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Education

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
Young Sri Lankan innovators showcase new ideas, creations at DreamCraft

Sri Lanka is in process to introduce STEAM-oriented education to revamp outdated system

Sri Lanka education reforms to involve input of professionals, other stakeholders

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

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

Chinese institutions offer support for Sri Lanka's proposed climate university

The discussion also resulted in the decision to convene several online sessions to engage with other relevant parties.

October 20, 2023 2 min read

Huawei signs agreement to digitise Sri Lanka schools

Huawei announced its support to help Sri Lanka implement program to nurture software and hardware engineers

Nethmi Rajawasam
October 18, 2023 1 min read
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Sri Lanka must adopt staggered, age-appropriate school education system: minister

“Children are taught everything there is to learn at just three, four years of age. This is wrong."

October 17, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka calls foreigners to enroll in Colombo University for medical degree; to charge $62,500

Sri Lanka has seen stiff resistance for private medical degree for local students

Apsara Rodrigo
October 13, 2023 2 min read
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Sri Lanka to establish University of Education

The aim is to make the entire teaching community of Sri Lanka graduates

Apsara Rodrigo
October 5, 2023 1 min read

Australia higher education promotion draws Sri Lanka students

An impressive number of students expressed their eagerness to select Australia as their preferred location

Apsara Rodrigo
September 20, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka's higher education ministry cracks down on ragging

Higher Education Ministry to introduce new regulations and a hotline for tips against ragging in universities

Apsara Rodrigo
September 18, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka to take steps to shorten school years: PM

Negotiations are underway to reduce the study period by one year.

September 18, 2023 2 min read

Crisis-hit Sri Lanka opens education sector with reforms aiming at investments, opportunities

Minister slams leftists, Marxists for resisting private universities

September 13, 2023 3 min read
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Sri Lanka's UDA to transfer land with housing units to Colombo University

Cabinet approved a proposal by the UDA to transfer land with housing complex to the University of Colombo

September 12, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka's GMOA criticises plans to establish three private medical colleges

"Even now, our medical faculties are run amidst great difficulty,” he said.

September 11, 2023 3 min read

Visa delay threatens Sri Lankans’ Swedish university opportunities - applicants 

Only six out of 980 students have got visa - Applicants

Apsara Rodrigo
September 9, 2023 1 min read