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Information & Communication Technology Branch

Information & Communication Technology Branch

 


Director of Education
Information & Communication Technology Branch (4th Floor)

 

 


Vision

Digital Bridge through Education

Mission
Knowledge based society through information and communication technology education

Functions of the Branch

  • Recommending policies on ICT
  • Recruiting ICT teachers to education system
  • Empowering students of National Colleges of Education with knowledge
  • Coordination of all subject development activities such as preparation of curriculum, capacity building and preparation of text books
  • Provision and development of physical and human resources necessary for the implementation of ICT subject
  • Implementing the national level “School Information and Communication Technology Champions” competitions.
  • Introducing and development of e-learning within the school system –for this purpose creating subject related software and implementing the “e-Thaksalawa” learning content management system.
  • Developing school ICT centers
  • Development of subject related electronic content
  • Supervision and monitoring ICT subject in school level
  • Coordinating, implementing and monitoring 'One Laptop per Child' project
  • Ministerial coordination with the Information Communication Technology Agency (ICTA)
  • Conducting IT BPO awareness program for school students with the partnership of ICTA and private sector organizations
  • Encourage to use free and open source software in order to stop using pirated software
  • Maintenance of computers and accessories in school ICT laboratories with support of hardware and network solution team
  • Empower and monitor school level hardware and network solution team through hardware and network solution pool
  • Conducting special projects on ICT and coordination with relevant organizations
  • Planning projects to introduce ICT to school leavers in order to prepare them for job market
  • Support provincial and zonal education officials to improve ICT infrastructure facilities and human resources

Staff Details

Name Designation Telephone No Fax e-mail
Direct Extension
  Director of Education 011-2785821 1410 011-2785821  
Mrs. Udara T. Dikkumbura Assistant Director of Education   1425   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Mrs. P.S. Sandamali
Assistant Director of Education   1439   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Mrs. H.P. Rukmalee Assistant Director of Education   1489   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Branch     1407   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

1. Network Operation Unit

Functions of the Branch

  • Maintaining Ministry of Education network
  • Implement Lanka Government Network (LGN) in the Ministry of Education with the coordination of ICTA
  • Supervision of provincial and zonal ICT centers


Staff Details

Name Designation Telephone No Fax e-mail
Direct Extension
Mr. M.V.T. Malinda Assistant Director of Education   149   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Branch     1491/1492    

 

2. Web Content Management Unit

Functions of the Branch

  • Developing and updating official web site of the Ministry of Education www.moe.gov.lk
  • Collection of information to be published in the ministry website
  • Coordinating the official e-mail facility under domain moe.gov.lk


Staff Details

Name Designation Telephone No Fax e-mail
Direct Extension
Miss. M.A.Vasana S. Edirisuriya Assistant Director of Education   1426   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Branch     1450   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

3. e-Learning & Nenasa Rupahahini Educational Unit

Location – 5th floor

Functions of the unit

  • Selection of schools for Nenasa program
  • Conducting awareness programs for the principals and the teachers in charge of the subject about the use of Nenasa and monitoring the implementation
  • Coordination between the Dialog Axiata Institution and the Research Development Branch of the Department of Examinations in order to assist the National Institute of Education for the development of programs needed to be telecast
  • Coordination with the Dialog Axiata Institution for the purpose of maintaining good links among Nenasa schools
  • Conducting research necessary for the development of the channel
  • Watching daily the telecast of the channel and provide relevant suggestions to the National Institute of Education to maintain the quality of the content
  • Receiving the problems related to the channel from the principals and the subject teachers through phone calls and letters and link with the Dialog Institution to solve those problems (eg. – situations such as the inability to watch the programs although the TV set and the antenna have been supplied)
  • Identify the list of schools that the TV sets have been provided but there is a delay in fixing the  antennas, submit these lists to the Dialog Institution and plan to give the connections as soon as possible and take necessary actions to minimize this situation
  • Coordination with the provincial directors and the provincial coordinating officers in order to distribute the TV sets received from Dialog Institution among the clearly identified schools
  • Providing necessary basic information and the facts about technological applications through one day programs to the principals and the teachers  of the schools that are been supplied with the TV sets
  • Obtaining constructive suggestions from the officers in other sections of the Ministry for the development of the quality of the channel
  • Maintaining orderly the essential stock entries and the documents
  • Activities for the improvement of the educational productivity related to the unit
  • Preparing and implementing necessary activities needed to carry out other programs at the school level in connection with the telecast of Nenasa educational programs

 

Name Designation Telephone No Fax e-mail
Direct Extension
Mrs. W.A.Sumudu Wasana Wijesooriya Asst. Director of Education  011 7209354     This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Branch   - do -
 1542   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Provincial ICT Coordinators

 

New logo"Isurupaya", Pelawatta, Battaramulla, Sri Lanka.
Phone: +94 112 785141-50,
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