What we do
Department of Tamil Language operates within the faculty of Languages, Humanities and Social Sciences of the National Institute of Education. The Department holds the responsibility of below mentioned subjects Tamil as the first language, Tamil as the second language, with in the general education system in Sri Lanka.
Developing curricular materials, teachers’ guides for grades 6-13 for government schools and conducting teacher training Programmes are the main functions performed by the Department of Tamil Language.
The academic staff of the Department includes the Director, One Senior Lecturer and, two Assistant Lecturers. In addition to the basic functions, the Department supports the subject related educational research, conducted by the Department of research Studies, and works collaboratively with the other Departments at NIE in order to maintain the cross curricular integration. Further, The Department of Tamil language renders its utmost support in Programmes conducted by the National Education commission, Ministry of Education, Department of Educational publications and Department of Examinations to enhance the quality language education in Sri Lanka. The Department of Tamil languages grasp global knowledge about languages and update our new competency to provide quality Education to our Mother Sri Lanka.
Management Assistant – III
Director, Dept. of Tamil Language