We reproduce the following story not purely for its news value, but it is a good starting point for a discussion on the differences in the aspirations of children and their parents on education. Things have changes dramatically from 1930s and 40s but do we still have to remind parents about the importance?
Two school girls aged 11 and 9, assaulted by their drunken father, were admitted to Karapitiya Hospital. The father had beaten and kicked the girls when they asked for money to buy exercise books. The mother of the injured girls Roshini Sandanam made a complaint to the Yakkalamulla Police, who promptly took the father Kathiresan Subramaniam into custody and produced him before the Baddegama Magistrate. He was remanded him till November 23.
Source: The Island
The man’s Tamil. Surprise?
So what if the man is Tamil? Are you suggesting that only Tamil fathers drink? And beat up their children?
Press Release #15: Delegating Education Decision-Making to Provinces is a Constitutional Mandate (In English/Sinhala/Tamil)
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Private Sector Role in Enhancing K-12 Education in Sri Lanka
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Policy Dialogue #20: Education Post-Pandemic
වසංගතයෙන් පසු අධ්යාපනය | பிளேக்கிற்குப் பிறகு கல்வி A policy dialogue on “ Education Post-Pandemic”‘ was held by the Education Forum Sri Lanka (EFSL) on 26th March 2022, via Zoom. Watch the Policy Dialogue: Video PRESENTATIONS Transforming Education for All Post COVID-19 – Ms.
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