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::

* Teacher transfers in Sri Lanka's Eastern Province politicized, union claims
Fri, Dec 7, 2012, 12:09 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Dec 07, Colombo: Teacher trade unions in Sri Lanka say that teacher transfers in the Eastern Province are politicized.

The Ceylon Teachers' Union (CTU) says that transfers requested by many teachers in the province have been ignored.

CTU General Secretary, Joseph Stalin has said that the Batticaloa education zone is the worst affected in this regard. He has explained that many requests made by teachers for transfers have been ignored while transfers have been facilitated to teachers based on their political affiliations.

He has charged that the transfers do not take place through the Teacher Transfer Board in the Eastern Province and that they are carried out in arbitrary manner by the zonal education office.

According to Stalin, the CTU has in writing informed the Eastern province Education Secretary about the irregular transfers that are taking place in the province.



ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Government to gazette terms and conditions for SAITM, halts further enrollment and degree awarding
-- [8 hours ago]
Sri Lanka Navy nabs two persons with 135 kg of Kerala Cannabis
Tamil Nadu fishermen increase poaching in Sri Lankan waters, Navy arrests 39 fishermen in last three days
Peace Winds Japan teams up with local partner to provide emergency relief items for Sri Lanka flood victims
Amnesty International calls on Sri Lanka for immediate implementation of Office on Missing Persons
CSE announces revision of share transaction fee structure from Tuesday
Sri Lanka launches another Dengue eradication program as disease spreads
Sri Lanka's ornamental fish sector wins international accolades
Sri Lanka state doctors end strike amid heavy protest from public
Batticaloa District of Sri Lanka formally declared landmines Free

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.