Thursday, February 13, 2014

QAAC secretary Narada Dissanayake-SB's Son

QAAC secretary Narada Dissanayake-SB's Son
Last week Higher Education Minister SB Dissanayake appointed his eldest son Narada Dissanayake as the secretary of a Quality Assurance and Accreditation Committee or QAAC, which is responsible for monitoring all private degree-awarding institutions in Sri Lanka.

The committee’s main task is to assess applications from institutions seeking degree-awarding status and review the standard and quality of both private and public institutions and their programmes of study.

President of the Federation of University Teachers Associations, FUTA, Chandragupta Thenuwara, condemned the appointment and said FUTA hoped to meet the higher education ministry secretary to discuss the Private Universities Act and the appointment of the minister’s son.
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