Sri Lanka

Palathuduwa Preschool Support, Q1/2012

May 30, 2012


  • Work with guardians and caretakers to assist in proper caretaking of the children;
  • Educate children in the area to ensure health awareness and proper sanitation;
  • Provide the children with nutritious meals;
  • Educate children about their environment, integrating eco-awareness and outdoor activities into   their routines;
  • Educate them about natural disasters and environmental pollution, including small skills they can utilize to help preserve their surroundings;
  • Diversity education about cultural and ethnic diversity in their community, including exercises aimed at increasing tolerance and understanding of differences;
  • Give lessons to children about modern communication technologies, including the use of mobile phones;
  • Continue Basic English knowledge education in a practical setting. 

Achievements this quarter:

  • The new school year and term began on the 2nd of January with 11 students in total.
  • Six new children joined us this year (five students from last year stayed)
  • Seven students from our pre-school entered the primary schools. Five of these students were admitted to the Palathuduwa Vidyalaya for their higher education.   
  • On the 3rd of January we held our staff meeting at Tangalle “Palathuru Asapuwa”with Mrs. Minerva Fernando, Mr. Nishantha, Mrs. Sepali, Mrs. Pushpa and Miss Piyushani participating.
  • Mrs. Minerva and Mr. Nishantha brought sports items for the children.
  • We held a parent meeting together with the Shramadana campaign in this month.
  • The overall children’s’ attendance at the school was good, only two children were briefly absent with fever and cough.


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