Youth / Careers / Higher Education

As rural Sri Lanka dries out, young farmers look for new job options

/ Thursday, 17 August 2017 00:56

Abandoned fishing boats lay on the banks of the dried Siyambalankkatuwa reservoir in Sri Lanka’s Puttalam District Ra...


UN Youth Envoy Jayathma Wickramanayake strives to make UN an inclusive system for global youth

/ Thursday, 17 August 2017 00:52

New York: United Nations’ new Youth Envoy, Jayathma Wickramanayake says the global organisation should be an inclusive system for all youth a...


DATS holds Graduation 2017

/ Friday, 4 August 2017 00:00

The 26th graduation ceremony of the DIMO Academy for Technical Skills (DATS) was held recently at the Auditorium of the company’s state of th...


EDB promotes Sri Lankan education services in Nepal

/ Friday, 4 August 2017 00:00

The EDB facilitated the Sri Lankan educational services exports sector to participate in the 11th ECAN Education Fair which was held in Nepal from ...


No tuition policy at Colombo School of Arts and Sciences guarantees results!

/ Friday, 4 August 2017 00:00

The last five and a half decades has witnessed a growing trend in Sri Lanka in the form of a tuition culture. There are several factors that have b...


CISI’s Education Trust Awards 2017: Inspiring futures

/ Thursday, 27 July 2017 00:13

Nilukshi Jayawardena receiving her certificate from CISI Chief Executive Simon Culhane Chartered FCSI   The Chartered...


NDB together with British Council awards 200 English teachers

/ Thursday, 27 July 2017 00:12

NDB Director, CEO Dimantha Seneviratne handing over certificates NDB together with British Council awarded the successful candidat...


SLIIT provides standard of higher education employers seek

/ Thursday, 27 July 2017 00:09

Parents in Sri Lanka place high emphasis on higher education for their child that will ensure a lucrative career with job satisfaction. SLIIT is an...


Damshike becomes SUSA’s latest placement at Indian Hills Community College, USA

/ Thursday, 27 July 2017 00:05

Damshike Piyasena with Scholarships for USA Director Priyanthi Dissanayake at Water’s Edge   Damshike Piyasena,...


Edulink launches unique postgraduate diploma as route to MBAs of University of Northampton

/ Thursday, 13 July 2017 00:00

  Designed as a route to the leading world class MBA from the University of Northampton (UK), the ATHE Postgraduate Diploma i...


IIT Careers Day provides opportunities for leading companies to employ talented graduates

/ Thursday, 13 July 2017 00:00

  The Informatics Institute of Technology (IIT), a pioneer in providing British higher education in Information Technology an...


AOD shares insights on ‘design’ as career choice with ‘Design Experience Day 2017’

/ Thursday, 13 July 2017 00:00

  Get introduced to a career in design with some of today’s biggest prospects at AOD’s Design Experience Day 2017...


Three more graduate from Hills

/ Tuesday, 11 July 2017 00:00

Minoli Amaratunga, Sawin Jayasekera and Dharani Matharage (pictured from left) recently graduated from Indian Hills Community College (IHC...


Applications called for Advance Diploma in Journalism

/ Tuesday, 11 July 2017 00:00

The Sri Lanka College of Journalism (SLCJ) has commenced registering students for Advance Diploma in Journalism which will commence on 9 July. The ...


Pathfinder Foundation to develop work program with Sichuan University of China

/ Tuesday, 11 July 2017 00:00

Following a fact-finding tour undertaken by a team of academics representing the prestigious Sichuan University (SCU) in April at the invitation of...


Roadmap to interactive teaching: Workshop for Sri Lankan teachers by UK academics

/ Tuesday, 11 July 2017 00:00

A workshop has been exclusively designed for teachers in order to expand the knowledge on their current teaching practice and participate ...


Colombo Uni. English Language Teaching Unit hosts Intl.l Research Symposium on English as a Second Language

/ Tuesday, 11 July 2017 00:00

Registration now open for proposal submission and participation The rise of English as a global lingua franca has encouraged more innovativ...


Commercial Credit powers ‘Future Minds 2017’

/ Tuesday, 11 July 2017 00:00

From left: Commercial Credit and Finance PLC Senior Manager Educational Loans Jayalath Malwenna, Future Minds 2017 Advisor Chathura Lakind...


BOC’s Ran Kekulu Grade 5 Scholarship Awards for 2016 concludes successfully

/ Thursday, 6 July 2017 00:00

  BOC’s Ran Kekulu Grade 5 Scholarship Awards – 2016 national event recently concluded successfully at the Bandar...


Aspirations International Education Exhibition 2017 this weekend

/ Thursday, 6 July 2017 00:00

Leading the way in assuring placement for aspiring scholars in over 30 universities and institutions overseas, Aspirations International Education ...


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Sri Lanka must move from politics to business

17 August 2017

Last week, the Yahapalana Government, which came on the promise of good governance and weeding out corruption, had its first blow, when a senior minister and deputy leader of the party had to resign over allegations of corruption. Whilst the sha...


Failures in education drag the country down

17 August 2017

When the country received independence in 1948, the administration and education was of extremely high standard. In 1956, the S.W.R.D. Bandaranaike Government made Sinhala the Official Language and converted education to Swabasha, includi...


Three things to ponder on the 150th Anniversary of the World’s Finest Tea

16 August 2017

The Colombo International Tea Convention 2017 concluded on Friday, elegantly supported by our most accomplished cricketer and commended by several of the international delegates as the most significant gathering of the global tea industry. For ma...


Ravi K’s altruistic suicide!

15 August 2017

Ravi Karunanayake sacrificed his pride and position by tendering his resignation to save the Maithri-Ranil Government cabal. He could have faced and defeated the no confidence motion against him if Maithri (who owes his presidency to Ravi) and Ran...


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