KOICA Capacity Building Online Training Programmes to Sri Lankan Government Officials


Colombo 08th September, 2021– Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) together with Korea Educational Development Institute and Korea Maritime and Port Logistics Research Institute, launched two online training programmes on Capacity Building for Survey Analysis Utilization of Educational Statistics and Capacity building for Improvements of Human resources and Ocean related Legal Systems for selected Government officials in Ministry of Education and Sri Lanka Navy. The programmes were launched on 7th September 2021 and will continue for 8 days.

Throughout these two training programmes, it is expected to share the knowledge of Korean teaching methods for collecting and managing educational statistical data, Korea’s maritime law systems and experiences, methodologies to improve maritime law and alternative judicial systems etc.

KOICA has always considered education as a priority in the partner countries and the main objective of KOICA’s fellowship programme is to enhance effectiveness of Sri Lankan Government officials and provide opportunities for the participants to gain knowledge in their field of interest and to disseminate the knowledge with other local colleagues.

In addition, KOICA believe trainees will be able to share Korea’s Development experience and systematic knowledge for positive policy level changes and improvement of the respective sectors where the participants are involved with.

Ms. Kang Youn Hwa, Country director of KOICA Sri Lanka while giving her congratulatory speech stated that “Due to the limitations of conducting face to face invitational trainings in Korea under the covid 19 pandemic, we had to convert the short-term invitational training programmes to online training programmes. However, I believe that you will get the maximum out of this online fellowship training programme”. Moreover, she encouraged trainees to actively participate in the training.

The Director of data management branch in the Ministry of Education, Mr. Janaka Kumara highly appreciated the training programme extending his deepest gratefulness to KOICA Sri Lanka and government of Korea for the continuous support to Sri Lanka even amid the pandemic situation.