Homeschooling in Sri Lanka


I was wondering if home schooling was allowed in Sri Lanka?

Thank you


I need to learn about it too... Is there any one knows about it???

hi- sorry i am late to the party. to my knowledge, home schooling is allowed. i had an ex colleague that home schooled his two children. as to the curriculum, accreditation, teachers, etc. i do not know much. but can find out.

Hi I am Delani, yes i was home schooled yes it can be done in Sri Lanka looking at having my 2 kids home school as well.
Thaere are a few things you need to be aware of if u want to do this so let me know

I m coming to Sri Lanka end of this month! Could you give me more details about homeschooling and curriculums which accept by Sri Lanka! And do i need register to my kids any where or do they need to take a test or what?!?
Thank you so much for your help

Hi Delani, I would like to homeschool my boy who is 7 years old. Do you know if there are groups of parents that homeschool here in Colombo? It would be such a great help not only to share experience but also to facilitate the socializing of the children. I would also like to know what are the things I should be aware of, you mentioned in your post. thank you very much

Hi Silvia. Welcome to Sri Lanka! My name is Renuka and I teach English as well. But I would love to talk to you about/ show you around/ Sri Lanka. I left employment in an international organisation in Sri Lanka, to set up my own communications business I have shown several expat friends around my country, and have also been to several cities in Italy, including Venice. Am a top contributor on Tripadvisor - just to give you some authenticity as to my credentials. My mail is xxx. Do mail if you need any more information

Enjoy your stay!

best wishes


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Yes it is Caroline... just not so easy to find good teachers


Dear Delanie,

I wonder if you could give me more details about Home Schooling in Sri Lanka.
I have 2 kids who are in Year 5 and 4 and would like to continue giving them home-schooling, and how could they register to do their O/L and A/L one day??

If you could send me a reply to my personal email xxxx would greatly appreciate!!

With my best regards!!


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Home schooling is not allowed in Sri Lanka as a prospect generally.

Hi Pubudu,

Much appreciated your reply!!

Yes I was thinking the same according to our educational system I have never heard such thing..

Kind regards!!


Hi Priya,

Yes, there is a lot to develop in terms of education and the system. it's a good tendency of getting some language education those who are native in those languages as well.

if you are in SL, please inbox me your contact details have a good time for you all.

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