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Teaching appointments to 4286 Diploma Holders in National Diploma in Teaching…

The Education Minister Mr. Akila Viraj Kariyawasam stated the present government is dedicated to improve human and physical resource of education.

The Education Minister expressed these views yesterday (08) joining a ceremony held at Temple Tree premises under the patronage of Priminister Mr. Ranil Wickramasinghe to award teaching appointments to diploma holders who completed a tree year pre-service National Diploma in Teaching for academic year 2015/2017 to fill teacher vacancies in national and provincial schools.

The diploma holders who got the training under 31 courses in education in 19 Colleges of Education in Sri Lanka were awarded appointments yesterday and this included 2340 Sinhala medium teaching appointments, 1300 Tamil medium teaching appointments and 646 English medium teaching appointments.

The Education Minister Mr. Akila Viraj Kariyawasam has instructed officials to do the enrollment of these student teachers to Colleges of Education as per the Gazette notification on 08-05-2015 and accordingly these student teachers were recruited on the basis of teacher requirement of each Divisional Secretariat.