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Quality Assurance Events

2022.05.18

Awareness Session for Accreditation Process

 

An awareness session on the Accreditation Process of Degree Programs Offered by the Technology Faculties, organized by the Faculty Quality Assurance Cell was conducted by Dr. T.A Piyasiri , on May 18, 2022. 

 

Resource Person: Dr. T.A Piyasiri (UGC coordinator of accreditation for Technology Faculties)

Target Group: Academic Staff Members Faculty of Technology, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka. 

 

Objectives: 

  • Reviewing the status of the accreditation process  of degree programs offered by Faculty of Technology Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka.  
  • Discussing updated concepts in the accreditation process of degree programs offered by Technology Faculties.
2022.05.05

Workshop on creating gender awareness

The Gender Equity and Equality Cell in conjunction with the quality assurance cell of the Faculty of Technology has organized a one-day training workshop on creating gender awareness with the objective of fulfilling the Gender Action Plan of STHRD project. The target group of this workshop is academic/non-academic staff of the Faculty of Technology and limited number of academic staff from other faculties. The workshop was conducted by the following Social Development and Gender
Specialists:

1. Ms. Nadiya Najab
Nadhiya has worked in the development field for over 10 years with experience in conducting research and evaluations. These projects have looked at post-war resettlement experiences and assistance programmes, access to services, labour migration, and livelihood opportunities for marginalized and vulnerable groups with a strong gender focus. I am experienced in conducting monitoring and evaluation activities using the MEAL framework, as well as developing policy recommendations which are evidence-based and unbiased. At present, Nadhiya is employed at the Centre for Poverty Analysis (CEPA). 



2. Mrs. Ranmini Vithanagama
Ms. Ranmini Vithanagama is a full-time gender and social inclusion consultant to the SLRM of Sri Lanka. She is also a senior researcher at the International Centre for Ethnic Studies (ICES), Sri Lanka. Her ressearch interests span women’s labour force participation and other topics related to women's economic empowerment and issues of social exclusion and vulnerability including disability and internal displacement. She has also conducted research related to topics on religious coexistence and social inclusion in Sri Lanka. She is also a freelance financial analyst with a special interest in the banking and telecommunication sectors. 


The workshop was funded by the STHRD project and the workshop was held at the Staff Development Center on 5th May 2022, from 9.00 am onwards.

 

2022.01.24

Study in Japan Global Network Project

The Sri Lanka Office of the University of Tokyo has organized a networking and information sharing session on the Study inJapan Global Network project of the MEXT, Japan in collaboration with the Qualiy Assurance cell of Faculty of Technology, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka. 

Resource Person: Prof. H.D. Karunarathna

 

2022.01.24

Awareness workshop for Training Opportunity at AIT, Thailand

An Awareness workshop for TrainingOpportunity at AIT, Thailand was conducted for academic staff of the Faculty of Technology via ZOOM to discuss more details on areas of interest for the Short term courses in AIT. 

 

 

2022.01.19

Webinar: Soft Skill Development

A webinar has been conducted for Year III students of the Faculty of Technology on "Soft Skill Development" to raise their awareness on communication skills, presentation skills and professional grooming, prior to their industrial exposure.

This webinar was organized by the Department of Biosystems Technology in conjunction with the Faculty Quality Assurance Cell on January 19,2022, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. via Zoom.

Resource Person: Mr. Madushan Keerage, a certified trainer, transformational coach, and HR & LEAN professional.

Coordinator: Mr. Prasad Amarasinghe

 

 

 

2021.12.30

English Language Training Program

A training program has been conducted for students of the Faculty of Technology to enhance their English knowledge. This was facilitated by English Language Proficiency, Personality development and SME division of skills development,Fund Limited.

This webinar was organized by the Department of Engineering Technology in conjunction with the Faculty Quality Assurance Cell and Carrier Guidance Unit on January 19,2022, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. via Zoom.

 

 

 

2021.12.17

Industrial training awareness workshop

The Industrial training awareness workshop was organized by the Department of Engineering Technology in conjunction with the Faculty Quality Assurance Cell and Carrier Guidance Unit on 17th December 2021 9.30 am onwards via Zoom.

Resource Person: Eng. Susantha Jayasinghe, Assistant director (Special Training Division), NAITA

 

 

 

2021.10.26, 2021.11.15, 2021.11.23

Series of Industrial Webinars

Series of Industrial Webinars were organized by the Department of Engineering Technology in conjunction with the Faculty Quality Assurance Cell and Carrier Guidance Unit via Zoom.

1. Emerging Graphane Technology
Resource Person:  Eng. Gayal Rangajeewa, Plant Manager, Ceylon Graphene 
Date: 26th October 2021

2. Aluminum Extrusion Process in Sri Lanka
Resource Person: Mr. Sanjeewa Kumarasekara, General Manager / Production, Alumex PLC
Date: 15th November 2021

3. Introduction to Harischandra Mills, PLC
Resource Person: Mrs. Yamuna Yapa, Manager, Harischandra Mills, PLC.
Date: 23rd Novenber

 

 

 

2021.10.01

Webinar on Trends in Technology Stream Education

Webinar on Trends in Technology Stream Education was organized by the Department of Engineering Technology in conjunction with the Faculty Quality Assurance Cell and Carrier Guidance Unit on 01st October 2021 from 9.30 am onwards via Zoom.

Resource Person: Dr. A.T. Piyasiri (Overall Coordinator for Technology Stream, Sri Lanka / Senior Lecturer, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Moratuwa)

 

 

 

2021.08.30

Workshop: Procurement Process – STHRD Project

The Faculty Quality Assurance Unit, Faculty of Technology has organized a workshop on the procurement process of the STHRD project on 30th August 2021 from 11.00 AM.  

 

Resource person: Mr. L.Niransankumar, (Senior Procurement Officer, STHRDP)

 

 

 

2021.08.25

Workshop: Sharing Experience on Successful Laboratory Design

The Quality Assurance Unit in the Faculty of Technology has organized the following workshop on 25th August, at 10.00 AM.

 

Resource person:

Mr. Abinaiyan Ilango  

Product Specialist

Hemsons International (Pvt) Ltd

 

 

2021.08.18

Workshop: Next-generation equipment for workshop technology

The quality assurance unit in the Faculty of Technology has organized an workshop on “next-generation equipment for workshop technology” especially for academic staff in the Department of Engineering Technology, Faculty of Technology. 

Topic: “Next-generation equipment for workshop technology”

Date/Time: 18th August (Wednesday) from 15.00

Resource Person: Mr. Janaka Mangala (University of Moratuwa) 

 

 

2021.06.17

Awareness workshop for Online Examinations

The quality assurance cell of the Faculty of Technology has organized an awareness workshop on 17th June (Thursday) from 9.00 AM for online assessment via the VLE system.  
 
Resourse person: Dr. R.L. Dangalla (Director/ Center for Computer Studies, SUSL)
 
During the workshop, the following areas has been covered.
 
01. VLE Account creating and password resetting ( Ref - https://www.sab.ac.lk/online-video-tutorials)
02. Exam Operation Unit - Faculty of Technology
03. Examination formats (MODE A, B, C, D /Invigilated or non invigilated)
04. Issues in the online examination 
 

 

2021.03.31

Workshop on progress of accreditation process in the Faculty of Technology

The quality assurance cell of the Faculty of Technology has organized a workshop on the progress of the accreditation process in the Faculty of Technology.
 
Resource Person: Dr. T.A Piyasiri (UGC consultant for Accreditation process of Technology Faculties)
 
Date: 31st March 2021
 
Target Group: All academic staff/ Faculty of Technology
2021.02.26

A path to become a HAPPY Managerial Scientist

The quality assurance cell of the Faculty of Technology in collaboration with the Carrier Guidance Unit of Sabaragamuwa University has organized a webinar of Prof. Sadun Perera in the University of Nevada, USA. 
 
Prof Sadun Perera was recognized as the most credentialed Sri Lankan in 2018 holding a total of seven academic degrees (including two PhDs and four master’s degrees and BSc).
 
The webinar is organized especially for the students in the Faculty of Management Studies, Faculty of Applied Sciences and Faculty of Social Sciences and Languages.
 
Theme: A path to become a HAPPY Managerial Scientist
 
Date & Time: 26th (Friday), February from 10.00 AM
 
 
Prof Sandun Perea:
 
“Sandun Perera is an Assistant Professor of Business Analytics and Operations at the College of Business at the University of Nevada, Reno. He received his Ph.D. in Operations Management as well as an MBA and an M.S. in Supply Chain Management from the Jindal School of Management at the University of Texas at Dallas. He also holds a Ph.D. in Financial Mathematics, and Master of Science degrees in Statistics and Applied Mathematics, and in Mathematics from Florida Atlantic University. He earned his B.S. in Finance, Business, and Computational Mathematics with first-class honors from the University of Colombo, Sri Lanka. With a total of seven academic degrees (including two PhDs and four master’s degrees), Sandun was recognized as the most credentialed Sri Lankan in 2018.
 
Dr. Perera has more than 16 years of teaching experience that spans over six different universities in three different countries. He has received several Golden Apple Awards for teaching excellence from the SOM at Michigan. He currently teaches courses on Global Supply Chain and Distribution Channel Management, Pricing, Revenue, and Predictive Analytics. He is also an active member of the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS), the Production and Operations Management Society (POMS), and Decision Sciences Institute (DSI).”
 

 

2020 .12.07 - 2020.12.28

Series of Workshops on Quality Assurance - December 2020

The quality assurance unit in the Faculty of Technology has organized the following series (second series) of workshops/webinars.    

 

Topic

Resource Person

Date/time (2020)

ICT-based teaching for academic staff

 

Ms. Yahani P. Manawadu   

7th (Monday)/Dec at 10AM 

Management protocols and work procedures/scope of work for the non-academic staff

D.S. Roshan. C. Sawanawadu

Assistant Registrar

Faculty of Technology

10th (Thursday) / Dec at

10 AM

Preparation of specification, bidding document, and procurement procedure especially in the STHRD project.  

Dr. K.R. Koswattage

Mr. L. Niransankumar

 

(STHRDP)

 

28th (Monday)/ Dec at 10 AM

Operating Policy and Procedure for Academic Accountability

Dr. K.R. Koswattage

 

26th  (Saturday)/Dec at 7 PM

2020.11.11 - 2020.11.27

Webinar Series for Academic Staff - November 2020

The quality assurance unit in the Faculty of Technology has organized the following series of Webinars for Academic Staff of the Faculty of Technology. They were scheduled as follows.

Topic

Resource Person

Date/time (2020)

Introduction to the Quality Assurance

Dr. K.R. Koswattage,

Coordinator / Quality Assurance Unit / FT  

11th (Wednesday)/Nov at 10AM  

Outcome-based Education and Student-centered Learning: Principles and Best Practices

Mr. Janitha Liyanage

Senior Lecturer / Faculty of Applied Sciences

12th (Thursday) / Nov at

10 AM

Evaluation & Examination Procedure

Dr. Sadun Perera,

Head/ Department of Biosystems Technology

16th (Monday)/ Nov at 10 AM

Assessment Methods and Developing Effective Assessment Rubrics

Mr. Janitha Liyanage

Senior Lecturer / Faculty of Applied Sciences

26th (Thursday)/ Nov at 10 AM

Introduction of Procurement Process

Mr. Senadheeera Priyantha

Bursar /SUSL

27th (Friday)/ Nov at 10 A