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 teachers' union rejects Examination Commissioner's response on the issues in GCE/AL Economics paper
Fri, Aug 8, 2014, 09:19 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Aug 08, Colombo: An education sector union in Sri Lanka, Lanka Teacher Service Union today rejected the response of the Examination Commissioner regarding the G.C.E. (Advanced Level) Economics paper.

The union said that the swift response from the Examination Commissioner showed the irresponsibility.

The Examination Commissioner W.M.N.J. Pushpakumara said that the panel that compiled the question papers for Economics have probed the complaint and found that there were no errors in the papers.

The secretary of the Lanka Teacher Service Union Mahinda Jayasinghe said that the university academics were ready to show the problems in the paper before a panel of academics and the Examination Commissioner must take up the challenge.

He also pointed out that the panel that set the paper had failed to include single question from several units of the syllabus.

The union in a letter that was sent to the Examination Commissioner yesterday mentioned that the Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) 23,25,28,29 and 38 had errors and that the whole paper was set in a substandard manner that did not test the students' knowledge in the subject.

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Congressional caucus on Sri Lanka renewed for the 115th Congress
-- [2 hours ago]
Sri Lanka Central Bank introduces a new Primary Issuance System for Treasury Bonds
-- [5 hours ago]
Main suspect of Nallur shooting remanded till 8 August
-- [6 hours ago]
GMOA calls off strike after discussions with Minister of Law and Order
-- [6 hours ago]
Law and Order Minister enlightens parliament on the controversy surrounding arrest of student activist
-- [6 hours ago]
Sri Lanka PM receives best wishes from President on completion of 40 years in politics
-- [7 hours ago]
Sri Lanka parliament uses electronic voting in passing Foreign Exchange Act
-- [8 hours ago]
IFC joins hands with Sri Lanka's Commercial Bank to boost green financing access
-- [8 hours ago]
Cyprus police on manhunt for Sri Lankan suspected in murdering compatriot
-- [9 hours ago]
Sri Lanka government approves Hambantota Port deal with China
-- [9 hours ago]

Copyright © 2000, 2014 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.