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The Sinhalese arrived in Sri Lanka late in the 6th century B.C., probably from northern India. Buddhism was introduced beginning in about the mid-third century B.C., and a great civilization developed at the cities of Anuradhapura (kingdom from circa 200 B.C. to circa A.D. 1000) and Polonnaruwa (from about 1070 to 1200). In the 14th century, a south Indian dynasty seized power in the north and established a Tamil kingdom. Occupied by the Portuguese in the 16th century and by the Dutch in the 17th century, the island was ceded to the British in 1796, became a crown colony in 1802, and was united under British rule by 1815. As Ceylon, it became independent in 1948; its name was changed to Sri Lanka in 1972. Tensions between the Sinhalese majority and Tamil separatists erupted into war in 1983. Tens of thousands have died in an ethnic conflict that continues to fester. After two decades of fighting, the government and Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam formalized a cease-fire in February 2002, with Norway brokering peace negotiations.

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English Language Teacher Trainer: Teacher Education for English Project - Sri Lanka
British Council - Kalutara, Western - Kandy, Central - which states that, ?every teacher and learner of English in the world will have access to the skills, idea and materials they need from the UK. The... Teacher Education for English (TEE) Project is funded by Sri Lanka philanthropist Ricky Mendis. It is a 14 month teacher training project...
Publ.Date : Sat, 09 Jun 2018 07:15:49 GMT

Music Teacher Preferably Indian and Sri Lanka Job
Sri Lanka - MUSIC TEACHER Preferably Indian and Srilanka A Music Institute in Dubai is now looking for a FULL-TIME MUSIC TEACHER Knowledgeable in...
Publ.Date : Fri, 01 Jun 2018 00:23:16 GMT

Street Child in Sri Lanka: Education volunteer
Sri Lanka - and assisting with the development of strategies to optimise learning outcomes -Designing and delivering teacher training that is engaging, stimulating... and reflection on practice -Assisting with the logistics of teacher training and coaching activities, including planning, scheduling and resourcing...
Publ.Date : Thu, 12 Apr 2018 22:10:28 GMT

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Fear of the Abaya in Sri Lanka
Deriding Difference The protesters who gathered outside the school in the last week of April held placards in English and Tamil ... the 2,000-odd students ? and teachers from any community may be appointed. Among Sri Lanka's 353 such 'national schools ...
Publ.Date : Sun, 10 Jun 2018 05:43:00 GMT

Founder of Words Worth Institute Monica Menon in Sri Lanka to explore opportunities
Her career in education spans more than 25 years and includes teaching English Language and Communications at the primary, secondary and tertiary level. Prior to working as a professional Teacher Educator and Facilitator, her last appointment with the ...
Publ.Date : Sat, 09 Jun 2018 12:45:00 GMT

The abaya and the tensions in Sri Lanka\'s east
The protesters who gathered outside the school in the last week of April held placards in English and Tamil with ... among the 2,000-odd students ? and teachers from any community may be appointed. Among Sri Lanka?s 353 such ?national schools ...
Publ.Date : Fri, 08 Jun 2018 11:15:00 GMT

WHITHER EDUCATION REFORMS AT SECONDARY CONTEXT IN SRI LANKA (PART 2)
In this environment, Sri Lanka has difficulty to recruit good and quality teachers with knowledge ... to participate in education and provide facilities for education in English medium in a rural area too. When the world becomes closer place to people ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 19 Jun 2018 16:02:00 GMT

Mindfulness and Sathi Pasala: Why in Sri Lanka?
This initiative makes Sri Lanka the first ever developing ... which are printed in Sinhala, Tamil and English. Trained MFs visit selected schools and introduce students to mindfulness with the help of school teachers. These sessions are done as pilot ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 05 Jun 2018 20:52:00 GMT

Sri Lanka prison chief arrested over 2012 massacre
Rioting prisoners fire weapons and cheer from a roof during clashes with Sri Lanka?s Special Task Force (STF) at Welikada prison in Colombo, November 9, 2012. Colombo, March 29, 2018 (AFP) -Sri Lankan police Thursday arrested a top prison official over a ...
Publ.Date : Thu, 29 Mar 2018 01:06:00 GMT

Cloud Smart Classroom in Sri Lanka : Revolutionising classroom teaching
In Sri Lanka, cousin of former President Mahinda Rajapaksa and Colombo?s former Envoy to the US Jaliya Wickremasuriya is a... For the first time in the European Parliament in Brussels, Vesak as a day of international observance was marked with a...
Publ.Date : Sat, 07 Oct 2017 11:54:00 GMT

China\'s naval hospital ship makes first visit to Sri Lanka
The hospital ship of the Chinese Navy makes its first port visit to Sri Lanka from Aug 6 to Aug 10, Xinhua News Agency reported. The ship, known as Peace Ark, is making the four-day goodwill visit as the first stop in a broader voyage across the Indian ...
Publ.Date : Mon, 07 Aug 2017 20:40:00 GMT

Education Ministry and Postgraduate Institute of English to improve English teaching
The Ministry of Education recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Postgraduate Institute of English (PGIE) of the Open University of Sri Lanka today. Under the terms of the MoU, the Ministry of Education will sponsor teachers, In-service ...
Publ.Date : Thu, 10 May 2018 04:24:00 GMT

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