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The government will introduce a new change in the education system by May this year, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said yesterday.

Speaking during the opening of Royal MAS Arena at Royal College Colombo, the Premier said a new “Post school education” programme would be introduced under this new system of education. Accordingly he said this programme would be carried out by schools to prepare students for higher education.

The Premier said he had discussed the new system of education with the subject minister and other stakeholders.

The system of education, he said would be one where the central government and the provincial council could work together. Further he assured that proper officers would be recruited to the ministry of education and the institutions that comes under it. He further assured that the government would allocate six percent of the GDP for education as promised.

“We had an education system which provides opportunities for all the children but we have lost it and we have to reintroduce such a system again. There are conservative people who may shout against it but we will have to go-ahead with the education reforms ” he said.

He stressed the need for providing state of art facilities such as Roya MAS arena modern sports complex to all schools in the country.(Yohan Perera)


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  • Wele Vidane Tuesday, 29 March 2016 09:13 AM

    Baila

    TipTop Tuesday, 29 March 2016 09:15 AM

    No need for new system. Get back to the eduction system you and I had in the 60s . Only the medium on instruction need to in English.

    mike Tuesday, 29 March 2016 09:21 AM

    we welcome the idea however you need to attend this fist including governance of a nation

    Sim Tuesday, 29 March 2016 05:45 PM

    Bring back English medium to all schools

    viranga Tuesday, 29 March 2016 05:47 PM

    more and more for royalty. nothing for us..

    Sapu Tuesday, 29 March 2016 06:13 PM

    Even that system won't help. A system needs to be innovative

    Onlooker Wednesday, 30 March 2016 10:32 AM

    Right Royal treatment.


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