R. I. T. Alles Politician
Ralph Ignatius Thomas Alles is a Sri Lankan educationalist. He served as the State Secretary for Ministry of Education from 1989 to 1993 and is currently holds the position of Chairman of the Gateway Group. R. I. T. Alles was educated his primary education at St. Aloysius' College, Galle and then higher education at St. Anthony's College, Kandy and is the founder of D.S. Senanayake College, Colombo 07, Gateway College and Gateway Group of Sri Lanka. Married to Rohini Alles who is also a teacher, they had three sons Tiran, Harsha & Malik. Tiran Alles is a leading businessmen, politician in the country, married to Lydia Alles and Dr Harsha Alles is a medical doctor turned cooperate executive in the Gateway Group,married to Dinali Alles. His youngest son, Malik Alles died at the age 17 due to a sporting accident at his alma mater D.S. Senanayake College.
|Date of birth|
|October 3rd, 1932|
|Date of death|
|November 28th, 2013 at age of 81|
1. St. Aloysius' College Educational Institution
St. Aloysius' College is one of the leading boys' schools in Southern Province of Sri Lanka. It is located in Galle, the capital city of Southern Province in Sri Lanka. The college was established in 1895 by Jesuit fathers. St. Aloysius' College is a national school, which provides primary and secondary education. The school takes the pride of producing world's one of the most renowned scientists, Late Prof. Cyril Ponnamperuma.
|Official web page||www.sacgalle.sch.lk|
1. Gateway College, Sri Lanka
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Gateway College is an international school in Sri Lanka, with four branches in Colombo, Kandy, Dehiwala and Negombo. Formerly the Gateway International School, it was established in 1989 by prominent educationist R. I. T. Alles, former State Secretary of Education and founder-principal of D.S. Senanayake College. It is a member of the Gateway Group.
2. President's College, Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte
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The President's College came into being on 4 February 1978. The inauguration of this school was the first official act carried out by President J. R. Jayewardene after becoming the first Executive President of Sri Lanka. The initial location for this school was at Torrington Place. President's College was shifted from Torrington Place to the present premises at Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte on 21 June 1983. In the year 1999 the school became a National School.