Category: World Bank PROJECT


Lessons from Passara - A report on people’s views and experiences on the quality of education in the plantation schools of Passara was released today. “Every child should have the right to have a good education’, said J.C. Weliamuna, Executive Director of TISL. “Education is closely linked to good governance. Good ... Read More
October 5, 2010haritha


According to UN statistics the national school drop-out rate average is a low 1.4%.But students who drop out before completing five years of schooling is significantly higher at 8.4% in plantation schools. Poverty and lack of parental support are frequently quoted as reasons for the high drop-out rate while poor conditions ... Read More
July 20, 2010haritha


“Education is not only a human right and constitutional requirement but also a vehicle for poverty reduction. We must encourage our children to attend schools without fail.”This was stressed at a parents gathering organized by Transparency International Sri Lanka in Agarathanne, Passara. The World Bank funded seminar was organsied by TISL ... Read More
July 15, 2010haritha


A successful two-day workshop on improving the quality of Education in the Plantation Schools in the Passara Zone’ was held on 12th and 13th July 2010 by Transparency International Sri Lanka (TISL at the Pelgahatenna Management Training Centre. The training was based on the findings of a survey done in schools ... Read More
July 14, 2010haritha