Higher Secondary school at Gund, headless and short of staff

Higher Secondary school at Gund, headless and short of staff

GANDERBAL: The Government Boys Higher Secondary School Gund in Ganderbal district is facing shortage of teaching staff, besides running without a principal. The school has seven teachers against sanctioned strength of 15 while three posts of lecturer are also lying vacant. Students at the school said that the Education department had appointed contractual lecturers for […]

School teaching staff shortage: Failure to hold screening tests leads to impasse

School teaching staff shortage: Failure to hold screening tests leads to impasse

SRINAGAR: In the middle of the ongoing academic session, and with the annual board examinations a few months away, Government Boys’ Higher Secondary School, Kakpora, in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district, is deficient by at least three specialist teachers – of History, Urdu and Physical Education – for teaching its senior secondary students. In a video […]

Govt constitutes committee to streamline school bus fare

Govt constitutes committee to streamline school bus fare

Srinagar: The state government on Thursday constituted a committee to streamline the school bus fare of vehicles owned or hired by the private schools in the state. An order issued on Thursday said that the motor vehicle department formed the committee under the chairmanship of Additional Transport Commissioner, J&K for formation of systematic mechanism for […]

Located in forest, Shopian school has no fencing to keep out animals, computer lab but no one to teach subject

Located in forest, Shopian school has no fencing to keep out animals, computer lab but no one to teach subject

SHOPIAN: A government middle school at Nagbal village, some 18 kilometres from the district headquarter of Shopian, has many problems which despite repeated appeals to the government have not been addressed since years. This government middle school has 144 students, but despite that it is situated in a forest area, no fence has ever been […]

Newly upgraded schools in Uri face staff shortage

Newly upgraded schools in Uri face staff shortage

Baramulla: At least three higher secondary schools in Uri which were upgraded recently are now facing shortage of teaching staff. Meanwhile, the students facing problems are roaming from one place to another in search of private tuition. Local residents said said that hundreds of students were enrolled at the higher secondary schools at Nambla, Salambad […]

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