What we do
The vision and mission of the Department of Religions and Values Education is to provide a high level of religious and value education that is full of humanitarian attitudes, full of religious harmony, realizing the unique skills of the Sri Lankan school community in order to produce citizens, and opening avenues for the promotion of values.
Preparing a common curriculum framework for all religions suitable for the Sri Lankan general education system, preparing the curriculum, preparing the syllabus and modules, introducing basic religious concepts necessary for the promotion of values, working harmoniously with all brother religions, teaching religious subjects to school students are the main responsibilities of ours. The main objective is to provide special resources/services to the Ministry of Education, Examination Department and Education Publication Department for planning Subject teacher-training programs and providing resources, subject promotion activities, evaluation activities, Subject Monitoring services. Our department, which aims to create a virtuous and honest society, is working for the overall efficiency of the National Institute of Education.
Director, Dept. of Religions & Values Education