Over 1,400 high schools without head in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Peshawar,Feb.5(ANI): Over 1,400 government high and higher secondary schools, in Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province have been functioning without permanent heads since long having a negative impact on the students.

The Dawn reported that the vacant posts of headmasters, the district education officers across the province were compelled to appoint one of the senior teachers as in charge of the respective school.

According to the official annual statistic report of the government schools, there are 2,108 high schools, including 722 for girls, and 406 higher secondary schools, including 141 for girls, in the province.

The temporarily posted in charge of the schools lacked the capacity to take important decisions while handling affairs of the institutions.(ANI)