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As a non-profit non-government organization (NGO) we work directly with village communities, Government and schools, to improve the teaching of English as a second language and computer literacy.
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With the greatest sadness we inform our partners and supporters of the passing of our founder and President, Mahesan (Tony) Kandaiya. Tony passed away on Saturday 19th January after a 2 year battle with cancer. He will be remembered by all who knew him and worked with him as a ...
We received the following news bulletin from Al-Madina - congratulations! "We are glad to inform you that Al Madina achieved great success in the 2018 Grade 5 Scholarship Examination. P.N.F.Rakshana was ranked 7th in the district, and scored 189 Marks. Out of 35 students, 4 students scored beyond the cut off mark ...
PIMD has launched our new remote support program for the Sri Lankan schools participating in the Lotus Program. Al-Madina teachers are tutored in English by Helen Mcleod, Senior PIMD Consultant, using Skype. The remote support program will be tailored to the needs of each school. Al-Madina is very strong in ...
Congratulations to Mrs Avanthi Mihirani who has just published her first book - an English activity book for Grade 2. This book contains very well thought through exercises that can be copied by teachers for use in Grade 2 English classes. The book complements the Let's Learn English syllabus. It ...
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If you are working in education in a developing country, learn more about our approach and find resources that can help you. Our ESL and Computer Literacy Curriculum for Grades 1 and 2 is easy to follow and implement even in small village schools. (more…)
From our Teachers’ Newsletter
One of the more difficult concepts to explain is phonemic awareness. In training the teachers in Sri Lanka, we use the example of a native English speaker learning Tamil or Sinhalese. (more…)