Course image Teaching Phonological Awarness and Phonics for English : May-July 2024
Faculty of Arts and Culture

South Eastern University of Sri Lanka in partnership with Partners in Micro-development Inc. (PIMD - ) offers a series of four short courses in teaching English literacy (reading and writing) for primary and junior secondary English teachers .

This first course in the curriculum – Teaching Phonological Awareness and Phonics for English in Schools -  provides teachers with an overview of the science of reading multi-disciplinary field of research, an introduction to the seven language systems, and a complete teaching program for English phonological awareness and systematic and explicit phonics instruction. This program can be implemented alongside the Government English syllabi.

The course runs for 9 weeks. Each week participants will watch a pre-recorded video lecture with slides, and participate in Zoom tutorials.  To pass the course and receive a certificate participants must submit every assignment and meet the pass grade requirements for each assignment.