MESSAGE FROM THE MANAGING DIRECTOR

Deepamala Abeysekera Managing Director
Aspirations Education is a socially conscious organization working towards social entrepreneurship. Aspirations add momentum, innovative thinking, and an unprecedented service commitment and always strives to upgrade our services incessantly to give
the best possible contribution we can.

As a result, we have pioneered many groundbreaking projects that enhance personality, develop intellectual and academic skills necessary for youth to realize their aspirations. By obtaining our valued services absolutely free of charge to “realize your aspirations”, be a part of our innovative and social entrepreneurial process that will make a difference in all our lives! Listed below are some processes and mechanisms we have set in motion to add value to our Sri Lankan sisters and brothers.
 
ASPIRATIONS INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION
PIONEERING/ ORGANIZING/ SPONSERING
UNIQUE CONTESTS:
  • Pathbreakers - First ever education based reality TV
  • Inter- International School Theater Contest
  • Inter- International School Dance Contest
  • Model United Nations Contest
  • Beach Rugby Contest
  • StageYou.tv Contest Platform
  • Check out details below!


Aspirations Education pioneered the first ever reality TV show format built on an insightful education platform conducted in the English Language. We wanted to change this view of Education programs known to be as “Boring” and required to do something innovative for the future of this country which would be educational but at the same time fun & interesting.More Info...More Info...

StageYou has been hailed as the ‘Olympics for the Arts’. A virtual audition platform for talent, to discover and be discovered, whilst unleashing the ‘star’ within!

StageYou.TV endeavors to replicate the world stage online for performing arts, with a fusion of social media, video sharing and reality TV.

Anyone from any corner of the globe now has the opportunity to be part of a larger- scale talent show in whatever genre be it Singing, Dancing, Acting, Comedy, Speech et al. Now, anyone can rise to stardom.

StageYou.TV, the new online talent show platform was founded by Deepamala Abeysekera – Director, Aspirations Education and alumnus of the University of Cambridge. Her idea is that anyone can upload their performance to the website for free, get rated for their talent and be "discovered" by the public, celebrities and talent scouts.

StageYou.TV is a platform for user-generated contests and will also cater to users who want to simply perform as part of their self-expression without the pressure of a competition.



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Aspirations Education was the platinum sponsor and strategic partner of the 5th largest student-run model UN conference.

This forum serves as an ideal platform for the youth and students of Sri Lanka and globally, to pool their collective efforts for a common mission.

Through education, the experiences empower the young participants to collectively voice and express their opinions at local, national and international forums.



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“Aspirations Education” is proud to be the only educational organization in Sri Lanka to be a part of the UN Global Compact which is a leadership initiative of United Nations pioneered by Former Secretary General Kofi Annan where organizations from around the world have rallied under the UN banner to promote good business practices and corporate social responsibility projects. Aspirations Education has been recognized to be one of the organizations and the only educational organization to have embraced the core values of the UN global compact which is Human Rights, Labour, The Environment & Anti-corruption within the spheres of influence of the organization.More Info...

“LESON” lecture series were done by renowned personalities in their respective fields. Their names are as follows; Mr. Chandra Embuldeniya (Vice Chancellor, Uva Wellasa University), Mr. Palitha Fernando(Additional Solicitor, General), Mr. Hiran Cooray(Chairman Jetwing & Chairman PATA), Prof Ananda Jayawardane( President-Elect of the Institution of Engineers, Sri Lanka and Former Dean of the Faculty of Engineering, University of Moratuwa), Prof Rajiva Wijesinha (Member of Parliament , Chair of the Council of Asian Liberals and Democrats , Former Secretary to the Ministry of Disaster Management and Human Rights, former Secretary-General of the Sri Lankan Government Secretariat for Coordinating the Peace Process), Mr. Adam Mohamed Adamaly (Director, Synergy School of Marketing) All Videos...

Aspirations Video Portal will showcase all the videos of all our innovative activities done so far. This has the LESON lecture series, Career Fairs, Aspirations Annual Exhibitions, TV Interviews faced by the Aspirations Chairman, Interviews hosted by Aspirations Managing Directress with many renowned personals local & International.

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A fund-raiser beach rugby carnival was organized by the Aspirations Youth Club Mount Lavinia. The youth were eager to enthusiastically engage in social service and finance a Medical Camp to be conducted for almost 1000 patients in a remote village in Kalutara.

At 3pm, the first match took place between two higher-educational teams and the contests throughout the heated afternoon drew much cheering from enthusiastic bands of supporters. At sunset, the finals and semis were worked out with Kings Youth Club emerging winners, with APIIT as runners up and Royal College Colombo, coming in third.

The event finally came to a close at around 7.30 pm, with the triumphant winners walking away with trophies and valuable cash prizes and concluding yet another project run by The Aspirations Youth Club.

The South Australian Institute of Business Technology (SAIBT) took a lead role in providing the main sponsorship for the event while the event was Co-Sponsored by Aspirations Education, Achievers Institute Of Higher Education, ICFAI Educational Institute, Sampath Bank, ACBT, Standard Charted Bank and Louis Preston institute who made this event a resounding success. More Info...

15 school teams from Colombo, Kandy, Avissawella, Gampaha & Negombo mesmerized audiences with a variety of dance forms, ranging from bollywood to fusion, as they vied with each other for top honours at the .Inter School Dance Competition 2012. This event was organized by Alethea International School at the Bishops’s College Auditorium in Colombo.

AE once again was the principal sponsor of this popular national youth event, who together with the University of Canberra sponsored this event where the winner was awarded an airline ticket to visit the University of Canberra.More Info...

The support of Aspirations Education for fostering the nation’s potential talent was reflected in ‘Theatre Fest 2012’.

The inter-school drama competition themed ‘Aspire to Excel’, organized by Alethea International School, and sponsored by Aspirations Education, was staged from 25 to 27 October 2012 at the Bishop’s College Auditorium, Colombo.

The grand finale saw the top four schools winning awards and prizes for the best director, best comedy, best tragedy, supporting crew and cast. The best actor and actress won trips to Canberra, Australia sponsored by University of Canberra and Aspirations Education.More Info...