Welcome to Staff Development Center

To bring about better collaboration among faculties with regard to staff development, the Staff Development Center (SDC) of the University of Peradeniya was established in March 1999. The SDC while being an umbrella organization for the different units of individual faculties, conducts activities to promote and nurture staff development at the University of Peradeniya and other Universities in the system.

Training Programs in offer

  • Certificate in Teaching in Higher Education (CTHE) -Induction Program for academic staff (AC)
  • Induction Program for non-academic staff
  • Teaching methodology program (AC)
  • Lesson planning and Instructional methods (AC)
  • Problem based learning (AC)
  • Student centered teaching and learning (AC)
  • Curriculum development (AC)
  • Counseling
  • Administrative procedures and financial regulations
  • Public accountability and management of departmental inventory
  • Effective presentation skills
  • Effective communication skills
  • Time management)
  • Leadership skills
  • Improving team-work skills
  • Office management
  • Interpersonal relationships
  • Giving and receiving feedback
  • Stress management
  • Motivation
  • ICT skill development program
  • Conflict resolution



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