It can be said that educational standard of Maharagama Divisional secretariat area is good

Pre-School Education

There are 132 preschools are functioning

School Education

There are 24 government schools in this division. Education in them is important to maintain standard of education in the area.

Problems with school education

  • All students who pass the GCE O/L and scholarship examination well leave their schools to gain admissions to Colombo schools because this area is close to Colombo city.
  • Other cleaver students who couldn’t go to Colombo schools enter few schools in the area.
  • Due to high competition in gaining admission to Grade1 aiming at passing scollarship examination,the number of students who enter some schools in the area goes down.

Information about schools in divisional secretariat Maharagama

Number

GN Division

Name of school

Type of school

Address

1

493 / Thalawathugoda West

PriMinisters college

3

Thalawathugoda,Pannipitiya

2

496 / Kottawa East

W/J Vidyadana College

2

Kottawa, Pannipitiya

3

496 /B Kottawa Town

W/J Darmapala college, Pannipitiya

1AB National

Pannipitiya

4

W/J Dharmapala College, Kottawa

1AB

Horana road,Kottawa

5

W/J Ananda college, Kottawa

1C

Kottawa,Pannipitiya

6

496 /C Kottawa North

W/J Kottawa North Dharmapala College

2

Hokandara road,Pannipitiya

7

497 Rukmale West

W/J Rukmale college

2

Rukmale,Pannipitiya

8

498 /B Malapalla West

W/J Wijayaghosha college, Malapalla

3

Malapalla,Pannipitiya

9

524 Madiwela

Sri Rahula College

2

Madiwela,Kotte

10

525 Thalapathpitiya

Udahamulla Sidhartha college

2

Thalapathpitiya, Nugegoda

11

525 / A Udahamulla East

Stanly Thilakarathna College

3

Shalawa road,Mirihana,Nugegoda

12

526 / B Gangodawila South

Samudradevi Girls Primary school

 

Gangodawila,Nugegoda

13

526 / C Wijerama

Presidents Junior Model School(This has been merge to presidents College)

 

Wijerama

14

526 / D Jambugasmulla

Mahamaya Girls College

1C

Jambugasmulla,Nugegoda

15

527 /C Maharagama West

Buwanekaba Primary School

3

Maharagama

16

Buwanekaba Primary School

1C

Maharagama

17

528 Pamunuwa

Pamunuwa Junior School

2

Pamunuwa road, Maharagama

18

Gafuria Arabian School

 

Maharagama

19

528 /A Dambahena

Maharagama Junior Buddhist School

2

Temple road, Maharagama

20

529 / A Depanama

Depanama Darmapala Junior School

2

Pannipitiya

21

530 Maharagama Town

Presidents College

1AB

Maharagama

22

Central school

1C

Maharagama

23

Darmashoka Junior School

3

Maharagama

24

532 Godigamuwa North

Sri Chandrarathna Manawasingha School

2

Ambagahapura,Boralasgamuwa

25

532/C Wattegedara

Vidyakara Girls School

1AB

Maharagama

Source: Zonal education office and development officers’ records

Higher education

  • Higher Education Institutions
  • University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Gangodawila, Nugegoda
  • National Institute of Education
  • Teacher Training College, Maharagama

Other Training Institutes

  • National Youth Council
  • VIDATHA Resource Centre, Maharagama
  • Vocational training centers under the Vocational Training Authority - Maharagama, Talawatugoda
  • The Apprentice Training Centre under the National Apprentice and Industrial Training Authority, Elahaena Road, Maharagama.
  • Rural Women Training Center – Katukurunda
  • Nenasala Centre - Udahamulla

(Extracted from resource profile 2015)

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