Dr.(Mrs) Susila Embekke
 

Office Address: 

Department of Education,
University of Peradeniya,
Peradeniya,
Sri Lanka.

 Email: 

susilae@gmail.com

Telephone: 

009481 2392709

Personal Website: 
 
 
Educational Qualifications:
  • BSc. Public Administration, University of Sri Jayawardenapura, Sri Lanka
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Education - 1990 (A Distinction Pass with M.F. Kahn Gold Medal)
  • Master of Philosophy in Education, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Education, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka
Appointments (Selected) :
  • Head - Department of Education, 2014 to date
  • Senior Lecturer, 2002 to date
  • Teaching Experience as a Graduate Teacher in Secondary Schools, 1982-1999
  • Coordinator, Postgraduate Diploma in Education (W/E) Programme, 2002-2014
Memberships & Awards :
  • Member of the Alumni Association of University of Peradeniya (AAUP)2000
  • M.F.Kahn Gold Medal for the best students at the Postgraduate Diploma in Education Course, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka 1990
  • Best Theme presentation – Social Science and Humanities, presentation at Postgraduate Annual Research Sessions, 7 th November 1998, Faculty of Arts, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka
Research Intersests :
  • Sociology and Education, Early childhood education, Moral Education, Teaching and Learning Methodologies, Action Research for School Improvement, Gender Education, Qualitative Research in Education
Research Publications & Presentation:
  • Embekke S. (2015). The Changing Life Patterns of Sri Lanka Since Translocation from a Forest Environment to Agriculture, Paulo Freire: The Global Legacy, Peter lang Publishing, Inc, New york.
  • Senevirathna, W., Embekke, S., (2013). Empowering Sinhala Language Skills of Buddhist Children Using an Action research Methodology National Conference -2013BUSL NC-2013 Bhiksu University of Sri Lanka 27 and 28 December
  • Embekke S. Classroom Teaching and Learning Processes : Realities in the Lesson Planning Stages . Peradeniya University Research Sessions PURSE-2012 Vol.17 4 th July 2013
  • Embekke S. The Changing Life Patterns of Sri Lanka Since Translocation from a Forest Environment to Agriculture, Paper presented at thePaulo Freire : The Global Legacy Conference, Centre for Global Studies in Education. The University of Waikato, New Zealand. 2012
  • Embekke S. Implementation of integrating Information and Communication Technology ICT in the Classroom in Secondary Schools in Sri Lanka, Paper Presentation delivered at the Jaffna University International Research Conference-(JUICE 2012) University of Jaffna, Sri Lanka in 2012.
  • Embekke S. Student Teachers Perception about Teacher Competencies, Presentation delivered at the Seminar on the Dissemination of Research Findings Conducted by The Department of Research and Development, National Institute of Education, Sri Lanka in 2012.
  • Embekke S. Student Typification by Teachers (A study conducted in selected National schools in Kandy District)Presentation delivered at the research seminar “Dissemination of Research Findings” Conducted by Ministry of Education Sri Lanka in 2011
  • Embekke S. The Impact on information and Communication Technology on Secondary Education in Sri Lanka (A selected sample drawn from schools in Kandy District).-Paper presented at the Annual Research Sessions, Peradeniya, Sri Lanka.(PURSE in 2010 Vol.15- Part11)
  • Embekke S. Childhood Morals and Education, ACEI Annual Conference & Exhibition, Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A.(in 2009)
  • Embekke S. Moral Behavior of Secondary School Children as Categorized by Teachers: A Micro Study Based on a selected sample of Classrooms drawn from a national School in the Kandy District- Paper presented at the Annual Research Sessions, Peradeniya, Sri Lanka. (PURSE in 2008 Vol. 13 Part 1).
  • Embekke S. Issues in Developing a Curriculum: Teaching -Learning and Evaluation (Paper presented at the International Seminar on in 2008.
  • Embekke S. Gender Representation in the Achievement of Science and Technology (A critical study conducted with a sample of grade 11 students drawn from selected schools in the Kandy District) -Paper presented at the Eleventh National Convention on Women's Studies, Center for Women's Research, Sri Lanka, in 2008.
  • Embekke S. Classroom Realities- Paper presented at the annual Research Sessions, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka (PURSE in 2007 Vol. 12 Part 1).
  • Embekke S. An Evaluation of the Leadership Competencies of Women Principals' Role ( A study conducted with few selected schools in the Kandy District) Paper presented at the Tenth National Convention on Women's Studies, Center for Women's Research, Sri Lanka, in 2006.
  • Embekke S. Teacher Attitudes to School Evaluation Programs (Research conduct with a sample of Teachers drawn from few schools in the Kandy District)- Paper presented at the Annual Research Sessions , university of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, 2005.
  • Embekke S. Name calling and Nick name calling in Secondary Schools (Paper Presented at the 9 th National Convention of Women's Studies, Centre for Women's Research; Sri Lanka -2004).
  • Embekke S. Student's Misbehavior in the Classroom (Based on a selected sample drawn from the School in Kandy District.) - A paper presented at the Annual Research Sessions, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka -2002.
  • Embekke S. Gender Representation in the Acquisition of Essential Learning Competencies at the stage 1 Primary Education. (Paper Presented at the 8 th National Convention of Women's Studies, Centre for Women's Research; Sri Lanka -2002).
  • Embekke S. Implementing Curriculum Reforms: (Paper Presented at the Research Seminar on Teacher Education for 21 st century at the University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka. -2001)
  • Embekke S. Factors Affecting Leadership Role of the Primary School Principals in Sri Lanka. (Paper Presented at the Academic Sessions of the Faculty of Education, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka. -2001).
  • Embekke S. The sociological factors affecting the leadership role of the primary school Head Teachers in Sri Lanka (Paper presented at the XXVI All India sociological conference, University of Kerala, Thiruvanthapuram, India -2000).
  • Embekke S. Gender Differences in Teaching -Learning situation. (Paper Presented at the Seventh National Convention of Women's Studies, Center for Women's Research, Sri Lanka. -1999).
  • Embekke S. School Process- A study of the Teaching Learning Process. (Paper Presented at the Annual Research Sessions, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka. -1998).
Courses conducted at Postgraduate Diploma Level :
  • Sociology of Education
  • Educational Measurement and Evaluation
  • Educational Management
  • Gender Education
  • Pre School Education
  • Commerce Methods

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