National policy on Pre-school education to be formulated
A special discussion was held at the University Grants Commission under the patronage of Minister of Education, Prof. GL Peiris, to formulate a 'National Policy on Pre-School Education' with a focus on pre-school education in Sri Lanka.
A nine-member committee chaired by Ven. Prof. Medagoda Abhayatissa Thero was appointed to study the draft prepared on the advice of experts in the field of primary education and to make a final decision on the amendments to be made.
Accordingly, the committee is scheduled to meet under the chairmanship of the Minister of Education to take a final decision in this regard with the recommendations of the relevant committee.