Peerzada for rationalisation of teaching staff in City schools
GK NEWS NETWORK
Srinagar, August 11: Education Minister, Peerzada Mohammad Sayeed Thursday directed “rationalization of the teaching staff to improve the academic and pedagogic activities in all the eight zones of Srinagar city”, an official handout said.
“Excess staff in schools should be transferred forthwith to the schools having inadequate teaching faculties”, Pirzada said.
Chairing a meeting with Zonal Education Officers (ZEOs) of the City along with ZEOs of Baghat Kanipora and Soibug zone, the Minister asked them to “collect and consolidate all the data pertaining to student-teacher ratio as well as teacher configuration in the City schools before undertaking rationalization exercise.”
He called upon the officers to personally inspect the functioning of the schools and submit reports to the higher authorities. “CEO Srinagar and ZEOs should spare time for field inspections to ascertain whether schools are functioning properly and requisite infrastructure, sanitation facilities and drinking water, etc is available to the students”.
Peerzada directed ZEOs to ensure full attendance of students in all schools with focus on Shahr-e-Khaas educational institutions. He said the government is keen to improve literacy in the State and for the purpose it was must to discourage absenteeism in the schools.
Commissioner Secretary, School Education, Naseema Lankar and Director, School Education Sheikh Mushtaq Ahmed were also present in the meeting.
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