Enhancing Teacher Capacities in the Teaching of English Literature for G.C.E. Ordinary Level New Syllabus

Who is this for?
Anyone interested in teaching the English Literature G.C.E O/L New Syllabus

What will you gain?
The confidence to teach prescribed texts innovatively, to understand how literature can be interpreted and analyzed, to provide a richer learning experience to your students and to help them face the O/L exam with confidence

Method: Face to face lectures with a practical focus on how to teach literature

Areas covered: G.C.E. O/L Literature: poetry/ short stories/ drama/ novels Instructional strategies for literature and methods of evaluation

Faculty:Highly experienced and qualified lecturer with a PhD in literature teaching and an award-winning novelist involved in G.C.E. (O/L) syllabus design. Both have wide experience in teaching literature

Evaluation: Practical micro-teaching based on course content

Certificate: Those who successfully complete the course and evaluation will receive a Certificate of Completion issued by the PGIE

Duration: 20 hours (10 x 2 hr sessions)

The course will be conducted on Mondays and Wednesdays from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. The course will be completed in late-March.

Programme Code :
Programme Category :
Short Programme
Conducted by :
Post Graduate Institute of English
Programme Duration :
20 hours (10 x 2 hr sessions)
Discipline(s) / Course(s) :
Teaching of English Literature

6 passes in GCE(O/L) including Mathematics and the first Language



Course Fee: Rs. 7,000/=

Address :
Senior Assistant Registrar
Postgraduate Institute of English
The Open University of Sri Lanka,
P.O. Box 21, Nawala, Nugegoda
Contact :
011-2825805, 011-2881027
Email :

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