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New public school system that isn’t segregated along lines of language or religion – PM

Over the next two years, the Government will introduce a new public primary and secondary education system that is not segregated along lines of language or religion, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said today.


No Govt permission for Sharia universities – PM

The Government will not grant permission to operate Sharia universities in Sri Lanka, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said yesterday (20).


No extra school sessions to make up for missed lessons

Extra school sessions will not be held to cover up the lessons that were missed, as the schools remained closed till May 6 due to security reasons, the Ministry of Education said today (10) issuing a statement.


Private educational institutes to be regulated

The National Child Protection Authority (NCPA) has asked the Government to implement a programme to regulate all private educational institutions, including private tuition classes.


Pvt. Catholic schools to re-open on May 14

The Archbishop of Colombo Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith has decided to re-open private Catholic schools across the country on May 14.


Back to school on Monday

All schools except Catholic schools will re-open on Monday, 6 May, as previously re-scheduled, Education Minister Akila Viraj Kariyawasam said.


2018 A/L re-corrected results released

The Department of Examinations said that the re-corrected results of the 2018 A/L examination results were released today (30).


Educationalists must make education policy – President

Scholars should take the decisions regarding country’s education and not politicians, President Maithripala Sirisena said.


President to replace year 5 scholarship with year 7 or 8 exam

A good education system is need to create a disciplined generation of children-President


Ranil calls for reforms in Higher Education

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe is calling for major reforms in the Higher Education system in Sri Lanka including the official recognition of privately run non-profit universities.


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