India joins in the programme of teaching English Language as a Life Skill. The related Indo-Sri Lanka MOU was inked today.
A workshop on spoken and listening skills in English at school level was held at the Mihilaka Medura at the BMICH. It was organized by the Presidential Task Force for England and IT and the Education Ministry and is yet another step of the “English as a Life Skill” Programme initiated at the behest of the President.
Minister Bandula Gunawardena and India’s High Commissioner to Sri Lanka Ashok K. Kantha signed the agreement. The agreement provides an opportunity for 45 teachers selected at the Provincial level to undergo special training in the Hyderabad University. The handing over of air tickets to the first batch also took place on this occasion. Education Secretary H.M. Gunasekara and Presidential Consultant Sunimal Fernando were among those present.