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Sri Lanka's new commission to set standards for private university degrees: Minister

Sri Lanka's free education is under increasing threat after unprecedented economic crisis

December 6, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka ragging hotline receives complaints

21 complaints of ragging in state universities since the establishment of a special hotline two months ago

December 6, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka plans to reduce number of school grades from 13 to 12

The Ministry of Education proposes to reduce the number of school grades from 13 to 12

December 5, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka UGC wants to boost number of IT-related degrees

Sri Lanka has been producing more Art graduates than technology-led grads

December 2, 2023 1 min read
Sri Lanka education reforms to involve input of professionals, other stakeholders

Globally, he said, the traditional schooling system and supplementary classes are intertwined.

Peradeniya University Sri Lanka, University of Illinois sign MoU for exchange program

Exchange program in education and research, would provide an opportunity for Sri Lankan students

Sri Lanka's power crisis detriment to online education: opposition leader

This government is unable to facilitate distance learning. It is only able to keep people in the dark,” said Premadasa...

January 24, 2022 2 min read
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Sri Lanka president appoints new vice chancellor at Colombo University

Karunaratne's appointment will come into effect on April 12.

January 12, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lankan medical students waiting to return to China to be prioritised: Wang Yi

“I must share with you that the Chinese government has already listed Sri Lanka on the first batch."

Chanka Jayasinghe
January 10, 2022 3 min read

Dolphin Detail

In deep with Lanka’s Bottlenose buddies.

Mark Hager
December 24, 2021 7 min read

Sri Lanka school teachers threaten trade union action again

“The education ministry has not implemented the cabinet decision,” said Stalin.

December 22, 2021 2 min read

Sri Lanka to finally hold long-delayed GCE advanced levels exams

Non-programmable calculators will be allowed for the subjects of accounting, bio-systems techn, engineering tech, etc.

Mahadiya Hamza
December 17, 2021 2 min read

Sri Lanka's Tempest PE Partners lead SLT Campus acquisition

SLT exits for Rs 410mn

December 15, 2021 1 min read

Schools in Sri Lanka may be shut again if current COVID-19 case trend continues: officials

"Adults must act responsibly as the virus is more likely to transfer from them to children."

Chanka Jayasinghe
November 17, 2021 6 min read

Sri Lanka to open schools for all grades as doctors warn of increasing screen addiction

“Contrary to what many seem to think, we have taken a decision not to close schools again," the official said.

Chanka Jayasinghe
November 15, 2021 3 min read

Sri Lanka to allocate Rs 30 bn for teachers' pay hike to be paid in one go

“This is in addition to the current allocation of over 109,000 million rupees on teachers' and principals' salaries."

November 12, 2021 1 min read
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Sri Lanka govt agree to pay teacher unions' pay hike in one go: TU leader

A decision on strikes and other trade union actions will be reached on Thursday, said Staln.

Chanka Jayasinghe
November 10, 2021 2 min read

Sri Lanka school reopening: NIE plans to cover core syllabus in 20 weeks

"Learning loss of children in the Western Province in 2020 was 55 percent and 45 percent in other provinces."

Chanka Jayasinghe
November 8, 2021 2 min read

Parents join teachers' protests as health officials fear COVID-19 resurgence

"The government tried to make parents go against us," a union leader said.

Chanka Jayasinghe
November 4, 2021 3 min read

Sri Lanka reschedules long-delayed grade 5 scholarship, O/Level, A/Level exams

COVID-19 lockdowns resulted in the closure of public schools since April 27.

Mahadiya Hamza
November 2, 2021 2 min read
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Sri Lanka's North, East see highest attendance of students, teachers: minister  

Gunawardena said the government was able to open around 98 percent of the targeted schools.

October 22, 2021 2 min read

Sri Lanka sees very few students, teachers on first day of reopening schools

“There were only a few students and teachers in the Kurunagala district,” a principal from Kurunagala told EconomyNe...

Chanka Jayasinghe
October 21, 2021 3 min read

Sri Lanka's school teachers to return to work on Oct 25 but TU campaign to continue

"But we will not stop our struggle. Even after resuming teaching, we will continue."

Chanka Jayasinghe
October 18, 2021 3 min read

Sri Lanka teachers' strike: minister threatens legal action if teachers disrupt school reopening

Weerasekara drew parallels between a dragging teachers’ strike – now into its fourth month – and Sri Lanka’s civ...

October 15, 2021 3 min read

Sri Lanka teachers’ trade unions stick to their guns, continue strike

The teachers' trade union campaign has turned out to be one of the longest strikes in the island’s history.

October 13, 2021 4 min read

Sri Lanka govt talks with teacher trade unions end with no final decision: officials

“We did not give our response in the meeting, but we hope to discuss it with the unions tomorrow," said Stalin.

Chanka Jayasinghe
October 12, 2021 3 min read