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Terms of Reference (TOR) for a consultant to develop Two English Courses to the academic program of the  Faculty of Agriculture,

                                                                               Rajarata University of Sri Lanka

1. Background

Under the Accelerating Higher Education Expansion and Development (AHED) project the Faculty of Agriculture, Rajarata University of Sri Lanka is planning to introduce two English courses: Professional English and Remedial English to the existing academic program.


2. Objective

The objective of the consultancy is to review the existing program in Faculty of Agriculture, RUSL and in other local and foreign universities and prepare improved course modules for Professional English and Remedial English in line with international standards that ensure students’ employability.


3. Scope of the work

  • Review course content, teaching, learning and assessment methods of ESL courses offered by other universities nationally and internationally
  • Develop a draft of two course modules for Remedial English and Professional English
  • Present the developed draft at the stakeholder workshop organized by the faculty
  • Revise the draft by incorporating workshop comments
  • Prepare a final draft after receiving the comments


4.  Required qualification and experience

  • A PhD in the relevant fields
  • Proven experience of the similar type of work
  • Sound knowledge on local and global job market opportunities and requirements


5. Timeline of activities 

September-November 2019


6.  Payment

A maximum of Rs 250,000 will be will be paid based on qualification and experience of the consultant.


7.  Application


Applicants who meet above criteria will need to send an EOI (Expression of Interest) together with a self-developed application attaching a detailed CV to aheadagrirusl@gmail.com on or before 20th September 2019.



Dr. K.K.P.Perera

Activity Coordinator – AHEAD

Department of Agricultural Systems

Faculty of Agriculture

Rajarata University of Sri Lanka



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