Spectrum is a chain of International Schools providing International qualifications whilst preserving Asian values. Spectrum students population include Sri Lankan, Indian, Maldivian and Pakistani nationals.
Spectrum College is unique in the field of education in many ways. For example, the school timetable includes 1 hour periods instead of 35 or 40 minutes traditions.
The academic time table also includes sports and co-curricular where students involve in these activities during the school hours itself. Most important niche that the college has is the Dhivehi language it offers to students. Spectrum College is the only school in the world to offer Dhivehi language officially outside Maldives. Also it is the only educational institute to sign a MOU with a foreign mission.
Spectrum College and the Maldivian Education & Cultural Center – Maldivian Embassy Colombo signed a MOU on 5 December at the MECC premises in Colombo 6. The MOU was signed by His Excellency Mohamed Shareef – the Ambassador of Maldives in Sri Lanka and Dr. M.S. Fazlul Azad the Chairman of Spectrum College.
Officials from Maldivian Embassy in Colombo, Principal of Spectrum College Boys’ School Mrs. Jenny Gunasekera, Miss. Amra Azad – Director and other academic staff of Spectrum College also were present at the occasion.
The main agreements between the two institute includes a 75% reduction on Admission fees for a period of 3 months for new students registering through the MECC, this will be reduced to 50% in the 9 months following which. Spectrum college also agreed to provide a 100% scholarship to one Maldivian student in need. In return, the MECC will provide full support in promoting Spectrum College as a recognized center for education for Maldivians residing in Sri Lanka.
The MECC will also provide fullest support in offering the Dhivehi language and Spectrum will be considered the exam center for SSC Dhivehi language offered by the Maldivian Education Ministry which is equivalent to Cambridge O level. Spectrum hopes to expand its educational services to other nationals also in the future, which will bring in more foreign students into Sri Lanka.