Education News March 2021


Posted on April 12, 2021  /  1 Comments

Corona

All schools in WP reopened

COVID-19 – Global Education Recovery Tracker launched

Schools in Jaffna Education Zone closed for week

All grades in schools, pre-schools in WP open tomorrow

WP schools attendance satisfactory, as students return for lessons

Schools in WP to commence tomorrow for grades 5, 11 and 13

Seventeen O/L student candidates in CP test COVID positive

All Catholic pvt, Intl. schools to open on Apr. 5: Archdiocese

UGC, health authorities in talks to open state unis under COVID guidelines


Child Welfare

Man gets 12 year RI for sexual abuse on underage girl

In Sri Lanka an abused child gets “raped” before media and the law

Positive action to protect children’s rights

Every fifth child faces water scarcity globally: Unicef report


Teachers

President wants teacher vacancies filled immediately President wants teacher vacancies filled immediately

Ed. unions against unqualified SLEAS officers as school principals

Ed. Ministry to hold open online exams to recruit teachers

Tamil medium teachers in short supply in Western province schools: CTU

New plan to hire teachers for rural schools; practical exams will be held for selection

Government to absorb Trainee Graduates into Permanent Service today

Elevating English language education in the South: Smart classroom training for teachers

Early Childhood Ed

Early childhood education to be regulated

Exams

GCE O/L exam gets underway today

All safety measures in place for O/Ls today

Ten young prison inmates sit for O/L exam

O/L Exams commence after three-month delay

GCE O/L exam paper evaluation begins on March 27: Minister

A/L, Grade 5 exam will not be held as scheduled: Examinations Dept.

A/L exam results to be released end of April

Ed Tech

Over 1400 schools to receive Tabs by April: Susil

State TVchannels to continue Gurugedara programme for students

Education Ministry and ICTA connect for new digital policy in schools

General School Education

Certificates for students who complete studies up to grade nine

New plan for intermediate classes in national schools says Ed. Ministry

School curriculum to include ‘Law’ as subject

 TVET

NVQ Level 3 certification for those qualified in electrical engineering

More SL women need to take up vocational training – Dullas

Universities

SLIM signs MoU with the Faculty of Management, Uva Wellassa University

Gampaha Wickramarachchi Ayurveda Institute gets upgraded to university status

UGC says plans underway for three new universities

SLIIT Graduates receive Postgraduate Scholarships from Prestigious German Universities

MoU to be signed between KDU and Pakistan’s University of Comstats

National Defence Academy to be accredited under KDU

Gampaha Wickramarachchi Ayurvedic lnstitute becomes a fully-fledged University

SL records highest university admissions since Independence

COPE uncovers Rs.50 mn scam at PGIS of Peradeniya University

Student welfare

Text books provided for 22 estate schools

Policy

COPA learns about key issues in Govt. schools

Control over Madrasa Schools as recommended by PCoI

Sri Lanka still hindered in educational sphere – Minister

‘Programme to set up 1,000 national schools will begin on April 26’

Present school curricula outdated; not designed to fit society: Minister

Setting up of National Schools countrywide commences next month

“Digital Platform” launched to obtain ideas on new education policy

Outdated education policies do not take society forward: President

More support for state and private universities from the AHEAD proj

Development

Dubai assistance for Lankan rural schools

Sources: Economy Next (1), Sunday Times (21), Daily News (16), Daily Mirror (12) The Morning (2) The Island (4)

 

 

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