A solution has been found to the shortage of English teachers. Minister S.B. Dissanayake said that the English Diploma Courses of the Sri Lanka Higher Education Institute will be modernized so that the students who are following Diploma Courses could be recruited as English teachers.
Speaking at the relocation of the Sri Lanka Higher Education Institute in a new building, the Minister said that in the past few days, he held discussions with the Chief Ministers. They stressed the need to further advance the English Course. The Minister said this would help to eliminate the dearth of English teachers within two to three years. Among those present were Ministry officials.