Plan to recruit 14,000 more teachers: Mazhar

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The Sindh government plans to recruit 14,000 more teachers soon, provincial Education Minister Pir Mazharul Haq said on Sunday. He said 14,000 teachers have already been hired on the basis of merit, whereas the same number of teachers would also be inducted soon. The minister said that this would help activate the remaining closed schools in the province. “The assistance from the World Bank, the European Union and the USAID enabled us to resume the academic activities in closed schools as well as recruit able and competent teachers,” he added. Haq pointed out that with the joint efforts of the USAID and the Education Department, a teachers training programme has been started in two districts of the province. He said that in the coming year, this programme would be started in nine more districts. The minister said the Sindh Teachers Education Development Authority has also been set up. He was of the view that the results of the efforts made for improving the education sector would become visible in the coming years. Haq said the government has also decided to enhance the budgetary allocation for the education sector.
WORLD EDUCATION FORUM: The provincial education minister left for London on Sunday. According to an Education Department press release, the minister would participate in the World Education Forum there. The invitation to participate in the three-day forum was extended by the British education minister. Education ministers from various countries would ponder over the academic matters on the occasion.

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  1. Pir Mazhar-ul-Haq Sb, plz keep your words and regular the first batch of teachers in sindh that have come in service on the merit basis.You know all the other employment in teaching and education has been done under the table.

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