Monday, July 16, 2012
Vidunena Education Paper
Vidunena Education Paper for Year 5 Scholarship Examination is a Sinhala language education paper target for Grade 4 & 5 students in Sri Lanka. It is published by the Associated Newspapers of Ceylon Limited (Lake House), a government-owned corporation. The newspaper commenced publishing in 2011 under the guidance of Lake House Chairman Bandula Padmakumara.
The Year 5 Scholarship examination is a very competitive examination in Sri Lanka. Nearly 300,000 students sit for the Examination annually. This examination is considered as the Parent’s exam. This paper has recommended by former Examination Commisioner Anura Edirisinghe.The paper is written as a tabloid, with photographs printed both in color and black and white. Weekly printings include the model papers and lessons for Grade 4 and 5 students. The current editor-in-chief of the paper is Hemali Wijerathne and the Circulation section is headed by Sunil Sendanayake. The paper is distibuted to the schools network islandwide under supervision of Dinesh De Alwis.