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Sri Lanka needs to cultivate entrepreneurial spirit in schools: Minister

"Cultivating an entrepreneurial atmosphere within schools greatly aids in fostering future entrepreneurs,"

March 29, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka gives free meals to primary schoolchildren to tackle malnutrition

Program seeks to address nutritional deficiencies among students, enhance attendance rates, instill healthy eating habit

March 25, 2024 2 min read

Sri Lanka doctors' association threatens action against private medical universities

"The government is again trying to create a major problem in the country," he said.

March 20, 2024 2 min read

Sri Lanka doctors' association threatens action against private medical universities

"The government is again trying to create a major problem in the country," he said.

March 20, 2024 2 min read
Sri Lanka to offer paid medical degrees through KDU

Kotelawala Defence University (KDU) will offer paid medical degree programme to students who qualify through Z score

Japan gives bikes to Sri Lanka schoolchildren

Japan has donated 517 bicycles to rural schoolchildren in Sri Lanka Through ChildFund

Sri Lanka to begin pilot project with Microsoft to teach AI in schools

A pilot project with support from Microsoft set to begin from grade 8 upwards.

February 13, 2024 2 min read

Sri Lanka takes steps to establish Indian IT University branch in Kandy

Sri Lanka has been aiming to digitalize economy to curb corruption

February 11, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka can employ 'ed tech' to make education more equitable: study

Ed tech is the use of technology in education to facilitate the teaching and learning processes.

January 26, 2024 5 min read

Sri Lanka to provide books to school students at discount

State Printing Corporation has arranged for books to be provided at a 30 percent discount to students

Apsara Rodrigo
January 11, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka to set up science & tech university in partnership with US counterpart

One of several US universities will be selected for the project as a partner university.

January 9, 2024 2 min read

British Council to train English teachers in Sri Lanka's Sabaragamuwa

Formal training will be given to selected 700 teachers at a cost of 51 million rupees

Apsara Rodrigo
December 20, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka tertiary education dropouts at 30pct: Vocational training professional

High dropout rates could be tackled by allowing employed, mature students attend courses online

Apsara Rodrigo
December 12, 2023 2 min read

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

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

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

Apsara Rodrigo
December 2, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka looks to sign agreement with Nepal on higher education

Cabinet approved proposal to enter into an agreement with Nepal to facilitate exchange programs.

Apsara Rodrigo
November 28, 2023 2 min read

Sanitary napkins for Sri Lanka school girls next year: Minister

Will prioritise regional schools with a focus on poorer and remote ones.

November 27, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka to implement 'English for All' initiative by 2030: president

We aim to adopt successful education systems from around the world,” he said.

November 17, 2023 3 min read

Sri Lanka research symposium to encourage effective and quality research

Symposium hopes to encourage effective and quality research that contributes to national development

Apsara Rodrigo
November 14, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka to establish new, expand existing science and technology universities

Plans for new technology university in Kandy, and converting private higher education institutions into universities

Apsara Rodrigo
November 13, 2023 2 min read

Is multilingualism in the classroom the way forward?

Would allow students to better express themselves, understand scientific concepts, cut across class divisions

Kshama Ranawana
November 7, 2023 4 min read

Sri Lanka's education ministry to be allocated Rs 237 Bn in Budget 2024

"The ultimate goal is to provide quality education to both students and educators,” he said.

November 7, 2023 3 min read

All schools in Sri Lanka will be digitized by next year: Minister

All schools will be digitized from Grade 1 onwards starting from the reopening of schools next year.

Apsara Rodrigo
November 6, 2023 2 min read

India will send Teacher Trainers to improve education among upcountry Tamils – Indian FM

India reemphasizes it commitment to IOTs in Sri Lanka.

November 2, 2023 2 min read