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  • About Us
  • Objectives
  • Vision
  • Mission
About Us

Registered with the Ministry of Social Services I 2002, under No. L 60104, this association consists of a vast pool of qualified, experienced teachers. The target of this Association is the improvement of English language skills especially among the youth. The primary objective is to blend English Language Teaching professionals into a social entity to promote and enhance essential communication skills in our youth so that they become disciplined and productive citizens. To this end the ELT Programme commenced in 2004, with the Kalutara Bodhi Trust and, has to date facilitated 12,000 students to successfully complete the GCE O/L examination while at the same time achieving reasonable competency in the use of the language.


ENGLISH LANGUAGE PROFESSIONALS’ ASSOCIATION to be registered with limited liability without the word ‘Limited’ to its name’ and the primary objects for which the organization is proposed to be established are as follows;

1. To promote scholarship and professional development
2. To organize seminars and workshop in the areas of teaching methodology, materials development, curriculum design and evaluation;
3. To collaborate with other organizations to develop language curricula;
4. To conduct pre-service and in-service programmes;
5. To provide consultancy to individuals & groups engaged in English Language Teaching (ELT);
6. To provide opportunities for study and research;
7. To upgrade the English Language skills of employees in public service, private sector and banks;
8. To conduct training programmes to upgrade the English writing and speaking skills of unemployed youth, with special reference to newly passed out graduates especially from the local universities in order to make them more employable and thereby assist the Government in solving the employment problem.
9. To do all such other acts/ measures as may be necessary, incidental, conducive or convenient to the attainment of the above aims and objectives of the association.
10. The organization does not engage in primary and secondary education

Our Vision

To Promote a Learning Environment for English Language Skills among all Citizens of Sri Lanka

Our Mission

To become one of the leading institutes in Sri Lanka, which offers quality instructions, innovative curriculum design, teaching, professional development, with opportunity to practice your English Language skills by a team of experienced English Language professional teachers.

• ELPA will provide a forum for individuals already trained in their professions, and any others who wish to interact and improve their level of English proficiency and cultural awareness
• We promote, excellence in the theory and practice of teaching English skills among professional teacher
• The courses are designed for those motivated individuals who are willing to learn English language as a skill for social and educational purposes.
• To prepare students for successful international study at graduate or undergraduate level through ILETS and TOFEL preparatory courses.

News and Events

Open Day 2019


English Day 2019


Workshop 01

A workshop: English teaching games

Workshop 02

leadership,moral and ethics

Graduation 2019


cultural event 2019


Our Courses

General and Intensive English

General English courses are designed to help you whether you want to improve your English for work, study or travel.

Young Learners Programmes

These courses are aimed specifically at students of under 17 years old. A choice of courses is usually available,

Teacher Training Courses

Training of in-service teachers who want to improve their English or explore and develop new teaching methodologies

Business & Executive Courses

Business English courses aim to improve your speaking, listening, reading and writing skills, vocabulary and grammar,

English for Specific Purposes

If you want to study English for professional reasons – for example, if you work in Law or Medicine –

Teaching English in Pirivenas

Tailor-made English Language Courses available for upgrading the English Language skills of Buddhist monks,

Spoken English Classes

This course will contain a substantial amount of English speaking practice.


Private classes may be offered in which you and your teachers focus on your personal

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Academic Staff

Our Staff

Ms. Leisha De Silva Chandrasena


Mr. Ralph Almeida

Vice President

Ms. Nirmali Amarasiri


Ms. Nilani Fernando

Assistant Secretary

Ms. Nilanthi Jayawardena


Ms. Lakmini Siriwardena

Assistant Coordinator KBP/ELT Programme Assistant Treasurer

Ms. Sarojini Almeida

Committee Member

Mr. Aubert Prelis

Committee Member

Ms. Nilangani Hidellarachchi

Committee Member

Mrs. Chitra Mendis


Admiral Thisara Samarasinghe

Consultant Outreach

Ms. Chandrani De Silva

Administrative Secretary

Contact Us

  • Address
  • No.613/6, Highlevel Road
    Nugegoda, Sri Lanka.