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LAIIORE, Nov 15: Gujranwala Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education Chairman Mehar Bashir Ahmad informed a judicial commission that the Punjab Group of Colleges and ‘Booti mafia’ had managed the protests against messed-up intermediate results during which building and furniture of the board was ransacked and burnt. However, this information did not astonish the commission comprising Justice Chaudhry Shahid Saeed and he went on to say, “I know the influence and penetration of this group in obtaining good results for its students. During my university days, this group used to influence the examination department to secure better res tilts.” More >
After facing many hiccups, at least one of the cadres of teachers, comprising as many as 500 teachers, got upgradation i.e. 9 to 14 as the notification regarding their upgradation has been issues on Wednesday by CAD.
The upgradation of Metric Trained Teachers (MTTs) has been announced by CAD division Joint Secretary (JS) Rafique Tahir during a ceremony organised at the Federal Government Boys Model School, G-9/4. “239 male and 215 females have been upgraded from grade 9 to fourteen w.e.f January 1st, 2011,” he announced.
According to information, after the devolution of education ministry, the process of upgradation of More >
Senior Minister for Education and Literacy Pir Mazhar-ul-Haq said on Tuesday that female staff would be appointed to all girls’ colleges in Sindh and any male staff working in those colleges would be transferred.
He also issued directives for the construction of a teaching staff hostel at each girls’ college so that teachers coming from far-flung areas to teach at the institute had a proper accommodation.
The minister was chairing a meeting of the Sindh Education Department’s Annual Development Programme. The meeting discussed several schemes for the education sector for the year 2011-12. (more…)
Around 1,600 teachers, both males and females, of Rawalpindi Division are waiting for their benevolent fund.
They have urged the authorities to release the budget as the concerned department is saying that they didn’t have budget to pay the funds. A number of teachers said that all the teachers are waiting for their benevolent fund for the last year. Teachers are visiting the District Accounts Office to get their checques, but there is no one to entertain them because of shortage of funds. They said that total amount of Benevolent Fund is around Rs630,000 that was approved in the budget More >
Around 30 teachers of public sector colleges who along with their hundreds of colleagues were marching on the Sindh Chief Minister’s House to stage a sitin there for acceptance of their demands were taken into police custody and shifted to the Artillery Maidan police station on Thursday.
Sindh Professors and Lecturers Association (SPLA) president Prof Ather Hussain Mirza, secretary-general Prof Sidik Unnar, Karachi chapter president Prof Muzaffar Hussain Rizvi and central executive committee member Prof Ayub Marri were among those shifted to the police station. The marchers dispersed after their leadership was whisked away. Government college teachers observing token hunger More >
Teachers have criticised the Punjab school education department for assigning them various additional duties without resolving their problems including a raise in salaries.
Schoolteachers under the banner of Punjab Teachers Union and Joint Action Committee have announced a demonstration and a hunger strike camp in front of Punjab Assembly on Thursday (today).
In a statement issued here on Wednesday,PTU and JAC leaders Rana Muhammad Arshad, Rana Liaquat Ali, Syed Sajjad Akbar Kazmi and others stated that teachers were being deputed to administer anti-polio vaccination drops to children, census duty, bringing out-of-school children to schools and examination task. (more…)