Avinya Academy Inauguration
The Avinya Foundation Academy based at the Sarvodaya Institute of Higher Learning (SIHL) Bandaragama was inaugurated yesterday by Dr AT Ariyaratne and Mrs Ariyaratne. The Avinya Academy is the brainchild of Dr Sanjiva Weerawarana.
In Sanskrit ‘Avinya’ means innovation and the Avinya Academies will be schools of innovation comprising of a network of 300+ schools island-wide, to provide geographically accessible education, to anybody that wants it.
The pioneering model Avinya Academy based at SIHL Bandaragama will deliver three themes of learning on Care Giving, Hospitality and Software Development.
SIHL envisions to ‘provide a centre of learning and leadership training that is rooted in the community with the aim of generating solutions to the unprecedented challenges facing humanity and the planet’ and our partnerships will excel to promote this purposeful vision especially in these unprecedented and trying times.