Gateway College, Dehiwala
Established in 2013 following the merger of Gateway College Colombo 4 and the American International School, Gateway College, Dehiwala caters to children of all age groups from Play Group to Advanced Level. The facilities include a seven story building with spacious science and computer laboratories, libraries, classrooms, swimming pool and a large auditorium which serves as an indoor basketball stadium as well. A day care centre will be opening soon. It is patronised by students living in the Western and Southern parts of Colombo and the coastal areas down to Panadura and beyond.
Principal Gateway College Dehiwala
Mrs. Priyanthi Seneviratne began her professional career at Ladies’ College soon after she completed her Bachelor of Arts degree at the University of Kelaniya. She counts over seventeen years experience at Ladies’ College, in teaching Advanced Level English and Greek & Roman Civilization; and eight years as Head of the English Department and a member of the Staff Council – the school’s administrative body. She was responsible for curriculum development in English
Language and Literature at both secondary and primary levels. The school excelled in English Literary extra-curricular activities too, under her direction.
Later, Mrs. Seneviratne took up the challenges of the corporate sector for twelve years. While she was Head of the Regional Office of The Chartered Institute of Marketing UK, CIM Sri Lanka won the “Best CIM Region” international award for excellence in administration and operations four times, from 2005 to 2008.
These successes in very different sectors of Sri Lanka’s professional world, makes Mrs. Seneviratne strongly iconic of contemporary aspirations.
Mrs. Seneviratne re-joined the academia in 2011 serving as Principal of a leading international school for over three years before she joined Gateway College.