Minister of Education Akila Viraj Kariyawasam has instructed Ministry officials to formulate a methodology in which information pertaining to the school system can be disseminated online.
The Minister further states, a Data Management System for the Education Sector is necessary, which provides accurate and up-to-date information that is beneficial in decision making and when formulating national policies.
The Ministry of Education further states, information maintained will include details on the teachers serving in the school system, details on the schools in which they have served since their first appointment, the subjects they have been assigned to teach, and further more details pertaining to the school system.
Meanwhile, responding to a question raised by MP Sisira Jayakody in Parliament today, Minister Kariyawasam said, steps have been taken to revise the syllabus parallel to the upgrading and modernization of the education system.
The Minister emphasized, he is not prepared to change the school curriculum, for the convenience of tuition teachers