Following O/L maths paper controversy:
Confidential Board to be reconstituted
The Education Ministry will reconstitute the Confidential Board of
experts that has been entrusted with the task of preparing G.C.E.
Ordinary Level papers on the recommendations of two committees appointed
by Education Minister Susil Premajayantha and Commissioner of
Examinations Anura Edirisinghe to look into the reported shortcomings in
the G.C.E. O/L Maths paper II.
According to Education Minister Premajayantha, these committees in
two separate reports have concluded that the students should not face
any injustice in the settlement of this issue and recommended that a
fresh examination be held for the benefit of all students. The Minister
said the committees have accepted that students could not answer the
questions in the Maths paper II within the given time frame due its