Kosht residents want action against absent headmistress

Kosht residents want action against headmistress, construction of school boundary wallheld a meeting on Tuesday, and expressed their concerns over the education department’s failure to act on the repeated demand of the local people to ensure that the headmistress of the Government High School for Girls Kosht performed her duty regularly, a participant told ChitralToday. They said the principal comes to the school for a couple of days each month only, putting a very negative impact on the education of the students. The said even though the KP government was claiming that it had ensured attendance of teachers through its monitoring units the headmistress of the Kosht school never performed her duty regularly. The participants of the meeting also expressed concerns over the education department’s failure to construct a boundary wall around the middle section of the school. They said the school building was constructed in 1997 but its boundary wall got damaged in 2005 and since then it had not been raised again. They said after the APS Peshawar terror attack in Dec 2014, the government had made it mandatory to construct/raise school boundary walls to nine feet along with razor wire but the school in Kosht was still without a boundary wall. Kosht residents want action against headmistress, construction of school boundary wallThey said the situation in the Govt High School for Girls Kosht belied the claims of the provincial government as regard to attendance of teachers and security measures in educational institutions. A resolution passed in the meeting demanded that the authorities of the education department should transfer the headmistress from the school or take action for her absenteeism. It also demanded that the boundary wall of the middle section of the high school should be constructed without any further delay to ensure security of the students.]]>

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