Become a Government School Teacher – Admission to National Colleges of Education (Vidya Peeta)

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Updated 2014 February – You can apply for 2014 intake upto 21 February 2014.
National Colleges of Education, commonly named as Vidya Peeta conducts Three Year Pre-Service  Professional Course in Teacher Education.  You need three passes in one sitting at the G.C.E. (A/L) Examination  and Credit passes  in some GCE O/L subjects to apply these courses.
Nilwala National College of Eduation
These National Colleges are located at (1) Uva,  (2) Nilwala, (3) Mahaweli, (4) Sariputta, (5) Siyane,  (6) Vavuniya,  (7) Sri Pada, (8) Addalaichenai , (9) Batticaloa,  (11) Pulathisipura, (12) Wayamba,  (14) Ruhuna, (15) Jaffna , (17) Hapitigam, (16) Dharga Town

Courses conducted here include Primary education, Mathematics, Science, Physical Education, English, Buddhism, Hinduism, Islam, Catholicism/Christianity, Agriculture and Food Technology, Technical studies, Crafts and Arts, Drama, Dance, Music, Information and communication technology, First Language (sinhala), second language (tamil), Social studies etc.

Duration of a Training Course is three years. This period consists of two years residential institutional training in the National College of Education and one year internship training while being attached to a school.  During the period of two years residential training a trainee will be provided with meals and lodging facilities to the value of Rs. 2,000 per month for ten months in a year. During the Internship year a monthly allowance of Rs. 2,500 will be paid for ten months.

Applicants successfully completing this Course will be considered for appointments as teachers based on the availability of vacancies on Education Zonal Level in difficult districts.

Application deadline for 2014 intake is 21 February 2014. Application and other details can be download from Government Gazette on 31 January 2014

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