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Grade-5 scholarship examination urged to be reviewed

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor January 9, 2019 18:33

Grade-5 scholarship examination urged to be reviewed

Minister of Education Akila Viraj Kariyawasam states that it is compulsory to review current grade-5 scholarship examination process based on child psychology.

Minister Kariyawasam made this comment at the grade-5 scholarship examination review committee. The Minister also highlighted that no pressure should be exerted on children due to highly competitive examinations.

He stated that support of psychologists, social scientists and educationists is essential to achieve the aspired target of reducing pressure on the children. The Minister also explained that providing scholarships and better schools for the children of low income families should also be taken into account when formulating policies.

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor January 9, 2019 18:33