More than 8,000 assistant teachers will be appointed in government primary schools. It has been revealed from the Primary Education Department (DPE) that the appointment notice will be published in June 2018. According to the DPE sources, there are currently 64 thousand 820 government primary schools in the country. Out of these schools, there are no major teachers in about 20,000 schools. 18 thousand posts of assistant teacher are vacant.

Eight thousand assistant teachers will be recruited to fill the vacant posts in the revenue sector. Written test for 2014 suspended posting will end in May. After this, new recruitment notice will be published in government primary school in June. It is learned that 10 thousand teachers will be appointed through the recruitment test. A new recruitment program will be started in June to fill the remaining eight thousand teachers.

Confirming the matter, Additional Director General of the Primary Education Department Mr Ramzan Ali told that various initiatives were being taken to improve primary education. Among them, there are new recruitment programs to fill the vacant posts of primary school teachers. Appointment of 10 thousand assistant teachers suspended in 2014 In this program, oral examination will be completed in late May and in July. Under the recruitment process, the recruitment process of eight thousand assistant teachers will be started in the revenue sector.

It is further reported that under the fourth primary education development program (PEDP-4), the development of the school infrastructure at the district-level upazila level, creating additional classrooms and the primary schools will be upgraded to the eighth grade. In these schools, the vacant teachers’ posts, according to the requirement and pre-primary level, will be appointed in the government primary school within one and a half lakh teachers.