Smart classrooms for every school by 2022: Edu. Minister

Intending to enhance the English learning skills in schoolchildren, the Education Ministry has decided to provide smart classrooms for every school in the country by 2022.

An event in this regard was held in Galle yesterday with participation of Education Minister G.L Peiris and several other officials.

Under the programme, a total of 200 schools in the Southern Province will be equipped with smart classrooms, the Minister said.

Accordingly, the first phase of the programme was launched by the Minister to establish 100 smart classrooms in the Galle District.  Parallel to the event, an agreement was signed to establish another 100 smart classrooms in the Matara District.

More than 500,000 students from 852 schools country-wide have joined this programme, he said.

This programme has already been implemented in schools in the North, Sabaragamuwa, Uva and Central Provinces, the Minister added. (Chaturanga Samarawickrama)

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