Text and pics by Mohamed R. Farook
Fathima Halidha, a Fathima Muslim Ladies College 2011 AL Examination Bio Stream student, who secured an astonishing Z-Score of 3.0, with an all island ranking number three and district ranking of number two having achieved three straight A’s in all the three subjects of biology, chemistry and physics, who is to undergo degree in medicine in the Faculty of Medicine, in the University of Colombo, was specially recognised by their Old Girls Association on their College Awards Day 2012 held to recognise Academic High Achiever’s students who have excelled at Advanced Level Examination and those who have excelled at National Level on 16 September at Tower Hall, Maradana. Past Principals and Past Teacher’s were also recognised for their service excellence from the year 2002 onwards.
The ICT Agency of Sri Lanka (ICTA) will be knowledge partner to Ananda College ICT Society annual conference, “Pulz’ 12”.
Throughout its 25-year legacy of 25 glorious years, the ICT society of Ananda College (ACICTS) has rendered a great service to the school and the country.
Vice Chancellor of the Colombo University Prof. Kshanika Hirimburegama says that students are suffering due to the actions of a few faculty members.
The Vice Chancellor says that students suffer due to the strike action by the faculty members of the Federation of University Teachers’ Association (FUTA) and that it was a shame to university academics.
As a responsible corporate citizen, NDB has dedicated itself towards making meaningful benefactions to the society through its Strategic Corporate Responsibility initiatives that uplift and empower the future generation of Sri Lanka.
By Shanuka Tissera
The Serendib Educational Foundation (SEF) provides financial support to talented students who have excelled in their secondary education and have the ability and skills to reach greater heights as they pursue higher studies.
Whether there is rain or sunshine, the children at Kumbukkollawewa village are eager to attend pre-school, to learn new things, play with their friends and also to bask in the sunshine under the kind attention of the two volunteers who function as their pre-school teachers.
The 25 children did not have a proper pre-school building till very recently. A religious building served as a temporary location but when religious programmes were underway, the kids had nowhere to go.
As part of the skills training program of Muslim Aid Sri Lanka, carpentry skills were taught to 30 young people from the Horopathana and Kahatagasdilliya District Secretariat Divisions.
Sampath Bank is the official banker of the Colombo International Book Fair 2012 for the ninth consequent year. This Book Fair will be held at BMICH from 18 to 26 September 2012.
The 12th batch of Year 5 students to benefit from AVIVA NDB Higher Education Scholarships will receive their initial monthly bursary at the awards presentation to be held on 21 September.
The world’s leading professional body for marketers today urges school leavers to consider all their options when plotting their route to future employment. As thousands of sixth-formers open their A-level results, The Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) is encouraging students to consider whether professional training, work-based learning, a degree or a combination of all three will serve them best.