The EDEX Sustainable Quiz 2016 finals between Richmond College Galle and Dharmashoka College Ambalangoda was held at Royal College, recently.

Extensive damage was caused to a school in Dickoya this week when a large tree collapsed on the building, officials said.

New Delhi based UNESCO Director & Representative to Bhutan, India, Maldives and Sri Lanka, Shigeru Aoyagi was on a two-day visit to Sri Lanka recently, to meet with government officials and discuss the Organisation’s activities in the country. In an interview with the Education Times, Mr. Aoyagi spoke of the Sri Lankan Education Sector and the changes needed in this Information Communication Technology (ICT) age.

According to a recent study conducted by the Sri Lanka Medical Association (SLMA), more than 80% of desks or chairs in schools are not compatible with the physical dimensions of the students who use them.

The Mexican Agency for International Development Cooperation (AMEXCID) is offering scholarships for Special programmes to Sri Lanka's students.

According to the Ministry of Higher Education the world rankings of Sri Lankan universities are as under.

The Central Government and the Provincial Councils (PC) have reached a compromise on sharing more than Rs 63 billion for the development of some 7,000 schools in the country.

The University of Peradeniya, a premier University, had its 68th Convocation recently at the University Gymnasium, while over the years, the University authorities nor the Government has thought of building a Convocation Hall.

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According to the Pakistan High Commission in Sri Lanka, the Jinnah Educational Scholarships started in 2005, has to date granted Rs 45 million worth of scholarships to 1,500 Sri Lankan students.

The Alumni of the University of Ruhuna (UoR) have organised a ceremony to felicitate former Minister of Finance and Member of Parliament (MP), Ronnie de Mel who was the visionary behind establishing the UoR. The felicitation ceremony will be held at the University's Wellamada complex this morning

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