Teacher - student request unfair; says Higher education ministry.

Tuesday, 02 July 2013 - 7:58


Deputy Higher Education Minister Nandimitra Ekanayake says that the requests for stopping the leadership training provided to University students and school principals are not fair.

A school principal who had been receiving military training at the Rantambe  National Cadet Training School recently, died yesterday.

Several media briefings were held in Colombo yesterday for creating awareness about the subject.

Lanka Teacher Services Union General Secretary Mahinda Jayasinghe participating at the media briefing the Union had convened, said that the leadership training should be stopped.


Meanwhile the inter-university student federation too said yesterday that people should rise up against the leadership training provided to school principals and university students.

The federation convener Sanjeeva Bandaara expressed his views about the subject as follows


However Higher Education Deputy Minister Nandimitra Ekanayake said that these requests could not be accepted.