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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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Full time Teacher of English - 6 months
Sri Lanka - Allowances Expat Teacher LKR 100,000 Local Teacher LKR 29,000 Placement on the tiers will be based on the following criteria: Core teacher- Celta.../Trinity Cert + 2 years full-time teaching experience Higher teacher- Celta/Trinity Cert + Delta/DipTESOL (+ TYLEC) Allowances: Expatriate...
Publ.Date : Thu, 12 Apr 2018 05:45:28 GMT

Teacher of English
Colombo, Western - The Directors seek to appoint an enthusiastic, experienced and dedicated teacher to the position of Teacher of English with effect...
Publ.Date : Thu, 12 Apr 2018 00:57:25 GMT

Freelance Teacher of English - Sri Lanka
British Council - Sri Lanka - Job title: Teacher - Colombo, Kandy, Jaffna, Matara Position type: Consultancy position; hourly paid, flexible work. Teachers...
Publ.Date : Thu, 07 Dec 2017 08:54:16 GMT

Full Time Teacher of English
British Council - Colombo, Western - The British Council enjoys considerable prestige in Sri Lanka and the English Teaching operation is one of the oldest and biggest in the network employing over 80 teaching staff who are an equal mix of Sri Lankan and expat teachers to deliver around 55,000 class hours to approxim...
Publ.Date : Wed, 11 Apr 2018 07:53:31 GMT

Graduate Teacher
Sri Lanka - We are looking for a UK qualified graduate teachers to for a new Academy in Colombo from Sept 2018. We offer good salary, shared accommodation, good working conditions. We are looking for a principal and subject teachers. Please contact us via e-mail for further details....
Publ.Date : Mon, 19 Feb 2018 23:28:01 GMT

Primary Head of Year 5 needed in stunning Sri Lanka
TEACH ANYWHERE - Colombo, Western - Are you a Primary teacher with UK curriculum experience who is dream of living near a beautiful white sandy beach? If so..., then this could be your dream job... A highly respected school with a great staff and student body is looking for an experienced teacher capable of taking on a Head...
Publ.Date : Tue, 17 Apr 2018 22:48:17 GMT

Education Program Manager, USDA Food for Education & Nutrition , Sri Lanka
Save the Children - Colombo, Western - meals, teacher training, and related education and nutrition support, McGovern-Dole helps boost school enrollment, attendance, and literacy... children are physically, nutritionally, and cognitively fit to succeed in school, including encouraging community engagement Improve teacher...
Publ.Date : Sun, 25 Feb 2018 08:05:14 GMT

Health & Nutrition Manager, USDA Food for Education Program - Sri Lanka
Save the Children - Colombo, Western - meals, teacher training, and related education and nutrition support, McGovern-Dole helps boost school enrollment, attendance, and literacy...
Publ.Date : Sun, 25 Feb 2018 07:55:04 GMT

Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist, USDA Food for Education - Sri Lanka
Save the Children - Colombo, Western - school meals, teacher training, and related education and nutrition support, McGovern-Dole helps boost school enrollment, attendance...
Publ.Date : Sun, 25 Feb 2018 05:43:47 GMT

Finance Director, USDA Food for Education & Nutrition Program - Sri Lanka
Save the Children - Colombo, Western - , and improves literacy (especially for girls) in low-income, food-deficit countries around the world. By providing school meals, teacher training...
Publ.Date : Sun, 18 Feb 2018 05:24:50 GMT

Teach English in Sri Lanka News

Ordinary Level Exam results 2017 Reaching a milestone in Sri Lanka?s education
When the results of the much-awaited Ordinary Level Examination were released last week there were very many new aspirations among the students, teachers and administrators ... MATHS, SCIENCE AND ENGLISH pass rate increases while FAIL rate declines G.C.E ...
Publ.Date : Thu, 19 Apr 2018 11:30:00 GMT

NDB takes a pivotal role in advancing careers of English teachers
With this intention, NDB together with British Council in Sri Lanka conducts the English for Teaching (EfT) training programme focussing on enhancing the knowledge and teaching abilities of English teachers islandwide. The bank has trained over 600 ...
Publ.Date : Sat, 09 Sep 2017 05:00:00 GMT

Welcome to Club Mud! No tour of stunning Sri Lanka is complete without a stay in VERY traditional, off-the-grid accommodation
Ranjith 'Tarzan' Kumar had been fascinated by traditional Sri Lankan wattle-and-daub houses since childhood. At the age of 11 he'd built his own dried-mud playhouse. Ten years on, volunteer English teacher Tom ... must be Sri Lanka?s most indulgent ...
Publ.Date : Sat, 26 Aug 2017 23:01:00 GMT

Teaching methodology of Devnar School for blind impresses Sri Lanka
HYDERABAD: Teaching methods followed at the Hyderabad-based Devnar School for the Blind might make way into classrooms of schools for visually challenged located in Sri Lanka. The neighbouring country?s Social Empowerment and Welfare minister SB ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 13 Jun 2017 08:19:00 GMT

Wasim Akram: Idea is to teach Sri Lankan bowlers how to believe in themselves
Akram, who is now 50, said slower wickets were a fact of life in South Asia, particularly in Sri Lanka whose most successful bowlers ... ?The idea is to teach them how to believe in themselves and how to fox out the batsmen,? he said after a coaching ...
Publ.Date : Thu, 01 Dec 2016 06:11:00 GMT

This father returned to the bookshop where he learned English to buy a copy of his son?s novel
Sam is originally from Colombo in Sri Lanka. In the Twitter post, his son describes how when he first moved to the UK, Sam would sneak into his local Foyles to teach himself English. Sixty years ago my father was a teenager and a new immigrant in 1950s London.
Publ.Date : Sun, 22 Apr 2018 10:17:00 GMT

Sri Lanka, India join hands to teach English in schools
Sri Lanka and India have come together in a major initiative to expand teaching English in schools in this country. Though launched in 2009 after President Mahinda Rajapaksa declared ?English as a Life Skill,' the joint initiative, which has reached out ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 13 Sep 2011 16:33:00 GMT

Photos: When two 19th-century Sinhalese Buddhist monks travelled to England to join the Church
The Visual Arts section has recently acquired a portrait of Adam Sri Munni Ratna, a Singhalese Buddhist ... not speak Singhalese or Tamil and the monks did not understand English, ?the teacher and his pupils formed, in effect, a language for themselves ...
Publ.Date : Fri, 20 Apr 2018 09:05:00 GMT

Prestigious British Qualification in Teaching of English
The Access Certificate in English Language Teaching (ACE ... Sandra Fernando, an award winning literary personality with rich experience in teaching in International schools in Sri Lanka and overseas, is providing leadership for quality assurance ...
Publ.Date : Sun, 15 Sep 2013 08:49:00 GMT

Prestigious British Qualification in Teaching English
The Access Certificate in English Language Teaching (ACE ... Sandra Fernando, an award winning literary personality with rich experience in teaching in International schools in Sri Lanka and overseas, is providing leadership for quality assurance ...
Publ.Date : Sun, 29 Sep 2013 20:55:00 GMT

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