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Ranil calls for reforms in Higher Education

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 to scrap Grade 5 schol exam

President Maithripala Sirisena earlier this week announced an apparently unilateral decision to do away with the Grade 5 scholarship examination.

Social Programs important says Ranil

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe says his government’s aim is to make Sri Lanka a highly competitive Social Market Economy.

Independent higher education quality assurance and accreditation council awaits Cabinet nod

Cabinet approval is being sought to set up a body to check the quality of education in all higher education institutes in Sri Lanka.

Humanities and social science graduates struggling – UGC

UGC Chairman says Humanities and Social Science graduates are struggling to find employment.

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