Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe is calling for major reforms in the Higher Education system in Sri Lanka including the official recognition of privately run non-profit universities.
President Maithripala Sirisena earlier this week announced an apparently unilateral decision to do away with the Grade 5 scholarship examination.
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe says his government’s aim is to make Sri Lanka a highly competitive Social Market Economy.
Cabinet approval is being sought to set up a body to check the quality of education in all higher education institutes in Sri Lanka.
UGC Chairman says Humanities and Social Science graduates are struggling to find employment.