NE part time teachers receive permanency

[TamilNet, Thursday, 28 July 2005, 09:01 GMT]
Mr.R.Thiakalingam, North East Provincial Education Ministry Secretary Wednesday handed over appointment letters absorbing 203 part time English teachers comprising all three communities out of 860 into the Class 3 Grade 2 of the Ceylon Teachers Service. They have been serving in northeast schools for several years. This is the first time in the Sri Lanka's education history part time teachers served on contract basis are made permanent, education sources said.

Mr.Thiayakalingam said that he would take all possible steps to make the rest part time English teachers permanent in due course.

Teachers receive permanency
Mr.Thiagalinkam hands over permanent appointment letter to a part time teacher.
The event was held at the provincial ministry auditorium with Mr.Thiyakalingam in the chair. Mr.M.K.M.Haniffa and Mr.Dayananda Jayaweera, Senior Assistant Secretaries of the Provincial Education Ministry, Mr.K.Saravanapavan, Director of Education and Mr.S.Krishnakumar, Assistant Director of Education participated.

Mr.Thiagalinkam reminded the audience the protests and demonstrations organized by the part Time English Teachers Association in Trincomalee and various parts of the province demanding permanency in the past. These teachers are made permanent at a time when English language is playing vital role as link language to promote better understandings between communities.

Those part time teachers who received maximum one thousand five hundred rupees per month on contract basis are made permanent with a decent salary, he added.

Mr.S.Gnanakaran, President of the North East Part Time English Teachers Association thanked the Provincial Secretary and his staff, Northeast parliamentarians, Ceylon Tamil Teachers Union and other organizations for supporting their struggle in this regard.

Teachers receive permanency
NE part time English teachers assemble in provincial education ministry auditorium to receive appointment letters conferring them permanency.

 

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