The education department will convene a meeting of departmental promotion committee within 10 days to take up the promotion cases of Junior School Teachers (JST
) and HSTs.
Speaking on the occasion, Nisar Khuhro said distribution of job letters among 17,000 PST, JST
and HST candidates, who belonged to Larkana region, passed the NTS started in 2013 and completed this day.
They presented a charter of demands, calling for abolition of management cadre, ensuring all due promotions of teachers, regularising 13,000 posts of teachers including Higher Secondary Teachers (HSTs), Junior School Teachers (JSTs) and primary teachers, cancelling move to set up Sindh Education Boards Regulatory Authority to be headed by Dr Asim Hussain and implementing time-scale for grade-19 officers and others.
They said that 3,000 HSTs and 2,000 JSTs had been waiting for their promotions for a long time but Sindh government appeared to care less about nation-builders.
The sanctioned strength of teachers posts include 15 HSTs, 12 JSTs
and one post each of Bio-teacher, Instructor, DT, OT and WI (Workshop Instructor, though the workshop is yet be built by the government in the school).
The meeting participants were told that checking of all credentials and records of primary school teachers (PSTs), junior school teachers (JSTs
) and high school teachers (HSTs), who passed their exams in 2012 under the NTS, had almost been completed.
The most senior School Teachers (JSTs
) and subject specialists have requested the higher authorities to redress the grievances and announce promotions of female teachers into the HST and subject specialists.
In Ghotki, Sindh PTA president Haji Shafi Mohammed Sathio told local reporters that regularisation of more than 22,000 junior school teachers (JSTs
) and primary school teachers (PSTs) had become due 11 years ago but they were not being obliged by the education department although jobs of such employees in the Karachi region had been regularised.