Dr. W.M.Shaminda Wanasinghe

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Dr. W.M.Shaminda Wanasinghe

Ph.D(OUSL) M.Phil.(Peradeniya)B.A. (Peradeniya), PGDE (Distinction) (Peradeniya), Dip.in Teaching (Distinction)

Head Of The Department

Department of Secondary and Tertiary Education
2nd Floor Education Building

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

Programme Co-ordination

Post Graduate Diploma in Education programme. Coordinator

Course Co-ordination

ESP2202, ESP2312

Area of Specialization     Educational Philosophy

Research Interests     Teacher Education, Educational Management, Curriculum

Research Publications

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

Research Supervision

M.Ed Students

Other 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.

Affiliations

National Institute of Education - Educational Publication Department Department of Examination

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