Kurunegala District UNP MP and Minister of Education Akila Viraj Kariyawasam has taken steps to train teachers of government schools in digital (e-learning) education techniques using modern technology. The objective of this move is to offer students quality education coupled with modern technology skills for a better future, the Minister told Daily News in Kuliyapitiya yesterday.
The Ministry of Education has signed a MOU with the University of Kelaniya whose Computer Technological Faculty will undertake the training. The Faculty will also design necessary teaching modules on e-learning. Education Secretary Sunil Hettiarachchi signed the MOU on behalf of Education Ministry while Prof. D. M. Semasinghe, Vice Chancellor of Kelaniya University, signed the MOU on behalf of the Kelaniya University.