News & Events

Official Languages Week – 2021

ESSAY COMPETITION FOR SCHOOL CHILDREN An essay competition will be conducted for school children by the Official Languages Commission (OLC) in collaboration with the National Languages Equality Advancement Project (NLEAP) to mark the 2021 Official Languages Week which falls from July 1st to July 5th each year. CLOSING DATE FOR...

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Successful completion of the Inaugural Training in Translation Pedagogy Program (TTPP) conducted by the University of Ottawa

Enhancing the teaching methodology of Translation Degree Programmes The Inaugural session of the Training in Translation Pedagogy Program (TTPP) conducted by the School of Translation and Interpretation, University of Ottawa, commenced on the 7th of May 2021. Fifteen (15) academics from Kelaniya, Jaffna, Sabaragamuwa and Eastern universities, representing the four...

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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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The Role of the Official Languages Commission

A Webinar organised by the Sociology Student Society of the University of Ruhuna NLEAP was very happy to initiate, coordinate and support a webinar conducted by the University of Ruhuna related to the Official Languages Policy of Sri Lanka. It was an insightful and engaging session when the Sociology Student...

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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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