Panel 01 – Theme: Language Education

Venue                           ELH 2
Session Chair Professor (Emeritus) Marie Perera
Session Coordinator Dr. E. Sulochana Neranjani
Technical Support Ms. Imesha Kinkini/ Ms. Indunika Gunesena
No. Title Author/s Presentation Time
EDIRS 02 Interest of teachers towards professional responsibility who teach Tamil as first language


A.Paunanthie1, T.Kalamany2


1.00pm – 1.20pm
EDIRS 27 The Effectiveness of Online Learning of English Language in Sri Lanka


W.I Darshika


1.20pm – 1.40pm
EDIRS 13 Students’ use of translanguaging and pedagogical implications in an EMI institution in China


M. Prado, K. Choi


1.40pm – 2.00pm
EDIRS 06 Impact of flipped learning on student’s- academic achievement, engagement, critical thinking skills, motivation, and perception: A review of relevant literature D Kharsati1, Brinda B. Kharbirymbai2


2.00pm – 2.20pm
EDIRS 03 Influential factors in interest of teachers who teach Tamil as first language towards professional responsibility A.Paunanthie1, T.Kalamany2


2.20pm – 2.40pm
EDIRS 31 ICT and English language teachers: Reflection on continuing professional learning needs S. Hidayati




Panel 02 – Theme:Science and Mathematics Education

Venue                           ELH 3
Session Chair Professor W. Chandradasa
Session Coordinator Dr. Kumudu Senevirathne
Technical Support Ms. Aunurudhika Siriwardana/ Mr. Samitha Dias
No. Title Author/s Presentation Time
EDIRS 24 Domain Factors Affecting Learning and Teaching Process of Mathematics of Type II Schools in the Jaffna District V. Balamurali 1 , S. Athirathan 2 1.00pm – 1.20pm
EDIRS 29 Contribution of educational technology in teaching and learning of Agriculture science Y. Raveendran1, J. Rasanayakam2 1.20pm – 1.40pm
EDIRS 15 “Perception towards the use of ICT in Mathematics learning”


N.Ampihaipahan1 Dr. E. Y. CharlesDr.T. Kalamany3


1.40pm – 2.00pm
EDIRS 16 Students’ Performance in Van Hieles levels of Geometrical Thinking

in Secondary Schools in Jaffna

N.Prashanthan1 and P.K.J.E.Nonis2 2.00pm – 2.20pm
EDIRS 18 Mathematics Teachers’ Perceptions in Creating Online Learning Environment during the Covid-19 pandemic period R.Vijayatheepan,


2.20pm – 2.40pm
EDIRS 30 Teacher Self-efficacy in teaching Electronics in Grade 11 Science curriculum in Sri Lanka N. V. D. P. Priyadarshani and D. V. K. P. Seneviratne 2.40pm – 3.00pm
EDIRS 09 A study on the relationship between written examination marks and practical test marks obtained by students for engineering technology subject in the G.C.E. advanced level examination


J. W. Rumesh Jayalath



Panel 03 – Theme: Educational Management and Administration

Venue                           MLH 1
Session Chair Professor Iresha Lakshman
Session Coordinator Dr Lalitha Kumari
Technical Support Mr. Sivananthan/ Ms. Hansika Herath
No. Title Author/s Presentation Time
EDIRS 05 Quantity vs. quality of participation: Stakeholder perceptions about school based participatory decision making in Sri Lanka C.P.W Malepathirana1


1.00pm – 1.20pm
EDIRS 17 Challenges Facing the Teacher Professional Development Centre in the Implementation of the Efficiency Bar Examination Programme for Teachers P.Sivananthan


1.20pm – 1.40pm
EDIRS 20 Participation of stakeholders in programme for school improvement in developing reopened schools


S.P.Pihillegedara, H.M.L.Kumari 1.40pm – 2.00pm
EDIRS 25 School Based Management and National Competency Framework for School Leadership and Management of Sri Lanka: A Comparative Perspective on Consistency in Policy and Practice in terms of Accountability


V.Vijayabskar 1, L.M.K.Bandara 2


2.00pm – 2.20pm
EDIRS 33 Relationship between the Principal’s demographical characteristics and students’ academic achievement in Jaffna District Secondary Schools K. Manimarapan 2.20pm – 2.40pm


Panel 04 – Theme:            Technology Education

Venue                                                        MLH 2
Session Chair Dr.T. Kalamani
Session Coordinator Mr. Jude Nonis
Technical Support Ms. Dulani Priyadarshani/ Ms. Ishan de Silva
No. Title Author/s Presentation Time
EDIRS 08 Developing Essential Learning Skills in First Key Stage Students Through Online Learning Methods I.Perukanda1, S.S Dahanayake2


1.00pm – 1.20pm
EDIRS 11 The Challenges Experienced by Students in Self-regulated Learning in Online Teaching Learning Environment


Krishna Weerathunga Ekanayake


1.20pm – 1.40pm
EDIRS 23 L2 learning via SNSs: A study of learner engagement in a closed Facebook group U. Rathnasena


1.40pm – 2.00pm
EDIRS 22 Inclusive education, implementation and its impact on the self-concept of

the students with special educational needs: A review of literature.

U. Perera 2.00pm – 2.20pm
EDIRS 28 Teachers perceptions and awareness on stem related

activities of primary environment related activity curricula in sri Lanka


W.M.C.K Basnayake1

W.A.P De Silva2




2.20pm – 2.40pm
EDIRS 12 Access to and Use of Career Guidance and Counseling Services by Female Students in Secondary Schools in Sri Lanka

(A study based on the Badulla District, Welimada Educational Zone)


L.A.M.Hansani Pramila Udayakumari


2.40pm – 3.00pm
EDIRS 26 Application of the student-led classroom technique for third-year Bachelor of Technology (BTech) undergraduates: a study on a small classroom


W.D.C.C. Wijerathne,R.L. Samaraweera





Panel 05 – Theme:            Humanities and Social Science Education

Venue                           MLH 3
Session Chair Prof. Thusitha Kumara
Session Coordinator Dr.  S.Dahanayake
Technical Support Ms. Udeshini Perera/ Ms. Wasantha Kumari
No. Title Author/s Presentation Time
EDIRS 14 Investigating the comprehensiveness of sexuality education curriculum

in Sri Lanka


M.P.S.A. Jayantha1, Chinthaka Chandrakumara2 1.00pm – 1.20pm
EDIRS 01 Problems arising due to teacher shortage and teachers transfer among the Government schools




1.20pm – 1.40pm
EDIRS 19 Background factors influencing the lower Academic achievement of Grade 8 students of Northern Province in National Level Assessment conducted by National Education Research and Evaluation Centre (NEREC S. Athirathan 1.40pm – 2.00pm
EDIRS 10 A shift with a twist: Transforming experiences of teaching and learning Music online


K. Samarasinghe 1 , R. Nethsinghe 2


2.00pm – 2.20pm
EDIRS 07 Factors affecting Activity Based Learning of G.C.E. Advanced level students to promote Sustainable Development Goals: A Critical Review H.D.A. Seneviratne1, D.V.K.P. Seneviratne2




2.20pm – 2.40pm
EDIRS 04  An Investigation of Opportunities to Develop Soft Skills in The NCOE Primary Education Curriculum .B.L.J.W.C.Wijenayake, S.S.Dahanayake 2.40pm – 3.00pm
EDIRS 32 Problems and Challenges Experienced by Home Science Teachers in Sri Lanka


Mrs. Radhika Vimalkumar