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* Expert committee to probe reason for large number of Sri Lankan students failing math at GCE O/L
Tue, Apr 29, 2014, 10:44 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Apr 29, Colombo: The Education Ministry of Sri Lanka has appointed an expert committee to probe the reason for a large number of students failing mathematics in the GCE Ordinary Level examination.

The Ministry will appoint a seven-member committee to inquire into the reasons for the failures and make proposals to overcome the situation.

University lecturers, senior officers of the National Education Institution and the Ministry of Education as well as Scholars will comprise the Expert Committee.

According to the Ministry sources nearly 43 percent, i.e. 112,978 students out of the 264,177 students who sat for mathematics had failed the subject at the last GCE O/L examination.

Any member of the public can present their views and suggestions to the Experts Committee.

The Committee has been entrusted with the task of finding of how Math could be taught in a simplified simple form.

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