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Technology Education in

Schools
Technological Subjects
Practical and Technical Skills (Gr. 6-9)
Elementary Technology
Food
Agriculture
Business Activities and
Graphics
IT is included with all areas

Technical subjects (grade 10-11)

Design and Technology
Arts and Craft
Agriculture and food Technology
Fisheries and Food Technology
Home Economics
Business studies
Electronic Typing
ICT

Number of Students for
Technological subjects 2010
subject Number of
students
Sinhala Medium Tamil Medium English Medium
ICT 49,136 66.97% 17.07% 15.96%
Agro & Food 89,371 76.26% 23.27% 0.02%
Fish & Food 972 16.46% 83.54% 0%
D & T 9309 90.60% 9.39% 0.01%
Art & Craft 3112 96.02% 3.95% 0.03%
HE 57010 81.19% 18.74% 0.07%
B & Acc. Studies 99,974 77.41%

20.18% 2.42%
The Evolution of the
Telephone
The Evolution of the
Telephone
1876 Alexander Graham Bell


Why G.C.E. A/L Technology Stream
1981 - Presidential Task force

1997 - National Education Commission Report

2003 - National Education Commission Report
GCE A/L Technology
Hard Technology
Foundation Course in Gr. 12
Grade 13
Civil Technology
Mechanical Technology
Electrical, Electronic
and Information
Technology

Soft Technology
Foundation Course in Gr. 12
Grade 13
Agro Technology
Bio Resources
Technology
Food Technology

Introduced Technology Stream
OBJECTIVES
To reduce the number of student join for arts
stream
Currently 26.47% students for Commerce Stream,
22.37% for Science
51.14% for the Art Stream and the majority of Art
students remain unemployed even after
completion of their degrees .
to increase the number of student for Science and
Technology up to 40% and 35% for Commerce.
reduce the number of Art students up to 25% by
2016.

Number of students 2011
Grade Male Female Total
10-11 296,106 305,496 602,049
12-13 Science 53,901 49,259 103,160 22.37%
12-13 Art 80,341 155,450 235,791 51.14%
12-13 Commerce 64,284 57,665 122,049 26.47%
12-13 Total 198,526 262,474 461,000
Subjects
Engineering Technology/Biosystem Technology (one to be
selected)
Science for Technology
One to be selected from following subjects;
Economics
Geography
Home Economics
English
Communication and Media Studies
Information and Communication Technology
Art
Business Studies
Agriculture Science
Accountancy

Accreditations
Bachelor of Science Technology (BSc.
Tech) in universities.

Allow 40 Bachelor Degree Courses.

Diplomas from University Colleges
(NVQ 5/6)

TVEC- GNVQ Level 3

To provide more opportunities to
join with TEVT
Provide NVQ level 3

Assessment
75% from Theory Paper
(Prepared by Examination Department.)

25% from Practical Work
(Class room Assessment)


Selection of Pilot Schools
2013 -250 schools
At least one school per electorate
Schools with a Mhindodaya Science
Laboratory
2014 - 400 schools
One school per Divisional Secretariat
(129) (150)
NIE Responsibilities
Syllabuses
TGG
Model Question Bank
Teacher Training

Facilities provided by the MOE
Teachers - MYASD
Workshop/ Laboratory (by July
2014)
90x30 Three stories 25mn
Furniture and basic tools 20mn
Machines and heavy Equipment
40mn
MYASD Inputs
Instructors
Workshop Facilities

Department of Examinations
Model Question Papers
AL Examination Theory and
Practical
Department of Educational
Publications
Additional Reading Books
Publication of TGG
Latest Developments
A College of Education (Technology)
Funded by KOICA