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* Sri Lanka to completely change the school curriculum from next year
Sun, Apr 13, 2014, 06:45 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Apr 13, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Education Ministry will completely change the school curriculum from next year, the Minister of Education Bandula Gunawardena said.

Participating in a radio program by the state run radio, the Minister said changes will be introduced to Grade 5 Scholarship, GCE Ordinary Level and GCE Advanced Level Examinations.

He said the text books on relevant subjects and the syllabuses will be changed from 2015.

The Minister has noted that the government has implemented significant changes to the education system to raise the standard of education in the country.

He pointed out that in 2009 only 52.05 percent passed the GCE Ordinary Level Examination. The number was increased to 67 percent last year.

The government has introduced the technology stream as a subject of the school curriculum for the advanced level last year and the subjects of Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Civil Engineering are now being taught within the school itself, the Minister explained.

He pointed out that in 2009 only 52.05 percent passed the GCE Ordinary Level Examination. The number was increased to 67 percent last year.

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