U.S. Ambassador Inaugurates Virtual Platform to Connect Schools at Vu/Poonthoddam MV

 U.S. Ambassador to Sri Lanka Alaina B. Teplitz inaugurated a U.S.-funded online education platform at Vu/Poonthoddam MV on 23rd February, 2021, that connects students and teachers from different regions and responds to education challenges posed by COVID-19 restrictions. These “Smart Classrooms” connect Sinhala and Tamil speakers and provide remote schools with access to teachers trained in science and technology.

“This Smart Classroom directly supports children’s access to a quality education using new technology,” said U.S. Ambassador Alaina Teplitz. “This opens a new world for them and also improve the connection between Sinhala and Tamil students, building stronger links with each other and their communities.”

The U.S. government’s Agency for International Development (USAID) supported an initiative that worked closely with provincial and district authorities to identify a school in Vavuniya (V/Poonthoddam M.V) and one in Trincomalee ( T/Mahinthapura MV) to pilot the Smart Classroom program.

Further, Secretary of Educaution-NP Mr. L. Ilaangovan, Deputy Director of Education Ms. A. Lathangi    and other Education Sector Staff were participate this event.  As well as,  The Chief Secretary of Eastern Province Mr. Tusitha P. Wanigasingha, Secretary , Ministry of Education, Eastern Province and Education Sector Staff from Eastern Province were  participate this event via the virtual Platform.

 

 

 

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