Special Notices

Education Perspective (Vol.6 No.1) Online First Alert

1.Teaching Physics at G.C.E (A/L) and problems encountered by Science Teachers: The case of the Jaffna Education Zone
   S. Ahilan, Teacher, Jaffna Hindu College, Jaffna
  Dr. Seetha Wickramasinghe, Fmr. Additional Director, National Science Foundation

2. Activity Based Learning: an effective approach for self-regulated learning practices
  Dr. Sasikala Kugamoorthy, Faculty of Education, OUSL

3. School Curriculum for Sustainable Peace: A case study from northern Uganda
  Dr. J. Cunnigham, Researcher, University of Oxford, UK

4. Time to asses our assessment process
  R. N. A. Silva, Overseas School, Colombo

5.Characterristics of an Effective Teacher
   Dr.Lakshman Wedikkarage, R.S.K.Dharmasiri, Faculty of Education, University of Colombo 

6. A Study of the Role of school Counsellor Teachers 
    Lasanthi Geethani Kakgodaarachchi 


UNESCO Prize for Girls’ and Women’s Education

UNESCO Prize for Girls’ and Women’s Education

The 2017 call for nominations is now open

The UNESCO Prize for Girls’ and Women’s Education honors outstanding innovation and contributions made by individuals, institutions and organizations to advance girls’ and women’s education . It is the first UNESCO Prize of this nature and will be unique in showcasing successful projects that improve and promote the educational prospects of girls and women and in turn, the quality of their lives.

Nominations should be submitted by Member States (via their National Commissions and Permanent Delegations) or NGOs and Foundations in official partnership with UNESCO in English or French by 21 July 2017 at the very latest (midnight, Paris time).

The nomination process takes place online via a platform accessible through the UNESCO website, available now through 21 July 2017, at the following internet link:

For more information, please visit Prize website.

Further enquiries regarding the Prize may be addressed to Mr Leyong Gao and Ms Joséphine Leblanc, Section of Education for Inclusion and Gender Equality, phone: +33 (0) 1 45 68 06 32, e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


Global Teacher Prize-2017

The nomination and application period for the global teacher prize is now open 21.06.2017 and closes on 8.10.2017. Varkey Foundation is looking forward to discovering and celebrating incredible teachers from around the world again.
The winner will be announced at the Global education and Skills Forum in Dubai, March 2018 following the selection and celebration of the Top 50 Finalists and following that, the Top 10 Teachers! Show the world that #Teachers Matter by nominating your favorite teacher or by applying yourself.
“All of the human journey, from the invention of the wheel to the launch of the space station, it all happened on earth. It’s our only home and none of these giant leaps would have been possible without teachers.”
-Thomas Pesquet, Astronaut

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