ReT Forum protests against Govt’s decision to train in-service teachers

JAMMU, AUG 27: All J&K ReT Teachers Forum on Sunday held a protest at Exhibition Ground, Jammu under the leadership of its State President, Vinod Sharma against Government’s decision to train in-service teachers.
While addressing the protestors, he said that Government has decided to depute all in-service un-trained teachers to go for Diploma in Elementary Education irrespective of their education qualifications besides keeping a bar of 50% marks in 10+2 level.
“The Forum condemns such harassing decision of the Government and asked for providing BEd training to graduates or above and D Ed for under-graduates besides removing bar of 50% marks in 12th, failing which the forum will be forced to hold adopt the path of agitation, responsibility of which will be on the Government,” Sharma added.
He appealed to the Minister for Education to personally intervene into the matter and issue necessary instructions for revoking the said order for welfare of teaching fraternity of J&K.