Dr. W.M.Shaminda Wanasinghe

Senior Lecturer

Secondary and Tertiary Education
Faculty of Education
Head Of The Department
Contact:

Select, 2nd Floor Education Building

Office: 112881425, Ext: 425 Mobile: 94718329282

Email: wmwan@ou.ac.lk


My home town is Kandy and I was attended to Akuramboda Central College Matale. After serving as a Govt. teacher for 18 years, I joined the Open University in 2007 and I joined the Dept of Secondary and Tertiary Education of the faculty of Education as a lecturer (Probationary). I completed my Ph.D in 2013. I appointed as a Head of the Department  of Secondary and Tertiary Education from 2014. My research interests are in Educational Management, Teacher Education and Curriculum

Area of Specialization:

Educational Philosophy

Research Intrests:

Teacher Education, Educational Management, Curriculum

Affiliations:

National Institute of Education – Educational Publication Department Department of Examination

Programmes Coordination:

Post Graduate Diploma in Education programme. Coordinator

Course Coordination:

ESP2202, ESP2312

Awards:

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Researches:

1. A critical study relating to obtaining community support in implementing the secondary school curriculum in Sri Lanka. National Institute of Education . (Prof. S.Senadeera, W.M.S. Wanasinghe & C. Hewapathirana)

2. A study of the ways in which the Post Graduate Diploma in Education course could be reorganized. ( A study conducted in association with University of Peradeniya based on a sample of student teachers.) M.Phil in Education Dissertation 2001 3. Improving the Role of Master Teachers in the Teaching Practice of Post Graduate Diploma in Education Programme.(2010) W.M.S.Wanasinghe& F.M Nawasdeen

Ongoing Research:

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Research Supervisions:

M.Ed Students

Publications:

1. Wanasinghe, Shaminda (2012) Education Policy and Objective, Colombo, S. Godage & Brothers. 2. Wanasinghe, Shaminda (2009) Successful School Development , Colombo, S. Godage & Brothers. 3. Wanasinghe, Shaminda (2006) Data collecting Techniques, Colombo, S. Godage & Brothers. 4. Wanasinghe, Shaminda (2006) Projects and Competency Development, Colombo, S. Godage & Brothers. 5. Wanasinghe, Shaminda (2005) Sampling Techniques, Colombo, S. Godage & Brothers. 6. Prof Sylve Senadeera and Wanasinghe, Shaminda (2002) Philosophical Guidence for Educational Planning in Sri Lanka, Colombo, S. Godage & Brothers. 7. Prof Sylve Senadeera and Wanasinghe, Shaminda (2004) Research Methodology, Colombo, S. Godage & Brothers. 8. Prof Sylve Senadeera and Wanasinghe, Shaminda (2004) Research Methodology, Colombo, S. Godage & Brothers. 9. Prof Sylve Senadeera and Wanasinghe, Shaminda (2005) Planning School Education for Enhancement of Creativity, Colombo, S. Godage & Brothers. 10. Prof Sylve Senadeera and Wanasinghe, Shaminda (2005) Planning School Education for Enhancement of Creativity, Colombo, S. Godage & Brothers. 11. Prof Sylve Senadeera and Wanasinghe, Shaminda (2006) Teacher Education in Sri Lanka, Colombo, S. Godage & Brothers. 12. Prof Sylve Senadeera and Wanasinghe, Shaminda (2007) Need of Evaluation of Teacher Performance, Colombo, S. Godage & Brothers.

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