Press Release #11: Schools should reopen at the first opportunity, but with reduced examination pressures- 22 September 2021 (In English/Sinhala/Tamil)
The urgency of getting children back to school at the first opportunity is accepted worldwide, but Covid-19 has also brought three other issues to the fore internationally – (1) Ethics of conducting competitive examinations when significant portions of the students have been left out of education (2) Wisdom of continuing same old education when a full return to normalcy is not in sight (3) The need for combining face-2-face and distance mode of teaching and learning as the new normal...
Press release#10:The urgent need to prepare for the opening of schools -04 September 2021(In English)
September 04, 2021 HE the President, Gotabhaya Rajapakse Hon Prime Minister, Mahinda Rajapakse, MP Hon Minister of Education, Mr...
Education News Sri Lanka : Week 35
Pfizer vaccine to schoolchildren after health authority approves Source: Dailynews The Pfizer vaccine will be given to the schoolchildren of the relevant age groups as soon as the medical approval is received, President Gotabaya Rajapaksa said...
Press release#9 : Teacher Crisis – 18 Aug 2021 (In English)
Teacher Crisis Q&A Press Release, August 18, 2021 (a) Is this salary issue truly a ‘crisis’ as portrayed by the teachers?..
Policy Dialogue #18: Teacher Salary Issues: Past, Present and the Future
ගුරු වැටුප් ප්රශ්නය: එදා, අද සහ ඉදිරිය |ஆசிரியர் சம்பள கேள்வி: பிறகு, இப்போது மற்றும் எதிர்காலம் | A policy dialogue on “ Teacher Salary Issues: Past, Present and the Future ” was held by the Education Forum Sri Lanka (EFSL) on Aug 14th, 2021, via Zoom...
Belummahara Sri Rahula Vidyalaya – A model school that managed to win against the pandemic
Principal: Mr W...
Press Release #8: Teachers deserve respect and recognition – July 22, 2021 (In English/Sinhala/Tamil)
Teachers deserve respect and recognition | ගුරුවරුන්ට හිමි ගෞරවය හා පිළිගැනීම වහාම ලබා දෙන්න Press Release, July 22, 2021 (Please scroll down for Sinhala and Tamil versions | සිංහල හා දෙමළ නිවේදන සඳහා පහලට යන්න) We are dismayed to see that the teachers and principals had to launch a strike at this difficult time, but their grievances are understandable...
Policy Dialogue #17: What should be our policy on English Education ?
A policy dialogue on “What should be our policy on English Education” was held by the Education Forum Sri Lanka (EFSL) on July 10th, 2021, via Zoom...