The Faculty of Education of the Open University of Sri Lanka, in partnership with the Commonwealth of Learning (COL) has developed a Short Course to support teachers who are teaching in Multi-grade classrooms in Sri Lankan schools.

The specific objectives of the course are:

    • To develop a better understanding of the challenges of multi-grade teaching,
    • To develop skills on the strategies appropriate for multi-grade teaching
    • To develop a positive attitudes of teachers towards multi-grade setting.

Seven activity based Day Schools workshops will be conducted using seven modules and six interactive learning materials.



Programme Code :
Programme Category :
Short Programme
Conducted by :
Dept. of Secondary and Tertiary, Faculty of Education
Programme Duration :
Minimum 06 months
Discipline(s) / Course(s) :
Multi -grade classrooms
Be currently working as a teacher.
Issuing of Applications :
called twice a year
Closing Date for Applications :
Will be informed later
Programme commencing date :
Will be informed later



Rs. 8000/= in one installment.
This Short programme is conducted by the department of Secondary and Tertiary, Faculty of Education. Contact the coordinator, Mr. M.L. Sudarshana for further details.
Address :
Department of Secondary and Tertiary 2nd Floor Education Building
Contact :
Email :
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