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 can also be used by ...

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At the end of 2014, Al-Madina grade 5 students sat for an English exam to decide if they would be admitted to English medium classes in their new schools in Grade 6 in 2015. Out of 15 students, a record 7 students have been admitted to English medium from Grade 6. This is Al-Madina's best ...

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Wilgammula school held their annual English camp on 31st July, 2014. The event was held in the school hall and both parents and higher grade children watched the primary grade children perform a series of items demonstrating their English language skills. The event was also attended by ADE for English sector in Trincomalee Zonal Office Mrs. ...

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  From April 21-24, 2013, a team of five lead teachers from the schools participating in the PIMD Lotus Program, ran their first Lotus Program teacher training workshop. PIMD was on hand to support them but they did an amazing job which was acknowledged by their peers. The other attending teachers commented that this was the ...

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In April 2013, senior teachers involved in the PIMD Lotus Program in Sri Lanka will run a training workshop for their colleagues for the first time. This is a major step in making the program sustainable at a local level. Local teachers who have worked with PIMD since 2004 will lead the workshop.

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During the first two weeks of January the PIMD team visited all six schools in the Lotus program to measure first year outcomes. Full credit must go to the Principals and staff of the village schools for what they have achieved in 2012 under very difficult circumstances. At each school we reviewed the students' progress ...

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