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All City schools will be closed, from monday (20)


From Monday (20), all government and government-approved private schools in Colombo and other cities will be closed.

Susil Premajayantha, Minister of Education, stated that steps have been taken to continue academic activities in rural schools that are not impacted by transportation issues, as well as to enable online education in other schools in Colombo and other major cities by granting them a holiday this week.

The Minister also stated that teachers are not required to report to work because schools will be closed.

The Minister also stated that a program to provide proper education to Advance Level students will begin in early July.

Nihal Ranasinghe, Secretary to the Ministry of Education, stated that education activities in universities can be conducted online within the next two weeks.

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