Centre for Distance and Continuing Education

University of Peradeniya

Centre for Distance and Continuing Education

University of Peradeniya

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Centre for Distance and Continuing Education, University of Peradeniya

The University of Peradeniya is the pioneering institution that initiated offering external degrees in the country since 1964. The Vision of the Centre is to provide equal opportunities for all aspiring to further their career goals. The Centre for Distance and Continuing Education was established on 09th April, 2007 keeping in line with the principles of Open and Distance Learning (ODC). The Centre conducts degree programmes in all three languages (Sinhala, Tamil and English) which caters to the learners of all ethnic groups from all parts of the country. At present, the Centre offers two Degree programmes; General Degree in Bachelor of Arts(BA) (External), Bachelor of Business Management(BBA) (External), three diploma progammes; Diploma in Management and Development, Diploma in Library and Information Services and Diploma in Early Childhood Care and Development and two certificate courses; Advanced Certificate in Laboratory Handling and Certificate Course in Basic Tamil.

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Commencement of theBA 300 Level Examination/BA 300 පෙළ විභාගය /BA – 300 வது மட்ட பரீட்சைகள்  NEW

Until the CDCE Officially notify the students regarding the commencement of the BA 300 Level Examination, students are advised not to be misled by the news from unofficial sources.
BA 300 පෙළ විභාගය ආරම්භ කිරීම සම්බන්ධයෙන් CDCE විසින් සිසුන්ට නිල වශයෙන් දැනුම් දෙන තුරු, නිල නොවන මූලාශ්‍රවලින් ලැබෙන ප්‍රවෘත්තිවලට නොරැවටෙන ලෙස සිසුන්ට අවධාරණය කෙරේ.
தொடர் தொலைக்கல்வி நிலையமானது 300 வது மட்ட பரீட்சை தொடர்பான அறிவித்தலை உத்தியோகபூர்வமாக வெளியிடும் வரை மாணவர்கள் உத்தியோகபூர்வமற்ற தகவல்களை நம்ப வேண்டாம் என கேட்டுக்கொள்கின்றோம்

2021-12-02
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ශාස්ත‍්‍රවේදී උපාධි පරීක්‍ෂණය (බාහිර- නව නිර්දේශය- 300 මට්ටම) 2021 සම්මන්ත‍්‍රණ  NEW

2021 දෙසැම්බර් මස 04 වෙනි දිනට නියමිත වූ දේශපාලන විද්‍යාව 302 විෂයයට අදාළ සම්මන්ත‍්‍රණය එදිනට පවත්වනු ලබන අතර, දේශපාලන විද්‍යාව 301 විෂයයට අදාළ සම්මන්ත‍්‍රණය පමණක් දෙසැම්බර් මස 10 වෙනි දින පෙ.ව. 9'00 ට පවත්වනු ලැබේ.
සහකාර ලේඛකාධිකාරී,
පේරාදෙණිය විශ්වවිද්‍යාලය.
2021-12-01

2021-12-02
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දැන්වීමයි - ශාස්ත‍්‍රවේදී උපාධි පරීක්‍ෂණය (බාහිර- නව නිර්දේශය) 300 මට්ටම 2021 සම්මන්ත‍්‍රණ

2021 නොවැම්බර් මස 28 වෙනි දිනට පැවැත්වීමට නියමිත වූ SUPE 312 සම්මන්ත‍්‍රණය නොපවත්වන අතර, එම විෂයයට අදාළව පටිගත කරන ලද හඬපට සහ ලේඛන CDCEOAS මගින් බාගත (Download) කර ගැනීමට සලස්වා ඇත.
සහකාර ලේඛකාධිකාරී, පේරාදෙණිය විශ්වවිද්‍යාලය.

2021-11-26
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Postponing Seminar Session for SUPE 307(Sinhala Medium) Introduction to Qualitative Research

ප්‍රිය ශිෂ්‍ය ශිෂ්‍යාවනී,
2021 නොවැම්බර් මස 21 වන දින පැවැත්විමට නියමිතව තිබු SUPE 307(Sinhala Medium) Introduction to Qualitative Research සම්මන්ත්‍රණ නොවැළැක්විය හැකි හේතුවක් මත එදින නොපැවැත්වෙන බව කාරුණිකව දන්වමි. නැවත එම සම්මන්ත්‍රණ 2021 දෙසැම්බර් මස 05 වන දින පෙ.ව. 9.00 සිට 12.00 දක්වා පැවැත්වීමට තිරණය කර ඇත.

2021-11-21
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Admission - General Degree Examination in Arts (Old Syllabus) - November to December 2021

Navigate to download the admission card for General Degree Examination in Arts (Old Syllabus) - November to December 2021.

2021-11-05 More
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Seating Arrangements and Health Care Instructions - General Degree Examination in Arts (Old Syllabus)

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2021-11-03 More
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දැන්වීමයි - ශාස්ත්‍රවේදී උපාධි පරීක්‍ෂණය ( බාහිර- නව නිර්දේශය) 300 මට්ටම 2021

2021 නොවැම්බර් මස 07 වෙනි දිනට නියමිත වූ ඉහත පරීක්‍ෂණයට අදාළ දේශපාලන විද්‍යාව සම්මන්ත්‍රණය නොවැලැක්විය හැකි හේතූවක් මත දෙසැම්බර් මස 04 වන දිනට කල් තබන ලදී.

සහකාර ලේඛකාධිකාරී, පේරාදෙණිය විශ්වවිද්‍යාලය.

2021-11-03
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Timetable - General Degree Examination in Arts (Old Syllabus) - November to December 2021

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2021-10-27 More
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NOTICE FOR 300 LEVEL STUDENTS REGARDING SEMINAR

PLEASE LOG IN WITH YOUR REGISTRATION NUMBER. Please keep your Mic and Camera OFF during the seminar.

කරුණාකර ඔබගේ ලියාපදිංචි අංකයෙන් ඇතුල් වන්න. ශිෂ්‍යයන් නම් වලින් ඇතුල් නොවිය යුතුය.කරුණාකර සම්මන්ත්‍රණය අතරතුර ඔබගේ මයික්‍රෆෝනය සහ කැමරාව අක්‍රීයව තබා ගන්න.

2021-10-25
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Special Notice Regarding Seminar Series for BA 300 Level (Online)

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2021-09-16 More

  Events

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Orientation Programme - Diploma in Library and Information Services – 2021

CDCE organized an orientation programme for the newly registered students for the Diploma in Library and Information Services – 2021 on 31st October 2021 at Examination Hall, CDCE. Deputy Vice-Chancellor University of Peradeniya Professor Terrence Madhujith graced the occasion. Dean Faculty of Arts Dr. EMPCS Ekanayake, Dean/Faculty of Science Prof. SR Kodithuwakku, Librarian Mr. R Maheshwaran, Director/CDCE Dr. Rathnayake M Abeyrathne, Deputy Director/ Learning Resources Prof. Chandima Wickramasinghe, Deputy Director Training/ Dr. S Maheswaran, Deputy Director/Examination Dr. Manoj Alawathukotuwa, Programme Coordinator- Dr. Menaka Hindagolla, SAR/CDCE-Mrs. Irani Pathirana, AR/CDCE-Ms. Lasni Jayasooriya and staff of the CDCE also participated in this event.


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Assumption of the Duties of the New Director, CDCE

The University of Peradeniya appointed Dr. Rathnayake M. Abeyrathne the new Director of the Centre for Distance and Continuing Education. While adhering to Covid 19 health guidelines, he assumed duties in his post on the 4th of August 2021. He is a Senior Lecturer and a Medical Anthropologist and former Head of the Department of Sociology, University of Peradeniya. At the brief meeting, he mentioned that the vision for the Center during his tenure is to develop it as one of the Centers of excellence in Distance and Continuous Education in the country.


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The Three days Online Workshop on Open Book Take Home Examination organized by Centre for Distance & continuing Education (CDCE) collaboration with the Commonwealth Media Centre for Asia (CEMCA)

Online workshop on setting Open Book Take Home Examination organized by the Centre for distance & Continuing Education (CDCE) in collaboration with the Commonwealth Media Centre for Asia (CEMCA) was conducted successfully for 3 days from 06.01.2021 to 08.01.2021.


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Workshop on Curriculum Development for the Advanced Certificate Course in General English

CDCE organized a workshop on Curriculum Development for the Advanced Certificate Course in General English on 20th December 2020 at Board Room, Centre for Distance and Continuing Education, University of Peradeniya. Prof. Mallika Pinnawala – Director/CDCE, Prof. WMWGCSM Wickramasinghe – Deputy Director/CDCE, Academic staff of the Faculty of Arts and the Faculty of Management also participated in the event.


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Workshop on Syllabus Preparation of Diploma in Laboratory Handling

CDCE organized a workshop to prepare syllabus for the Diploma course in Laboratory Handling on 01st November 2020 at Board Room, CDCE. Prof. Mallika Pinnawala – Director/CDCE, Dr. S Maheswaran – Deputy Director/CDCE, Academic staff of Faculty of Science and Faculty of Management also participated in the event.


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One Day Workshop to finalize the Curriculum of the Diploma in Computing and Electronics

CDCE organized a workshop to finalize the curriculum of the Diploma course in Computing and Electronics on 31st October 2020 at Board Room, CDCE. Prof. Mallika Pinnawala – Director/CDCE, Dr. S Maheswaran – Deputy Director/CDCE, Academic staff of the Faculty of Science and the Faculty of Management participated in the event.


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Diploma Awarding Ceremony – 2018

The CDCE held the Diploma awarding Ceremony for those who have completed the Diploma in Management & Development programme on 18th September 2020 at CDCE, University of Peradeniya. Deputy Vice Chancellor, Acting Registrar, Bursar and Librarian of the University of Peradeniya, Dean/ Faculty of Management, Prof. Mallika Pinnawala - Director/CDCE, Dr. S. Maheswaran – DD/ Training, Dr. P. Seelagama – DD/ Examination & Registration, Chairpersons of Board of Studies, Academic staff of faculties, Administrative & Financial staff of CDCE and Faculty of Management were present to grace the ceremony.


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Workshop on Course Unit Development of the Proposed B.Ed in ECDE Programme

CDCE organized a workshop to develop course units of the proposed B.Ed programme of Early Childhood Care and Development External (ECDE) which is going to be offered through the CDCE, University of Peradeniya in collaboration with UNICEF Programme Office in Sri Lanka on 20th June 2020 at Board Room, CDCE. Prof. Mallika Pinnawala – Director/CDCE, Dr. WMSK Wijesundara – DD/ Examination & Registration, Prof. NS Kalupahana - Dept. of Physiology, Dr. EMPCS Ekanayake - Dept. of Education, Dr. G Dissanayake - Dept. of Psychology, Dr. PRKA Vitharana - Dept. of Education, Dr. SK Embekke - Dept. of Education, Mr. T Kamalarathne - Dept. of Sociology and Ms. WAAD Athukorala - Open University of Sri Lanka were participated the event.


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