Education

Budget 2011: Preliminary Observations on Proposals for Improving Education

> The IPS research staff held an in-house discussion last week on the various proposals forwarded by the Budget 2011. This is the third in the series of posts containing some preliminary observations of the IPS researchers, and discusses the …

Revitalizing Sri Lanka’s Tertiary Education – The Need to Involve the Private Sector

> By Nisha Arunatilake, Research Fellow – IPS   In a bid to improve the quality of India’s higher education sector and to cater to a growing demand for skilled workers (consequent to  the rapid economic development), in late March …

The Sri Lankan Economy in the New Decade: What are the Policy Priorities?

The last decade was one of significant challenges for the Sri Lankan economy. It began with the economic contraction of 2001 (1.5% GDP contraction), following drought, terrorist attacks, the tsunami in December 2004, and finally, the global financial and economic …

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