Post Graduate Diploma in Educational Leadership and Management (PGDELM)

Welcome to the PGDELM Programme.

The principle goal of the Post Graduate Diploma in Educational Leadership and Management programme is to develop professional competencies and practices in relation to the field of Educational Leadership and Management among graduate teachers, principals and other educational management and administrative officers in the field of Education in Sri Lanka. The PGDELM programme comprises six regular courses and four optional courses.Courses in the PGDELM programme are built around theories, concepts, and modern trends and practices in the field of Educational Leadership and Management. The minimum duration of the programme is one year consisting of two phases, and the programme is offered in Sinhala, Tamil, and English medium. While conducting limited interactive contact sessions and tutorial sessions [Via hybrid mode] for all the courses, a self-regulated learning approach is promoted. There are final written examinations for the nine regular courses, (except one course- ELP8508) and continuous assessments methods are also used to assess the student’s achievement within the programme. Supplementary online courses have been developed and are offered to the students to facilitate their learning journey. Under the OULMS, essential readings, additional readings, and multimedia resources will be provided to facilitate your learning, Journey.

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Programme Code :
PDEL
Programme Category :
Post Graduate Diploma Programme
Conducted by :
Department of Educational Leadership and Management, Faculty of Education
Programme Duration :
 12 Months
Discipline(s) / Course(s) :

Admission Requirements

A person seeking admission to the Programme of study leading to the award of the Postgraduate Diploma in Educational Leadership and Management shall be required to have,

1. a Bachelor’s degree of minimum three (3) years duration (with a minimum of   ninety (90) course credits at SLQF Level 5 From a recognized university or any other equivalent or higher qualification acceptable to the Senate of the Open University of Sri Lanka.

And

2. Should be a Teacher or a principal of a recognized school or an In-service Teacher Advisor or a Teacher Educator or an Officer in the Sri Lanka Educational Administrative Services (SLEAS) or an Officer in the Sri Lanka Principals’ Services (SLPS) or a fulltime member in the academic staff of a University, National College of Education, Technical Collage and Teachers’ Collage or a Manager of a Government Teacher Centre or a Lecturer in the National Institute of Education, or a Head of the recognized educational institution, or any other professional in the field of Education Administration and Management acceptable to the Senate of the Open University of Sri Lanka.

Note:  If your degree is not from a recognized University in Sri Lanka or if it is from a Foreign Institution, or an Online Degree, a letter to prove that the Degree is recognized by the University Grant Commission. (The letter should mention that the Degree is recognized in Sri Lanka and the duration of the Foreign Degree is  at least three years .)

The programme is conducted in Sinhala, Tamil and English media. Academic Activities are conducted only at Colombo Regional Center.

Selection of candidates for the programme will be done by a selection interview.

Submission of Online Applications :
 20th July 2024
Closing Date for Applications :
 20th August 2024
Programme commencing date :
 

 

Application Fee: Rs. 1,000.00

 

Registration fee Rs.  1500.00
University Facility fee Rs.  2500.00
Library facility fee Rs.    200.00
Tuition fee- Per Credit) Rs.  3000.00
Total tuition fees (3000/- X 31Credits) Rs. 93,000.00
Total fee Rs.97,200.00

 

Tuition Fee can be paid in two installments as follows. 

 

Installments: 1st installment Rs. 55,800/=
2nd installment Rs. 37,200/=

 

Payment of Tuition Fee (1st Installment 60%) – at Registration, 2nd Installment (40%) – after 24 weeks of registration, All other fees (Registration Fee, University Facility Fee, Library fee, etc. to be paid at the Registration in Full)

Tuition Fee – Overseas Students

This Post Graduate Diploma programme is conducted by the Department of Educational Leadership and Management. Contact the coordinator for further details.

Address:

Programme Coordinator, PGDELM, The Department of Educational Leadership and Management, Faculty of Education, The Open University, Nawala, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka.

Contact:
011 288 1168
Email :
The Open University of Sri Lanka
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