Career Exhibition launched its Future Minds, the premier Higher Educational and career exhibition launched its 2016 edition, the debut of its 2nd decade at the Cinnamon Grand, here on 30th March 2016.
The exhibition, organised by the Junior Old Boys’ Association of Nalanda College will be kicked off at the BMICH from 17th to 19th of June.
The second phase will be held at the KCC in Kandy on 25th and 26th of June and the third phase at the Galle Town Hall on 3rd and 4th September.
The event was announced at a media briefing in Colombo yesterday (30) which was attended by Deputy Minister of State Enterprise Development - Eran Wickramaratne, renowned personalities in the private education sector and Future Minds officials.
The media briefing was followed by a panel discussion on "Preparing the Sri Lankan student for the global job market."
Speaking, minister Eran Wickremaratne said, "We have to open the door to legitimate private education in this country. We need the state system. We need free education. We must commit higher percentage of GDP into the state education system. But the demands are so great... Society so complex... Governments can't deal with it... Therefore, we need to legitimize the role of private education in this country for the sake of the future generation... For the sake of our children."