Rajiva Wijesinha

Rajiva Wijesinha, MA, DPhil (Oxon) (born May 16, 1954) is a Sri Lanka writer in English, distinguished for his political analysis as well as creative and critical work. An academic by profession for much of his working career, he was most recently Senior Professor of Languages at the University of Sabaragamuwa, Sri Lanka.

Sri Lanka, the March of Folly 21 – Education in the doldrums

I have spent the last few weeks looking at both our parliamentarians and the public service, and these are certainly areas in which reforms are urgently required. At its simplest, we need a public service that works efficiently for the public, rather than for politicians. We need politicians who understand what their responsibilities are, to…