SLRC launches Guruthalawa | Sunday Observer

SLRC launches Guruthalawa

19 September, 2021
SLRC Chairman Reginald Cooray.
SLRC Chairman Reginald Cooray.

The Sri Lanka Rupavahini Corporation (SLRC) will commence teaching schoolchildren from Thursday under the `Guruthalawa’ under the guidance of Media Minister Dullus Alahapperuma, SLRC Chairman Reginald Cooray told the Sunday Observer yesterday.

According to the SLRC Chairman, for the first time in history, Sri Lanka’s popular tuition masters take part in a television telecast for schoolchildren through `Guruthalawa’. It will be focused on conducting revision for Advanced Level students covering ten most popular subjects in all streams. The most number of students study those ten subjects.

He said out that the revision classes will be telecast over the SLRC on week days from 2.00 pm to 4.00 pm with the participation of popular tuition masters in Sri Lanka. Chemistry, Physics, Accounts, Sinhala, Combined Maths, Biology, IT, Economics, Business Studies and Political Science will be covered by popular tuition Masters in the country such as Dr. Gunapala Rathnasekara, Dr. Manjula Ranasinghe, Bandara Dissanayake, Thrindu Vithanage, Hasitha Madhusanka, Dushyantha Mahabaduge, Devendra Silva, Miginda Rathnayake, Chamal Iddagoda, Prabuddha Shrimal, Ranil Prabhath and Sajith Kelum.

In addition to `Guruthalawa’, the SLRC telecast `Gurugedara’ from 4.00 am to 12.00 midnight on all seven days of the week through Channel eye (Nethra) in both Sinhala and Tamil languages covering all grades and all subjects for school children.

The `Jathika Pasala’ (National School) telecast over the SLRC on week days from 5.00 am to 6.00 am in order to teach GCE Ordinary Level students. `Nena Mihira’ program telecast on every Monday from 5.00 pm to 6.00 pm for year five (Scholarship) students and this program telecast live from Tuesday to Thursday every week, he said.

From the day SLRC commenced transmission in 1982, priority has been given to telecast educational and non formal educational programs, he added.