Lakki girls schools get 35 new teachers
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| 8/23/2017 12:00:00 AM
LAKKI MARWAT: The public sector girls middle, high and higher secondary schools got a new batch of teachers as district education officer (women) Sabira Parveen has promoted 35 primary schoolteachers to the posts of certified teachers.

The promotion of teachers will help overcome the shortage of teachers in these schools, said an official, adding the teachers were promoted to the posts of certified teachers (BS-15) on the recommendations of departmental promotion committee.

He said the newly promoted teachers included seven primary school head teachers, four senior primary schoolteachers and 24 primary schoolteachers. The teachers were posted against the vacant and newly created posts of certified teachers, the official said, adding the new teachers would be on probation for one year extendable to another year.

SCHOOLS WITH NEW BUILDINGS: The newly-constructed buildings of government higher secondary schools have attracted a large number of students seeking admission, putting the schools` heads in a difficult situation.

The government spent millions of rupees on construction of new buildings of several higher secondary schools in the district under the supervision of Nespak. Students in different localities flocked to the schools with new attractive buildings equipped with all sorts of facilities to get them enrolled there.

`We have enrolled 120 students in the first year and many others are awaiting admission,` said a school principal, adding the admission of more students could put him in a difficult situation during the registration of students with the educational board before the commencement of annual examinations.

The school`s head said they had also raised the issue during a meeting with education department as almost all the principals of government higher secondary schools were facing the same problem. He said an influx of students seeking admission in first year was witnessed after the higher secondary schools got new buildings. Correspondent