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Department of Educational Psychology is one of the four departments belonging to the Faculty of Education, the primer Faculty of Education in Sri Lanka. Since inception its main research and teaching areas are Educational Psychology and Educational Measurement and Evaluation. However, during the past two decades it has expanded its role. At present Psychological Counseling has become an important area. In 1996 the Department started the Postgraduate Diploma in Counseling Course and now it provides a great service to the different sectors of the country by producing qualified counselors. A large number of students do their post graduate studies related to Educational Psychology, Educational Measurement and Evaluation and Psychological Counseling under the supervision of the academic staff of the department. In addition to above three other subject areas such as Early Childhood Education, Educational Guidance and Counseling and Educational Statistics are also offered. The department offers these main and sub courses to all the under graduate and post graduate level courses conducted by the faculty.

Our aim is to provide an excellent academic environment to our students to enhance their knowledge and skills necessary to develop the educational, social and economical condition of the country.

Dr.W Chandradasa
Head of the Department

 

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