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Committee to probe ragging in universities

The government has appointed a high-level committee to probe ragging in universities and propose a scheme to re-admit students who left because of this practice.


Sri Lanka to control foreign university placement offices after student deaths

Sri Lanka will introduce a regulatory framework for agencies that place students in foreign universities, Minister Bandula Gunewardene said.


Majority of students believe sex education inadequate, study says

A majority of Sri Lankan students believe sex education at the school level is inadequate, according to a study conducted by the Kelaniya University.


Will removing the Z-score be a disaster?

A recent Government decision to abolish the Z score system for university enrollment has received mixed reactions from academics and educationists.


Experts weigh in on Z score abolition

A recent Government decision to abolish the Z score system for university enrollment has received mixed reactions from academics and educationists.


No school books and uniforms – Women’s Group

Women for Rights, a women’s rights group affiliated with JVP today (18) said that Government has failed to provide school uniforms and textbooks for the students on time.


State universities lack data science units: IPS

Only two state-owned Sri Lankan universities have set up units to train data scientists who are in high demand, the Institute of Policy Studies said.


School-based system to replace Z score; new trilingual national schools on the cards

The Cabinet announced a decision today to introduce a new “school-based scientific method” to select students for government universities in place of the existing district-based Z score system.


O/L candidates not affected by adverse weather so far – DMC

There have been no reports of G. C. E O/L Examination candidates being affected by adverse weather thus far, the DMC Assistant Director said.


SLMA to presidential candidates: Help fight university ragging

The SLMA requested all presidential candidates today to condemn ragging in universities and take measures to curb the practice with the utmost urgency.


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