Academic Staff

     Picture Name & Details Contact
Dr. Thevarasa Mukunthan  (Head of the Department)
Senior Lecturer (Grade I)
B.Sc (Hons) (OUSL), PGDE (OUSL),PGD Dist.Edu.(OUSL) MSc (UPM-Malaysia), PhD (CMB)

Research Interests : Children errors on Mathematics, Cognitive Development of Children, Mathematics Education 
tmuku@ou.ac.lk

Department of Early Childhood and Primary Education
Faculty of Education

+94-11-2881400, Ext: 482

Dr. D.M.W. Munasinghe
Senior Lecturer (Grade I)
B.A. (J.pura), PGDE (CMB), M.Ed.(CMB), M.Phil. (CMB),  Ph.D ( CMB)

Research Interests : Primary Education and Preschool Education

dmmun@ou.ac.lk

Department of Early Childhood and Primary Education
Faculty of Education

+94-11-2881482, Ext: 482

Mr. P. Seneviratne  (On Study Leave)
Senior Lecturer (Grade I)
B.Ed. (Hons) (CMB),M.Ed.(CMB), P.hD (Reading) (Central China Normal University, Wuhan,China)

Research Interests :  Preschool Education and Primary school education

psene@ou.ac.lk

Department of Early Childhood and Primary Education
Faculty of Education

+94-11-2881482, Ext: 482

Ms. P.L.N. Randima Rajapaksha  (On Study Leave)
Senior Lecturer (Grade II)
B.Ed. (Hons)(CMB), MEd (CMB) , P.hD (Reading) (Auckland, New Zealand)

Research Interests :
Play in Early Childhood, Preschool Education, Primary School Education, Self regulation in Early Childhood, Early Childhood pedagogy, Peer interaction, Language development in Children
plran@ou.ac.lk

Department of Early Childhood and Primary Education
Faculty of Education

+94-11-2881482, Ext: 482

Dr. D.D.I. Deepthinee
Senior Lecturer (Grade II)
Dip. in Teaching (NCOE) Hapititigama, B.A. (J.pura), PGDE (NIE) PGDE (CMB), MATE (OUSL), MEd (Colombo),
PhD (OUSL)

Research Interests :
Primary Education, Early Childhood Education, Educational Psychology
dddee@ou.ac.lk

Department of Early Childhood and Primary Education
Faculty of Education

+94-11-2881482, Ext: 482

Ms. P.R.D. Chathurika (On Study Leave)
Senior Lecturer (Grade II)
B.Ed. (Hons) (CMB), MPhil (CMB) , PhD (Reading) (Wellington, New Zealand)

Research Interests :
Early Childhood Education & Primary Education
prcha@ou.ac.lk

Department of Early Childhood and Primary Education
Faculty of Education

+94-11-2881482, Ext: 482

Ms. J. Dilani 
Lecturer (Probationary)
B.Ed. (Hons)(EUSL), MEd (OUSL) , PhD (Reading) (CMB)

Research Interests :
Early Childhood Education, Pre-School Education, Primary Education
jdla@ou.ac.lk

Department of Early Childhood and Primary Education
Faculty of Education

+94-11-2881482, Ext: 482

Ms. I.S.G Tharanga 
Lecturer (Temporary)
B.Sc.(Colombo), PGDE (OUSL), M Ed. (Colombo) , Dip. Psychology & Counselling (J’Pura/IPS/DFS)

Research Interests :
Developmental Psychology and Educational Technology
istha@ou.ac.lk

Department of Early Childhood and Primary Education
Faculty of Education

+94-11-2881082, Ext: 582

Ms. R.A.D. Deepthi Kumari
Lecturer (Temporary)
BEd (Hons) (OUSL), MEd (OUSL)

Research Interests : Pre-school education, Early Childhood Development, Primary Education

rakum@ou.ac.lk

Department of Early Childhood and Primary Education
Faculty of Education

+94-11-2881082, Ext: 582

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