Coomerene is an Academic Skills Adviser at LUG and also develops modules in Critical Thinking and English for Academic Purposes. She has a BA (Hons.) in Sociology from the University of Delhi; a PGDip. in Women’s Studies from the University of Colombo; a Cambridge CELTA and an Associate Diploma (Teacher) from Trinity College London in Speech and Drama. She has followed a professional courses from the Chartered Institute of Public Relations in International Communication Skills and the National School of Government, UK in International Policy Skills.
Her work experience includes teaching English language and literature, speech, drama and communication in Colombo and New Delhi; and as a communication, media and PR specialist. Coomerene’s research interests are mainly ELT, education, SEN, development and gender relations. She was a field researcher for a psycho-social NGO in Sri Lanka during the conflict and has conducted research into sexual harassment in the private sector in Sri Lanka.
Teaching and Learning Developer