The Main Library of the University of Colombo organised a Human Library session on 19th December 2019 from 2.00 – 3.30 pm at the Main Library, University of Colombo, under the theme “Confidence to Speak English: A Necessity for South Asian Learners?”.
• Dr. Asantha U. Attanayake Barborich – Senior Lecturer in English Language, DELT, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka (Author of the book, “Post-colonial Curriculum Practices in South Asia: Building Confidence to Speak English”)
• Ms. Louise Cowcher- Director, Education and English, British Council, Sri Lanka
• Col. Adam L. Barborich- Ph.D. Research Scholar, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka
• Mr. Krishantha Fedricks – Lecturer, Department of Sinhala, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka
The resource persons shared their experiences and had a fruitful discussion with a diverse group of participants including students, faculty members and expertise from different educational institutions in Sri Lanka.