an effort to revitalize school education in remote areas in Jaffna,
the 551 Brigade in Champianpattu organized a one day seminar to
prepare Grade 05 students for the next Scholarship Examination
to be held in August 2012.
programme held at Pallai Central College on Saturday (14) was
attended by about 300 Grade 05 students of schools in the 551
Brigade area. Armu had invited Director of Education Maruthankerni
Division Mr. S.K. Ponnaia, Director of Education Pachchilappalai
Division Mr. S. Anantha Sivam, Principal of Pallai Central College
Mr. K. Balasingham and 10 more experienced teachers in the Education
Zone to conduct programme where students were given guidance to
follow at the examination. Model examination papers were discussed
and mock tests were conducted.
Commanding 55 Division Brigadier Ajith Wijesinghe was present
during the programme. Civil Affairs Officers serving in the Units
of 551 Brigade coordinated the seminar.
521 Brigade of Point Pedro organized another seminar for Grade
05 Scholarship Examination Candidates in their area on 07th July
at Vadamarachchi Hindu College. Thirty teachers including two
Assistant Directors of Vadamarachchi Education Zone conducted
the programme organized by the 521 Brigade Civil Affairs Office.
464 Students from 12 schools refreshed their knowledge and learnt
techniques of facing the examination.
Officer of the Brigade Major Nandana Kumara coordinated the programme.
tea and lunch for all students, teachers and parents.