Educationists should build the capacities of the spirit of inquiry, creativity, entrepreneurial and moral leadership among students and become their role model.
My view is that at a younger age your optimism is more and you have more imagination etc. You have less bias.
An economically peaceful and prosperous Sri Lanka is the dream of youth of the nation. My message for the youth is to collectively work for an inclusively developed Sri Lanka.
It's when children are 15, 16 or 17 that they decide whether they want to be a doctor, an engineer, a politician or go to the Mars or moon. That is the time they start having a dream, and that's the time you can work on them. You can help them shape their dreams.
Be more dedicated to making solid achievements than in running after swift but synthetic happiness.
There are a number of women who have brought about immense change in society.
Creativity is the key to success in the future, and primary education is where teachers can bring creativity in children at that level.
Today, India consumes about 682 watts per capita, far lesser than developed nations. As India develops, it will definitely require a lot more energy.