Girls Schools In Kangan Deprived Of Female Teaching Staff

Kangan: The recent major transfer order issued by the Directorate of school education has allegedly deprived the Government Girls schools in Kangan without female teaching staff.

According to the official figures, there are 48 middle schools including six Girls middle schools in Kangan educational zone.

The inhabitants of Kangan area said that the six Girls middle schools in the zone have now maximum number of male teachers. They said that the girl students studying in these schools should have maximum female staff as per rules. They alleged that the directorate has violated the maximum criteria of female staff for these girls’ schools.

They added that according to norms, there should be equal number of male and female teaching staff as per the ratio of male female students studying in the schools, adding that while in case of girl students the directorate should have posted significant female staff in these schools.

 The Girls schools in the zone includes GMS Arhama, GMS Kangan, GMS Chhatergul, GMS Akhal,GMS Barwula and GMS Katchmbal.

"The Girls middle school of our locality has only one female teacher and six male teachers for 70 female students and 30 male students studying in the school,” locals of Barwula Kangan said.

Mohammadd Abdullah ZEO Kangan said that they are monitoring the situation after recent transfer policy and are discussing the things issues. He said that the matter will be resolved as per norms".

G A Mir SDM Kangan said that the issue is genuine and the same will be raised with concerned authorities.

Earlier, Education Minister Altaf Bukhari and Director education had said that the genuine grievances regarding transfer of teachers would be considered.

Nubra Valley Faces Shortage Of Teachers

In Nubra Valley of Ladakh Division of Jammu and Kashmir more than 90% of the sanctioned posts of teachers and lecturers in colleges and schools have been lying vacant for the past several years. This has badly affected the studies of students while locals say that the year 2016, witnessed poor results in the educational institutions of the secluded Valley.

A delegation from Bogdang area of Nobra Valley headed by Sarpanch Ghulam Hyder and former Sarpanch Muhammad Moosa told news agency CNS that the poor strength of teachers has not only been telling upon the standard of education but also jeopardizing the career of talented boys and girls. They said that there is no one who can teach Chemistry, Zoology, Botony, Mathematics, Economics, Education and Urdu at Higher Secondary School Bogdang.

“We appeal Directorate of School Education Kashmir to fill these posts and depute teachers and lecturers as soon as possible,” they said and added that due to shortage of teachers and lecturers, academic activities in Higher Secondary School is being severely hampered.

"How can you expect a single teacher to engage all the classes every day and impart quality teaching?” they questioned. (CNS)


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