The teachers under the banner of Bangladesh (Prathamik Shikkhak Samity) on Friday (Sep-13) told the media that if the authorities did not meet the demand by September 30, they would go for countrywide strike from October 1.
The government primary school teachers have threatened for a strike demanding immediate up-gradation of the headmaster and headmistress grades, the teachers told the media at Dhaka Reporters’ Unity in the capital.
Md Atiqur Rahman Atiq (teacher) told that they were demanding grade 10 statuses for the head-masters and mistresses in government primary schools since long. They were presently in grade 12 status, and we also demanded grade 11 status for the assistant teachers who were given grade 14.
Atiq claim for a countrywide teachers’ strike by boycotting classes if their demands were not met by the given timeline.