International conference on Teaching, Education and Learning will cover the rigorous analysis of the educational process, systems and approaches along with the cultural, societal, political, historical and economic contexts. Professor Manjula Vithanapathirana will deliver the keynote address for the Conference on CONTESSA with the title “A Blended Learning Primary Teacher Education Innovation: Lessons from an international collaboration between Europe and Asia amidst of COVID-19 pandemic.”
EdTec Implementation in a global higher education network. Empirical data from a field study in South Asia
by Orkhan Jalilov, Thomas Köhler, Manjula Vithanapathirana, Shironica P. Karunanayaka, Sandra Hummel, Bridget Sheehan
A message from Dr. L.M. Kapila Bandara
Dean, Faculty of Education,
University of Colombo
Ms. Samadara Amarasinghe and Mr. Igala Gamage Chinthaka Chandrakumara will present CONTESSA at the 7th International Research Conference on Humanities & Social Sciences (IRCHSS 2021) which will be held on March 18th and 19th, 2021 at Waters Edge Colombo, Sri Lanka with their presentations.
Prof. Manjula Vithanapathirana presented her submission titled: “E-readiness and Techno-anxiety of postgraduate teacher trainees: Exploring the psychological climate for introducing Blended Learning through CONTESSA project” at the Annual Research Symposium 2020, Faculty of Education, the University of Colombo on the 18th December 2020.
Research paper by Manjula Vithanapathirana.
CONTESSA was presented at the Science Day for the Faculty of Environmental, Regional and Educational Science at Uni Graz.
The University of Graz and University of Colombo presented CONTESSA at the DAAD Conference. It was an online conference ‘Connecting Germany and South Asia – Fostering Partnerships in Higher Education.’ It was the first-ever online meeting to bring together the stakeholders of all DAAD-funded cooperation projects organized by DAAD India to celebrate the 60th Anniversary aimed at facilitating cross-learning and future collaborations. 100-125 people participated.