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::

* Education sector trade union in Sri Lanka to take legal action if teacher transfer policy is not implemented
Thu, Jan 3, 2013, 06:42 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Jan 03, Colombo: An education sector trade union in Sri Lanka says that legal action would be initiated against the Education Ministry if the implementation of the teacher transfer policy is further delayed.

The Ceylon Teachers' Union (CTU) has said the Ministry would be given time till next week to implement the policy.

CTU General Secretary Joseph Stalin has said the failure to implement the policy has resulted in irregular teacher transfers and noted that most of the teacher transfers are politically motivated.

He has explained that teachers who have served in one school for around five years have been transferred when the government has said that teachers who have remained in the same place for 10-20 years would be transferred.

According to Stalin, the Education Ministry has not adhered to the union's demand to implement the teacher transfer policy, which has been made since last year.

** Related Story :: Teachers\' union of Sri Lanka requests minister to implement transfer boards for teacher transfers



ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Tamils and Muslims stage Hartal paralyzing Sri Lanka's North-East
-- [4 hours ago]
Sri Lanka to expand Priority Bus Lanes to improve bus service, reduce congestion
-- [5 hours ago]
Inspection of school premises for dengue on April 28, 29
-- [5 hours ago]
Sri Lanka police arrest another suspect in Kalutara prison bus shooting
-- [5 hours ago]
SriLankan Airlines flights rescheduled today due to Indian experiment
-- [6 hours ago]
Sri Lanka economy showed early signs of stabilization during 2016 - Central Bank
-- [8 hours ago]
Deputy Minister optimistic on EU vote to grant GSP+ to Sri Lanka
Field Marshal Sarath Fonseka to be appointed as Head of security
Sri Lanka PM meets with India Congress Party leader Sonia Gandhi
President appoints committee to probe Meethotamulla tragedy

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.