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Promoting Gender Sensitive Leadership and Management in Second Language Education

NLEAP organises capacity building workshop  on gender sensitive leadership and management for the National Institute of Language Education and Training (NILET) NLEAP recently organised a two day capacity building workshop on Gender Sensitive Leadership and Management Context with a special emphasis on Second Language Education for NILET. Held on the...

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Exploring the Benefits of Monitoring and Evaluation in Project Delivery

Virtual NLF Partner Meeting and Discussion on Monitoring & Evaluation and General Project Management NLEAP recently organised a Virtual Partner Meeting and Information Session for the Call 1 National Languages Fund (NLF) Partners. Led by Guy Innes, Alinea’s Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist from Calgary, the session provided Technical Assistance to...

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Building up a generation of Gender Sensitive Translators

NLEAP Mission Trip to the University of Jaffna Translation Department The NLEAP team along with Ms. Veena Verma (Project Director-Canada Based/Human Rights, Gender and Governance Advisor – Alinea) and Mr. Hilaire Lemoine (Language Policy Advisor-NLEAP),  met with representatives of the Translation Department of the University of Jaffna. Joining in the...

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Establishing a strong Civil Society Structure for effective implementation of the Official Language Policy at District and Divisional Levels

NLF Partner Visit | Sri Lanka Centre for Development Facilitation (SLCDF)| Galle District It was an afternoon of inspiring engagement when NLF partner SLCDF arranged for the NLEAP team to meet with the team responsible for implementing their project in the Galle District. Joining the NLEAP team to assess the...

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Fostering National Integration and Reconciliation through Languages

NLF Recipient Aaruthal reports on its activities to promote Language Rights Awareness and Language Learning in the Northern Province ‘Languages are so important. They are what helps us communicate our ideas with each other. That is why the NLEAP project is so important for building national harmony and promoting respect...

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Learning from Best Practices to build greater accountability and transparency to promote Citizen Awareness and Engagement

NLEAP facilitates Technical Exchange Missions on Annual Reporting and Focal Points & Official Languages Champions The Technical Exchange Mission (TEM) between the National Languages Division and the Treasury Board of Canada continued with two more sessions being conducted respectively on Annual Reporting and Focal Points & Official Languages Champions. At...

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Continuing to build the capacity of Government Institutions to deliver Public Services in the Official Languages

National Languages Division conducts a series of Language Planning Review Meetings across the Island In Q1 of 2022, the National Languages Division of the Ministry of Public Services, Provincial Councils and Local Government, in collaboration with NLEAP hosted 6 workshops across the island to review the Language Plans developed by...

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Empowering Civil Society Organisations to promote National Integration and Reconciliation through Languages

NLEAP organises a Coordination and Networking Session for National Languages Fund Call 2 Recipients On the 31st  of March 2022 the National Languages Equality Advancement Project (NLEAP) along with the National Languages Division of Ministry of Public Services, Provincial Councils and Local Government ( The Ministry) hosted  a Networking &...

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