Minister S.B.Dissanayake has said that the Government was mulling over the conduct of all higher education courses in English from next year.
The Minister revealed of plans to provide a laptop to every student pursuing higher education. He said all students who are to enter higher educational institute are to be provided with laptops. This would enable them to follow online courses. Thereafter within four months an examination will be held to test their knowledge. They should over their shortcomings in English Language. The Minister added that they are prepared to test this challenge. The Minister participated as the Chief Guest at the 2010 English Day Programme, organized by students following English Diploma Course at the Polytechnic Institute in Kandy.