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President Gotabhaya spells out proposals for better performance in the field of education

Sri Lanka President Gotabhaya
President Gotabaya has spelt out key proposals to enhance progress in the field of education as promised in his election manifesto.

He has recommended formulation of a mechanism to enroll students to universities soon after A/L, to recruit unemployed graduates after training to vacant positions, to build a workforce appropriate to the country’s needs and its economy, avail opportunities for every student who qualifies A/L and give priority for Information Technology.

He made these observations during a discussion with Education and Higher Education Ministers and officials held at the Presidential Secretariat on Thursday, December 05.

He urged the need to break away from the exam-oriented educational system and create an environment to relieve the unbearable burden placed on children, to train unemployed graduates to fill existing vacancies and to admit students to universities within a short duration after releasing results.

He stressed that the importance of developing and absorbing the Batticaloa Campus to the university network of the country.

Minister of Education Dullas Alahapperuma, Minister Bandula Gunawardene, State Minister Ranjith Siyambalapitiya, Ministry Secretaries and several officials were also present at the event.

President Gotabhaya spells out proposals for better performance in the field of education

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