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Duties and the Responsibilities of employees

One day workshop on “Duties and the Responsibilities of employees” organized by the Staff Development Centre (SDC) of the University of Kelaniya was successfully held on the 28th of September at the Auditorium of the SDC under the patronage of Mr. W.M. Karunaratne, the Registrar. Read More

Certificates Awarding Ceremony of the Tamil Certificate Course for Non-Academic Staff Members

The certificates awarding ceremony of the Tamil Certificate Course for non-academic staff members of the University of Kelaniya (1st batch) organized and conducted by Staff Development Centre (SDC) with the collaboration of Department of Linguistics was successfully held on the 17th of August 2017 at the Staff Development Centre. Read More

A Staff Development Workshop


A workshop organized by the Staff Development Centre of the University of Kelaniya was held on the 31st of August 2017 at “Goldi Sand Hotel” in Negombo to enhance the leadership skills of administrative officers of the University.
A lecture on “Leadership Skills” was delivered by the Cooperate Trainer Mr. Chandrasiri Satharasinghe and a lecture on “Music Therapy for Relaxation and Stress Management” was delivered by Mahanama Wickramasinghe, the Head of the Department of South Indian Music of the University of the Visual and Performing Arts.

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Our Vision

To become the center of excellence in enhancing knowledge, skills and attitudes of stakeholders of the Sri Lankan higher education sector by providing professional development opportunities and resources to meet the evolving needs of Sri Lankan higher education institutions.

Our Mission

To foster an academic and administrative environment that enhances individual and institutional capabilities of the staff within the higher education system in Sri Lanka.

Our Goals

  • To provide appropriate in-service training programmes in a. Staff Development b. Educational Technology and c. e-learning in order to enhance competencies of staff members in the areas of teaching, assessment, research, curriculum development, the use of information and communication technologies, administration and management.
  • To provide need-based in-service staff development programmes in educational theory and technology, research, and professionalism,
  • To engage in continuous improvement of human resource capacity of the higher education institutions.
  • To enhance allegiance, commitment and loyalty of the staff towards the higher education institutions.
  • To inculcate core competencies in knowledge, skills and attitudes among the staff of all categories to be professionals in their practice.