SALEM: The general counselling for transfer and promotion of teachers working in panchayat union and municipal primary and middle schools for the academic year 2009-10 began at Little Flower Primary School on Saturday.
Over 200 headmasters and headmistresses working in panchayat union middle schools, graduate teachers and Tamil teachers attended the counselling sessions on Saturday, which were held for those seeking transfer within the panchayat union.
Promotion orders were issued to 18 headmasters and headmistresses and transfer orders to 20 persons.
Also, 30 graduate teachers and Tamil teachers received their promotion orders on the day and seven teachers received their transfer orders.
On Sunday, over 100 primary school headmasters and headmistresses attended the counselling sessions. On May 26, secondary grade teachers seeking transfer within the panchayat union will attend.
On May 27, the counselling for secondary grade and graduate teachers seeking transfer from one panchayat union to another will be held.
The Education Department will conduct counselling for teachers working in the government high and higher secondary schools at the Gugai Higher Secondary School (Aided) from May 27.
On May 27 forenoon, graduate teachers, physical education teachers (Grade -II) and secondary grade teachers seeking transfer within the district can attend.
Teachers working in other districts and seeking transfer to Salem can attend the counselling on May 29.