This programme is of one year's duration and it will help to,
Entry requirements for this programme are:-
The programme consists of compulsory and optional courses. Each student has to follow the four compulsory courses and one optional course.
a) Compulsory Courses
b) Optional courses
Mode of Teaching
A Distance Education Institution such as the Open University of Sri Lanka differs markedly from a conventional university in its mode of teaching. At the OUSL the student on registration receives a course pack, which is designed for self-study and self-learning. Students are therefore expected to work on their own. Assistance and guidance however are provided by day schools conducted generally once a month on a Weekend (Saturday or Sunday) and will take the form of discussions, workshops, video films and guidance for practical work.
Evaluation includes continuous assessment and final examination.
i. Continuous assessment through a specified number of compulsory assignment - Students are required to submit the assignments, which will be graded and returned to them with comments. A student shall be eligible to sit the final examination in respect of any course only if he/she is awarded a minimum of 40% for the continuous assessment component in respect of that course.
ii. Final Examination - each course (other than the project) will be evaluated on the basis of a written examination of three hours duration.
Medium of Instruction
This programme of study is available in Sinhala and English only.
This programme will be held in Colombo, Matara and Kandy Regional Centres.
The Advanced Certificate in Pre School Education will be awarded in accordance with the provisions of the Open University regulations.
Each year the programme will be advertised in the Daily News, Observer, and Silumina.