Education Ministry to decide on tuition classes

The Ministry of Education will decide in future if it will allow tuition classes to operate during school hours.Education Minister Akila Viraj Kariyawasam said that it has become a norm now by teachers and private institutions to have tuition classes during school hours. “We will decide if tuition classes can operate from 7.30am to 1.30pm,” the Minister said. He said that discussions will be held with the relevant officials soon to decide on the future of tuition classes which operate during school hours. He said that discussions will also be held on various other aspects of the education sector which require urgent attention. (Colombo Gazette) read more