What is the full name of CWW Kannangara?

Christopher William Wijekoon Kannangara was born on 13 October 1884, at Wee Badu Walawwa (his maternal ancestral home) in the village of Wewala, off Hikkaduwa (වී බදු වලව්ව, වෑවල, හික්කඩුව) in the Southern Province of Ceylon.

What are the central colleges established by CWW Kannangara?

On 6 January 1941 three central colleges, Veyangoda, Akuramboda, and Weeraketiya were opened by C.W.W Kannangara, Sri Lanka’s first Minister of Education.

Who made Sri Lankan education system?

Education plays a major part in the life and culture of the country, which dates back to 543 BC. Sri Lanka’s modern educational system modeled after Christian missionary system was brought about by its integration into the British Empire in the 19th century.

Who is the first minister of education in Sri Lanka?

Minister of Education (Sri Lanka)

Minister of Education of Sri Lanka
Incumbent Dinesh Gunawardena since 16 August 2021
Ministry of Education
Appointer The President with advice of Prime Minister
Inaugural holder E. A. Nugawela

Who is the father of freedom in Sri Lanka?

Don Stephen Senanayake (Sinhala: දොන් ස්ටීවන් සේනානායක,; Tamil: டி. எஸ். சேனநாயக்கா; 21 October 1884 – 22 March 1952) was a Ceylonese statesman. He was the first Prime Minister of Ceylon having emerged as the leader of the Sri Lankan independence movement that led to the establishment of self-rule in Ceylon.

What is the first school in Sri Lanka?

Royal College
Royal College is the first public school in Sri Lanka and is often referred to as the “Eton of Sri Lanka”….Royal College, Colombo.

Royal College Colombo රාජකීය විද්‍යාලය றோயல் கல்லூரி
Type Public
Motto Disce aut discede (Latin) Floreat (Latin)
Established 1835