Promotion of Science Education
The Science Day Program (SDP) is a full day programme consisting of sessions covering topics such as environment, health & nutrition, physics, quizzes, question paper analyses and a poster competition conducted for students of grade 8 and 9 in identified schools.
Objective: Supporting the advancement of science among school children of disadvantaged areas/schools in partnership with Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science (SLAAS). The aim is to popularize the study of science, and engagement in related areas of work, which has seen a progressive decline in the recent past.
Target : Pre-Ordinary Level students of selected schools in six selected districts, namely, Ampara, Anuradhapura, Jaffna, Monaragala, Ratnapura and Vavuniya.
|Activity||District||No. of Student||No. of Teachers||No. of Schools|
|Activity||District||No. of schools||Participation||No. of Teachers|
|SDPs||Vavuniya ( Sinhala Medium)||7||136||7|
|Jaffna (Tamil Medium)||13||201||13|
|ADPs||Anuradhapura Astronomy Programme||10||80||10|
|Activity||Location||No. of schools||No. of Students||No. of Teachers|
|SDPs||Ratnapura - Eheliyagoda Central College||9||129||9|
|Anuradhapura - Walisinghe Harischandra||7||89||8|
|Vavuniya- Gamini Vidyalaya||5||77||7|
|Jaffna (T) - Vembadi Girls||7||64||7|
|Ampara Town Hall - SDP||9||162||10|
|Vavuniya (T) -Saivapiragasa Ladies College||16||163||15|
|Monaragala- Mahanama College||9||174||10|