Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Lack of girls schools and teachers in Shangla

ALPURI: lack of schools and teachers were involved in abject poverty emerged as the biggest obstacles to girls' education in Shangla.

Residents made more than two-thirds of girls in education district after the eighth grade to stop.

According to them, the dropout rate for girls is very high compared to other less developed districts of the province. In the district of Swat valley is bordered by the population has access to basic services and economic opportunities are poor. According to the people, 80 percent of the district's population lives below the poverty line. Many residents work in the country coal mines, especially in the tribal areas and Balochistan, to earn a living for the family.

Ministry of Education officials say give up about 80 percent of girls in education Shangla after eighth grade test because of a lack of schools and the second because of extreme poverty.

Only five percent of girls receiving only four girls in secondary schools in the district, the rest will be entered in boys' schools.

Officials say that public schools for girls in Shangla total of 193. Of these, 168 elementary, 21 middle, four high and two high schools. The number of girls, there are 15 998. Approximately 26,700 girls studying in boys' schools.

Mah Noor, a 10th grader Chakesar Boys High School, like many other girls in the area, they wanted to education, poverty and lack of schools in the county had more on training limited eighth grade.

"There is a public school for girls in the region Chakesar but short of teachers. The school has no other facilities," she said. Residents Haji Azeem Khan complained to the district did not have a single degree college for girls. He said the creation of a girls college degree was planned in 2008, but the plan was abandoned by diverting funds for reconstruction projects in the earthquake.

The Local said the 2005 earthquake destroyed 70 percent of the local schools. "Only 28 destroyed schools have been built up again," he said, adding that only two of the seven students were washed by flash floods rebuilt.

People said that there are only two high schools for girls in the villages and Alooch Lewanai where most teaching has long been unoccupied.

They complained that they had asked the legislature to intervene in the region again and again to provide better educational opportunities for girls available, but in vain.

When contacted, said WD (female) Parveen Rehman elementary schools in the district were short of 65 teachers.

She said that among the vacancies were two directors, four directors, 20 experts in the field, six English teachers a high level of IT teachers and 11 science teachers. WD, the National Testing Service would be said hired to fill vacancies.

She said the department would ensure quick delivery of the best facilities for schools. Ms. Parveen not understand half of the teachers and their courses so that they would receive the necessary training for the benefit of the students.