Singapore to enhance English language learning in Jaffna
A high-powered ministerial delegation from Singapore will open the
refurbished youth section of the Jaffna Public Library, as part of a
year-long capacity building project aimed at improving English language
skills of Jaffna students.
The opening scheduled for early April will also see the donation of a
mobile library which will help provide easy access to reading material
The project initiated by the Singapore International Foundation, in
partnership with Jaffna Public Library is estimated to benefit over
3,000 students between the ages of 10-18 years.
The renovated youth section along with the mobile library will
collectively have an offer 10,000 books, magazines and facilities for
interactive language learning lessons.
The project which reflects the long-standing bilateral relations
between Singapore and Sri Lanka will also help address the shortage of
skilled English language teachers in the island and provide
opportunities for students to communicate in English in their daily