University of Colombo wins recognition at “Seminar 2018 for University Lecturers in Changchun, China” – 29th Sept.
Two academic staff members, Dr. Latha Gurusinghe from the Department of Sinhala and Savitri Dias from the Department of English Language Teaching, participated in ‘The Seminar 2018 for University Teachers from Developing Countries & Countries and Regions Included in Belt and Road Initiatives‘ held in Changchun China from September 9th to September 29th 2018. It was sponsored by the Ministry of Commerce of the People’s Republic of China and organized by the Northeast Normal University, Changchun. Thirty three academics from nine developing countries and countries included in the Belt and Road Initiatives participated in this seminar.
Dr. Latha Gurusinghe and Savitri Dias presented a paper on Educational Reforms in Sri Lanka, which was selected as one of the three best presentations of the seminar.
Savitri Dias was also nominated by the organizers to deliver a Keynote address at the “20+20” Cooperation Programme – Forum ( 111) on Professional Development and Teacher Identity Recognition in the Domain of Leadership, held on 27th September at the Redbuds Hotel, Changchun. Her address was on “Policy Support for Teacher Identity in Sri Lanka“.