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Bridging the learning gaps with connected education

/ Friday, 25 November 2016 00:19

By Eranga Perera Education institutions are starting to embrace technology to improve efficiency and speed. There are clear signs that informatio...


AAP on track

/ Friday, 25 November 2016 00:00

  Academy for Administrative Professionals (AAP) concluded its 12th Annual Residential seminar recently at Bay Vista Hotel Ar...


CMI Sri Lanka presents evening seminar on HR topic ‘Challenges in Managing Tomorrow’s Workforce’

/ Friday, 25 November 2016 00:00

The Chartered Management Institute (CMI) Sri Lanka branch will be organising an evening seminar on ‘Challenges in Managing Tomorrow’s W...


Korea Eximbank to support establishment of 2 vocational training institutes in Colombo and Gampaha

/ Friday, 25 November 2016 00:00

Stone laying ceremony in Colombo (centre): Minister of Skills Development and Vocational Training Mahinda Samarasinghe and Korean Ambassad...


Young leaders of Sri Lankan heritage encouraged to explore, experience and understand country

/ Wednesday, 16 November 2016 00:01

Six young professionals of Sri Lankan heritage from the USA and Canada are currently in Sri Lanka under The Asia Foundation’s Lanka...


UNFPA Sri Lanka facilitates provincial-level youth policy discussions in east

/ Wednesday, 16 November 2016 00:01

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in Sri Lanka, through its Youth Policy Program, works with all provincial councils in the country to br...


NSBM Green University Town now open

/ Friday, 28 October 2016 00:01

Turning a new leaf in Sri Lankan higher education, the NSBM Green University Town was opened on 26 October by President Maithripala Siri...


ESOFT joins INFOTEL 2016 as Official Education Partner

/ Friday, 28 October 2016 00:01

ESOFT Group of Companies Chairman and Managing Director Dr. Dayan Rajapakse handing over the sponsorship cheque to INFOTEL 2016 Main Organising Com...


SLIIT International Office gears students for global opportunities

/ Friday, 28 October 2016 00:01

In today’s global economy, preparing students for an increasingly interconnected world and a global economy is paramount. The Intern...


IPM Sri Lanka to offer B. Sc and M. Sc HRM Degrees from University of Salford, UK

/ Friday, 28 October 2016 00:01

IPM Sri Lanka President Prof. Ajantha Dharmasiri and UK Salford University Associate Dean – International Eileen Roddy exchanging th...


City School of Architecture celebrates 30th anniversary

/ Thursday, 27 October 2016 00:00

City School of Architecture Director Archt. Chandana Ellepola, City School of Architecture CEO / Director Archt. Asoka Widanapathirana, City School...


CBB English Language Training Program 2016 benefits 33,000 children

/ Thursday, 27 October 2016 00:00

Since its inception in 2005, the Council for Business with Britain’s (CBB) vision of ‘Prosperity through English’ has led to th...


‘Path to Your Real Success’ seminar a success

/ Thursday, 27 October 2016 00:00

  The seminar ‘Path to Your Real Success’ recently organised by PACE Institute at Pannipitiya concluded very succ...


Commercial Bank unveils ambitious ‘Smart Schools’ initiative

/ Thursday, 27 October 2016 00:00

The seminar for school principals on Commercial Bank’s new ‘Smart Schools’ initiative     A gro...


IIT unveils new campus premises

/ Thursday, 27 October 2016 00:00

    The Informatics Institute of Technology (IIT) recently held the opening ceremony of its new premises located at 504, ...


CA Sri Lanka with public sector wing offers CPFA qualification for APFASL members on merit basis

/ Wednesday, 26 October 2016 00:01

Senior public servants who wish to progress in the field of accountancy, can now apply for the Chartered Public Finance Accountancy (CPFA) qualific...


Spaghetti Bridge Competition seeks out those with mettle

/ Wednesday, 26 October 2016 00:01

For the fourth consecutive year, the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Ruhuna, hel...


Pakistani students in Sri Lanka on student exchange program

/ Wednesday, 26 October 2016 00:01

Pakistani Student Delegation with High Commissioner of Pakistan  H.E. Syed Shakeel Hussain A 10-member student delegation f...


Open Day on Library and Information Studies

/ Wednesday, 26 October 2016 00:01

Sri Lanka Library Association (SLLA) will hold its first ever Open Day on 30 October at the premises of the Organisation of Professional Associatio...


ESOFT relocates Anuradhapura branch

/ Wednesday, 26 October 2016 00:01

ESOFT, Sri Lanka’s most trusted name for providing high quality, private sector higher education, relocated its Anuradhapura branch to a new ...


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Why agricultural value chains fail – Part (2): A principal-agent-problem

7 December 2016

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