Diploma in Teaching English

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Diploma in Teaching English

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Language Department 




Full- time – 12 months
Part –time – 15 months
Distance mode – 12 months

Total Hours



Part Time

School leavers and those aspiring to enter the teaching profession andserving teachers to earn a qualification through Distance Mode

Three passes in any stream at G.C.E. (A/L) and “C” pass in English at O/L

English medium education in National Curriculum or Edexcel / Cambridge


Good O/L results with a “B” pass in English / acceptable English qualification


Core Component

Subject Component

Professional Component

Teaching Practice

Core Component

  • English Language Skills
  • Study Skills
  • Meditation & MBCT

Subject Component

  • English Language TeachingMethodology & TKT
  • Linguistics and Structure of English
  • English Phonology
  • Public Speaking Skills
  • Curriculum Studies: National Curriculum & Edexcel / Cambridge
  • Lesson Development: Objectives, Plans for Four Skills, Grammar & Vocabulary & Teaching Aids
  • English Literature
  • Language Testing and Evaluation
  • Technology in ELT
  • Action Research
  • Music & Drama
  • GESE -Trinity Exams

Professional Component

  • Introduction Principles of Education & Sociology of Education
  • Educational Psychology
  • Classroom Management

Teaching Practice

  • School Visits-Child Observation & Development of Four Skills
  • Internship
  • Reflective Practice
    & Journal
Diploma in Teaching English will follow Continuous Assessments and Formal Examination in each component.
Continuous Assessments:
  • Mid- Course Examination, Presentation, Discussions, Assignments, Quiz, Viva, Practical Work, Individual and Group Tasks and Project Work- will carry 40% towards the final grade.

Formal Examination:

  • End of course exams will contribute the balance 60%.

Full- time – 12 months (08.30 am – 03.30 pm from Monday to Friday)

Two school terms of institutional training and two terms of internship in a selected school

Online – Fulltime/ Part-time

Start online and transfer to on-campus later – Fulltime/ Part-time

Distance Mode- Part-time

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  • With Diploma in Teaching English, one can proceed to B. Ed in Teaching English as a Foreign Language offered in affiliation with IIC University of Technology, Cambodia
  • Those students will be exempted from the first Year of the Three-Year Bachelor of Education
  • With this Diploma, one can continue to read for B.A. General with English as a subject from SIBA Campus, Kandy. This is a UGC & MOHE accredited degree.
  • They can earn a WORLD CLASS TEACHING QUALIFICATION by taking up the TKT -Teaching Knowledge Test- Examination which is conducted by the University of Cambridge, London. All students are given

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