Induction Program for Academic Staff – (01st Program in the year 2018)

Staff Development Centre of the University of Peradeniya commenced the 01st Induction program conducted for probationary academic staff members in the year 2018 on 05th February, 2018. The program is scheduled to be held from February to April, 2018 from 9.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m. on following days.
01st Segment – 05th  to 09th February, 2018 and 12th to 16th February, 2018
02nd Segment – 05th to 09th March, 2018 and 12th to 16th March, 2018
03rd Segment – 26th to 29th March, 2018 and 02nd to 10th April, 2018
The inauguration was held at the auditorium of the Staff Development Centre on 05th February 2018. The Vice Chancellor Prof. Upul Dissanayake, Deputy Vice-Chancellor Prof. Parakrama Karunaratne, and the Bursar Mr. E.A.R.M. Edirisinghe graced the occasion.  The Vice-Chancellor stressed on the significance of personal development to enhance the effectiveness and efficiency of the functions of the University. He further stated that it is the contribution of all staff members which is reflected in university rankings. Twenty-seven probationary academic staff members enrolled in the program. This 150 hrs program covers a wide range of topics prescribed in the training manual of the UGC. The program aims to orient the new academic staff members to the Sri Lankan university system and to swiftly impart the policies, processes and practices currently in use in the local higher education system to make them quickly attuned and to empower them to be highly effective and productive in delivering their services to achieve the needs of the nation.