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6000 applications expecting national school teacher transfers for the year 2020

The education minister Mr. Akila Viraj Kariyawasam has instructed the officers to take quick action to finalize the national school teacher transfers before commencement the first term of next year.

The teacher transfer unit of education ministry has received 6000 applications of national schools expecting transfers for the year 2020 by now.

This 6000 applications include about 2000 applications of teachers who had served in the same school for 10 years.

The necessary steps will be taken to do these transfers by appointing national school teacher transfer boards which represent teacher unions.

In 2017 transferring of teachers who served more than 10 years in the same school started on a decision taken by education minister Mr. Akila Viraj Kariyawasam. The education minister took that decision to do teacher transfers annually as mentioned in the teacher transfer policy enabling any teacher to get the opportunity to serve in a national school. 12000 teachers have been given transfers that year. On that basis 5000 have been given transfers in 2018.

The teacher transfer unit pointed out annually since 2017 by 2020 there is a decrees in applications received from teachers served for 10 years in same school.