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Sunday, January 13, 2013

EDEX 2013 Edu Exhibition BMICH Jan 18


EDEX 2013 EXHIBITION SRI LANKA
The EDEX 2013 Exhibition will be held January 18th to 20th at the BMICH in Colombo Sri Lanka and on January 25th and 26th at the City Centre in Kandy.  This year’s Exhibition is the 10th consecutive annual exhibition to be held in the country.
Exhibitors from over 21 different countries representing over 250 universities will have more than 300 stalls at the Exhibition. . Participants will include highly ranked universities from North America, Europe, Russia, China, Japan, SAARC Region, Malaysia, Singapore, Australia and New Zealand.

Sri Lanka's higher education and careers exhibition, the EDEX-Expo - 2013, organised by Colombo Royal College Union (RCU).EDEX, the National Higher Education and Careers EXPO is now the single largest nationwide platform connecting Sri Lankan youth with Choices, Options and Opportunitiesin the post-secondary, graduate and postgraduate fields, technical and vocational training leading to gainful employment.

Many local tertiary educational, professional, vocational and technical training institutes from both government and private sectors will also participate in the Expo offering many options to gain advanced knowledge and enhanced skills for the youth.
EDEX organisers say early awareness of career and tertiary educational opportunities and vocation education will allow young people to find employment quickly and match the needs of a growing economy. According to the EDEX organisers, an annual exhibition will be conducted in the middle of the year from 2013, to further reduce the time taken by school leavers to choose their career or tertiary education paths.
This exhibition will focus on higher educational opportunities for post-Advanced Level examinations or university entrance and high school certificate examination students who will be just out of school. The exhibition in January captures the post-Ordinary Level and post-A/L student population. The mid-year exhibition will be held on August 31 and September 1 in Colombo. 
Holding of EDEX Expo 2013 has been endorsed by the Presidential Secretariat, Ministries of Education, Higher Education, Youth Affairs and Skills Development, Environment and Labor and Labor Relations.
 The Ceylon Chamber of Commerce (CCC), Information and Communication Technology Agency (ICTA), and Sri Lanka Association of Software and Service Companies (SLASSCOM) are strategic partners in this Exhibition.