Free Education System: The Unexplored Flaws

16 Sep 2016 by Natasha Fernando

I recently watched a video on YouTube titled ‘Kids react to Donald Trump’. Children were asked their opinion of the US presidential candidate and the responses indicated enthusiasm in the politics of their country. This demonstrates why a education is important to foster the analytical thinking of children … Read more

Building Back Better from the May 2016 Floods & Landslides

22 Aug 2016 by Senel Wanniarachchi

The floods and landslides which occurred in the island in May this year, affected 22 of the 25 districts in the country (some more than others). Sri Lanka now has an opportunity to not just rebuild the infrastructure and communities to pre-disaster standards, but to ‘build back better’. If we simply rebuild the communities we are only recreating the vulnerabilities that existed earlier … Read more

‘Liberal Democracy’ - Too Overrated?

24 Jun 2016 by Insaf Bakeer Markar

Sri Lanka’s youth has had a troubled relationship with regard to political involvement. However although the roots of these uprisings and issues definitely have a longer story, pundits might argue that all these seem to prove that if Sri Lankan society was a flourishing liberal democracy or had liberal democratic principles in governance, many of these problems could have been lessened or at its best; resolved. This argument might be true but it also might not be true. … Read more

The Need for Ingenious Entrepreneurial Mobilization (IEM) of Sri Lankan Youth

10 Jun 2016 by Heshika Deegahawathura

Sri Lankan youth have the potential to lead the way in Ingenious Entrepreneurial Mobilization efforts and thrust the economy to greater heights. In fact, it applies to all youth in the developing world. Hopefully, through the right policies and enthusiasm we’d see our youth build Ingenious Entrepreneurial solutions that change the world! … Read more

Youth and Innovation: Creating a Future We Want

22 May 2016 by Kulunu Jayamanne

Sri Lanka’s youth today are asking the right questions about the country’s future. They are change makers and most of all they are innovators offering fresh perspectives and alternative solutions. … Read more