008, government is hiring teachers on merit and according to reports almost there are at least 25 thousand teachers which are hired on merit.

Faisal Uqaili told that in government schools of Sindh 4145219 students are enrolled. Out of which 2519180 are boys while 1626039 are girl students. Whereas there are 45 thousand 447 government schools in sindh which include 41131 primary, 1783 middle, 546 elementary, 1696 secondary and 291 higher secondary schools.

In Sindh, there are almost 156216 teachers comprised of 1 lac 6 thousand 119 male teachers while 50 thousand 97 are female teachers.

Faisal Uqaili revealed that 20 thousand government schools in Sindh are deprived of basic necessities like water, electricity and building. 17 thousand schools are comprised of only single classroom.

Via Express News  

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