Achariya Vijaya Samarawickrama today assumes the Chair of Nalanda Education Team (NET), a committee comprising divisional and departmental heads of Nalanda Institute, Nalanda Dharma School, Pustaka Nalanda, and Free School. The NET is tasked with overseeing the implementation of Nalanda’s education philosophy and approach in all programmes.
Today (30 June) marks the last day of Achariya Vijaya Samarawickrama’s term as the second Director of Nalanda Institute Malaysia. Succeeding Achariya Vijaya tomorrow (which is also the Institute’s 7th Anniversary) is Achariya Tan Siang Chye, who is appointed to the post for a 3-year tenure.
After four years of helming Nalanda Institute Malaysia, Achariya* Vijaya Samarawickrama will be stepping down as the Institute’s Director tomorrow (1 July). Achariya Vijaya was appointed as the second Director of Nalanda Institute on 1 July 2010, for a 3-year period. However, his term was extended by one year last July to oversee the completion of ongoing programmes at the Institute.
It was a busy but productive Sunday for officers at NEO Centre Johor Bahru on 29 September. After the morning service and Mandarin Talk by Bro. Tan, officers and volunteers tucked in for a pot-luck lunch. In the afternoon, 20 Nalanda Johor Bahru officers joined Bro. Tan for a special meeting to plan programmes for the last quarter (October-December) of 2013, as well as to chart directions for 2014-2015. With clarity of vision and purpose, the JB Branch Management would be able to lead the community progressively onward.
On Sunday, 7 April, Nalanda leaders had a plenary session to discuss Nalanda Macro 2014-2015. Nalanda Macro is an important document published annually which outlines the programmes and objectives of all divisions and departments for the ensuing period. This plenary session was facilitated by Honorary Secretary Sis. Buddhini, and attended by the President, Deputy President, Treasurer, Members of the Board, Divisional Directors, and Heads of Departments.