Institute for Research and Development in collaboration with Nikaveratiya Educational center conducted a seminar for the advanced level students and teachers in-charge of school A/L projects of the schools of Nikaveratiya educational zone. Around 1000 students and 50 teachers representing 10 schools of the area attended this one day seminar held on 29th May at Mahasen National School hall. Mr. Gamini Bandara (Zonal Education Director – Nikaweratiya) and Mr. A. M. Senevirathne (Principal – Mahasen National School) expressed their views on the importance of A/L school projects on student careers and presented many valuable ideas to the participants. Dr. Godwin Kodituwakku and Dr. Anushka Adikari of IRD were the resource persons of this program. Mr. Chandana Wijekoon (Centre Manager – Nikaveratiya Education Center), Mr. W. T. W. Wijerathne (A/L Sectional Head – Mahasen National School) provided all the valuable resources and assistance in organizing this event successfully.