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Employment History

Principal
Matugama Central School

Minister
54th Madya Vidyalayas

Minister of Education

of Education
Minister Wickramaratne

Education Minister
Sri Lanka

Affiliations

Founder
54th Madya Vidyalayas

Web References (20 Total References)


Old Boys

wesleycollege.org [cached]

A few years later, JEJ had the honour of being hand-picked by the then Minister of Education, Mr. C. W. W. Kannangara, to be the principal of Matugama Central School in the Minister's own electorate.

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Central Schools were the pet project of Mr. Kannangara, and he would have none but the best as principals of these schools.
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This was the first time such a review was undertaken since the Special Committee on Education did so in the early 1940s during the period of the Donoughmore Constitution, under the chairmanship of Mr. C. W. W. Kannangara, the Minister of Education. Among the members of the Jayasuriya Commission was Mr. Kannangara himself, which reflects in no small measure the respect and recognition which Prof. Jayasuriya, yet in his early forties, had earned by that time as the country's leading educationist.


An inter-house sports meet of the ...

www.dailynews.lk [cached]

An inter-house sports meet of the 54th Madya Vidyalayas (Central Schools) started by late Minister Dr. C. W. W. Kannangara, father of Free Education will be held at the Ceylon Steel Corporation Sports Complex on October 18 under the patronage of Sports Minister Gamini Lokuge.


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www.chitraguptatours.com [cached]

With a literacy rate of 92%, and 83% of the total population having had Secondary Education,[69] Sri Lanka has one of the most literate populations amongst developing nations.[70] An education system which dictates 9 years of Compulsory Schooling for every child is in place, with 99% of the children entering the first grade.[69] A free education system initiated in 1945[71] by Dr. C. W. W. Kannangara, a former minister of education, has greatly contributed to this.


free education system was initiated by ...

www.encyclopediajr.com [cached]

free education system was initiated by Dr. C. W. W. Kannangara, Sri Lanka's education minister. Mr. Kannangara led the establishment of the Maha Vidyalayas (Great Central Schools) in different parts of the country in order to provide education to Sri Lanka's rural population.


Old Boys

www.wesleycollege.org [cached]

A few years later, JEJ had the honour of being hand-picked by the then Minister of Education, Mr. C. W. W. Kannangara, to be the principal of Matugama Central School in the Minister's own electorate.

...
Central Schools were the pet project of Mr. Kannangara, and he would have none but the best as principals of these schools.
...
This was the first time such a review was undertaken since the Special Committee on Education did so in the early 1940s during the period of the Donoughmore Constitution, under the chairmanship of Mr. C. W. W. Kannangara, the Minister of Education.Among the members of the Jayasuriya Commission was Mr. Kannangara himself, which reflects in no small measure the respect and recognition which Prof. Jayasuriya, yet in his early forties, had earned by that time as the country's leading educationist.

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