Gateway College, Kandy

One of the first International schools in Sri Lanka, formerly known as Kandy International School was brought under the wings of Gateway in 2000. Now, the leading International School in Kandy with a student population of 1200, provides education from 2 ½ to 18 years of age with classes from Play Group to Advanced Level. The Campus in Kandy housed at Asgiriya, is in close proximity to the renowned Asgiriya cricket stadium. The location, which is just one kilometer away from the Kandy Town, boasts of a panoramic view. The school attracts students from towns as far as Kurunegala, Matale, Gampola and Nuwara Eliya. 

Mr. Gladwin Canagasabey
Principal Gateway College Kandy
 

Mr Gladwin Canagasabey started his educational career in 1988 as a graduate teacher of Botany and Agriculture. Later, he joined the Eastern University of Sri Lanka as the Head of Sports and Physical Education where he served for 11 years. Whilst at the Eastern University, he also served as a visiting lecturer in Child Psychology and Educational Psychology. In 2004, he was appointed Headmaster of S. Thomas’ College, Gurutalawa, where he founded and implemented the preschool and bilingual medium of education. Later he joined Trinity College, Kandy as the Vice-Principal, where he served from 2007 to 2014. Prior to joining Gateway College, he was Registrar at the prestigious General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University, Ratmalana. Mr Canagasabey also served as the Manager of Hillwood College, Kandy and was on the Advisory Board of the Church Missionary Schools (CMSC) in Sri Lanka.

Mr Canagasabey holds a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture (Honours Degree) from the Eastern University of Sri Lanka and a Master of Science in Organisational Management from the Postgraduate Institute of Agriculture, University of Peradeniya. He had also completed his Post Graduate Diploma in Applied Psychology at the Colombo Institute of Research and Psychology and Post Graduate Diploma in Education at the National Institute of Education in Sri Lanka. Furthermore, he obtained a Merit Pass in "Diploma in Child Psychology" at the American College of Higher Education and Post Graduate Diploma in Management at the Open University of Sri Lanka. His career in education and administration spans over a period of 29 years, during which time, he has made important strides within the education system in Sri Lanka with emphasis on pastoral care.

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