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Application is open for the National Olympic Academy 2022

The National Olympic Committee of Sri Lanka (NOC SL) has embarked on an important Olympic education programme of imparting knowledge on ‘Olympism’, Managing and Administering Sport with Physical Education, to various parts in Sri Lanka.

In this connection the NOC Sri Lanka is annually conducting the National Olympic Academy with the participation of South Asian Regional NOCs with the collaboration of the Olympic Solidarity and Olympic Council of Asia. We expect the representation of young participants from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Pakistan, Maldives and Nepal other than Sri Lanka. This year, the academy is scheduled to be held from 1st to 4th December 2022.

Therefore, we decided to invite Primary School Teachers from respective schools and in nominating the participants, we would urge that those who followed the Academy Session previously be avoided. Please forward your nominations on or before 31st October 2022 and encourage you to recommend teachers maximum of two (both gender equal representation /1 male and 1 female).

The main lines of the programme of the session are as follows;

Arrival to Bandarawela           - 1st December 2022

Works of the Session              - 2nd to 4th December 2022

Departure from Bandarawela - 5th December 2022

The selected participants will have to report at the Bandarawela Tourist Board Resort No.49, Golf Links Road ( on the evening of 1st December 2022. No travelling expenses will be reimbursed.

Following mandatory qualifications to be considered in selecting participants for the NOA Programme:

  • Must be a teacher teaching school children aged from 5 to 13 years
  • Applicants must have a good knowledge in English, since they are expected to take active participation in the discussion groups which follows the lectures
  • Applicants with additional facilitation skills (group work leading)

The application form is enclosed herewith. Please return the completed application with a clear photograph (passport size) of the applicant.

The application/s of your nominee/s with CV/s should be supported by a covering letter signed by Principle of the school and should reach Secretary-General, NOC Sri Lanka on or before 16 November 2022 by post or email.

Address: National Olympic Committee of Sri Lanka,100/9F, Independence Avenue, Colombo 07.


Applications received after the given deadline will not be entertained and the gender balance of applications will be highly concerned when selecting the applicants.

The application can be downloaded below.

Application is open for the National Olympic Academy 2022