More teachers for remote Wayamba schools
There is a severe shortage of teachers in remote schools in
Kurunegala and Puttalam Districts at present.
The school heads and parents have sought NWP Chief Minister Dayasiri
Jayasekara's intervention in this matter.
More than 200 teachers are reported to be in excess in national
schools in Wayamba. The Chief Minister has therefore called upon
Education Minister Bandula Gunawardena to release them to be posted to
remote schools. The Government has decided to recruit 900 Higher
National Diploma Holders to be posted to secondary schools where there
are Mahindodaya technological laboratories. They would be appointed as
This would ease the shortage of teachers in the NWP to a considerable
extent. I hope I would be able to provide adequate human resources to
all government schools in the NWP in the very near future”, the Chief