Monthly Archive: February 2013

Feb 28

FUTA garners support for multi-sector procession

By Madusha Erandi A procession will be held on 2 April with the participation of all the leading trade union organizations belonging to all sectors to strengthen the common struggle for education reforms, President of the Federation of University Teachers’ Federation (FUTA), Nirmal Ranjith Devasiri said. Addressing a press conference yesterday, he said they had …

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Feb 28

University dons signal restart of agitation

[The Island on February 27, 2013] By Dasun Edirisinghe FUTA President Dr. Nirmal Ranjith Dewasiri addresses yesterday’s media briefing at the Colombo University. He is flanked by FUTA Assistant Secretary Dr. Harini Amarasuriya and Vice President of the Open University Teachers’ Association B. D. Witharana . Pic by Nimal Dayaratne University teachers yesterday warned that …

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Feb 28

FUTA Media Statement 27th February 2013

A school girl was charged with stealing eight coconuts reportedly to pay her contribution toward whitewashing school walls. While the case was subsequently withdrawn and officials have publicly condemned the act of soliciting funds from parents, we are well aware that schools routinely collect funds from parents for school expenses through school development committees and …

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