13th September 2018 06:52:43 Hours
A two-day refresher course for all officer instructors and academic lecturers of the Sri Lanka Military Academy was conducted on 26th and 29th of June 2018. Brigadier Priyantha Senaratne, the Commandant emphasized, in his opening remarks, the importance of revising and updating the knowledge and teaching methodology of all instructors and lecturers.
This course is traditionally held prior to the commencement of a new semester, to help instructors refresh their subject knowledge and methods of instruction. The course also included stimulating sessions on public speaking, team-building, time management, yoga training etc.
A special session organized by the Diners’ Club was held on 29th evening at the Officers' Mess where Professor T R Weerasooriya, a Senior Professor of the Faculty of Medicine, Sir John Kothalawala Defence University talked on “Andralogy and its relevance to the Military.”
Other Rank instructors were also given a similar opportunity to refresh their knowledge on relevant subjects concurrent to the Officers’ Refresher Course.