He added that the government is to swiftly look into the difficulties faced by the teachers and students at the Polonnaruwa National College of Education. People’s Liberation Front MP Bimal Rathnayake, during the oral question round, informed the Education Minister that there is a serious lack of facilities at the Polonnaruwa National College of Education. “Apparently, there is a serious water shortage in the college, and sanitary facilities are not in operation either. I would like the Education Minister to quickly look into this matter,” MP Rathnayake said.
In reply, Minister Siyambalapitiya said he would quickly address any issues at the training college.Following a question raised by United National Party MP Hesha Withana, Minister Siyambalapitiya assured that the government is planning to carry out the recruitment process of teaching assistants to government schools in a transparent manner.The minister said the recruitment process would most probably include a competitive examination, as usual.“We are yet to finalise how the process would take place, and I assure that it will be a transparent one,” he said