Education Authority forms school councils

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RAWALPINDI: The District Education Authority Rawalpindi has issued a notification for the establishment of school councils or school management committees.

The number of council members will be a minimum of nine and a maximum of 17. According to the notification issued by CEO Yasin Baloch, the committee in each school will comprise two notables of the area, a retired schoolteacher, one member each from the armed forces and civil services, two members from parents and one member from philanthropists.

The education authority has asked for the establishment of a council in the schools within 15 days.

District Coordination Committee convener PML-N MNA Qamarul Islam Raja has said that the school councils or school management committees were being reconstituted in all schools across the district with the determination that the government and teachers, as well as society, should contribute their full share in educational development.

He said school heads should include educated persons from civil society and the community who would play an active role in the promotion of education.

Acknowledgement: Published in Dawn News on 23rd April 2024.
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