NILIS, University of Colombo faculty comprises of specialists in Information Literacy (exploring, retrieving, evaluating, organising, and repackaging information), Information Communication Technology (ICT), Information Systems and Library & Information Management.
NILIS arranges workshops and training sessions on a regular basis. Such information can be obtained from here.
|Name of the training programme||Audience||Next starting date||open/close||Notes|
|Information Literacy training programmes for General Education (based on Empowering 8 model)||Education Administrators, School Teachers, Principles and other interested parties||Not scheduled||–||Conducted by the School Library Development Unit of the Ministry of Education, and the Provincial Education Departments with the assistance of NILISDirector/SLDU, Ministry of education (MoE). Principle Resource Person: Mr P G Pemadasa, Senior Lecturer/NILIS|
|Training Courses for Teacher Librarians (TCTL) conducted by the School Library Development Unit of the Ministry of Education (MoE) with the assistance of NILIS||School teachers and Principles||Not scheduled||–||–|
|Digital Literacy Programme for Professionals (Writers, Journalists, etc. – DLP)||Professionals in respective fields||Not scheduled||–||–|
|Information Skills course for Computer Application Assistants (CAA)||Computer Application Assistants||Not scheduled||Open for enrollment||>>>More info|
|Information Skills course for Clerical Grades and Management Assistants (CGMA)||Computer Applications Assistants, Management Assistants, and other grades||Not scheduled||–||–|
|Advance training programme for Library Assistants (ATLA)||Library Assistants, Documentation Assistants, and Information Assistants||Not scheduled||–||–|
|Training programme for Library Attendants and Support Staff (TLA)||Library Attendants and other Support Staff||Not scheduled||–||–|
|Certificate Course in English and Information Literacy Skills||Employees of Public and private sector, unemployed youth and school leavers||18 October 2015||Open for enrollement||>>>More info|