Parents hold demonstration opposite Education Ministry

Parents hold demonstration opposite Education Ministry

Parents hold demonstration opposite Education Ministry

Written by Bella Dalima

08 Jan, 2014 | 5:58 pm

A demonstration was also held opposite the Ministry of Education at Isurupaya on Wednesday against the limiting of vacancies at popular schools for students who have passed the Grade Five Scholarship Examination.

The demonstration was organized by a group calling themselves the “Parents Collective of Students who excelled at the Grade 5 Scholarship Examination.”

Representatives of Education Trade Unions also participated in this demonstration. The protesters dispersed after several representatives were granted the opportunity to enter the Ministry and hold discussions.

 

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