British Council Sri Lanka reveals findings of English Impact Survey

The British Council today announced the findings of its English Impact Survey – an evaluation of English Language capabilities amongst students in schools across Sri Lanka. At the presentation, invitees were given access to statistics as well as to conclusions drawn from the...
Posted On 08 Jul 2018

British Council and Ministry of Education collaborate to develop international learning

This year celebrated the last year of the International School Awards in Sri Lanka and the occasion was marked by the presence of Sunil Hettiarachchi, Secretary to the Ministry of Education and James Dauris, British High Commissioner. 170 school principals and 340 teachers from...
Posted On 03 Jul 2018

IIT becomes Sri Lanka’s first-ever institute to provide BCS accredited degree programmes

Four degree programmes at IIT recognized by the global IT body Informatics Institute of Technology (IIT), the pioneer in British higher education in Sri Lanka, has become the first institute in Sri Lanka to provide degree programmes with British Computer Society (BCS)...
Posted On 01 Jul 2018

There’s something brewing at the British Council library

The British Council in Sri Lanka reopened its Colombo library on Saturday, 2nd June. The library will continue its legacy as Colombo’s favourite hive for the arts, with a brand-new tagline hinting at exciting things to come- ‘it all happens here’. The official re-opening ceremony...
Posted On 05 Jun 2018

SLIM inaugurates Strategic Brand Management Diploma for 2018

Diploma in Strategic Brand Management (DSBM) is the foremost strategic branding qualification in Sri Lanka introduced by the Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing (SLIM), the national body for marketing. DSBM students are bestowed with the knowledge on theories of Branding and how to...
Posted On 27 May 2018

Road to IELTS: British Council and ClarityEnglish deploy online test preparation tool in Sri Lanka

British Council and ClarityEnglish have collaborated to develop an online preparation and practice resource for the IELTS. This online tool is launched for the first time in Sri Lanka exclusively through the British Council IELTS Registration centre network.  The Road to IELTS...
Posted On 26 Apr 2018

IIT Inspires Women with “She Can” International Women’s Day Conference

The pioneer in British higher education in Sri Lanka, Informatics Institute of Technology (IIT) today launched the “She Can” campaign in conjunction with International Women’s Day which was celebrated earlier this month. The launch and women’s empowerment conference was held at...
Posted On 25 Mar 2018

The British Council launches a project to enhance English language teachers’ skills in Sri Lanka

On 5 March the British Council in Sri Lanka announced the launch of a new project to improve the quality of English language education in Sri Lanka. The project’s goal is to enhance students’ access to good education and employment opportunities by improving the quality of the...
Posted On 06 Mar 2018

The Earl and Countess of Wessex visit Third Space Global, a UK-SL education partnership

His Royal Highness, Prince Edward, The Earl of Wessex, and Her Royal Highness, The Countess of Wessex visited Third Space Global, a British owned company which employs young Sri Lankans to deliver online one-to-one teaching to more than 6000 primary school children across the UK....
Posted On 11 Feb 2018

CANADA – the new Number One choice for Study Abroad

With the policies and proclamations of the Trump White House and the Theresa May led British parliament, has the United States and the United Kingdom slipped behind Canada as the number one choice for study abroad? “It may be news that Canada is number one, but it’s not news that...
Posted On 10 Feb 2018

CA Sri Lanka takes lead in educating Nepal’s Chartered Accountants on IFRS implementation

In its capacity as an influential accounting body, CA Sri Lanka, continued to take the lead in educating member bodies in the South Asian region on the implementation of the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS). In this endeavor, CA Sri Lanka recently organised an...
Posted On 04 Feb 2018

Building a common educational framework for Sri Lanka – Arizona State University commences YouLead teacher training programme

A point of pride common to most Sri Lankans is our nation’s rich cultural legacy. From ancient palaces and temples to complex irrigation and aqueduct systems, it is clear that ancient Sri Lankans had developed a sophisticated understanding of engineering, art, agriculture, and...
Posted On 21 Jan 2018