Diploma in Primary Teaching

The course aims at developing the knowledge of the prospective teachers by addressing pedagogical issues and approaches in planning and teaching. The core subjects of the National Primary School Curriculum are taught at both theoretical and practical level.

Course Information

Place  : Nugegoda and Kandy Teacher Training Centers
Course Duration  : One Year
Sessions  : Sunday 9.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m (Nugegoda & Kandy)
Entry Qualifications
  • G.C.E. (O/L) with “C” pass in English
  • G.C.E. (A/L) with two subjects for Local and London examinations or equivalent qualification
  • G.C.E.A/L Pending Results
  • Teachers in government or private schools who are already teaching in the English medium or those who wish to change over to English Medium Teaching

Course Outline
  • Principles of Education
  • Educational Psychology
  • Educational Measurement and Evaluation
  • Guidance & Counseling
  • Development of Language Skills
  • Development of Mathematical Skills
  • Environmental Related Activities
  • Health and Physical Education
  • Aesthetic Education & Creative Activities
  • Professional English
  • Teaching Practice

Assessment Procedure
  • Final examination at the end of the course
  • Continues assessments
  • Teaching Practice (Three months)

Career Opportunity

Best performers will be appointed as teachers in our ISO Certified Sussex Collages. Others will be appointed as and when vacancies occur.