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“Our focus must now shift towards advancing without regressing into the abyss that threatens our nation’s progress."
Sri Lanka allocates less than 2% of its GDP on education, which falls well below the international benchmark of 4-6%.
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We aim to adopt successful education systems from around the world,” he said.
Symposium hopes to encourage effective and quality research that contributes to national development
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"Adults must act responsibly as the virus is more likely to transfer from them to children."
“Contrary to what many seem to think, we have taken a decision not to close schools again," the official said.
“This is in addition to the current allocation of over 109,000 million rupees on teachers' and principals' salaries."
A decision on strikes and other trade union actions will be reached on Thursday, said Staln.
"Learning loss of children in the Western Province in 2020 was 55 percent and 45 percent in other provinces."
"The government tried to make parents go against us," a union leader said.
COVID-19 lockdowns resulted in the closure of public schools since April 27.
Gunawardena said the government was able to open around 98 percent of the targeted schools.
“There were only a few students and teachers in the Kurunagala district,” a principal from Kurunagala told EconomyNe...
"But we will not stop our struggle. Even after resuming teaching, we will continue."
Weerasekara drew parallels between a dragging teachers’ strike – now into its fourth month – and Sri Lanka’s civ...
The teachers' trade union campaign has turned out to be one of the longest strikes in the island’s history.
“We did not give our response in the meeting, but we hope to discuss it with the unions tomorrow," said Stalin.
Students, academic and non academic staff can go to the nearest university to their residence to get the jab, he said.
New dates for the exams will be announced in the near future, the state minister said.
The cabinet has announced a decision to declare both teachers and principal's services as closed services.
The Sri Lanka Trade Union Alliance (SLTUA) has threatened to to put their weight behind the strike, now into 81 days.
“We ask academic staff to revamp the school sick rooms, and bring students back to school under health protocols.”
Alternatives to the “covering the syllabus to prepare children for exams” approach is needed