Lankapage Logo CP 22 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* All government schools to open on November 22 for academic activities
Wed, Nov 17, 2021, 10:35 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

All Buddhist Dhamma Schools to be opened on the 28th

Nov 17, Colombo: The Minister of Education Dinesh Gunawardena stated in Parliament on Monday that all grades which have not yet been started in government schools could be started from next week.

Accordingly, at a discussion held at the Ministry of Education, Isurupaya, Battaramulla on Tuesday with the Secretary to the Ministry of Education, Prof. Kapila Perera and other officials of the Ministry, it has been decided that Grades 6-7-8-9 in Government and Government Approved Private Schools should commence from Monday 22nd November 2021 in accordance with the Health Recommendations.

The schools that had suspended the academic activities as the COVID-19 pandemic spread were reopened in four stages on the recommendation of health authorities.

Under the first phase, primary grades were started in schools with less than 200 students. Under the second phase, primary grades in all schools and in the third phase, Ordinary Level and Advanced Level grades in all schools were started. Grades 6-7-8-9 in all schools under Phase IV will begin next Monday.

Accordingly, the academic activities of all government and government approved private schools in the island for all grades will commence from Monday 22nd November 2021.

Meanwhile, the Department of Buddhist Affairs has given permission to reopen all Buddhist Dhamma Schools, which have been closed due to the Covid epidemic from the 28th of this month (Sunday).

 

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories ::
Coronavirus update: 757 new COVID-19 cases identified Wednesday, total rises to 569,928
-- [17 minutes ago]
Sri Lankan leaders express condolences over the sudden demise of Indian military chief
-- [55 minutes ago]
Chinese ship carrying organic fertilizer leaving Sri Lanka, court told
-- [1 hour and 23 minutes ago]
Chinese firm files lawsuit against Sri Lanka over the rejected $49.7m fertilizer deal
-- [1 hour and 38 minutes ago]
Sri Lanka President committed to work with BIMSTEC members to ensure regional cooperation efforts
-- [2 hours ago]
Sri Lanka reports 28 Covid-19 deaths on Wednesday, toll rises to 14,533
-- [2 hours ago]
South Korea grants Sri Lanka US$ 4 million to strengthen forensic drug analysis capabilities
-- [2 hours ago]
Navy seizes over 23 kg of Kerala cannabis in Point Pedro
-- [9 hours ago]
Speaker appoints a committee to probe recent unruly incidents in parliament
CSE partners with the University of Kelaniya on promoting capital market education among undergraduates

Copyright © 2000, 2020 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.