Monthly Archive: March 2016

Mar 30

Press statement on Private universities

FUTA issued a press statement expressing its view on private universities in general and SLTC campus (Recently established private higher education institute as a subsidiary of Sri Lanka Telecom) in particular. The statement reveals that FUTA is not against the concept of private universities but is concerned of the quality and affordability of institutes

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Mar 29

Joint press statement with Teacher unions

FUTA and the two leading trade unions of school teachers; Ceylon Teachers’ Union, Ceylon Teachers Services Union have issued a joint press statement indicating their common concerns on government policy on education. It was decided to release such a statement after a fruitful discussion held on 22nd March 2016 among the higher officials of the …

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Mar 02

Response to the media statement of Mr.Lakshman Kiriella


FUTA issued a media statement on Tuesday, 01.03.2016 as a response to the statement made by Mr.Lakshman Kiriella (Minister of University Education) justifying his controversial letter sent to University of Kelaniya for the recruitment of an Academic. Statements made by both FUTA and the minister are given below

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