Wednesday, October 1, 2014
2014 University leadership training program for the First batch Finished.
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2nd Stage of the "Leadership Training Program" - Training Programme on Development of Leadership Qualities and Positive Thinking will be started on 04th of October.
Higher Education Minister SB Dissanayake said that the participants who celebrate the Muslim Hajji Festival, can attend to the programme after finishing their praying on 7th October for the respective camps. They should report to the respective camp on the date of 7th October.
The first stage has successfully completed on 26th of September with 7030 students in 19 camps. The second stage will be started on 04th with 9215 students within 20 Army, Navy and Air Force camps across the country.
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Preliminary arrangements have been made for admission of students to the 2013, 2014 educational year of the Universities.
Sri Lanka University Grants Commission UGC informed that Admission Letters to the students for admission to the 2013/ 2014 academic year of the universities will be issued shortly. At the moment they have started sending letters. Those who have qualified will get the letetrs in future.
The Commission said that 24,178 students will be admitted for 88 academic courses.
The students for the Medical and the Engineering courses are scheduled to be admitted by the end of October.
The officials of the UGC informed that two new courses have been introduced for the new year and the Software Engineering course will be held in the Kelaniya University and the Translation Studies course will be held in the Kelaniya, Sabaragamuwa and the Jaffna universities. Another 1000 students will be admitted under the special admission scheme.
The letter (admission letter) mentioning your selected university & degree course and registration dates will be sent UGC in future. Post card also send in future.
Academic activities of Medical & Engineering faculties will start 2014 October end. According to the reliable sources other faculties will start 2014 December to February 2015 duration.
Year Five / Grade 5 Scholarship Examination (Shishshathwa Wibagaya) will be curtailed to 1 and half hours from 2015 onwards.
Minister of Education Bandula Gunawardena said that the Ministry of Education has decided to restrict Grade Five Scholarship Examination only to one question paper of one and half hours from next year onwards (2015).
Under this method the talent of the students in the knowledge of Language and Mathematics will be tested. The Minister said that this method would reduce the expenditure of the parents and students will get a great mental relief. It will also save a considerable time of the parents and the students.
In the exams held up to now, there were questions outside the subject stream as well.
The model papers of the future exam will be introduced by the Examination Department next month.
The Minister said that book stalls of the Educational Publication Department have now been established in several railway stations and the Vidyodaya Pirivena in Maligakanda and steps have been taken to establish further book stalls in other railway stations as well. The Minister said that in the recent past the students became violent following the removal of Aesthetic Education from the Education stream. He said that what the country need today is a child generation who could involve in inventions and face global challenges. Sports and Aesthetic Education are two subject streams that are essential. The Minister said that 10,000 Aesthetic teachers will be recruited shortly to overcome the shortage of teachers existing in this field.www.lankauniversity-news.com
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