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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.

 

Impact:

Phase 1

ActivityDistrictNo. of StudentNo. of TeachersNo. of Schools
SDPsRathnapura2692121
Anuradhapra2621817
Monaragala1911214
Vavniya15099
Jaffna2591119
Ampara2501817
APsVavniya172613
Ampara2101616
Total*61,3818997
*SDPs only

 

Phase 2

ActivityDistrictNo. of schoolsParticipationNo. of Teachers
SDPsVavuniya ( Sinhala Medium)71367
Anuradhapura1017710
Ratnapura (eheliyagoda)2123421
Jaffna (Tamil Medium)1320113
ADPsAnuradhapura Astronomy Programme108010
*SDPs only

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