Education
02.01.2016

Persons with Difficulties in the Sri Lankan Labour Market

Based on recent study on labour market characteristics in Sri Lanka, this article suggests policies to improve labour market participation of persons with difficulties in the country.

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Sri Lanka Needs Equal Access to Science Education

Despite the high demand for science and technology skills in Sri Lanka, there’s a shortage in the supply of skills to meet the demand. This article identifies the reasons behind this and how those issues can be addressed.

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Child Labour and Education in Sri Lanka: Combating Child Labour through the Provision of Quality Education

Marking World Day against Child Labour 2015, in this article, Sahan Jayawardena draws attention to the importance of providing quality education to children as a means to eliminating child labour.

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Millennium Development Goals – Sri Lanka’s Achievements and Challenges Ahead

In this article, Wimal Nanayakkara takes a look at how far Sri Lanka has come in achieving the The Millennium Development Goals, as highlighted in the MDG Country Report 2014.

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Quality of Teachers Does Matter in Sri Lanka: Lessons from the Best Education Systems

In this special article marking International Students’ Day 2014 (17th November) Nisha Arunatilake takes a look at the vital ingredients for improving teacher quality in Sri Lanka’s schools.