Tuesday, April 19, 2016

No uniform policy for promotion of students in govt schools

PESHAWAR: The administration schools in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa have no uniform benchmark for advancement of understudies in the yearly home examinations rather the organization of every school chooses the passing denote that could be as low as 20 for each penny of the aggregate imprints, as per sources.

They said that the passing stamps fluctuated from school to class as there was no uniform arrangement for advancement of understudies from evaluation 1 to review 8.

The organization of every school tries to advance the greatest number of understudies to debilitate dropouts as the fizzled understudies regularly quit training, they said.

A few superintendents of the essential and secondary schools told Dawn that they had set no benchmark for advancement of understudies like the training sheets had set for the auxiliary school authentication and higher optional school endorsement examinations.

The instruction sheets advance the understudies getting at least 33 for every penny marks, they said.

"In the event that we began advancing the understudies taking after the 33 for every penny marks equation in the yearly home examinations, the understudies' disappointment proportion would be more than 60 for each penny," said a director of an administration secondary school.

He said that as per the directions of the Elementary and Secondary Education Department, a most extreme of just 10 for every penny of the understudies could be pronounced fizzled.

"I have advanced understudies of evaluation V for getting just 100 total imprints out of aggregate 700 in seven subjects," said the dean who as of late led the examinations.

He said that the understudies must be elevated to next class regardless of the fact that they had zero imprints in some imperative subjects, for example, arithmetic, English and science, however figured out how to get total 100 imprints in the relatively simple subjects like Urdu, Islamiyat, Pashto and Social Studies.

A dean of another government secondary school said that he had advanced understudies of evaluation 6 to review 8 getting just 20 for each penny marks in the home examinations.

He said that the understudies of the administration schools fit in with exceptionally poor families and their guardians were for the most part uneducated. Just those folks enlist their kids in the administration schools who couldn't bear the cost of charge of the tuition based schools, he said.

"Around 70 for every penny of the understudies selected in the administration schools are occupied with youngster work after the school timing," he guaranteed.

Such understudies return home from occupation places around evening time and go to bed without doing homework given by their instructors, he said.

The understudies of government schools neither stand out enough to be noticed of their guardians nor of the educators. "Around 80 to 100 understudies are suited in one classroom of the administration school, so it is physically outlandish for an instructor to give legitimate thoughtfulness regarding each of them," he said.

"We can't anticipate from understudies occupied with tyke work after school hours to learn at home. Correspondingly, we additionally can't anticipate from educators to legitimately instruct to packed classes," the superintendent said.

In such a circumstance, the understudies couldn't get required imprints in the examinations and thusly the educators have no choice, yet to advance them with lesser imprints, he said.

Whenever reached, a senior authority said that the training office had not issued any criteria for the advancement of understudies in the home examinations. "Every school has its own particular course of action," he said.