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Senior Professor Marie E.S Perera

Senior Professor

Department of Humanities Education,
Faculty of Education,
University of Colombo
Sri Lanka.

Telephone:0112586516 (Office)

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  • Bachelor of Arts- Subjects: English, Economics, French – University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka -1979-1983
  • Master of Philosophy in Education- University of Colombo, Sri Lanka -1992-1994
  • Master of Science in Applied Psychology- University of Colombo, Sri Lanka -1996 -1997
  • Doctor of Philosophy- (TESOL) – University of Wollongong, Australia -1998-2001
  • English Trained Teachers’ Certificate – Teachers’ College Maharagama
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Education (Teaching of English as a Second Language) – Merit Pass, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • Certified as a trainer of Online Tutors and Mentors by the Distance Education Partnership Programme of the Distance Education Modernization Project of the Ministry of Higher Education, Sri Lanka.
  • Awarded the certificate of Accreditation of Senior Teachers in Higher Education (ASTHE – 2005-06) by the Staff and Education Development Association, UK