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Primary school buildings renovated by the Navy

Primary school buildings renovated by the Navy

The navy recently renovated classroom and library buildings and a new assembly hall at the Pansalgodella Primary School at Kantale in Trincomalee. on Thursday, these buildings were handed over to the school, at a ceremony presided over by Navy Commander Nishantha Ulugetenne. The President of the Navy Seva Vanitha Unit Chandima Ulugetenne was also present. Two students can [...]

KNDU bill: Decision should be made with the institute’s objectives in mind: Ed. Min

The debate on the controversial General Sir Kotelawala National Defence University (KNDU) Bill will continue on a later date prior to approval, as it came under heavy criticism, and demands to withdraw or introduce amendments were also made in Parliament this week. Streets protests against the bill also took place this week, which led to [...]

Govt. exploiting COVID situation to arrest protesters: FUTA

The Federation of University Teachers’ Associations (FUTA) has condemned the actions of the Police in arresting protesters led by the Inter University Students’ Federation (IUSF), who were protesting the Kotelawala National Defence University (KNDU) Bill. Issuing a statement under the signature of its President Prof. S. Banneheka, FUTA condemned the “arbitrary” and “brutal” police actions [...]

Over 10,000 students in Vavuniya affected by lack of online facilities

More than 10,000 school children in the Vavuniya education division (both North and South) have been deprived of education for more than a year due to lack of communication equipment for online education, the Sunday Times learns. Vavuniya Zonal Education Director S. Annamalar said they are doing their best by providing printed material to students, [...]

Teachers, principals and non-academic staff to be vaccinated from tomorrow

The programme to vaccinate all school teachers will begin tomorrow(July 12), Education Minister G.L. Peiris said this week. All 10,155 school teachers, principals and non-academic staff members of all schools across the country will be vaccinated during this programme, which is due to be completed in a week, the Minister said at a media briefing [...]

USA is ready to welcome You!

USA is ready to welcome You!

A land like no other USA is known as the land of opportunity, where one could achieve anything, regardless of who they are. Thousands of people immigrate to the United States every year from different parts of the world to have access to these kinds of opportunities. This is what is known as “the American [...]

The Golden Jubilee Annual Sessions of the Institute of Chemistry Ceylon

The Golden Jubilee Annual Sessions of the Institute of Chemistry Ceylon

Since its inception in 1941 as the Chemical Society of Ceylon, and following its succession and establishment in 1971, the Institute of Chemistry Ceylon has served as the professional body of chemists in Sri Lanka, dedicated to the advancement and application of chemical sciences in the country. The Institute celebrated its 80th anniversary on the [...]

ACCA’S MoU with CMA strengthens Accounting Profession

ACCA’S MoU with CMA strengthens Accounting Profession

The accounting profession today goes beyond numbers and balance sheets to a more holistic experience with COVID-19 accelerating change in the transformation of organizations, the agility of business and its resilience. This therefore is a critical moment for the profession using digital technology to nurture and attract new talent, where progress must be achieved with [...]

Practice Brand Say, Brand Do – Hajar Alafifi to APIIT MBA Students

Practice Brand Say, Brand Do – Hajar Alafifi to APIIT MBA Students

The strongest Industry Linked master of business administration degree( MBA) programme in Sri Lanka, the Staffordshire University MBA; presented  by The Asia Pacific Institute of Information Technology( APIIT) featured the 35th edition of the “ Top CEO of Sri Lanka” with the guest being the Chairperson/ MD of Unilever Sri Lanka, Hajar Alafifi recently. Chairperson/MD [...]

Overcoming challenging market norms, Bristol Institute records high intakes for their MBA programme

Recording one of the highest number of successful MBA programmes to be completed by a private higher education from an international university, The Bristol Institute of Management (BIBM) recently concluded their 8th. MBA program from the University of the West of England. (UWE). Securing the completion of these programmes over a short span of just [...]

Are You Invisible to You?

Day in and day out our eyes keep staring at our external environment. The only time we tend to take a look at ourselves is when we go in front of a mirror to see how good we look, that is also done since we are much interested in knowing how good we look in [...]

Saegis Campus expands its partnership with Pearson to offer BTEC HNDs

Saegis Campus, one of the leading higher education institutions strategically located at the heart of the country’s educational capital Nugegoda, recently strengthened its partnership with Pearson to offer students the opportunity to pursue internationally recognised BTEC HNDs in Business, Computing, and Engineering with the options of choosing their desired specialisation. These programmes are often recognised [...]

Introducing Pearson Edexcel Curriculum to Royal Institute International School

Introducing Pearson Edexcel Curriculum to Royal Institute International School

Royal Institute International School is accredited with being one of the pioneering international schools that strives to empower students to become independent learners while preparing them to be responsible global citizens. Royal Institute believes in having a better understanding of crucial points in a student’s life following which the Pearson Edexcel International AS Level and [...]

Sri Lanka Journal of Management Studies (SLJMS) -New volume dedicated to Professor (retired) Sunil Chandrasiri

Volume Two, Issue Two of Sri Lanka Journal of Management Studies (SLJMS) has been released. Sri Lanka Journal of Management (SLJMS) is a bi-annual, peer-reviewed International Journal published by the Faculty of Management Studies, The Open University of Sri Lanka. SLJMS provides a seamless opportunity for scholars to engage in the development of the fast-growing [...]

CA Sri Lanka’s skill development programme for aspiring professional accountants go virtual

A highly interactive three-day skill development programme conducted exclusively for Strategic Level students of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (CA Sri Lanka) was converted into a virtual programme due to COVID-19 restrictions in the country. The 3-day skill development programme provided participants with the required soft skill competencies to help them progress [...]

Scholarships for Media Literacy Training for Youth

Youth in 10 districts in Sri Lanka are offered a unique opportunity to equip themselves to shine in their next steps in their life and career with Media Literacy. The programme is presented by Rainbow Resources Lanka, the sister company of Rainbow Institute of Communication and English, with the support of the American Center of [...]

ANC Students win First Runners- up at the Islandwide University Level IT Competition Organised by AIESEC in University of Sri Jayewardenepura

ANC students were the first-Runners-up at the DECIPHER Competition Finals held on 27th June 2021 securing the 2nd place win at the islandwide University level IT Competition organised by AIESEC in Sri Lanka in collaboration with Microsoft Sri Lanka. It was an incredible achievement considering our students are in the first year of the SQA [...]

Pandemic as a catalyst for change in our Education system

Pandemic as a catalyst for change in our Education system

The pandemic has brought enormous disruption to the education of our youth during these two years. However, this may be a good opportunity for the academia and the educational authorities to consider a transformational shift in the delivery of the education, taking into consideration the need for children to lean the 21st century skills and [...]

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