Dayalatha Lekamge

Nominated By: Dayalatha Lekamge
Nominee Application Form: Part A
Title: Professor
Mailing Address: 156/6A, Weragala Place, Thalawatugoda, Sri Lanka
Country: Sri Lanka
Office Telephone: NA
Email: gdlek@ou.ac.lk
Nationality/Citizenship: Sri Lankan
Gender: Female
Date of Birth: no date set
Current Position: Retired Professor
Current Employer: Was at the Open University of Sri Lanka till July 2019
Please indicate your fluency levels in various languages (Comma Separated)
Fluent in Reading: English
Fluent in Writing: English
Fluent in Speaking: English
Academic Qualifications and Training
1. Degree, Institution, Year Completed: B.Ed University of Colombo Sri Lanka 1976
2. Degree, Institution, Year Completed: M.Phil University of Colombo Sri Lanka 1980
3. Degree, Institution, Year Completed: Ph.D Open University United Kingdom 1993
Nominee Application Form: Part B
Areas:
  • Institutional quality assurance reviews / audits
Specialisations:
  • Institutional assessment
Examples of Experience: National & International Consultations / Audit / Review
1. Brief Description: Institutional QA Review
Institution/City/Country: "(1) University of Colombo Sri Lanka- 2016 (2) University of Wyamba- 2018"
Type of Experience:
  • Institutional Audit / Assessment
Nominee Application Form: Part C
Please write a professional profile of 500 words.
Professional Summary Description: "Till my retirement in July, 2019, I worked at the Open University of Sri Lanka for nearly 32 years in different capacities : as the Acting Vice Chancellor in two occasions, Dean of the Faculty of Education from 2006- 2012, Head of the Department of Education from 2003-2006 etc. I passed my Bachelors¡¯ degree with a first class honors. I was awarded a full-time Commonwealth Scholarship to complete my Ph.D at the Open University of UK. I have written two books on Educational Research Methods and Participated in a large number of local and foreign Conferences as a presenter. Recently I had the opportunity to visit Nepal University to do a Key Note Speech in the conference conducted in 2019.
My last QA activity at the Open University of Sri Lanka was related to the development of Section 1 of the Self Evaluation Report for the Institutional Review which was held in 2020.
I was able to participate in two short term capacity building programmes sponsored by the DFID Project. World Bank : one was conducted by the Open University of United Kingdom and the other by the Open University of Malaysia. Further, I contributed as a programme team member in the development of a teacher education programme titled as Master of Arts in Teacher Education (OUSL) which received the Commonwealth award for best material development. Since 2007 I have been participating in workshops conducted by the UGC, Sri Lanka for the development and review of Quality Assurance manuals. I worked as a team leader and team member for the above mentioned Institutional Reviews and Programme Reviews of state Universities, Non-state Universities and reviews of external degree programmes of state Universities.

Under World Bank consultancies, I headed the team of members of Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Education for verification of their activities in a number of occasions.
I completed a one year consultancy (2017) to the Ministry of Education to develop a programme for identification of children entering to grade 1 ( Happy Start for School Education) which was introduced to the school System by the National Institute of Education, Sri Lanka ."

Documents Submitted
















Contact Us

APQN Administrator
No. 202, South ShaanXi Road,
Shanghai, 200031, P.R. CHINA
Tel: +86 21 5403 1620
Fax: +86 21 5467 0198
Email: apqnsecretariat@163.com 

Our Location

Our Visitors

2267535
TodayToday1979
This_WeekThis_Week21858
This_MonthThis_Month15788
All_DaysAll_Days2267535