‘More than 12,000 schools in Sindh have no teachers’
The revelations were made in a meeting chaired by Chief Minister Sindh Murad Ali Shah.
12,000 schools in Sindh do not even have teachers.
Among 49,000 schools in the province, 37,000 lack even the most basic necessities.
11,000 schools have no students.
In a cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Sindh Murad Ali Shah, it was revealed that 12,000 of the schools in Sindh do not even have teachers. The meeting of the provincial cabinet went on for 8 hours and was attended by provincial ministers, chief sectaries, and advisors.
The situation of Sindh’s education sector and the future roadmap was discussed during the meeting. Education Minister of Sindh Sardar Ali Shah addressed the meeting saying according to a survey, the province has about 49,103 schools and among them, 37,795 lack even the basic infrastructure and necessities.
He further told that among them 12,136 schools have students but no teachers while 11,441 schools have teachers and building have no students. The education minister further told that 7,611 schools are shelterless (without walls or a roof). 71 of these shelterless schools have more than 100 students registered in them.
CM Murad Ali Shah ordered to admit 40,000 such children to nearest government schools but it could not be implemented.
Schools with only one teacher:
The meeting concluded saying two model schools will be established in each district while special attention will be given to exam reforms.
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