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British Council, Ministry of Education collaborate to develop international learning

Views - 57 Wednesday, 4 July 2018 00:00

This year celebrated the last year of the International School Awards in Sri Lanka and the occasion was marked by the presence


SLTC launches Centre for Excellence in Teaching, Learning and Innovation for educators

Views - 32 Tuesday, 26 June 2018 00:00

In keeping with the promise for better education and smarter classrooms, the Sri Lanka Technological Campus (SLTC), recently powered another ground breaking initiative, giving life to an independent organisation, the Centre for Excellence in Teaching


SLIIT holds Open Day for MSc July intake

Views - 44 Tuesday, 26 June 2018 00:00

SLIIT, Sri Lanka’s leading degree awarding institute approved by the Ministry of Higher Education held an Open Day recently at its Metro Campus to coincide with the institute’s new intake of MSc students.


University of Jayewardenepura ties up with Airtel’s Industry Partnership Program

Views - 32 Tuesday, 26 June 2018 00:00

Airtel has opened its doors to the undergraduates of the Department of Marketing Management, Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce of University of Sri Jayewardenepura under the Airtel Industry Partnership Program – a joint academic cum indust


IIT becomes Sri Lanka’s first-ever institute to provide BCS accredited degree programs

Views - 237 Tuesday, 26 June 2018 00:00

Informatics Institute of Technology (IIT), the pioneer in British higher education in Sri Lanka, has become the first institute in Sri Lanka to provide degree programs with British Computer Society (BCS) accreditation.


Sydney Business School offers degree pathway progression for BMS Graduate Diploma

Views - 123 Tuesday, 26 June 2018 00:00

The Sydney Business School (SBS), a part of Australia’s University of Wollongong, recognised the Graduate Diploma in Management (GDM) awarded by the Business Management School (BMS) for progression to its Master of Business Degree.


Lyceum International fetes 25

Views - 137 Wednesday, 20 June 2018 00:00

Lyceum International School’s 25th Silver Jubilee Anniversary Celebration was held last Thursday at the Nugegoda


Old Anandians appreciate young Anandians who excelled at GCE A/Ls

Views - 55 Wednesday, 20 June 2018 00:00

The old Anandians 70-75 group has organised for the 12th consecutive year the appreciation and felicitation ceremony


Kumar de Silva, Chief Guest at Wesley College Prize Day

Views - 73 Wednesday, 13 June 2018 00:09

The annual Prize Day of Wesley College Colombo will be held at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday 14 June in the Main Hall under the patronage of the Bishop of the Methodist Church Revd. Asiri Perera, and Principal Avanka Fernando.


World-renowned Cambridge Schools Conference in Sri Lanka in November

Views - 323 Wednesday, 13 June 2018 00:08

Cambridge International has announced that it will be holding a Cambridge Schools Conference in Sri Lanka this year on 27 and 28 November.


Trinity College celebrates 150 years with ‘Trinity 150’

Views - 112 Wednesday, 13 June 2018 00:05

On 17 May Trinity College officially launched ‘Trinity 150’, a project aimed at celebrating 150 years of Trinity in 2022. The primary aim of the project is to improve the ailing infrastructure of the school by renovating historical buildings such


Lyceum International School: Birth to adulthood

Views - 428 Wednesday, 13 June 2018 00:03

25 years of success! The beginning of it all was the dream of a single individual Mohan Lal Grero. His dream of a Sri Lankan student population proficient in the English Language became a reality with the establishment of the Lyceum International Sch


Fairfield Holdings acquires controlling interest of Alethea Group

Views - 1004 Wednesday, 13 June 2018 00:01

One of the country’s oldest private educational institutions, Alethea Group divested controlling interest of its equity to Fairfield Holdings at end May 2018. The transaction was arranged and supervised by M Power Capital which was responsible fo


15 years of excellence showcased at ANC graduation and awards

Views - 531 Thursday, 3 August 2017 00:08

Dr. Harsha De Silva urges students to adapt and take charge of change 115 transfer to US and Canadian universities; 277 complete graduate  and postgraduate degrees  Best performing students and Best Dissertations&nbs


ICBS: First institute in the country to use touchcast video conferencing

Views - 401 Thursday, 3 August 2017 00:02

As technology has become an integral part of everyone’s life, the Sri Lankan  education landscape needs to be quick to adopt Information and Communications Technology (ICT) into their teaching and learning process at universities and in


Shanela heads to Augustana

Views - 772 Thursday, 3 August 2017 00:02

Shanela Ranaraja, a brilliant academic from Colombo International School Kandy (CISK) was recently placed at Augustana College Rock Island Illinois USA by Scholarships for USA Ltd. (SUSA) with a very generous scholarship. On top of her brilliant a


APU Malaysia signs up to use Forestpin Analytics to enhance students’ learning experiences

Views - 434 Thursday, 3 August 2017 00:01

Rimbun Forensic Advisory Sdn Bhd the partners representing Foresptin in Malaysia signed the MOA with APU to enhance the undergraduate and post graduate learning experiences on Forensic Accounting software. Forestpin Analytics is a Sri Lankan softw


HSBC and British Council continue Kids Read Project for third consecutive year

Views - 470 Thursday, 27 July 2017 00:18

In early 2015, the British Council Sri Lanka and HSBC began an educational partnership by commencing the HSBC Kids Read Project. Already a well-established project, this has been successfully implemented in countries across North Africa, the Middl


IIT partners Robert Gordon University for Big Data Analytics Open Forum

Views - 555 Wednesday, 19 July 2017 00:00

The Informatics Institute of Technology (IIT), the pioneer in providing globally renowned IT and business higher education in Sri Lanka, recently held the Big Data Analytics Open Forum at The Mirage, Colombo. The event was attended by IT and cor


Youth leadership, public speaking and English education program at American Center

Views - 682 Wednesday, 19 July 2017 00:00

“True leaders don’t create followers, they create more leaders.” It is with this in mind that the American Center Colombo has joined together with Motivational Speaker and Personality Development Coach Farill Farook to draw the


Medical education in Management & Science University, Malaysia

Views - 603 Wednesday, 19 July 2017 00:00

Management & Science University (MSU) is one of Malaysia’s top universities, with a focus on developing and delivering quality human capital in national and global critical-need areas; among them, Medicine, Health Sciences, Pharmacy, Inf


Edulink Campus to hold seminar on ‘Transition from school to university on 25 July

Views - 479 Wednesday, 19 July 2017 00:00

One of the hardest tasks for school leavers is to get to grips with the way university differs from school. Like anything in life, preparation will help in dealing with the numerous changes and challenges that they will face at university. With th


SDJF & UNFPA launch www.iVoice.lk 

Views - 493 Wednesday, 19 July 2017 00:00

Website a trilingual online platform for youth to discuss social issues and drive innovative solutions  Globally, Sri Lanka has played a leading role in advocating youth participation and decision-making. In 2014, the World Conferen


Proposal for national policy on education presented to President

Views - 1448 Wednesday, 1 February 2017 15:09

  The proposal for the national policy on general education which includes the proposals on the reforms in the education sector of the country was presented to President Maithripala Sirisena on 26 January at the President&rsq


SLIIT offers novel B.Sc Honours Degree in Quantity Surveying

Views - 1927 Wednesday, 1 February 2017 15:09

  Sri Lanka’s premier degree awarding institute SLIIT recently announced that it has launched for the first time a B.Sc Honours Degree Program in Quantity Surveying (QS).  Marking a new chapter in education, this


Associate Provost Dr. Nathan Myers welcomes Chathurdika to Youngstown

Views - 1499 Wednesday, 1 February 2017 15:08

Chathurdika Jinadasa was recently accepted to Williamson College of Business Administration of Youngstown State University considered one of the top business schools of Ohio accredited to the Association of Advance Association of Collegiate School


Imperial College offers prestigious MBA from UWS in fully fledged digital classrooms

Views - 1724 Wednesday, 1 February 2017 15:00

  Imperial College of Business Studies (ICBS), currently one of the prominent education providers in the country, with a rapidly growing student population for its suit of qualifications, now offers the prestigious MBA from U


EDULINK offers globally reputed MBA with host of key differentiators

Views - 1453 Wednesday, 1 February 2017 14:59

EDULINK International Campus, a fully-owned entity of EDULINK Consultants of Dubai, a multinational education company which specialises in establishing academic institutions with renowned international universities around the world, now offers the


If your child has 3 Bs or equal grades, gift them a special scholarship from Northshore College

Views - 1706 Wednesday, 1 February 2017 14:59

From left: Edex Mid-Year expo 2016 Project Chairman Nandun Chandraratne, Edex Chairman Kamal Abeysinghe, Observerjobs CEO Heshan Karunaratne and Northshore College Marketing Manager Mohamed Irshad    


Management & Science University ties up with Browns Healthcare

Views - 1429 Wednesday, 1 February 2017 14:57

  The Management & Science University and Browns Healthcare Ltd. recently entered into an agreement which will further enhance the university’s strategic partnerships with the industry.  The Memorandum of Un


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Friday, 19 April 2019

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Friday, 19 April 2019

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Friday, 19 April 2019

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Thursday, 18 April 2019

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