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“Necessary changes will be brought about within the education system of the country concerning the international trends and future employment opportunities”

“Necessary changes will be brought about within the education system of the country concerning the international trends and future employment opportunities”

The Minister of Education Akila Viraj Kariyawasam says at the national function for grade one admissions.

The children who enter the grade one of the schools in 2018 will leave the schools in 2030 after completing 13 years school education. By that time, the higher education opportunities and the employment opportunities created for them will be considerably changed.

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‘The decision taken to direct the school children to use newly printed school textbooks for a period of two years is a decision taken in good faith’ – says the Minister of Education

“The steps will be taken in the future to finalize all conducting affairs of the Ordinary Level Examination within the month of December – Action will be taken to increase the allowance for scripts marking examiners also” – The Minister of Education Akila Viraj Kariyawasam

The Minister of Education Akila Viraj Kariyawasam says that the decision taken to direct the school children to use the free school textbooks given to them by the government at least for a period of two years is a decision taken in good faith. The minister stated this when he participated today (11) in the national function of textbooks distribution held at D.S. Senanayaka College, Colombo.

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The Minister of Education orders to extent the valid duration of the vouchers issued to the school children for purchasing school uniforms till 30th January.

The Minister of Education Akila Viraj Kariyawasam has ordered to extent the valid duration of the vouchers issued to the school children for purchasing school uniforms till 30th January.

The government continues to provide free uniform vouchers annually to the school children. Accordingly the valid duration of the uniform vouchers issued to the children last year was up to 31.12.2017.

But considering the inconvenience caused to the children who could not obtain the vouchers due to any reason The Minister of Education Akila Viraj Kariyawasam has given instructions to extend the valid period of uniform vouchers till 30.01.2018.

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Grade one admissions for 2018 are on 15th January 2018

A function is held annually to admit children to grade one in schools and this year the national function for grade one admissions has been scheduled to be held at 8.00 am on 15th January 2018 at Isipathana College, Colombo.
In line with this, all Provincial Secretaries of Education and Provincial Directors of Education have been informed to take action to start the classes for grade one students formally in all government schools and government assisted / non-assisted private schools on 15th January 2018.

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Kelaniya University joins with the Ministry of Education to empower the e-learning process

Special attention of The Minister of Education Akila Viraj Kariyawasam has been drawn towards the combination of digital learning technology with the school education system in order to create a generation of excellent teachers who are capable of encountering modern technical challenges successfully and also able to contribute actively to achieve the quality of education.

Under this scheme steps have been taken to activate several e-learning activities including the preparation of creative digital education programs, creating digital learning aids so as to generate a productive e-learning environment within the schools through the Information and Communication Technology and the training of teachers for this purpose.

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It is possible to create a strong future nationally and internationally for the game of cricket in this country through the promotion of cricket at school level – The Minister of Education Akila Viraj Kariyawasam

Three year national plan of school cricket is launched under the patronage of the Minister of Education.

The Minister of Education Akila Viraj Kariyawasam says that it is possible to create a strong future nationally and internationally for the game of cricket in this country through the promotion of cricket within the schools. The minister expressed these ideas while participating in the function held at the BMICH today for the launching of three year national plan for the promotion of school cricket under the patronage of the Minister of Education and with the participation of the experts of cricket in Sri Lanka. The minister points out that the nursery of the development of cricket in this country is the school.

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‘Let’s make the new year an innovative one with new thoughts’ – The Minister of Education Akila Viraj Kariyawasam

“Be vigilant to identify the potential problems of the procedures of institutions related to the field of education as early as possible and to provide immediate solutions” – Instructions to the officers from the Minister of Education in the New Year

The Minister of Education Akila Viraj Kariyawasam gave instructions to the education officers to identify the potential problems of the procedures in all institutions related to the field of education that are capable of influencing the majority of the people in the country and to be responsible to provide immediate solutions for them. The minister expressed these ideas when he started the work at the Ministry of Education in the New Year.

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Grade 5 scholarship exam in year 2017 - school cut off marks

2017 Grade 5 scholarship examination, the cut off marks for both Sinhala and Tamil media schools were announced for admitting students to Grade 6 in the year 2018.

      - Sinhala Medium Boys Schools

    - Sinhala medium girls schools 

    - Sinhala Medium mixed schools

    - Tamil Medium schools 

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Steps for popularizing the three dimensional printing technology from school level

Several special programs are being implemented under the guidance of The Minister of Education Akila Viraj Kariyawasam for the creation of a school community with the ability of overcoming technological challenges while advancing with the rapidly changing world.

Accordingly, the Ministry of Education in collaboration with the Mobitel Institution and RCS 2 (Research Creative Services and Sales) implemented a special three dimensional printing camp recently with the aim of celebrating the world three dimensional printing technology day and popularizing the three dimensional printing technology which is rapidly progressing in the world among school children in this country and using it for education.

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“For the protection of future generation from the danger of drugs, not only school community but the involvement of outside parties also very important” - The Minister of Education Akila Viraj Kariyawasam

The Minister of Education Akila Viraj Kariyawasam stated that for the protection of future generation from the danger of drugs, not only school community but the involvement of outside parties are also very important. The minister stated this recently in an explanation on the same at the parliament.

At the moment various programs are being implemented to eradicate the danger of drug menace from the school system through the committees formed at school level but for a restraint of the drug menace present outside the school system, the direct involvement of the Ministry of Protecting Law and Peace and the judicial system of the country is essential the minister of education explained at this occasion. Furthermore the Ministry of Education in collaboration with the defense sector is working for eradication of the drug menace from the schools based on the information received from the intelligence sources as well as the school communities. Due to these activities the narcotic threat has almost being controlled within the school system the minister further pointed out.

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