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* Sri Lanka police to question the tuition teacher who is suspected for leaking examination paper
Mon, Dec 17, 2012, 11:56 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Dec 17, Colombo: Sri Lanka police say it will record a statement today from the tuition teacher who provided a model test paper that included 19 questions from the original science test of the G.C.E. Ordinary Level examination.

According to local media a tuition master in Gampaha had discussed a sample test paper with 40 questions with his students in a revision class prior to the test date and 19 of the questions were in the science paper of the national examination that was administered Saturday (15). His students had reportedly discussed those questions before the exam.

The Chairman of the Educational Professionals' Union Ven. Muruththettuwe Ananda Thero holding a press conference yesterday said that the offenders who leaked the questions should be punished strictly and demanded the government not to appoint any committees but to act swiftly.

Ceylon Teachers' Union secretary Joseph Stalin Fernando that similar incidents may bring down the students' trust on the examinations.

The general secretary of the Sri Lanka Teacher Services Union Mahinda Jayasinghe said that this type of acts damage the entire social fabric. He said the union had complained to the Commissioner of Examinatoions.

Meanwhile, the Examination Department said that 15 complaints have been received regarding the irregularities of the G.C.E. (Ordinary Level) examination so far.

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