Education Quality Development

Mr. H. U. Premathilake

Additional Secretary (Educational Quality Development)

Vision & Mission

Vision

Create next generation who can face the challenges while maintaining language, culture and the Sri Lankan identity and integrity

Mission

Building up of patriotic student population that respects national values through language competencies and in the four skills of language and possess with humanitarian culture through social studies to protect the national identity and to face future challenges successfully

Main Functions

Developing the competency of the children in 6- 13 grades in mother tongue and in the four skills of language

Increasing children’s achievement through developing the quality of National Languages and Humanities

Developing appreciation power of the children

Creating successful students community who respect the social values and the unity of the country

Vision & Mission

Vision

Digital Bridge through Education

Mission

Knowledge based society through information and communication technology education

Main Functions

Recommending policies on ICT

Empowering students of National Colleges of Education with knowledge

Provision and development of physical and human resources necessary for the implementation of ICT subject

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

Development of subject related electronic content

Coordinating, implementing and monitoring 'One Laptop per Child' project

Conducting IT BPO awareness program for school students with the partnership of ICTA and private sector organizations

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

Support provincial and zonal education officials to improve ICT infrastructure facilities and human resources

Coordinating the official e-mail facility under domain moe.gov.lk

Recruiting ICT teachers to education system

Coordination of all subject development activities such as preparation of curriculum, capacity building and preparation of text books

Implementing the national level “School Information and Communication Technology Champions” competitions

Developing school ICT centers

Supervision and monitoring ICT subject in school level

Ministerial coordination with the Information Communication Technology Agency (ICTA)

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

Planning projects to introduce ICT to school leavers in order to prepare them for job market

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

Main Functions

Maintaining Ministry of Education network

Supervision of provincial and zonal ICT centers

Main Functions

Selection of schools for Nenasa program

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

Conducting research necessary for the development of the channel

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)

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

Obtaining constructive suggestions from the officers in other sections of the Ministry for the development of the quality of the channel

Activities for the improvement of the educational productivity related to the unit

Vision

Vision

Assisting all students in government schools to develop literacy and competencies in relation to English & Foreign Languages to be fully equipped to perform productivity both locally and globally as a fully fledged citizen

Main Functions

Taking policy decisions about English and foreign languages taught in Sri Lankan schools

Providing allocations for the Regional English Support Centers and monitoring them

Capacity building programs for English and foreign languages

Conducting the Lit-Q TV quiz program

Coordination of 1000 schools program

Monitoring the English and foreign languages programs at zonal and provincial levels

Conducting national level English language and drama competitions

Implementation of the English for All program

G.C.E. (O/L) result improvement program

Vision & Mission

Vision

Initiating proper educational development programs with the national and provincial levels coordination towards a quality educational development

Mission

Coordinating provincial and national level institutions and taking necessary steps to integrate activities towards curriculum development

Main Functions

Maintaining the coordination activities on national and provincial levels

Providing transport facilities of the staff officers for official purposes per one day

Vision & Mission

Vision

Creating a generation filled with confidence and respect on religion and characterizing such moral values

Mission

Support to build up a life style according to the own religion and making them understand the religious teaching and practices in order to create a better society and protect socially accepted traditions and values to find mechanism in order to make others as well as own life fortunate

Main Functions

Implementing subject development programs

Capacity building in order to develop student morals

Organizing special religious ceremonies

Main Functions

Implementing subject development program related to the following G.C.E. (O/L) subjects

* Business and Accounts
* Entrepreneurship education

Conducting subject development program on business statistics

Coordinate with NIE on developing curriculum, teacher guides, in introduction and amendments

Coordinate with Department of Examination on conducting examinations on commerce subjects

Instruct on G.C.E. (A/L) commerce stream students' individual and group projects

Vision & Mission

Vision

To give aesthetic human being to the nation.

Mission

Building a proper society in which the child socializes himself being cooperative interactive and enjoying the meaningful behavior along with the teachers guidance and direction

Main Functions

Empowering the competencies to the students through improving the quality of education on the subject such as drawing, dance (Sinhala, Bharatha}, music (oriental, western), play and drama (Sinhala, Tamil, English)

Capacity building of the teachers

Preparing suitable foundation to the society filled with talent and experience

Providing necessary assistance to the National Institute of Education to prepare the school syllabus with good quality in order to develop the school children’s educational achievements

Vision & Mission

Vision

Widening horizons through language diversity to explore the world

Mission

Empowering future generations to be multilingual (minimum bilingual) using English as a tool presenting Sri Lankan identity

Main Functions

Preparation of concept papers to be considered in formulation of policies related to Bilingual Education program and coordinating with the National Education Commission on such policies

Preparation of proper implementation methodologies for Bilingual Education and implement them

Designing and maintaining a database and information system on Bilingual Education program

Conducting capacity development programs for teachers, officers and resource persons in collaboration with the National Institute of Education

Provide guidance for activities relevant to teachers

Relevant research and development activities

Vision & Mission

Vision

Being the creators of a generation of children who have realized the contribution Mathematics can make for the existence of future world and the development of the country and empowered with the skills related to it and respect and love Mathematics

Mission

Guiding through coordination the performance of all the institutions affiliated to the ministry of education within the approved policy framework that contributes to the provision of equal opportunities for the children of the country to achieve happily and enthusiastically the expected competencies in Mathematics and contributes to reach a higher quality level of education through motivation and constant monitoring

Main Functions

Creating the principle framework necessary for proper orientation of curriculum, textbooks, evaluation and teaching learning process in collaboration with the national institute of education, education publications department, department of examination and provincial departments of education under a common objective for the subject of Mathematics in line with the national goals


* Analyzing the textbooks, syllabuses and examinations at the international level

Improving student achievement through the evaluation of teachers and students implementing student and teacher motivation programs at the zonal level throughout the country in order to reach the targets reflecting the quality development of Mathematics


* Improving student achievement through the evaluation of teachers and students implementing student and teacher motivation programs at the zonal level throughout the country in order to reach the targets reflecting the quality development of Mathematics

* Provincial level motivational program for island wide school Mathematics quiz and drama competition

* Holding the function for awarding the medals and certificates of island wide school Mathematics quiz and drama competition

* Program of evaluating teachers and students for improving the achievement level of Mathematics

* Conducting student camps and programs and presenting awards in order to improve the achievement level of Mathematics

Implementing active programs for gifted students even with the help of external resources in order to create mathematicians which directs the Sri Lankan student generation for new invention mechanism and creating necessary background for obtaining higher achievements by providing international level experiences


* Program for the gifted students

Provision of high level teacher capacity building opportunities and learning infrastructure with the contribution of university resources and through theme based software Mathematics learning aids and Mathematics laboratories for strengthening the teaching learning process by using new methodologies to learn difficult abstract concepts through friendly concrete experiences


* Preparation of teacher instructional manuals and teachers’ guides for capacity building and subject orientation teacher development programs of Sinhala medium Mathematics teachers in national schools

* Provision of theme based Mathematic support modules to empower the teachers in 1000 secondary schools in order to develop the teaching learning methodology under an information technology background

* Conducting short term local training programs for in service advisers of Mathematics

* Printing the book “ Teacher and Student Instructional Manual on Using the Mathematic Instruments” in English and Tamil media to distribute among 1000 secondary schools with Mathematics Laboratories and at zonal levels

* Preparation of teacher instructional manuals and teachers’ guides for capacity building and subject orientation teacher development programs of Tamil medium Mathematics teachers in national schools

* Providing professional assistance for the integrated computer supported Mathematics learning program implemented for the teachers in 1000 secondary schools

Monitoring and supervision activities assigned for the branch and provincial and contemporary monitoring and supervision done through national monitoring program


* National and provincial integrated monitoring program

* Conducting planning and progress review sessions quarterly

* Implementation of the recommendations of Special Advisory Committee for Mathematics and conducting executive committee meetings

Vision & Mission

Vision

- Providing science knowledge, attitude and competency for daily life

- Producing suitable citizens for the modern world

- Providing opportunities for the necessity of future higher education

- Producing Eco friendly citizens

Mission

Providing necessary science knowledge for technological society

Main Functions

Science field centers related activities - capacity building of the teachers and officials

Science programs for daily life - conducting teacher and student practical programs with the help of National Institute of Education and universities

Supplying of science instruments and services - provide recommendations to procure the science-lab instruments and chemical stuff, capacity building trainings for laboratory assistants

Vision & Mission

Vision

While preserving the classic education tradition of Sri Lanka, to create a congregation of priest and lay citizens full of knowledge, attitudes and skills suitable for the contemporary requirements

Mission

Execution of functions for maintaining the Pirivena education institutions as a system of creating a body of virtuous and disciplined priests who can support the wellbeing of Theravada monastic society and a body of citizens with the self-actualization of Sri Lankan identity

Main Functions

Performing the education administration and management duties such as the fulfillment of aims and objectives of the Pirivena Education Act, No. 64, 1979 , approving the Pirivenas island wide according to the regulations of the Act, approving the Pirivena teachers, payment of annual grants for the salaries of the heads of Pirivenas and the examinations of Pirivenas, providing resources, approving and developing libraries, categorizing the institutions, curriculum development, subject consultation, teacher training, approval of teachers’ pension and the termination of services of the teachers.

Submitting amendments to the series of regulations and the Pirivena Act.

Providing necessary assistance to deliver the Pirivena uniforms.

Performing relevant duties about the examinations of Pirivenas together with the Department of examinations.

Launching of “Sambhasha” periodical and other publications of the Pirivena branch.

Carry out the legal activities arising from the matters of Pirivenas.

Implementing suitably the instructions and summons of the Pirivena Education Board.

Vision & Mission

Vision

Producing citizens with talented learning culture to face the future challenges of the world in order to suit the needs of the nation

Mission

Developing potentials of the children through the competency based teaching process focusing their skill development and the entrepreneurship towards the work force of the country

Vision & Mission

Vision

Sustainable agriculture development and environment protection through agricultural education

Mission

Improvement of student potentials so as to direct them towards entrepreneurship and skills development with optimistic attitudes regarding agriculture

Main Functions

Providing necessary recommendations and contribution to the National Institute of Education for the preparation and revisions of the syllabuses related to the subject of agriculture at G.C.E. (A/L) and (O/L)

Providing necessary recommendations and contribution to the National Institute of Education for the preparation and revisions of the syllabuses related to the subject of Bio-System Technology under the subject stream of New Technology at G.C.E. (A/L)

Implementation and monitoring the subject of Bio-System Technology and the subjects related to the field of Agriculture within the school system

Deciding performance indicators and providing standards in relation to Agriculture subjects

Arrange training requirements and conducting capacity building programs for the teachers of Agriculture, In-service Advisors of Agriculture and Agriculture Education Officers

Organizing, planning and conducting Agriculture practical programs at the national level. For example – establishing school farms

Organizing and implementation of school based agricultural programs according to the national agricultural policies

Conducting agricultural competitions and exhibitions at provincial and national levels

At national level for the protection of environment


* Planting fruit seedlings at the auspicious time of Hindu and Sinhala New Year

* “Green” school program

* Observations and data analysis for a better environment preservation (Globe environment education program)

* Organizing and implementation of “Protect the Earth” program

* Coordination of the environmentalist’s program

* Implementation of special student projects relating to the environment

Coordination of the school agricultural and environmental programs with the ministry of agriculture, the ministry of economic development, the ministry of environment and the central environmental authority

Submission of requirements and the preparation of specifications for purchasing Globe environmental education equipment and for purchasing necessary equipment for the subject of Bio-System Technology within the subject stream of Technology and also for purchasing necessary agricultural equipment for national schools

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