The staff development centre of Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka was established in 1998 under the first Director of late Prof. S. Sandanam. The centre is placed under the purview of the Vice Chancellor and managed by a Director appointed from the senior academics of the University after calling applications according to the UGC circular No.937. The SDC conducts workshops, training programs, guest lectures and other advisory services to all categories of the staff in the university by inviting prominent local and foreign resource persons. The induction program of teaching methodology (Certificate course in teaching in higher education) of 2014 batch has been completed on 29.12.2014 and SDC will call applications to enroll junior staff members to the next batch of induction teaching methodology program scheduled to be commenced in February 2015. The SDC has strengthened its facilities and infrastructures with UGC funds received in 2011, 2012 and 2013. The SDC of Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka is now having a well-equipped office, large workshop venue with 100 seating capacity, small workshop venue with 30 seating capacity and audio-visual unit with video conferencing, recording and video editing facilities.