ALL CAMPUSES TO REOPEN FULLY NEXT MONTH

All campuses to fully reopen next month The University Grants Commission (UGC) has stated that relevant measures will be taken to fully reopen universities island-wide in September. UGC Chairman – Prof. Sampath Amaratunga has said that the decision was taken…

ALL SCHOOLS TO FUNCTION AS NORMAL FROM MONDAY THE 15th

All schools to function as normal from Monday The Ministry of Education states that all government and government-approved schools will function normally, from 7.30 am to 1.30 pm on all five days of the week from next Monday (15). It…

STIPULATED 80 PER CENT SCHOOL ATTENDANCE NOT COMPULSORY FOR A/L THIS YEAR

80% attendance not compulsory for A/L this year The requirement of 80% school attendance will not be considered for students sitting for the G.C.E. Advanced Level examination this December, the Education Ministry says. Principals have been given the neccessary guidelines,…

STUDENTS BETWEEN 16 TO 20 ALLOWED FOR PART TIME WORK

Part-time job opportunities for students The Ministry of Labor is preparing to amend the law so that young people between the ages of sixteen and twenty can work part-time in private companies. In a discussion chaired by Labor Minister Manusha…

MINISTER CONFIRMS GCE AL EXAM IN DECEMBER

AL exam in December – Minister Education Minister Susil Premajayantha has said that the results of the previous year’s A/L examination would be released within the month of August and that it was delayed by a week than scheduled due…

FIFTY CHINESE STUDENTS TO FOLLOW MASTER OF FINANCIAL ECONOMICS PROGRAMME (MFE) 2022 AT COLOMBO UNIVERSITY

Chinese students to follow MFE at Colombo Uni. The Sri Lanka Embassy hosted the commencement ceremony, for a batch of Chinese students enrolled for the Master of Financial Economics Programme (MFE) – 2022 at the University of Colombo on 29…

GCE ADVANCED LEVEL RESULTS TO BE RELEASED IN TWO MONTHS

GCE AL results, within the next 2 weeks Education Minister – Susil Premajayantha has said that results of the GCE A/L examination will be released between August 15-30. He said that obtaining the results sheets is in the final stage.

THREE DAY SCHOOL WEEK FOR ANOTHER WEEK

Another 3-day school week The Ministry of Education has decided to continue the 3-day school week for next week (Aug. 01 – Aug. 05) as well. Accordingly, government and state approved private schools will be opened only on Monday, Tuesday…

EDUCATION MINISTER ADDS NO HOLIDAYS IN AUGUST

No August holidays – Education Minister Minister of Education Susil Premajayantha says academic activities that could not be completed will be covered by conducting classes till the end of November from Monday, without a August holiday. The Minister said after…

SCHOOLS TO BE OPENED ONLY ON MONDAY THE 25th AGAIN POSTPONED

Schools reopening postponed to Monday The Ministry of Education has announced that schools will once again reopen on Monday (July 25). Schools were previously scheduled to reopen this Thursday (July 22). However, the Ministry said taking into consideration the prevalent…