Sunday, May 31, 2009

Urgent educational supplies sent to IDP kids

By Ishara Jayawardane
(nation)Ten thousand sets of school furniture and 25,000 sets of uniforms have been sent to Vavuniya this week for the children of Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) to resume their education, Education Minister Susil Premajayantha said.

The education of IDP children will be conducted according to the normal curriculum. The child soldiers will have to be screened by the Army. “Boys who can be rehabilitated will be sent to rehabilitation centres. There is a programme called non-formal education. They will be trained under the non-formal education programmes,” the Minister added. Full text