ISLAMABAD: The federal government has decided to announce a special package of incentives for teachers of the Federal Directorate of Education (FDE), fulfilling their longstanding demand of upgradation. The eagerly awaited package by teachers will be announced today (November 8) in a function organised by FDE, in connection with celebrations to mark “Salam Teachers Day”.
Director General FDE Shaheen Khan while briefing officials of different teachers associations said that FDE teachers will get upgradations in scale under the Time Scale Promotion formula.
FGCTA Press Secretary Mohammad Tahir said that Matric Trained Teachers (MTTs) and Junior Language Teachers (JLTs) in grade 9 will be promoted to grade 14 if they have a BEd degree.
Trained Undergraduate Teachers in grade 14 with six years service experience will be promoted to grade 16.
Trained Graduate Teachers with 10 years experience in grade 16 will be promoted to grade 17.
Teachers in grade 17 with five years of experience will be promoted to grade 18.
While teachers in grade 18 will be promoted to grade 19 with seven years experience in case of direct appointment and five years experience if they were promoted from a lower grade.
He said that promotion from grade 19 to 20 will require five years experience and teachers above grade 20 will not come under Time Scale Promotion Formula.
Published in The Express Tribune, November 8th, 2010.
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