S. Dahanayaka

Telephone:0112586516 , 0112852232(Res) , 0774140659(Mobile)

Email : somapriyasd@yahoo.com

Qualifications

Areas of Teaching

Philosophical Bases of Education, Buddhism, Philosophy of Education, Buddhist Education

Areas of Research Interests

Philosophy of Education, Buddhism, Soft Skills, Human Rights

Awards and Grants

♦  World Class University Research Grants -2011 University of Colombo Sri Lanka

♦  TrainingProgramme on Educational Management for Lecturers from University of Colombo Sri Lanka, April 1-30, 2008 by the national University of Educational Planning and Administration New Delhi.

Unpublished Thesis

♦  An Implementation of the Philosophical Concept of Student Centred Education at Senior Secondary Level.

♦  The Right to Self- Determination: Emerging trends- A comparative Study in the Context of Conflicts in Sri lanka, East Timor and Basque of Spain.

♦  An Assessment about the Leadership Qualities Developed in Students through Co-curricular Activities organized in the Secondary School.

Editorial work

 

Chapters and Web Documents

♦  Term Paper on “An Implementation of the Philosophical Concept of Student Centred Education at Senior Secondary Level” (Page 28-42) National University of Educational Planning and Administration (NUEPA) New Delhi, India Supervised by Prof. A.K.Singh

Journal Articles

Technical Reports

♦  Survey of Status of Second National Language Teaching &Learning in National Colleges of Education (2007) NEREC Faculty of Education University of Colombo (As a Team Member)

Conference Papers

♦  Paper on: “Utilization of soft skills among the Bachelor of Education undergraduates: Evidence from literature review” (Page64) Annual Research Symposium 2013 University of Colombo Sri Lanka 04th October, 2013

♦  Paper on:“Use of Student Centred Education at Senior Secondary Level” (Page76-78) Annual Research Symposium 2011 University of Colombo Sri Lanka 28th June, 2011

♦  Paper on “An Implementation of the Philosophical Concept of Student Centred Education at Secondary Level” (Page 36-37) Annual Research Symposium 2008 University of Colombo Sri Lanka 24th October, 2008

Book Publications

♦  Dahanayake, Somapriya (2013).An Approach to DevelopSoft Skills (Sinhala) Godage Publishers Colombo 102.

♦  Dahanayake, Somapriya (2011). Scouts Ledership (Sinhala) Godage Publishers Colombo 10

♦  Dahanayake, Somapriya (2009). Delivering a Successful Presentation (Sinhala) Author’s Publication Nugegoda

♦  Dahanayake, Somapriya(2008). Power of Networking (Sinhala) Godage publishers. Colombo 10

♦  Dahanayake, Somapriya(2007).Delivering a Successful Presentation (English) VishvaLekha Publishers Rathmalana

♦  Dahanayake, Somapriya (2005). Creative Leadership. (Sinhala) Sahassra publishers Colombo 10.

♦  Dahanayake, Somapriya (2004). Power of Teamwork. (Sinhala) (Author’s pubilication)

♦  Dahanayake, Somapriya (2004). How to Handle a Team (English).Samayawardana publishers. Colombo 10

♦  Dahanayake, Somapriya (2003). Power of Motivation. (Sinhala) (Author’s Publication)

♦  Dahanayake, Somapriya (2002). A Psychological Approach to Leadership.(Sinhala)Godage publishers. Colombo 10

11.Dahanayake, Somapriya and Seneviratne, Jayantha (2001). A Study of Human Rights (Sinhala) National Integration Programme Unit. Colombo 05

♦  Dahanayake, Somapriya and Edirisinghe, Daya and Perera, Gnadasa (1999). Basic Logic. (Sinhala) Wathma publishers. Dehiwala

♦  Dahanayake, Somapriya (co-author) (1998). Psychology Schools of Thought and Psychologists. (Sinhala) Wathma publishers. Dehiwala

Other responsibilities

♦  Coordinator of Bachelor of EducationDegreeProgramme, (Part- 111) Sinhala Medium from01.09.2013

♦  Member (L/1070) of Royal Asiatic Society of Sri Lanka

♦  Member (0017) of Lanka Association for the Advancement of Education, Sri Lanka.