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A/L Exam Results Release Today May 4 to www.doenets.lk website

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A/L Exam Results Release Today May 4 to www.doenets.lk website
Sri Lanka Exams Results Release to www.doenets.lk website AL OL Grade Five examination department

Update – Much awaited 2020 A/L exam results release today May 4th, a source close to Examination Department told to LankaXpress. Results will be released today at anytime before night. Result release was earlier scheduled to release before April 30 but due to Z-score calculation double check process it was delayed by a week. According to the official, results preparations are almost done and it will be release today. The results will release to examination department official www.doenets.lk website. More Info via LankaXpress

2020 A/L Exam Results Release to examination department official websites and can be get via https://www.doenets.lk/examresults website or https://www.exams.gov.lk/examresults website.

Examination Department officials have NOT so far announced the exact releasing date or the time. Based on the 2020 A/L examination results, steps will be taken to admit students into universities by 2021 September.

According to the UGC sources, 2020 A/L Zscore cut-off marks will be release July month end. Z-score cutoff marks will be released to UGC official website www.ugc.ac.lk. A total of 40,000 candidates will be allowed to enter state universities, according to the University Grants Commission. The university intake for degrees such as medicine and engineering has been increased this year. Z-score cutoff marks will be released to UGC official website www.ugc.ac.lk . Based on the 2020 A/L examination results, steps will be taken to admit students into universities by 2021 September.

Earlier Sri Lanka Education Minister said GCE A/L Exam results release April month end but later said results will be released before May 5th.

Meanwhile 2021 A/L Exam has been postponed and will begin from October 4th – 30th. G.C.E. Advanced Level Examination for the year 2021, which was scheduled for August, has been postponed to October, says the Sri Lanka Minister of Education Prof. G.L. Peiris. Accordingly, the examination is set to take place between October 4 and 30. The 2021 A/L exam dates and the relevant A/L time table has not been released so far. The 2021 A/L time table will release to examination department official www.doenets.lk website.

2021 G.C.E. Ordinary Level Examination has been postponed. O/L Exam will be held on 2022 January final week and probably it will end February first week. Examination Department has NOT released the exact time table. 2021 O/L Exam time table will release later. Education Minister Prof. GL Peiris says O/L Examination has been pushed to the final week of January 2022.

University Entrance process will be as follows. 

  1. A/L Results release
  2. University Hand Book release
  3. Buy University handbook & read it carefully
  4. Online Registration & Send print out via post to UGC
  5. Based on students’ desired course students have to apply for Aptitude tests after publishing on national newspapers. 
  6. Sit for Aptitude Tests depend on their selected courses. Then aptitude test results will released by relevant universities.
  7. Re-scrutinized / Re- correction A/Level results release. 
  8. Z score cut off marks will be release
  9. University Registration via online
  10. Students will receive selected Course & University

Higher education Ministry sources says that the students who qualified for the 2020/2021 University Academic year based on 2020 A/L results will be admitted before the end of 2021. 2020 A/L Exam was delayed and was held on October month due to coronavirs pandemic in the country.

GCE A/L Exam Results Release Today May 4 to www.doenets.lk

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Update – (Sri Lanka “LankaXpress” May 3rd) – Much awaited 2020 A/L exam results release today May 4th, a source close to Examination Department told to LankaXpress. Results will be released today at anytime before night. Result release was earlier scheduled to release before April 30 but due to Z-score calculation double check process it was delayed by a week. According to the official, results preparations are almost done and it will be release today. The results will release to examination department official www.doenets.lk website. More details via LankaXpress website.

Update – Much awaited 2020 A/L exam results release tomorrow May 4th, a source close to Examination Department told to LankaXpress. Result release was earlier scheduled to release before April 30 but due to Z-score calculation double check process it was delayed by a week. According to the official, results preparations are almost done and it will be release tomorrow. The results will release to examination department official www.doenets.lk website. More details via LankaXpress website.

Sri Lanka “LankaXpress” – 2020 A/L exam results will be released on May 5. It was earlier planned to release before April 30. But due to Zscore calculation delay, releasing time frame extended for another 7 days. According to the officials results will be release most probably before May 5th.

Earlier Sri Lanka Education Minister said GCE A/L Exam results will be released April month end but now says results will release within 7 days. Several fake news are circulating via social media saying A/L exam results release . Those news are Fake. Results will release to examination department official www.doenets.lk website.

According to the latest news, A/L results preparations are at its final stage. Examination Department sources told to “LankaXpress” that before release the results, A/L Zscores need to double check. These days that zscore double checking process is going on and it will take few more days. Examination Department officials have NOT so far announced the exact releasing date or the time. Based on the 2020 A/L examination results, steps will be taken to admit students into universities by 2021 September Minister further said.

When 2020 GCE A/L Exam Results Release ?

Results will release on May 5 to www.doenets.lk website.

Meanwhile 2021 A/L Exam has been postponed and will begin from October 4th – 30th. G.C.E. Advanced Level Examination for the year 2021, which was scheduled for August, has been postponed to October, says the Sri Lanka Minister of Education Prof. G.L. Peiris. Accordingly, the examination is set to take place between October 4 and 30. The exam dates and the relevant timetable has not been released so far. The time table will release to examination department official www.doenets.lk website.

All schools Closed in Sri Lanka Reopening dates to announce after review the situation

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Sri Lanka Schools open vacation term dates announce
Sri Lanka Schools Open Dates Vacation Term End New Term starts Time Education Ministry

All schools islandwide CLOSED for coming week starting May 3rd to May 7th – Education Ministry says.  “We review the situation daily” minister further said. Officials are considering the situation and will announce the opening dates. All schools in Sri Lanka closed on 27 April. The decision was taken as a precaution to prevent school children from being infected with the virus. Parallel to that All Catholic schools, all Anglican schools will also be closed till April 30.

Special meeting will be held coming days to decide whether schools Sri Lanka open or close. Joseph Stalin, General Secretary of the Ceylon Teachers’ Union raise concern over government decision over opening schools under 50% capacity. It is reported that several school students, teachers and Principals tested positive for coronavirus island-wide. Earlier Sri Lanka Education Minister said government considering to reopen schools on May 3rd.

Minister of Education, Prof. GL Peiris says that all universities across the Sri Lanka are expected to open on May 10. Until then, lectures will be conducted online, he said. “We review the situation daily” minister said. Earlier officials planned to reopen all universities in Sri Lanka on April 19th and later postponed to April 27. But due to sudden coronavirus outbreak in the country, health officials again postponed it till May 30th. Meanwhile Minister of Education, Prof. GL Peiris says universities across the country are expected to open on May

Sri Lanka brings new laws to control fake news on social media

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Sri Lanka brings new laws to control fake news on social media
Sri Lanka brings new laws to control fake news on social media

Sri Lanka to bring legislation to protect against the spreading of false and misleading statements (Fake News) through Internet. Cabinet ministers approve the proposal.
The spread of false information on the Internet poses a serious threat and is seen as being used to divide society, to spread hatred and to weaken democratic institutions. Various countries have already taken steps to legislate in order to address this problem. Steps should be taken to provide access to accurate information to citizens and civil society by introducing a new law to protect society from the harm caused by false propaganda on the Internet. Accordingly, the Cabinet of Ministers granted the approval for the resolution tabled by the Minister of Justice and the Minister of Mass Media to advice the Legal Draftsman to draft a bill for the relevant issue.

According to Justice Minister, out of the entire social media profiles in Sri Lanka, 15 to17 per cent is fake. Therefore, it is impossible to prosecute them if they disseminated something baseless.

Sri Lanka, Justice Minister Ali Sabry, PC earlier said that the Cabinet of Ministers is in a discussion on bringing in new laws to control the dissemination of disinformation via the social media platforms in Sri Lanka.

He said it is currently taking into the consideration the laws such as the Prevention of Online Falsehood and Manipulation Act that is effective in Singapore, India and Malaysia.

According to him, out of the entire social media profiles in Sri Lanka, 15 to17 per cent is fake. Therefore, it is impossible to prosecute them if they disseminated something baseless.

“Such moves could have direct impacts on the freedom of expression in the future. Freedom of Expression should be secondary to national security, reconciliation, dignity of the country, privacy, defamation and economic factors”, he stressed.

Schools Opening Dates in Sri Lanka

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Sri Lanka Schools open vacation term dates announce
Sri Lanka Schools Open Dates Vacation Term End New Term starts Time Education Ministry

All schools across the island for all grades will reopen on Monday except for the schools in the Western Province, Education Minister Prof. G.L Pieris said. Grade 5, Grade 11 and A/L class will be reopened in Western Province from March 15.

He added that schools in the western province will be reopened only after the health recommendations are received.

The Minister further said that health recommendations pertaining to the Western Province will be submitted by the health officials within two days. Accordingly the schools in Colombo, Gampaha and Kalutara will be reopened.

Minister Pieris said that the decision on reopening schools in the western Province will be determined based on the approval of the Director General of Health Services.

Schools Opening Dates in Sri Lanka.

Remote Learning Anxiety

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What is Remote Learning Anxiety and how to manage it
Remote Learning Anxiety and How to Cope BetterHelp Advice

While many students have returned to the classroom, there are still a lot of students that are learning remotely. Even those that have returned to the classroom may be learning digitally and socially distanced. This may be causing a lot of anxiety in students from their first years in school all the way to those attending a university or college.

A good therapist can help you or your child deal with anxiety in a healthy way. However, it is important to find the right therapist for you. Read this article to learn more about finding a good therapist.

The Effect of Remote Learning

Social distancing and remote learning make social interaction difficult. This can cause feelings of despair, loneliness, and isolation. Sometimes these emotions are brand new to a student, while other times they are just strengthened in someone due to the unusual circumstances.

Teenagers already experience a high rate of anxiety, but these conditions can exasperate these emotions. Not only are students of all ages experiencing fear and anxiety about work, the economy, the virus, and their friends and family, but they also do not have the type of support system that they have grown accustomed to.

Even if our children can talk to the people we did before the pandemic, emotions are often hidden by masks. We are also not able to shake hands, hug, and high five in the way that we used to. Social touch is important for our mental health and overall wellbeing.

Education is incredibly important, but so is our mental health. A balance between the two needs to be met. If you are experiencing severe anxiety that is focused on a heavy workload, speak with your teacher.

Screen Anxiety

Screen anxiety happens when students resist or avoid participation in distance learning. Younger students may get angry or nervous, teens and older students may experience a fear like social anxiety.

Routine may be a good way to help set expectations. Things as simple as waking up and eating at the same time every day can help our minds adjust. This can be beneficial to our mental health. It is also important to work relaxation into your schedule, even if you seem too busy.

If your child is having too much anxiety to speak or appear on camera, try to get them to participate through typing messages. It is important that a student is not completely cut off because we all need social interaction. However, this type of education is new for most students and it is important to ease them into it.

You can also speak to the teacher to make sure they understand that your child has experienced anxiety because of the unusual circumstances. It may also be a good idea to ease your child into using Zoom. You can do this by allowing them to speak with people they know well virtually. Call family members or close friends virtually so that you and your child can experience the technology together. This can add comfort to the experience and help to ease a student into learning virtually or remotely.

It is important to have open communication. Speak with your child and ask open-ended questions. Find out the reasons that they are experiencing this anxiety and try to relate and empathize with them. It may be necessary to make compromises so that your child can learn what they need to without experiencing severe anxiety.

Finally, it is important to give your child as much social interaction as possible without putting them at risk of catching the virus. This means that you should allow them to play online with friends, call family members, or even get a pet. You should also interact with them as much as possible.

How to Get Better at Learning

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How to Get Better at Learning
How to Get Better at Learning

One of the most significant aspects of living is learning. It is how people define the life they want to live, the people you want in your life, and how you define purpose and meaning in the things you do. Learning new things takes time and patience. Many seek to improve their learning abilities to expand their knowledge and take advantage of opportunities that contribute to personal growth. Fortunately, there are practical ways to help you learn fast and effectively.

Learn and Practice How to Take Good Notes

Did you know you can learn different methods for note-taking? Taking notes is a common way to help you gain knowledge and remember important details. As you practice taking notes, you’ll improve your speed and accuracy while gaining more insight on a topic or subject. Taking notes is a learning skill with meaning. As you learn different things, you’ll establish a preference for organizing information so you can remember or summarize easier.  

Learn Ways to Improve Your Memory

We learn so many different things in life, and it is incredible to know we are capable of recalling and retaining information. A significant aspect of the learning process is memory. Your memory involves different elements that help you remember methods, strategies, and other essential details. As you consider different things you want to learn, doing things like managing your time, review ways to improve your focus, avoid trying to cram too much information at once.

Take Mental Breaks

Learning new things can be a great experience, but it can also be stressful or overwhelming. Retaining information is challenging if you’re stressed, anxious, or tired. When it is hard to stay focused, your brain struggles to recall information. If you feel emotionally drained, your brain shuts down by channel away from information. For example, think about students in class listening to their college professor giving a lecture. Some get tired, bored, or stop paying attention altogether. Take a break by changing your activity, even if it is for a few minutes, to help your brain refocus.

Use Different Learning Tools

The learning experience continues to evolve with different types of resources and materials to help people learn. Specific resources may help you retain information and keep you motivated to continue learning. Some people prefer using print books over audiobooks. Others like podcasts they can take on the go or watch videos if they are visual learners. Some want to use a variety of options to keep learning interesting.

Learn with Others

Sharing your interests with others enhances learning. You grow together while helping each other. People learn differently, but sometimes you gain more insight when learning with others that can relate. Individual skills like problem-solving are learned by others sharing their experience. Also, learning with others helps with remembering information. It is an opportunity to add to the knowledge we already have. When recalling such information, people are likely able to identify details more accurately. You gain more meaning behind it while gaining a better understanding of it. Learn how a therapist can help you learn more about yourself by clicking here.

Keep Learning and Share What You Know with Others

To become effective in the process of learning, continue practicing and sharing your knowledge. It is like helping your brain get regular exercise through different methods. Using different ways to learn, including working with others and using additional resources, allows the brain to lock in the knowledge. Learning and sharing go together in different parts of life such as school, work, and home. It is essential to invest in your skills and knowledge while helping others do the same. The benefit of doing so is priceless.

2021 A/L Exam Postponed, NOT as usual in August. Exam October 4th – 30th. Time table will release to www.doenets.lk

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2021 A/L Exam in August. Time table will release to www.doenets.lk
O/L and A/L exams Time Table via www.doenets.lk website Timetable release

Update – 2021 A/L Exam has been postponed and will begin from October 4th – 30th. G.C.E. Advanced Level Examination for the year 2021, which was scheduled for August, has been postponed to October, says the Sri Lanka Minister of Education Prof. G.L. Peiris. Accordingly, the examination is set to take place between October 4 and 30. 2021 A/L Exam will be held as usual in August month. The exam dates and the relevant timetable has not been released so far. The time table will release to examination department official website www.doenets.lk.

2020 A/L Exam was delayed and was held on October month due to coronavirs pandemic in the country. Results of the G. C. E. Advanced Level Examination for the year 2020 will most probably be released in 2021 April.

Meanwhile Education Ministry has proposed to amend the examination period for GCE Ordinary Level and Advanced Level Examinations. Ministry Secretary Professor Kapila Perera has proposed that the O/L exam to be held in August and A/L Exam to be held in December. So far government has NOT taken a final decision in this regard. Proposal to be submitted to the Cabinet of Ministers for approval next week. Officials believe this new system will reduce the academic period for school students by 9 months.

When is 2021 A/L Exam begins?

Normally, A/L exam is scheduled on August month, but last year exam was postponed due to Coronavirus outbreak. Officials believe 2021 exam can be held as usual.

A Fake / false Advanced Level A/L Time Table is circulating on social media and the examinations department is to take action against the spread of fake Time Table.

Sri Lanka Examinations Department officials requested the general public including students to act responsibly and only trust the official announcements issued by the Education Ministry and the Examination Department. 2021 A/L Exam dates and the relevant timetable has not been released so far. The time table will release to examination department official website www.doenets.lk.

Update – Sri Lanka Minister of Education, Prof. G. L. Peiris says that 2020 Advanced Level Examination A/L Exam Results will be released April end (after April Avurudu season). Examination Department officials have not so far announced the exact releasing dates. Based on the 2020 A/L examination results, steps will be taken to admit students into universities by 2021 September Minister further said.

Meanwhile 2021 A/L Exam will be held as usual in August month. The exam dates and the relevant timetable has not been released so far. The time table will release to examination department official www.doenets.lk website.

Secretary to the Ministry of Education Prof Kapila Perera stated that the A/L examination for the year 2021 has been scheduled for August but said that they have not reached a final decision. “We hope to get feedback from teachers covering all schools by April 9th how far the A/L syllabus has been completed. After evaluating those factors, we will take a final decision on the 2021 A/L examination,”.

When 2021 A/L Exam begins and What happen to A/L Students ?

• Hold the exam on 2021 August month?
• Hold the exam with covered syllabus on August ?
• Postpone the exam date ?

Sri Lanka Education Ministry says that NO decision has been taken to postpone the GCE Advanced Level Examination (GCE A/L Exam 2021). Exam will be held in August as usual. Ministry rejecting the false claims made on social media.

How Therapy Can Help Students Get Back on Track with School Work

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Therapy Can Help Students Get Back on Track with School Work and Homework
How Therapy Can Help Students Get Back on Track with School Work

How Therapy Can Help Students Get Back on Track with School Work.

Setting goals as a student is essential to academic success. It is common to feel overwhelmed or frustrated while working to meet academic expectations. One area a student may have trouble with is holding themselves accountable when they don’t meet their goals. You may feel discouraged if you didn’t get a high score on your test. Some try their best to complete assignments, but you may get stuck focusing on things that don’t matter when trying to be a perfectionist.

You may agonize over things that could hold you back, leading to lower grades or performing under academic standards. Fortunately, there are ways to help students understand how their thoughts and emotions make a difference. One option includes working with a counselor or therapist. Some skilled professionals work with youth and young adults to help them focus on moving forward when feeling stuck. Professional support through therapy allows you to gain more awareness about yourself and your abilities.

Here are some ways therapy may help you regain focus so you can succeed in school.

Gain Cognitive Skills

Working with a therapist has helped many students understand how their emotions and thoughts affect their actions. Different therapy types provide a variety of skills to help you make informed decisions and improve problem-solving abilities. A common type of therapy is cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT). It is used to help people recognize and raise self-awareness of their feelings, thoughts, and behaviors.

You can learn how to work through homework anxiety by acknowledging your anxious thoughts and challenging them. Understanding your feelings with in-depth support from a therapist may help you feel less anxious because you learn some of your ideas may not be accurate. You can learn about other types of therapy that can help with anxiety here.

Admitting to Mistakes

Trying to be perfect could have consequences because we all have flaws. If you didn’t score as well as you hoped on an exam, it is okay. If you get behind on your schoolwork, admit you’re responsible for not getting it done on time. Sometimes missing a deadline or not making the grade leaves you feeling bad, but you can and will move forward.

A student may feel less motivated to complete assignments if they recently failed a test. In this situation, it helps to focus on what you can do and focus on getting things done one at a time. Consider looking at future assignments as another chance to do better. Therapy can help with identifying thoughts and beliefs that make moving forward more difficult. You’ll be able to redirect your focus on actions to get you motivated again.

Focus on Getting It Done

Assignments for school are crucial to your grades and academic performance. Sometimes too much focus is placed on making the teacher or your parents happy. Get your work done to the best of your ability and avoid trying to be a perfectionist. If you think you’re going to miss a deadline, ask if partial credit is possible. Learn about options to help you get your work done without pressure, such as working with a tutor or classmate.

It Is Okay to Ask for Help

Holding yourself accountable is not easy, but you can learn ways to get things done without being hard on yourself. It is easy to tell someone you will get things done when doing things for them. It is different when it comes to yourself. People have a habit of letting themselves down and being okay with it. Having someone to work with you, such as a family member, friend, or therapist, can make a d difference because they can help you hold yourself accountable.

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Marie Miguel – BetterHelp.com

Marie Miguel has been a writing and research expert for nearly a decade, covering a variety of health- related topics. Currently, she is contributing to the expansion and growth of a free online mental health resource with BetterHelp.com. With an interest and dedication to addressing stigmas associated with mental health, she continues to specifically target subjects related to anxiety and depression.

GCE O/L Exam ends today. NO After Exam Parties ! – Results Release in June

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Sri Lanka GCE OL Exam Results Release 2021 June month
Sri Lanka GCE OL Exam Results Release 2021 June month

Police and Department of Examinations has instructed G. C. E. Ordinary Level candidates NOT to engage in unruly behavior at the examination centres after the exam and NOT to organize or participate any illegal After Exam Parties.

The Ordinary Level Examination for the year 2020 is set to conclude today March 10.

Issuing a statement, the Department stated that strict action will be taken against under the Examination Act if candidates engage in unruly behavior or damage public property. Further, measures can be taken to cancel the results of such candidates, emphasized the Department. The Exams Department further stated that any complaint with this regard can be relayed through the following telephone numbers:

0112 784 208/ 0112 784 537/ 0113 188 350 (School Examination Organizations and Results Branch)
1911 hotline
119 (Police Emergency Call Number)
0112 421 111 (Police Headquarters)

2020 GCE O/L examination results will be released in June month says Sri Lanka Education Minister. The results of the GCE Ordinary Level Exam held from March 01 to 10 are expected to be released by June month and accordingly, plans have been made to start new A/L classes for these students from 2021 July, said Education Minister Prof. GL Peiris. GCE O/L Exam Results Release in June.

O/L exam cheating incident reported in Walasmulla area.

Participating in a media conference held at Nelum Mawatha, Minister Peiris said the government does not want to waste the children’s time waiting for exam results.

“Our main objective is not to waste the precious youth of the country’s children. We are ready to face all the challenges that come in the midst of the Covid 19 epidemic so that education can be continued,” he said.

According to the Minister, a total of 622,305 candidates from all over the country sit for the examination which held from March 1 to 10 at 4,513 centers. A total of 423,746 school candidates and 198,606 private candidates are scheduled to take the exam and 542 coordinating centers have been set up.

Two special centers have been set up in each district for Covid 19 infected candidates. Special arrangements have been made for the Colombo District as such centers may not be sufficient.

Necessary arrangements have already been made to ensure the health of the children in consultation with the principals, public health inspectors and regional health officers, the Minister said.

All applications have already been mailed to all schools. If private candidates have not received them, they can go to the Ministry of Education website and download their applications.

“This is the first time our government has taken such a step. Everything is for our children,” the Minister said.