The Sindh government has announced that 37,000 more teachers will be hired over the next three years through tests to be held at IBA Sukkur.
A handout from Chief Minister’s House revealed that a sub-committee would be formed to review the recruitment policy for 2021. Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah chaired a meeting in this regard, which was attended by ministers, advisors, the chief secretary, and all the secretaries concerned. According to the recommendations, the recruitment eligibility for the primary teachers would be graduation in the second division. As per CM, the minimum qualification for a primary school teacher is graduation in the second division. Earlier, the primary school teacher’s post is grade 9 but now they changing and advised to give 14 grades in qualification from intermediate to graduation.
Added more, they also said that the previous teacher will not eliminate from schools. Hence, they remain in the institution and perform their duties. A detailed service structure may create for their career progression instead of promoting them to other posts. Other than that, the post of a senior primary school teacher (grade 16) and the post of a Head or chief Primary School Teacher at grade 17 created for the promotion of primary school teachers.
Career progression would be implemented while keeping the teachers in the primary schools, For instance, the post of a senior primary school teacher (grade 16) and the post of a Head or chief Primary School Teacher at grade 17 can be created for the promotion of primary school teachers.