Sunday, 09 March 2014 - 7:36
Japan Provides Rs. 100 million to promote Trilingual Language Policy in Sri Lanka
The Government of Japan has granted 100 million rupees under its Non-Project Counterpart Fund for implementing two projects identified by the Government of Sri Lanka, aimed at facilitating the implementation of the Trilingual Language Policy of Sri Lanka.
Under this programme, Japan provides 80.24 million rupees for teacher development and capacity building by improving the quality of learning and teaching of Sinhala, Tamil, and English to promote trilingual Sri Lanka.
The project will be implemented by the Ministry of Education and would support the development of teacher training material and conducting of training programs at provincial, zonal and divisional levels, establishment of quality circles of language teachers etc.