For want of teachers, no classes for students in Varmul school
Varmul, Mar 26: The students studying upto fifth standard of Government High School Sultanpora Kandi of Varmul district have to retreat to their homes after the authorities announced that classes for them over for want of teachers.
“The teachers have asked us not to come to school since there is less staff in the school,” said a student.
The students and their parents took to streets on Friday raising slogans against the education department.
According to them, the school has only four teachers including the head master to teach 250 students which includes headmaster.
“As per the norms, there should be three master grade teachers, but here is only one master grade teacher and he too is attached with zonal education office,” said Nazir Ahmed, a retired teacher.
Surprisingly the in-charge headmaster of the school was out of the station and was absent from his duties from last one week.
When contacted Chief Education Officer Varmul, Ghulam Hassan Ganaie said the absence of the head master has not been brought in to his notice.
“Zonal education officer has rushed to the school to inquire about the shortage of the teachers,” he added.
Lastupdate on : Fri, 26 Mar 2010 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Fri, 26 Mar 2010 18:30:00 GMT
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