In a bid to equip the aspirant migrant workers bound for countries such as Israel, Cyprus, Hong kong and Singapore, with much needed English language skills, Sri Lanka Bureau of Foreign Employment, in a joint venture with International organization for Migration and Headway School of Languages as the Service provider, Lunched the multimedia Language Training Centre under the auspices of Hon. Dilan Perera Minister of Foreign Employment Development, Country Manager for IOM, Mr. Shantha Kulasekera head of border migration and Mr. Naaren Moharanjithan, Managing Director and Academic Consultant of Headway School of Languages.
The opening was an important milestone of Headway’s annals because it marked Headway’s undertaking to embark on the largest mission the country has ever ventured on so far to empower the countries’ migrant workforce by improving their English Language skills.
Located in a spacious two-story building at pirivena Road, Rathmalana, the Language training facility is the largest of its kind in Sri Lanka. Equipped with state –of- the art modern Language training wherewithal including more than 35 computers, big screens, overhead projectors, modern classroom facilities, etc. The facility is set to train more than at least 1000 trainers per year.