From the year 2023, the English language will be taught to the first grade as follows

The practical use of English language for first year students is scheduled to start from March 2023.

The program to train teachers to implement the program started yesterday (18) under the chairmanship of the Minister of Education Dr. Susil Premajayantha at the National Institute of Education.

About 450 trainers have been selected for this purpose covering the whole island and after providing formal residential training, the teachers who teach the first class in the primary section of all schools will be trained by those trainers.
After this provincial teacher training program, from the first school term of the year 2023, the program of using the English language based on practical activities will be implemented.