1,500 teachers receive ‘Guru Abhimani’ scholarships
By Hansi Nanayakkara
The handing of ‘Guru Abhimani’ scholarships to 1,500 preschool teachers took place under the aegis of Minister of Education Prof. G.L. Peiris and State Minister of Women and Child Development, Pre-schools and Primary Education, School Infrastructure and Education Services Piyal Nishantha at Sethsiriipaya premises yesterday (21).
These scholarships had been given only for the second time in the world after the UK. The scholarships had been provided by the London School of Education and one scholarship contained a grant of Rs. 300,000. Teachers who successfully completed the six-month long scholarship course received an internationally recognised certificate.