“The delay in marking answer scripts has become a major issue to young people here,” the Veddah chief said.
“We will not allow the government to destroy education,” he added.
"We are against trade union action when it comes to marking papers."
"All those marked papers last time, must be available. If not, I will prosecute them & take their properties"-President
India reemphasizes it commitment to IOTs in Sri Lanka.
The discussion also resulted in the decision to convene several online sessions to engage with other relevant parties.
Sri Lanka’s ongoing economic woes brought about by the pandemic will not allow a quick fix to the teachers’ demands.
The strike will deprive tens of thousands of Sri Lanka’s students of virtual education.
The exam will take place from February 21 to March 03, the education minister said.
The A/L exams will now take place from November 15 tol December 10, the education minister said.
If the bill is passed, said Wijeratne, students will lose their rights and free education itself will be in peril.
Meanwhile Sri Lankans can return to the island without obtaining prior approval from the foreign ministry.
“It was decided to formulate a plan to reopen the schools step by step,” the minister said.
All students regardless of income severely affected. Inequity is widespread
The cabinet of ministers has approved a proposal by Education Minister Prof G L Peiris to sign the MoUs
"Students' health is priority at the moment," Peiris told reporters today.
School students in Sri Lanka generally sit for GCE O/Ls and A/Ls at the ages 16 and 19 respectively.
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