Saturday, February 14, 2015

College teachers not happy with selective distribution of laptops

LAHORE, a recent statement from the Ministry of Higher Education regarding laptops give only college science teachers has caused problems between teachers and art directors.

According to a report, a copy of the message available to the academic department (HED) plans, laptops among university teachers in subjects such as physics, chemistry, biology (botany and zoology), mathematics, statistics , IT and distribute library and librarian. The Department requested information on the subject teachers in the province.

In an interview with the news, some teachers and school leaders called the move "discriminatory" and "discouraging", teachers of social sciences and humanities to say was ignored by the department. They said it was strange that the department is also in the scheme of facilitating and enhancing government officials have ignored the administrative head of the polytechnics and directors.

The release of Deputy Secretary HED (B & F) Khalid Bashir distributed to customers over Punjab is that only full members of the executive College (contract or permanent) are for laptops and a computer teacher already laptop any scheme of the public sector (federal - and its province) is not taken into account for laptops. Similarly, foreign nationality teacher and used outside the university department to be considered on deputation for laptops. A member of the faculty of journalism education at a public university in the city, said it was strange that the ministry was totally ignored the teachers of social sciences and humanities and questioned what logic for granting laptops for teachers of natural sciences?

Another teacher said, the idea of the university teachers equipped with modern technology was wonderful, but it should not be limited to selected teachers. He said the Punjab government and the federal government had laptops, thousands of students in schools, colleges and universities awarded. But when it comes to the teacher, the Ministry of discrimination on the basis of the subjects he added. Similarly, a main, seeking anonymity, said it was a discriminatory act to laptops, had only to give teachers the natural sciences and the school principal and other teachers, although the principles necessary for laptops ignored the nature of their work. Sources in the department said the move is more likely to get a strong reaction PPLA, a representation of university teachers in Punjab for 'Division' of the education community.

When contacted, the secretary HED rewritten, Muhammad Aslam Kamboh, which was not a final decision taken professors to laptops. He said that there may be some confusion by the department at the time that the teacher's data collection. When, why notification under the laptop price was asked Aslam Kamboh said. "We collect routine data to the same priorities and ready for future initiatives" When asked, he said, there were about 21,000 teaching posts sanctioned in Punjab. The news could not reach deputy Khalid Bashir.