Success due to Bottom-up planning:
Evolving homegrown English model
The national road map to take communicative
English skills across the country, the Presidential initiative -
‘English as a life skill’ was launched in June 2009. The program
aims at the dis-empowerment of English as a privilege of the elites
to be completed and instead to see the empowerment of a new ideology
of English as a life skill. In an interview with the Daily News
Coordinator of Presidential Task Force on ‘English as a life skill’
Sunimal Fernando outlines the novel approach taken to promote spoken
Some games don’t get thrown, Sidat taught me
The Morning Inspection - Malinda
In June 1981 I threw a game. That’s in chess.
This was long before match-fixing and spot-fixing entered sports
vocabulary. In chess circles it was called ‘cooking’, i.e.
predetermining the outcome of a game. It happened between players,
one helping the other to qualify to play at a higher level, secure a
‘board prize’ (in the event of a team championship) or, in recent
times, to secure an international rating or a title norm (for
International Master or International Grandmaster, for example).
Capturing sustainable technology benefits
Parallel Perspectives - Phillip Fernando
What is manifestly clear is that modernization
is occurring not at a strained profusion rate but as a living force
with its own needs and tendencies. That said we are seeing the
impressive rate of growth as substantiated by the most current data.