Galagamage Siripala

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♦  Master of Philosophy- 2000,University of Colombo,Sri Lanka

♦ Master of Education-1994,University of Colombo,Sri Lanka

♦ Postgraduate Diploma in Education, Distinction pass -1992,University of Colombo,Sri Lanka.

♦ Postgraduate Diploma in Education, Merit pass -1991,National Institute of Education,Sri Lanka.

  • ♦ Bachelor of Arts(Sp in Sociology)(hons)-1980,University of Peradeniya,Sri Lanka.

Areas of Teaching

Sociology of Education, Comparative Education, History Teaching Methods, Education Research Methods

Areas of Research Interests

Sociology of Education

Awards and Grants

Editorial work


Joint Research

♦  2002, Teacher Deployment in difficult schools in non preferred areas. World Bank, NEREC research
♦  2002, An evaluation of the effectiveness of training provide for principals of school by the PGDE (EM)- NEREC research
♦  2004, National research study on Civic Education in Sri Lanka. NEREC research
♦  2007, National Level Attitude Survey on Social Cohesion. Ministry of Education G.T.Z. Project – NEREC research

Chapters and Web Documents

Journal Articles

Technical Reports

Conference Papers

Book Publications

♦  2005, Sociology of Education.

♦  2010, Memory principles and strategies for teaching to remember.


Other responsibilities