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2018 first school term commences today

The first school term for 2018 commences today (02). However the academic activities of 58 schools used as paper marking centers of the G.C.E. Ordinary Level examination will begin on January 15, announced the Education Ministry. The third term of government and government approved private schools ended on December 08.

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2017 Advanced Level examination results released

The Department of examinations announced that the 2017 GCE Advanced Level Examaniation resulst were released a short while ago. Candidates can check their results online from the department’s website www.doenets.lk The G.C.E. Advanced Level examination was held from August 8 to September 2, this year with 315,227 applicants at 2120 …

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A/L results to be released tomorrow

The results of 2017 G.C.E. A/L Examination will be released to the internet tomorrow morning (28), the Department of Examinations announced. Candidates can check their results online from the department’s website www.doenets.lk G.C.E. Advanced Level examination was held from August 8 to September 2, this year with 315,227 applicants at …

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Strict action against candidates violating exam regulations

Minister of Education Akila Viraj Kariyawasam has instructed the Commissioner General of Examinations and the Police to take stern action against examination candidates who violate the rules and regulations of the examinations. The law will be enforced not only under examination regulations but also through an investigation carried out by …

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No decision to remove history subject from school curriculum

Sri Lanka National Institute of Education says no decision has been made to remove the subject of history from the school curriculum and the media reports that claimed the Education Ministry has paid attention such a move are completely false. Issuing a statement the Director General of National Institute of …

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Distribution of uniform vouchers: Action against errant principals

Education Minister Akila Viraj Kariyawasam yesterday directed the officials to take stern disciplinary action against school principals who were having commercial motives in the process of distributing school uniform vouchers, without offering them to the students. Education Ministry Media Secretary Kalpa Gunaratne said that Minister Kariyawasam had directed that action …

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PM to tackle CoL with ‘relief pack’

At a meeting presided by Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe early this week, it was decided to introduce ‘subsidy shops’ with the participation of the private sector to provide relief to the consumers during the festive season and make available a pack of eight commodities including rice, dhal, sugar, sprats, onions …

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