Lankapage Logo Recent Top Stories
CP 14 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Sri Lanka education sector to introduce new 'Technical' stream for GCE (A/L) examination
Wed, Jan 23, 2013, 11:52 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Jan 23, Colombo: Sri Lanka's education sector plans to introduce a new stream of study focused on technology education for the GCE Advanced Level examination from 2016.

Higher Education Minister S.B. Dissanayake has said that the decision had been made in order to increase job opportunities for students after Advanced Levels.

He has noted that there's currently a huge discussion about the difficulty of preparing students for the job market due to the limited education streams in the country's education sector.

Dissanayake has added that the proposed technical stream is expected to help youth adjust to the requirements of the job market in the country and overseas.

The proposed stream will include technical subjects such as information technology, electronics, civil and mechanical engineering, agriculture and food sciences to give the students a practical knowledge in preparation for employment after school education.

Currently there are four streams of study at the Advanced Levels - Physical Science, Biological Science, Commerce and Arts.

Meanwhile, Education Minister Bandula Gunawardena has said the government hoped to implement the new stream of study in at least one school in each of the 343 Divisional Secretariat Divisions in the country.



ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Financial Fraud Investigation Unit of Sri Lanka police investigates MIG- 27 deal
-- [3 hours ago]
CID questions former Sri Lankan minister over journalists' murder
-- [4 hours ago]
Sri Lankan Prime Minister to visit North to hold discussions with Tamil leaders
-- [4 hours ago]
Two Universities Visit at Indiana Buddhist Temple
-- [9 hours ago]
President Obama intends to nominate Atul Keshap as Ambassador to Sri Lanka and Maldives
Suspect attacked Sri Lankan President's brother surrenders
Sri Lanka Freedom Party MPs attend rally in Ratnapura despite party directive to stay away
Sri Lanka to participate in the universal exposition World Expo 2015
Sri Lankan court orders probe into former Defense Secretary's bank accounts
Sri Lankan minster writes to President and PM asking not to nominate the 'corrupted' for elections

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.