Lankapage Logo Recent Top Stories
CP 13 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Over 30% of Sri Lanka's national schools without principals
Sun, Dec 2, 2012, 09:50 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Dec 02, Colombo: Sri Lanka Ministry of Education officials say that the principal positions at nearly one-third of leading national schools of the island are currently vacant.

According to the Ministry 103 national schools island wide don't have a functioning principal. These positions have become vacant as a result of most of the principals retiring.

Meanwhile, the Ministry of Education has set forth several proposals to the Public Service Commission in appointing principals to these national schools.

Currently, the Public Service Commission retains the powers to call interviews for the vacancies of principals in schools. The Ministry of Education conducts the interviews and recommends a principal for the vacancy and Public Service Commission appoints the principal for the position.

However, this system has caused violence in Vidyaloka College in Galle and Vishaka College in Bandarawela since the school community and parents preferred politically backed acting principals over the systematically appointed qualified principals.



ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Sri Lankan government proposes cutting travel perks to MPs
-- [20 minutes ago]
India offers Ayush Scholarships to Sri Lankan nationals for studies in traditional medicine
-- [34 minutes ago]
Sri Lankan President instructs police to raid illegal mining
-- [1 hour and 4 minutes ago]
Sri Lanka Navy exports 9 homemade patrol craft to Nigeria
-- [1 hour and 31 minutes ago]
Sri Lanka's white collar workers in Saudi Arabia happy - Deputy FM
-- [2 hours ago]
Court denies permission for Yoshitha Rajapaksa to travel to Uganda
-- [2 hours ago]
WHO expert consultation recommends measures to address Chronic Kidney Disease in Sri Lanka
-- [2 hours ago]
Speaker appoints committee to probe controversial parliamentary vote for supplementary budget estimate
-- [3 hours ago]
U.S. eases military trade restrictions on Sri Lanka
-- [4 hours ago]
Sri Lanka trade deficit contracts by 9.1 percent in January 2016 as exports and imports fall
-- [4 hours ago]

Copyright © 2000, 2012 by LankaPage.com (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of LankaPage.com, LLC. Any unauthorized use of any information on ColomboPage may constitute a violation of copyright laws. You need written permission to reproduce, republish, post, transmit, broadcast or distribute, material from this site from LankaPage.com, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.