Sindh will Recruit 14000 School teachers in Education Dept for new jobs

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Sindh will Recruit 14000 teachers new jobs
Karachi (Friday, December 09, 2011) – Sindh government will soon start recruitment of 14,000 teachers and enroll around 1 million out-of-school children with financial assistance of donors, while around Rs9 billion will be required to consolidate the reforms in the education sector annually.
This was stated in a meeting chaired by the Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah at the CM House on Thursday, which reviewed the donor-funded Sindh Education Reforms Programme.
Sindh Education Secretary Muhammad Siddique Memon disclosed that out of the World Bank’s grant of 350 million dollars, around 325 million dollars had been disbursed, while the disbursement of 25 million dollars was in the pipeline. Out of European Union grant of Euro33 million, about Euro25.50 million were released, while the balance of Euro7.50 million disbursements was in the pipeline.
The Secretary, Education, Sindh, said that 13,800 teachers had been recruited on a Need-cum-Merit basis, tested by IBA & Sindh University, while 14,000 more teachers will be recruited soon.
He said that an amount of Rs100 million was being provided to each district; 650 shelterless schools were being facilitated with 2600 class rooms and 5000 schools would be provided facilities in the fourth phase of the reforms. He said that the school management committees were being provided Rs1.1 billion per annum, so as to strengthen the community participation.
He said that Rs4.7 million textbooks had been distributed free among students of grade-I to grade XII. New textbooks are being printed with a review of curriculum, while piloting of book banks had been initiated in the province. Besides, girl students of normal schools are being provided annual stipends of Rs2,400.
Memon added that the Sindh Exam Commission was being initiated for students achievement testing for Grade V and VI.
The Secretary, Education, said that 450-low cost private schools had been provided subsidy at Rs450 per girl and Rs350 per boy. He informed the meeting that for regulation of teachers’ education, Sindh Teachers’ Education Development Authority (STEDA) had been formed to impart new ADE / B.Ed. course. He said that according to education management, cluster- based school management and monitoring has been extended from 3 to 14- Talukas.
Senior Minister Education Pir Mazharul Haq said that school consolidation policy had been launched to merge nearby schools into campus schools. He said that 1 million out-of-school children will be brought into the system at primary level, the enrolment of 0.9 million students of secondary schools will be doubled to 1.8 million and student’s achievement is expected to increase by 15 to 25 percent.
Haq said that gender equity at primary and secondary level will be improved through strong monitoring and result-based accountability would be strengthened, while sector management would be strengthened through medium-term policy planning, financial management and donor coordination. He said that dialogue in this regard was going on with the World Bank, the European Union, FICA, DFID, UNICEF and CIDA.
The chief minister said that efforts would be made to negotiate with donor agencies for provision of funds on soft terms, while the Government of Sindh would make efforts to make provision and allocation of funds for improvement in education sector.
(Published in “TheNews Daily” on Dec 9, 2011)

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  1. gn bhatti

    ICOME TO KNOW, CAN ANY GOVT. OFFICIAL IN BAHAWAWAL PUR CAN BE REMOVED FROM HER SERVICES WITHOUT PROPER INVESTIGATION UNDER SUCH PEEDA ACT.BEACAUSE SO MANY TEACHER WERE DISSMISSED/REMOVED FROM HER SERVICES UNDER THIS ACT BT EDO EDUCATION BAHAWAL PUR PUNJAB.IF THIS ACT DOES NOT PERMITT THEN WHY SUCH ILLIGAL ACTION IS BEING TAKEN BY EDO EDU BWP PUNJAB.WHO WILL PROVIDE JUSTICE.DCO IS ALSO SILIENT IN THIS MATTER.
    GN BHATTI.

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