(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Presenting teaching appointments to 4,286 National Diploma holders in Teaching will be held at 10am on Sunday, September 8, 2019 at Temple Trees under the patronage of Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe.
The group who have followed 31 courses in Sinhala, Tamil and English medium at 19 Colleges of Education will be considered as Professional Teachers with Diploma in Education.
Of the 4,286 National Diploma holders, 2,340 have completed two year courses in Sinhala medium, 1300 in Tamil and 646 in English and completed one year teacher training.
Minister of Education Akila Viraj Kariyawasam has instructed the officials of the Ministry of Education to deploy the new teachers immediately to address the shortage of teachers in national and provincial schools and provide education to the students without any shortcomings.
Minister Akila Viraj Kariyawasam and State Minister of Education Vijayakala Maheswaran will also participate in the ceremony to present appointments to new graduates.