Teachers who do not know teaching should be out of system: Murad Ali Shah
Karachi: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has said that those teachers who do not know how to teach should be out of the system.
Outside the Press Club NTS pass contract teachers protest to make them permanent has entered its 7th day today. Yesterday they made an abortive attempt to go to Sindh Secretariat but police foiled their bid by resorting to lathi charge and arrested many of them.
A meeting was held under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah to address the grievances of NTS contract teachers. Among others, the meeting was attended by Education Minister Jam Mahtab Dahr and Chief Secretary Rizwan Memon.
During the meeting, the officials briefed the Chief Minister that under NTS 15649 teachers were appointed on contract. But after completion of three years, they are demanding that they may be made permanent but clearance of a retest is mandatory to meet their demand.
Chief Minister said that to make permanent of good teachers is no problem but the standard of teachers should be up to the mark. He said that to improve the standard of education is his first priority and for this purpose, they have to take tough decisions.
He added that he wants to bring in influence free education system. He advised the officials to evaluate the performance of contract teachers once in every 5 years.
Syed Murad Ali Shah directed Education Minister and Commissioner Karachi to hold a meeting with the teachers today to solve their problems under the present policy.