Inaugural Training of Trainers (TOT) Workshop on the Language Planning Process

Tamil Medium Trainers successfully complete online Training on the Language Planning Process The Language Division of the Ministry of Public Services, Provincial Councils and Local Government, with the support of NLEAP, successfully concluded a three-day Training workshop for Tamil Medium Trainers on the Language Planning Process. 11 Tamil medium trainers...

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Annual Reporting on the Status of the Official Languages: Sharing of Canadian experience

 The Canadian Approach to Annual Reporting The Official Languages Commission for Canada, the Official Languages Commission for the province of New Brunswick, and the French Language Services Commission for the province of Ontario have recently published their respective Annual Reports for the year 2019-2020. Official Languages Commission – Canada The...

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The Inaugural Professional Learning Community Meeting

A forum to discuss specific challenges related to translation and interpretation of the Official Languages. The Professional Learning Community (PLC) establishes a forum for academics, students and professionals to focus on specific challenges relating to the multilingual nature of Sri Lanka and gender-based barriers. Participating in the first meeting of...

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Strategy to support delivery and management of Second Language Training

NLEAP conducts consultation workshop for NILET NLEAP recently organised a consultation workshop for NILET officials on developing a strategy to support delivery and management of second language training conducted by NILET. Mandated with the provision of quality training of Sinhala, Tamil and English languages, the strategy will be NILET’s roadmap...

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Full Steam Ahead on Official Language Policy Implementation

NLEAP spearheads Workshop for Language Planning and 1956 Call Centre NLEAP in collaboration with the National Languages Division of the Ministry of Public Services, Provincial Councils and Local Government, organized a workshop on Language Planning and the 1956 Call Centre, two key focal areas in the implementation of the Official...

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Part 4 – Support from NLEAP to the OLP Strategy Implementation

Support from the National Language Equity Advancement Project (NLEAP) to the OLP implementation strategy The NLEAP project has identified the development of the OLP implementation strategy as a priority activity in its Annual Work Plan (2020). It is providing technical support to the Ministry responsible for Official Languages in developing...

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– Background – Lessons Learned and Reconciliation Commission Report (LLRC)

The post-conflict Lessons Learned and Reconciliation Commission Report (LLRC) (2012) made the following recommendation relating to the Official Languages: Every attempt must be made to create a sense of belonging among all the citizens irrespective of race,religion or social status.  It is imperative that the Official Languages Policy is implemented...

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