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“The delay in marking answer scripts has become a major issue to young people here,” the Veddah chief said.
“We will not allow the government to destroy education,” he added.
"We are against trade union action when it comes to marking papers."
Higher Education Ministry to introduce new regulations and a hotline for tips against ragging in universities
Negotiations are underway to reduce the study period by one year.
"Learning loss of children in the Western Province in 2020 was 55 percent and 45 percent in other provinces."
"The government tried to make parents go against us," a union leader said.
COVID-19 lockdowns resulted in the closure of public schools since April 27.
Gunawardena said the government was able to open around 98 percent of the targeted schools.
“There were only a few students and teachers in the Kurunagala district,” a principal from Kurunagala told EconomyNe...
"But we will not stop our struggle. Even after resuming teaching, we will continue."
Weerasekara drew parallels between a dragging teachers’ strike – now into its fourth month – and Sri Lanka’s civ...
The teachers' trade union campaign has turned out to be one of the longest strikes in the island’s history.
“We did not give our response in the meeting, but we hope to discuss it with the unions tomorrow," said Stalin.
Students, academic and non academic staff can go to the nearest university to their residence to get the jab, he said.
New dates for the exams will be announced in the near future, the state minister said.
The cabinet has announced a decision to declare both teachers and principal's services as closed services.
The Sri Lanka Trade Union Alliance (SLTUA) has threatened to to put their weight behind the strike, now into 81 days.
“We ask academic staff to revamp the school sick rooms, and bring students back to school under health protocols.”
Alternatives to the “covering the syllabus to prepare children for exams” approach is needed
Teachers will not resume work until long-standing salary anomalies in their service are not resolved, said Stalin.
The closed service move comes in line a the recommendation by a four-member cabinet subcommittee.
The cabinet statement said these educational programmes may be extended up to 20.
As I once told the media, a kottu maker at a hotel must be getting more money than a teacher.”
The committee is expected to submit a report to Finance Minister Basil Rajapaksa by next Monday’s cabinet meeting.