The Education Ministry has commenced distribution of school uniform material to children affected by floods, while continuing to provide other relief to the affected, said a ministry official.
The Education Ministry has advised school canteens to refrain from selling food with a high content of sugar, salt, and oil, and carbonated drinks likely to be harmful to the students' health.
The Education Ministry, along with the Food & Agricultural Organisation (FAO) and the World Food Programme ( WFP) will encourage School Gardens (SG) islandwide to promote healthy diets within households.
Twenty-year-old Nirma Kumarasiri, an undergrad of the University of South Florida (USF) and a past student of Colombo International School (CIS), has been chosen to represent his university at an international forum.(--)
Principals and parents got together recently and staged a protest before the Gampaha Zonal Education Director's office, against the transfer of the Gampaha Zonal Education Director.
The Sri Lanka Law College ( SLLC), in association with The Law Students' Union of Sri Lanka ( LSU) is scheduled to host the first National Law Students' Conference on July 2&3 at the SLLC.
Minister of State for Higher Education (HE), Mohan Lal Grero said the Ministry plans to develop the HE sector by addressing 4 major issues.
The Katunayake Institute of Engineering Technology (IET) is to be upgraded with Austrian funding on concessionary terms.
University Academics are to submit proposals and provide expert support on resettling people displaced by landslides in the Aranayake area.
Schoolchildren affected by the recent floods and landslides will be gifted with relief packages of books, education material and footwear among other items.