The Sri Lanka Examinations Department says that every school child will be issued with a unique student number from the Grade Five Scholarship Examination on wards. in a statement issued this a Department says that using this number, results of the Scholarship Examination as well as information such as subject external activities entered into the data system can be statement easily obtained as well.
At the same time the Examinations Department said that initial arrangements required to apply online for examinations such as the Ordinary Level, Advanced Level and the Grade Five Scholarship Examination, from this year on wards have already been organized.
Through this it would be possible to provide a more efficient and easier service to the student community as well as promote e-state services Meanwhile, Health Sectors request parents to provide more water for drinking to prevent dehydration in children as a result of the high temperatures prevailing these days.
Similarly, Consultant on Children’s Diseases Dr. Deepal Perera said that due to the dry weather at present and the percentage of dust particles increasing children are more likely to be subject to diseases such as wheezing.
The Ministry of Health has provided recommendations to the Ministry of Education on some suitable actions to be taken to protect school children from the prevailing high temperatures Accordingly, they have advised that children should not be allowed to participate in exercises outdoors that cause excessive sweating during the period noo am to 3.30 pm when temperatures increase to high levels At the same time the Ministry of Heath has suggested that school children use hats or an umbrella often and altermatives such as weaning light clothing.