Student leadership programme begins today
The first phase of the university students' leadership and positive
attitude development programme will commence today, Higher Education
Ministry Additional Secretary P G Jayasinghe said.
The second phase will commence on January 16 and continue until
February 1. The third phase will be held from February 12 to 28.
All arrangements have been finalised to commence the first phase of
the programme, which will continue until January 12, 2013.
Around 10,000 students, who passed the Advanced Level examination
2011 will be selected for the first batch. The names of selected
students have been published in the website www.leardership.mohe.gov.lk
The leadership and positive attitude development programme is
conducted to ensure that students will be nurtured with knowledge,
skills, attitude and mental alertness to shoulder future
responsibilities as creative and enterprising leaders. Participants will
be trained on developing leadership qualities.
Mental health and counselling, career guidance, challenges and the
future of Sri Lanka, building peace in Sri Lanka, historical and social
background of Sri Lanka, law and Human Rights, cultural activities,
physical exercises, group drill, basic discipline, first aid,
reproductive health, group norms and group discussions are included in
A certificate will be awarded to every participant.
The certificate will be vital for university admission and future