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Things To Consider During School Annual Activities - 2024
March 28, 2024

Things To Consider During School Annual Activities - 2024

Education Ministry has pointed out some important points to be considered during School Annual Activates in 2024.

Important points to be considered
  1. The programs contained herein may change from time to time depending on the circumstances. In case of such instance, it will be notified later.
  2. The use of Sunday morning should be avoided in implementation of the programs planned for the year 2024.
  3. If there is any change in the dates of the above programs due to any reason, the school activities branch of the Ministry of Education should be informed.
  4. Matches conducted by school sports associations should be conducted only on days excluding dates mentioned in the school calendar.
For the special attention of principals
  1. In this term sheet, the responsible persons should record the progress of completing their tasks in the relevant column and get the signatures of the invigilators visiting the school and confirm the same.
  2. As education activities in schools should be given the priority in the third term, the school's annual prize giving ceremony, various days (eg -commerce, science, etc.), annual educational trips/field trips etc. in the first and second terms only.
  3. Each and Every principal should ensure that children are presented for divisional and zonal competitions for All language and other competitions (Sinhala, English, Tamil, Social Science, Art, Dance, Music, Drama and Performing Arts .... ) are conducted at the school level on scheduled days.
  4. The evaluation marks of the school term tests should be arranged to release to the students before the school term vacation.
  5. An annual internal stock verification must be carried out by employing it he own staff. 
  6. According to the circular 2014/31 and the guideline of "How good is our school", Internal evaluations should be carried out in every school throughout the year.
  7. All teachers who are qualified to apply for the "Guru Pratibha Prabha" Annual Teacher and Principal Appreciation Festival, should be informed in respect of such.
  8. All the teachers should be informed to update the teacher's report book introduced from year 2015 by the Ministry of Education.
Sinhala , Tamil Details are attached Below

School Calendar with Activities - 2024


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National Education Policy Framework for Public Comments
March 13, 2024

National Education Policy Framework for Public Comments

Education Ministry seeking public comments on National Education Policy Framework.

The Draft of the National Education Policy Framework prepared with the vision of ‘’a fully Developed Sri Lanka in the Year 2048’’ has been attached below.  It consists Policy Principles for a Transformative Change in the Education Sector. As General Public, you are kindly invited to submit your opinions, ideas and suggestions on this National Education Policy Framework, to the Ministry of Education through any of followings.

Email - / 

Normal Post 
Additional Secretary, 
Education Reforms Unit, 7th Floor, 
Ministry of Education, Isurupaya, 
Battaramulla. Fax - 0112784530 

Click Below for the Draft of National Education Policy


Recommendations on the prevailing high temperature weather conditions
ONLINE FORM School Selection for College of Education Teacher Trainees(R Batch)


Exam Scheduled Dates for 2024
March 01, 2024

Exam Scheduled Dates for 2024

Education Ministry has released the Scheduled Exam Dates for Grade V Scholarship Exam, GCE O/L 2023(2024) Exam and GCE A/L 2024 Exams for the year 2024

Updated on 29.02.2024 by Education Ministry

GCE O/L 2023(2024)
06.05.2024 – 15.05.2024

Grade V Scholarship Exam

GCE A/L 2024
25.11.2024 - 20.12.2024


Instructions given to principals to reduce the weight of students' book bags
February 29, 2024

Instructions given to principals to reduce the weight of students' book bags

Education Ministry has sent a special letter to school principals to take proper actions to reduce the weight of students school bags.

  • Making arrangements to leave students' books safely in the classroom
  • Divide the students into groups and instruct them to bring one book per group.
  • Use of soft copies of textbooks wherever possible. 
  • School should keep the books that can be reused in the classroom and make facilities for the students to use them.
  • Instruction is given by teachers to use multiple exercise books for some subjects. Considering the current economic crisis and the need to reduce the   weight of the students school bags , refrain from such instructions.

Click Below for the Instructions given by Education Ministry


Vacancies - Director of Education / Commissioner (Education Ministry)
February 22, 2024

Vacancies - Director of Education / Commissioner (Education Ministry)

Applications are invited from Education Ministry to fill the vacancies of Director of Education and Commissioner

Director of Education - Education Ministry - 15 Vacancies

Commissioner of Exam Department - 04 Vacancies


SLEAS 1 Officers

Closing Date 15.03.2024

Click below for More Details and Application


School Name List - 2023
Capacity Training for SLPS Grade 1 Promotion
School Census Report 2022 - Education Ministry


Appeal Application - Grade 06 Admission


National Education Policy Framework (Draft - for Next 25 Years)
February 09, 2024

National Education Policy Framework (Draft - for Next 25 Years)

Education Ministry has released the Draft of Education Policy Frame work for Next 25 Years

The education sector in Sri Lanka has been severely impacted by the covid pandemic of 2020 and the subsequent economic crisis caused by the debt default in March 2021. Recognizing the urgent need for reforms in this sector to achieve economic stability and development, the Government formed a Cabinet Sub-Committee of ten members, chaired by the President and including the Prime Minister and the Minister of Education, to formulate and implement a National Education Policy Framework (NEPF) for the next 25 years. The Cabinet of Ministers approved this proposal on April 24, 2023, and appointed a 25-member Expert Officials Committee to support the Cabinet Sub-Committee.

Click Below to Download the National Education Policy Framework


Update Academic Staff Details to Online System


Annual Performance Report 2022 - Education Ministry


Guidelines regarding conducting class circles in school


School Cut Off Marks - Grade V 2023 Exam




Learning Materials for Students