Certificate Course in Teaching in Higher Education (CTHE)


Staff Development Centre


Calling for applications (Year 2021)

Applications are invited from those who are suitable to follow the Certificate Course in Teaching in Higher Education (CTHE), which will be conducted by the Staff Development Centre of the University of Sri Jayewardenepura (SDC/USJP).

This course is specially designed for the university academic staff. It is recognized by the University Grants Commission to fulfill the requirement to apply for confirmation after completion of the probationary period of lecturers in university services. This course is also designed to play an essential part for career development programme in the university system. The course is scheduled to be commenced at the end of March, 2021.


Medium of instruction:  English

Course duration : Minimum 6 months

Course Modules:

  1. Orientation as a University Teacher
  2. Personal Development and Counseling
  3. Teaching and Learning Methods
  4. Assessment and Evaluation
  5. Curriculum Design and Revision
  6. ICT skills in Higher Education
  7. Teaching Practice
  8. Research in Higher Education
  9. University Administrative Procedures
  10. Strategic Planning and Management for Universities


Learning methods  :
Face-to-face sessions, group activities, online sessions, E-Learning and self-learning etc.


Learning locations :
In-class training at SDC/USJP, Personality, Skills and Leadership Development Training Programme will be held for 03 days


Course fees :
Rs.40,000/= (Course fee has to be paid before the commencement of the course, to the A/C No. 097-1001-6-2315454 at Peoples Bank, Gangodawila and the receipt has to be submitted)


Method of application:

Download Application

Application fee of Rs. 500/= has to be paid to the above account and submit the receipt along with the application. 

Completed application along with the application fee paid bank slip has to be scanned and sent to the SDC email: office.sdc@sjp.ac.lk on or before 31st January, 2021.

If any clarification is needed, you can contact either the Director/SDC through 071-4065614 or Programme Manager/SDC through 011-2803908.


University of Sri Jayewardenepura,
Gangodawila, Nugegoda.

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