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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.

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

October 18, 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

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

Sri Lanka contemplating law to limit grace period offered to state university students

"We will discuss this with students and student leaders. I think the time given is sufficient," he said.

November 28, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka analysts frown upon Wickremesinghe's high defence budget 

Sri Lanka's defence budget is almost equal to the total of education, health allocations

Mahadiya Hamza
November 15, 2022 3 min read

Sri Lanka to open new universities to improve higher education

Local universities take a longer time to pass out graduates

October 23, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka's school dropouts rising after economic crisis-survey 

Children in Sri Lanka forced to leave school due to economic crisis

Chanka Jayasinghe
October 15, 2022 2 min read

Sri Aurobindo: Mystical Awareness Supplants Production

In India, religion and socialism commingle and collide.

October 7, 2022 35 min read

Sri Lanka's CSE partners with Rajarata University to raise financial literacy amid pump & dump deals

Country's financial literacy has been low and many rural investors had to leave with empty hands in 2011 market collapse

September 30, 2022 2 min read

Worsening period poverty in Sri Lanka threatens to keep female students home: MP

As of September, the price of a 15-napkin pack ranges from 350 to 800 rupees in the market

Chanka Jayasinghe
September 22, 2022 3 min read

Sri Lanka Peradeniya University student suicide puts spotlight back on ragging

“We can’t speak up even if we want to, because we don’t want to get ragged"

Dulya de Silva
September 22, 2022 4 min read

Several Sri Lanka Consular Division offices closed over system breakdown

Office in Colombo 01 and regional offices in Jaffna, Trincomalee, Matara, Kandy and Kurunegala are closed

Roshani Fernando
September 17, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka declares Monday Sep 19 school holiday

The ministry of public administration and home affairs had previously declared September 19 a national day of mourning

September 15, 2022 1 min read
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Atlas, Sarvodaya to raise $1.5 mln for underprivileged Sri Lankan children

The campaign expects to help 100,000 children “who are most in danger of dropping out of school”

Roshani Fernando
September 15, 2022 3 min read

Sri Lanka to introduce voucher system for school uniforms from 2024

The voucher system was introduced in 2015 by the Yahapalana government.

Chanka Jayasinghe
August 23, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka private bus owners expect to operate at 90 pct as schools reopen

"We plan to commence bus services 100 percent islandwide. If not 100 percent, at least 90 percent should be doable."

August 15, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka govt schools to start from July 25

Schools start after more than one month closure due to fuel shortage

July 23, 2022 1 min read

Lanka’s cultural sperm whale

Social Learning and Cooperation Go Deep

Mark Hager
July 22, 2022 11 min read

Sri Lanka's GCE Advanced Level exams will likely be delayed by one month: minister

The exams were previously scheduled to be held from October 17 to November 12.

July 4, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka announces week-long school holiday in face of fuel crisis

The lost school dates will be recovered through the next term holidays.

Dulya de Silva
July 3, 2022 2 min read

Schools in Sri Lanka to open for three days as fuel crisis continues

Online classes will be held on Monday 27 and Friday July 01, the ministry said.

June 25, 2022 1 min read

Crisis-hit Sri Lanka's fuel shortage forces closure of schools, largest state university 

Fuel crisis hits education institutions.

June 19, 2022 1 min read

Bear Necessities

Lanka’s Deadliest Mammal: No Apex Predator but misbranded for sloth.

Mark Hager
March 24, 2022 9 min read
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