Mr. W.M.S. Weerakoon

Senior Lecturer


Educational Leadership and Management (DELM)
Faculty of Education
Coordinator PGDELM, SCSM ( DELM)


Office: 112881668, Ext: 668


I am Sunil Weerakoon and I hold an honors degree in Bachelor of Education (1st Class) from University of Colombo in 2004. After completing my first degree I have being working as teacher for seven years at the leading National school. I obtained M.Ed in Educational Management at University of Colombo 2010. I have been a permanent academic member of the Department of Secondary and Tertiary Education of the Faculty of education, OUSL since 2012 to up to date . I lecture in various programe (PGDE, B.Ed (D&T, M.ED) in the Faculty of Education. I was  coordinating CA component of PGDE progrmme from 2013-2018. I completed my M.Phil degree in 2016 at University of Colombo. And also I was coordinating PGDE ( Post Graduate Diploma in Education) programme ( Sinhala Medium) in the Department of Secondary & Tertiary Education.

In 2020 I Joind to the new department ( Department of Educational Leadership and Management ) established on 30.01.2020

 I would like to provide students with a positive and enjoyable learning environment in which they can acquire skills and knowledge that will assist them in their future careers.

Areas of Specialization:

Educational Management

Research interests:

Educational Management & Teacher Education



Programme Coordination:

PGDELM (Post Graduate Diploma in Educational Leadership and Management )

SCSM ( Short Course on School Management)

Short course in Capacity Development for SLEAS Officers

Course Coordination:

STP8209-Educational Management of The PGDE Programme

STP9618 Management in Education of The M.Ed Programme

STP9544 Teacher Educator as an Educational Leader and Manager  of The MTE Programme

STU 5415 Educational Management of The B.ED (D&T/NS) Programme

All Courses of PGDELM Programme




OUSL C-DELTA Research Project Phase -1 ( 2018)

OUSL C-DELTA Research Project Phase -2 ( 2020)

OUSL C-DELTA Research Project Phase -3 ( 2022)

Ongoing Research:

C-DELTA ( Phase -3)

Research Supervisions:

711193603 T.N.S. Rangodage -A study of Teacher role in School Based Assessment (SBA) to enhance the Teaching Learning Process.

509080772 M.A.S.M. Jayawardana-An action Research to improve the knowledge of Fundamentals of Accounting in students in Grade 10



Karnanayaka,S.P, Weerakoon,W.M.S, Nawarathana,N.M.R.K, Ramathass,P, Wijesekara,H,D,
Weerasinghe,M.D.B (2021), Promoting digital education practices among teachers and students in Sri
Lankan secondary schools: ICDE Virtual Global Conference Week 2021 – ConfTool Pro – BrowseSessions

D.V.M. De Silva, B.G.H. Anuruddhika, R.N.P. Rathnayake, K.A.C. Alwis,S. Kugamoorthy, K. Ketheeswaran, D.D.I. Deepthini, D. Chathurika, W.M.S. Weerakoon (2021), DIFFICULTIES ENCOUNTERED BY THE STUDENTS IN COMPLETING THE RESEARCH PROJECT IN UNDERGRADUATE DEGREE PROGRAMMES, OURS–2021

Karunanayaka, S.P., Weerakoon,S., Nawaratne, N.M.R.K., Karunanayake, S., Careemdeen, J.D. (2019). Adoption of C-DELTA Programme by Sri Lankan Teachers and Students. Faculty of Education, The Open University of Sri Lanka. Retrieved from HYPERLINK “”

Kugamoorthy, S., Weerakoon, S. (2018). Continuous Assessment Methods: Critical Review for quality improvement of the Post Graduate Diploma in Education Programme of the Open University of Sri Lanka. International Research Journal of Human Resources and Social Sciences, Vol.05, 65-71.


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