prof siri hettige

Prof. Siri Hettige

[Conference Chair]
Emeritus Professor of Sociology
University of Colombo
Sri Lanka

Siri Hettige is Emeritus Professor of Sociology at the University of Colombo, Sri Lanka . He is also an Adjunct Professor at the RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia. Professor Hettige was recently appointed as the Chairman, National Police Commission, Sri Lanka. He is also the Honorary President of the Association of Sri Lankan Sociologists and Chairman, the Working Committee on Social Sciences, National Science Foundation, Sri Lanka. He has published widely on such themes as youth, education, social and political conflict, social policy and governance and development. He has also served as a Visiting Professor/ Researcher at a number of overseas universities such as University of Zurich, Switzerland, University of Kuopio, Finland, Melbourne University, and University of Adelaide, Australia. His most recent publications include: Globalization, Employment and Education, co-authored with Angela Little, Rutledge, London (2013), Governance, Conflict and Development in South Asia, co-edited with Eva Geherz, Sage publications, Delhi, (2014), Towards a Sane Society, Sarasavi, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka (2015).

dr angéla bajzáth

Dr Angéla Bajzáth

[Conference Chair]
Faculty of Primary and Pre-School Education
Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE)

Angela Bajzáth works at the Faculty of Primary and Preschool Education at the Eötvös Loránd, University Budapest. She gives lectures on family sociology, children’s rights and safeguarding. Besides, she publishes studies, edits books, frequently gives presentations at conferences, offers facilitations in workshops and training courses in Hungary on the issue of student centred learning, use of learning outcomes, outcomes oriented development of qualifications. She does research for the intercultural education competencies and educational innovation. One of the current research projects is to develop a learning environment to train Culturally Competent Educative Professionals through a Practice-based methodology. She also runs training and skills development workshops for researchers, professors as well as academic and management leaders in higher education institutions. Her mother tongue is Hungarian. She is proficient in German and English as well.

She has recent publication in one of the most highly respected journals of early childhood education:  

Conference Convener


 child and youth

Mr. Isanka P Gamage
The International Institute of Knowledge Management (TIIKM), Sri Lanka
Hotline: +94 715 589 870 / +94 777 379 779
TP: +94117992022

Conference Secretariat

Mr. Viraj Mayadunne
#531/18, Kotte road, Pitakotte, Sri Lanka.
Tel: +94 117 992 022
Fax: +94 112 873 371
Hotline: +94 76 573 3737


The Scientific Committee consists of the experts in the field from many different countries in the world. The Committee Members evaluate your abstracts and provide insights to improve those further. According to the final decision given by them, you would be able to process further tasks for attending the conference.


Scientific Committee Members

  • Prof. Siri Hettige, University Of Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • Dr. Angéla Bajzáth, Eötvös Loránd University (Elte), Hungary
  • Prof. Michalis Kontopodis, University Of Leeds, England
  • Dr. Shaheen Pasha,University of Education,Pakistan
  • Dr. Ayaz Muhammad Kha,University of Education,Pakistan
  • Dr. Victoria Cooper,The Open University, England
  • Dr. Ijaz Ahmed Tatlah,University of Education, Pakistan
  • Dr. Mohd Mursyid Arshad,University Putra Malaysia, Malaysia
  • Dr. Ayaz Muhammad Kha, University of Education, Lower Mall Campus, Lahore
  • Associate Professor Dr. Roziah Mohd Rasdi, University Putra Malaysia
  • Dr Seyedali Ahrari, University Putra Malaysia
  • Dr. Shirin Abbas, University of Westminster, London UK
  • Associate Prof. Dr. Muhammad Faizal Bin A. Ghani, University of Malaya, Malaysia
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Adelina Asmawi, University of Malaya, Malaysia
  • Professor Dr. Saedah Siraj, University of Malaya, Malaysia
  • Dr. Mohd Rashid Bin Mohd Saad, University of Malaya, Malaysia
  • Dr. Huzaina Abdul Halim, University of Malaya, Malaysia
  • Dr. Zuwati Binti Hasim, University of Malaya, Malaysia
  • Associate Professor Dr. Nor Aniza Ahmad, University Putra Malaysia
  • Dr. Ahmad Aizuddin Md Rami, University Putra Malaysia
  • Dr Fazilah Razali, University Putra Malaysia
  • Dr. Mohd Faiq Bin Abd Aziz, University Putra Malaysia
  • Associate Prof. Dr. Chew Fong Peng, University of Malaya, Malaysia
  • Dr. Norliza Ghazali, University Putra Malaysia
  • Dr. Siti Hajar Halili, University of Malaya, Malaysia



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