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Applications are invited from University of COlombo for PGDE English Medium weekend Course. Applications will be entertained from graduates of government / Private/ International/ Assisted Schools/ Pirivenas and other institutions.

Those aspiring to join the teaching profession or education related institute may also apply.

Qualification : Bachelors degree
Duration : 18 Months
Closing Date 30.04.2020

Click Below for Application


The Faculty of Education, University of Colombo is offering the Postgraduate Diploma in Education, as a weekend, self financing course in the English Medium, in response to the dire need in the system for teachers who are proficient to teach in the English Medium. This course is designed to promote professional development of teachers, teacher educators, principals of schools and others in the field of education. By continuing their professional education in the English Medium, teachers and non- teachers enrolled in this course will become proficient to teach in the English Medium, to serve as resource persons in the continuing education.

·         To develop graduates of Government schools, Private schools, Assisted schools & International schools to become professionally competent in the field of Education.  
·         To develop graduates who aspire to join the teaching profession or education related field by equipping them with necessary professional competencies.

Duration of the course:
The course is of 18 months duration conducted on weekends (Saturday and Sunday from 9.00 am to 4.00 pm); In addition, a student has to engage in supervised practical teaching over a 10 week period in an educational institution.

Entrance Qualification:
Individuals possessing a good knowledge of English and a Bachelor’s degree standing from a recognized university are eligible to apply:

Details of the course content and examination requirements will be given with the course handbook at the commencement of the course.

Completed application forms together with a paying voucher for rupees 500/- paid to the University Account No. 306015200003 at the People’s Bank, Thimbirigasyaya  Branch, Colombo should be sent under registered cover to the above address.

For further information;

Dr. Sulochana Neranjani
Course Coordinator
Tel: 0112586516        
Mrs. J. Thayananthan
Senior Assistant Registrar/Education
Tel & Fax :      011- 2596888

Mrs. Nishani Costa
Secretarial Assistant
Tel: 011-2503147