Graduation mandatory for female primary teacher candidates
To be a teacher of government primary school from now the female candidates along with the male candidates have to obtain educational qualification of graduation.
Keeping this provision after revising the previous regulations the primary and mass education ministry has issued a new regulations for appointing the primary school teachers. Earlier the candidates who had HSC certificates could be primary teachers.
Primary and Mass Education Secretary Akram Al Hosen said in the ministry on Tuesday that from now the qualifications for both male and female candidates have been upgraded to graduation for appointing primary teachers.
As the qualifications are upgraded, so works are also on to upgrade their salary grade, he said. There are 65 thousand 593 primary schools in Bangladesh. In these institutions teachers will be appointed directly and by promotion like the previous process.
According to the new regulations, for appointing Assistant Teacher and Head Master the qualification has been fixed for graduation or graduation with honors or equivalent degree with second class or equivalent CGPA from any recognized university.
Earlier this qualification was for appointing all Head Masters and male Assistant Teachers. Earlier to get appointed for head master, candidates aged from 25 to 35 years and for assistant teacher, candidates aged from 18 to 30 could apply.
Now the age limit is fixed from 21 years to 30 years for the head master and assistant teacher posts. It is said in the regulations that for the direct posts 60 percent will be filled up by female candidates, 20 percent by the dependent and the rest 20 percent by the male candidates.