Govt school headmasters, teachers suspended for poor results

Govt school headmasters, teachers suspended for poor results
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Srinagar: The Directorate of School Education Kashmir (DSEK) on Thursday ordered suspension of teachers including headmasters at schools that recorded below-par results in the recently declared Class 10 state board results.
An order issued by Director of School Education GN said that the below-par performance of schools was a “matter of grave concern and needs to be addressed immediately by fixing responsibility and also taking all remedial measures so that such situation is not repeated in future.”
The order noted, “Even in some cases, zero performance has been recorded.”
The DSEK ordered immediate suspension of teaching staff including headmasters at schools that recorded zero percent results. Teachers that had less than 20 percent pass results in their respective subjects would be suspended, the order said, while increment in salary would be stopped of teachers in whose subjects below 50 percent pass results were recorded.
The directorate has also directed remedial classes for the unsuccessful candidates who will now appear in supplementary examinations conducted by J&K Board of School Education (JKBOSE) in February.
While arrangements for remedial classes, as per the order, will be made by the poor performing teachers and respective principals, DIETs have been asked to monitor the functioning and progress of the remedial teaching.