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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

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

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

November 7, 2023 4 min read
Sri Lanka IPS calls proposals for Saman Kelegama research grant

Sri Lanka's Institute of Policy Studies said it is calling proposals for the annual Saman Kelegama Resarch grant.

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.

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

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
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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

Over 16 pct Sri Lanka state uni students sexually harassed, 1.5 pct forced into sex: study

The study covered a cross section of universities: old and new unis, and those situated in previous conflict zones.

March 22, 2022 4 min read
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