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University of Moratuwa and Dhammika & Priscilla Perera Foundation take the first steps in building a skilled ICT workforce in Sri Lanka.

Left to right- D.E.W.V. Nanayakkara, Director – Centre for Open & Distance Learning, P.K.S. Mahanama, Deputy Vice-Chancellor – University of Moratuwa, N.D Gunawardena, Vice-Chancellor – University of Moratuwa, Dhammika Perera, Founder of DP Education and Chairman of Vallibel One Group, Malik Ranasinghe Former Vice-Chancellor, Senior Professor – University of Moratuwa

A key milestone in Sri Lanka’s ICT education was marked by University of Moratuwa (UoM) and Dhammika & Priscilla Perera Foundation (DP Foundation) by signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on 4th January 2022 to collaborate on the facilitation of open online ICT course development and delivery.

N.D Gunawardena, Vice-Chancellor – University of Moratuwa and Dhammika Perera, Founder of DP Education and Chairman of Vallibel One Group exchanging the MOU

The objective of this project is to provide opportunities in free learning and unlimited access to ICT knowledge for ICT enthusiasts in Sri Lanka. DP Foundation, through its DP Education arm will facilitate University of Moratuwa on this new initiative by providing the required funding, infrastructure and human resources for online course production.    

Currently, “University of Moratuwa – BIT Online” YouTube channel is active for learners to access subjects such as Mathematics for IT, Web Programming, Database Management Systems and ICT Applications etc.

DP Foundation which is a philanthropic initiative of Dhammika & Priscilla Perera, has developed Sri Lanka’s largest free online learning platform DP Education to produce a knowledge-based society and improve skill set of every Sri Lankan.

For more details on DP Education visit https://www.dpeducation.lk/



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