the Senior Sinhala Lecturer of the University of Colombo, Sarath Wijesuriya
had to have a confidential conversation with one of his
first year university students at the end of the lecture.
"Discipline matters a lot" Sarath Wijesuriya
, Senior Lecturer, University of Colombo
a mother or father would do with their children" affirmed Wijesuriya
The climax of this chaos according to Wijesuriya
was the decision to
school days, Wijesuriya
said how his
school teachers took individual attention on each and every student.
The teacher knows who needs extra attention.He
used to keep them after school for extra classes.
overwhelmed by his
vast knowledge on the subject."Certainly
Though I have never seen the lady teacher whom Wijesuriya
met in a teacher training program in Hambantota , I can see her
in my mind's eye-the way she
along with other teachers prepare huge meal packets and
verse from ' Parakumba Siritha' which Mr. Wijesuriya
finally recited still echoes in my ears....
"Kaloth Guru Sewe,