The Ministry of Education has drawn its severe attention towards ensuring the health protection of students, teachers, principals and all education staff in the system of education considering the current situation of Covid 19 pandemic in the island.
Under the instructions of The Minister of Education, Sports and Youth Affairs Dallas Alahapperuma, an information center has been established for this purpose in the ministry of education in collaboration with the Provincial Directors of Education and health promotion officers. This center has activated under a Deputy Director of Education using the following telephone and fax numbers.
Hot Number – 1988
Fax Number- 0112785818
The principals, Directors of Education and other education authorities can send the information related to Covid 19 in their service stations and the area using these numbers. This information center collects the data related to the schools about the spread of the virus in all provinces, zones and divisions and the health authorities will be made aware of these information and the necessary steps will be taken to follow the health protection measures.
Since the ministry of education continuously thinks deeply about the health condition of all people connected with the system of education, it is informed that if this condition becomes worse, the ministry will interfere without any hesitation to ensure the health protection of all by granting leave again for schools, Pirivenas and other educational institutions.