Thousands of teaching vacancies in northeast schools

[TamilNet, Sunday, 16 November 2003, 11:45 GMT]
There are presently 4820 teacher vacancies and 132 vacancies for principals in northeast schools, a conference held Saturday at the provincial education ministry auditorium in Trincomalee and presided by the Sri Lanka's Minister for School Education Mr.Suranimala Rajapakse, was told.

General Education Project, conference.
School Education Minister Mr.Suranimala Rajapakse (left) lighting the traditional oli lamp at the Trincomalee conference while Provincial Education Ministry Secretary Mr.R.Thiagalingam (centre) and Provincial Director of Education Mr.S.Mahalingam (right) look on.
Minister Mr.Rajapakse tabled a document at the conference giving the strength of teachers and principals in the northeast province. According to the document supplied by the provincial education authorities, 19,194 teachers are currently serving northeast schools.

The minister held two conferences Friday at Vavuniya and Saturday at Trincomalee to review the progress of the General Education Project funded by the World Bank in the northeast province. Zonal education officials and other related officials of the northern province participated at the conference held at Vavuniya. Zonal education officials of the eastern province participated at the Trincomalee conference, sources said.

General Education Project, conference.
Minister Mr.Suranimala Rajapakse (second from right ) speaking at the conference.
GEP Project Director Mr.K.Mohamed Thamby, School Education Ministry additional secretary Mr. G.B.H.Liyanage also participated in the two conferences, which reviewed the shortcomings in the implementation of the GEP proposals in the province, sources said.

Provincial Education Ministry Secretary Mr.R.Thiagalingam delivered the inaugural address.


General Education Project, conference.
World bank funded General Education Project director Mr.K.Mohamed Thamby speaks to zonal directors of education, and divisional education officials, attended the conference.

 

Latest 15 Reports
22.06.18 13:20   Photo
Colombo's TID wants to interrogate Tamil journalist from Batticaloa
21.06.18 16:24   Photo
Jaffna Tamil fishers mobilise against southern poaching, expose conduct of SL police
20.06.18 11:52  
Wigneswaran's secretary accuses SL Presidential Secretariat of dodging land release in North
19.06.18 18:33   Photo
SL military stationed in 6,275 acres of public and private lands in Vaakarai, Batticaloa
18.06.18 23:05  
Occupying SL Police in Jaffna again blamed for dodging action on criminal policemen
17.06.18 23:51   Photo
SL policemen fire to kill Tamil man at Church premises in Mallaakam, Jaffna
16.06.18 20:31  
US naval, seismic partnerships with genocidal Sri Lanka bring miseries to Eezham Tamils in Trincomalee
15.06.18 21:07   Photo
Swiss ruling, a precedent-setting victory for Right of Self-Determination oriented freedom fighters
14.06.18 20:03  
Only an international investigation would establish truth on enforced disappeared
13.06.18 22:37   Photo
Colombo schemes Sinhala military-led industrialisation of KKS exploiting geopolitics
12.06.18 19:49   Photo
Mannaar mass grave could be from early 1990s, shocking details emerge
11.06.18 14:38  
Sirisena yet to revoke Gazette notification of Colombo's seizure of Champoor lands
10.06.18 19:14  
Tamil families caught in dilemma of transferring lands in Seruvila, Trincomalee
09.06.18 19:04  
SL military attempts to rout out Tamil shop owners in Ampaa'rai village
08.06.18 18:17  
131 Sinhala Buddhist installations crop up in North after 2009: NPC
 
Find this article at:
http://www.tamilnet.com/art.html?catid=13&artid=10460