International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Education Management | Sri Lanka | Volume 7 Issue 8, August 2018


A Study on in-Service Teacher Education (ISTE) Opportunities in Sri Lanka

Dr Senevirathna Bandara


Abstract: Sri Lanka has already considered teacher education as an essential part of the education system because teacher education enhances the quality of good teaching. Teacher Education programs in Sri Lanka are divided into two groups. The first is the Pre-Service Teacher Education (PSTE) program and the second is the In-Service Teacher Education (ISTE) program, this study investigated In-Service Teacher Education (ISTE) opportunities and current situation of education system in Sri Lanka. Research framework within the qualitative research approach and the case-study strategy has been employed. Ten secondary school principals and twenty teachers were selected from three educational districts in two Provinces in Sri Lanka. The data were collected by conducting interviews, non-participative observation in ten schools and sample-based documentary searching. Finally the findings of the study and some recommendations were presented.


Keywords: teacher education, Pre-Service Teacher Education, In-Service Teacher Education, professional development


Edition: Volume 7 Issue 8, August 2018,


Pages: 1335 - 1338


How to Cite this Article?

Dr Senevirathna Bandara, "A Study on in-Service Teacher Education (ISTE) Opportunities in Sri Lanka", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), Volume 7 Issue 8, August 2018, pp. 1335-1338, https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=ART2019896

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