Colombo, Sep 04 (BAN/ AD): On Sunday 8th 2019 4,286 diploma holders will be given teaching appointments at 10am on Sunday. The event will be held at Temple Trees under the leadership of Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe. The group who have followed 31 courses in Sinhala, Tamil and English medium at 19 Colleges of Education will be considered as Professional Teachers with Diploma in Education.
Of the appointees 2,340 have completed two year courses in Sinhala medium, 1300 in Tamil and 646 in English and completed one year teacher training. These appointments will ease teacher’s shortage in national and provincial schools and provide education to the students without any shortcomings. Ministry of Education has been instructed by Minister of Education Akila Viraj Kariyawasam to act immediately. Minister Akila Viraj Kariyawasam and State Minister of Education Vijayakala Maheswaran will also participate in the ceremony to present appointments to new graduates.