Teacher training in Sri Lanka for Maldivian teachers – The Minister of Education Akila Viraj Kariyawasam
The minister of education says that he is scheduled to leave for Maldives today (09) with the education officers to sign the MOU for providing teacher training in Sri Lanka for Maldivian teachers.
This project is implemented through the National Institute of Education according to a request made to the ministry of education by the government of Maldives.
The minister further stated that an exchange of new knowledge between the two countries and also a flow of foreign exchange into this country will happen through this program.
The minister expressed these ideas while participating in the occasion of laying the foundation stone for the Jayawardanapura new teacher center which is the 39th teacher center in the program of developing 109 teacher centers island wide. Several officials including the Commissioner of the Colleges of Education Mr. K.M.H. Bandara, Deputy Provincial Director of Education Mr. G.N. Silva, Jayawardanapura Zonal Education Officer Nirmalee Ekanayaka and the Director of Teacher Education Management M.F.N. Harija had attended in this occasion.