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Divine assistance for Exam success

Divine assistance for Exam success

  The Grade 5 Scholarship examination will be conducted today, followed by the the GCE A/L starting tomorrow. Religious ceremonies have been held to students sitting the exams. One such event was held for students of Mahasen Maha Vidyalaya, Kalaoya in the Rajanganaya Educational Zone, on the advice of its Principal Thilakasiri Bandara, who was [...]

Crackdown on ragging at Universities

All Universities have been instructed by the Ministry of Higher Education (MoHE) to get strict with those involved in ragging by launching an operation to crack down on those involved in ragging. Higher Education Minister Wijeyadasa Rajapaksa told Education Times, under the plan, each University will have a separate unit headed by a Marshal operating [...]

About 355,326 Grade 5 students sit for Scholarship exams

Today, about 355,326 Grade 5 students will sit for their Scholarship exams at 3,050 centres islandwide. Meanwhile, the Examinations Department is making arrangements to hold the 2018 GCE Advanced Level Examination from August 6 to September 13. Last week all Sinhala and Tamil schools, and some Muslim schools to be used as Exam Centres, closed [...]

US$ 100m WB loan to Strengthen, Modernise Education system

Sri Lanka signed a US$ 100 million (Rs 15.9 billion) credit agreement with the World Bank, to support Sri Lanka’s efforts to strengthen and modernize its Education system. The General Education Modernisation (GEM) Project, approved today, will update and improve the curriculum of General Education, while keeping up with the current transformation taking place within [...]

‘Career Guidance & Job Fair’ by MoE

A week-long ‘Career Guidance & Job Fair’ will be held by the Ministry of Education (MoE) for the first time, after the GCE A/L exams, according to MoE Additional Secretary (School Affairs) Ashoka Hewage. “The usual practice has been for schools to host such events at school level or, some of the major events are [...]

40th Anniversary of Jaffna University’s Medical Faculty

On the eve of the 40th anniversary of the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Jaffna (UoJ), which falls tomorrow (6), its 1st batch of Medical students reminisce with nostalgia. The Medical Faculty of the UoJ was started in 1977 by the government, to overcome the shortage of Medical professionals in Sri Lanka. The [...]

Gen.Deshamannya Denis Perera Memorial Oration on August 11

Gen.Deshamannya Denis Perera  Memorial Oration on August 11

The Association of Retired Flag Rank Officers (ARFRO) will present the 6th General Deshamannya Denis Perera Memorial Oration on August 11, at 6.30 pm, at the Auditorium of the General Sir John Kothelawala Defence University (KDU), Kandawala Road, Ratmalana. The oration, titled, “Why a Navy?”, will be be delivered by Sri Lanka Navy Commander Vice [...]

Remembrance Day for Nalanda College War Heroes

Remembrance Day for Nalanda College War Heroes

A Remembrance Day for War Heroes of Nalanda College, Colombo 10, organised by the past Junior Prefects Association was held this week. The flag designed to mark the day was pinned on President Maithripala Sirisena, in the presence of College Principal Tilak Wattuhewa, Air Force Commander Air Marshal Kapila Jayampathy and OBA officials.

Tree Planting Campaign launched by Joint Group

Tree Planting Campaign launched by Joint Group

A Tree-Planting Campaign for World Environment Day, organised by the Sea Scouts of Mariya Rajini KV, Katana, Katana Divisional Civil Society Organising Federation (KDCSOF), Kochchikade Police Community Service Unit and The Gampaha Forest Conservation Department (FCD), was launched recently at Mariya Rajini KV, Katana. Concern for the Environment is still lacking among the Education authorities, [...]

Susan George Pulimood Memorial Oration held on July 23

Susan George Pulimood Memorial Oration held on July 23

The Susan George Pulimood Memorial Oration organised by the OGA of Visakha Vidyalaya, Colombo 4, was held on July 23 at the school. Emeritus Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Moratuwa, Prof Niranjanie Ratnayake, who is also the President of the Institution of Engineers, Sri Lanka and President Elect of the Institute of Environmental [...]

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