Federal Directorate of Education (FDE) in a notification has issued re-designation (renaming) of male and female teachers of grade -16 and 17 in accordance with the concurrence rules as approved by the Finance Division last month. The matter has been lying pending since September, 2017 when the government decided to bring the FDE teachers of grade-16 and 17 at par with those working in the Punjab and other provinces.
In the Federal Schools drawing masters/mistresses, physical training instructors and trained graduate teachers (TGT) usually fall under the grade-16 teachers’ category. After Monday’s notification they will be re-designated as Senior Elementary Teachers (Drawing), Senior Elementary Teachers (Physical, grade-16) and Senior Elementary Teachers (grade-16) respectively.
Similarly, cadre of Deputy Headmistresses and Deputy Headmasters, directors and directresses and senior teachers, all of grade-17 has also been renamed/re-designated as Secondary School Teachers (SST).