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Sri Lanka : investment in human capital (English)

Education is one of the most important determinants of economic performance in the modern world. This is true of both countries and individuals. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 89923 MAY 01, 2014

Aturupane, Harsha ; Savchenko, Yevgeniya ; Shojo, Mari ; Larsen, Kurt

Building the skills for economic growth and competitiveness in Sri Lanka (English)

Despite internal conflict and the global financial crisis, Sri Lanka has made remarkable progress in the past decade, enjoying healthy economic growth and substantially reducing poverty. ... See More +

Publication 88269 JAN 01, 2014

Dundar, Halil; Millot, Benoit; Savchenko, Yevgeniya; Aturupane, Harsha; Piyasiri, Tilkaratne A.

Higher education in Afghanistan : an emerging mountainscape (English)

This report, which has been prepared in consultation with senior higher education policy makers, academics, researchers, staff and students in higher education in Afghanistan, intends to serve several purposes. ... See More +

Working Paper 80915 AUG 07, 2013

Aturupane, Harsha

Transforming primary education in Sri Lanka : from a 'subject' of education to a 'stage' of education (English)

Sri Lanka is a lower-middle income country with a per capita income of approximately US$ 2,400, and a population of around 20 million people. Sri Lanka's high rate of literacy is due to its sustained growth through the twentieth century. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 80316 JUL 01, 2013

Little, Angela; Aturupane, Harsha; Shojo, Mari

School-based education improvement initiatives : the experience and options for Sri Lanka (English)

Most developing countries following independence opted for strong central control and direction of the education system, partly because of limited resources and the need to plan carefully and partly because of a felt need to create a sense of national unity among diverse ethnic and linguistic groups. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 77759 MAY 01, 2013

Kellaghan, Thomas; Shojo, Mari; Aturupane, Harsha

The impact of school quality, socio-economic factors and child health on students academic performance : evidence from Sri Lankan primary schools (English)

One of the eight Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) is that all children in developing countries should complete primary education. Much progress has been made toward this goal, but completing primary school does not ensure that students attain basic literacy and numeracy skills. ... See More +

Journal Article 78991 JAN 01, 2013

Aturupane, Harsha; Glewwe, Paul; Wisniewski, Suzanne

Expanding access and enhancing the economic benefits of education in the Maldives : challenges and prospects (English)

Human capital is the central determinant of economic well-being and social advancement in the modern global economy. The key characteristic that distinguishes between advanced economies, middle-income economies and low-income economies is the knowledge content of their economic activities and production processes. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 68615 MAY 01, 2012

Aturupane, Harsha; Shojo, Mari

Enhancing the Quality of Education in the Maldives : Challenges and prospects (English)

The quality of education is a major policy challenge facing the Maldives. The country achieved the first generation objective of providing universal access to basic education through rapid expansion of enrollment. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 67918 FEB 01, 2012

Aturupane, Harsha; Shojo, Mari

Human capital for a modern society : general education in the Maldives - an evolving seascape (English)

The Republic of Maldives, a multi-island nation of spectacular natural beauty, is one of the most advanced economies in South Asia. The Maldives consists of an archipelago of nearly 1,200 islands and a population of about 374,000 inhabitants: 300,000 Maldivians and 74,000 expatriate workers. ... See More +

Working Paper 72993 JAN 01, 2012

Aturupane, Harsha

The promotion of social cohesion through education in Sri Lanka (English)

The social dimensions and benefits of education are being increasingly appreciated in developed and middle-income countries. Among the many social benefits of education, promoting social cohesion in countries has become extremely important in the modern world, as global mobility of culturally diverse populations has posed challenges to the shared values, ethics and identities of societies. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 66042 SEP 01, 2011

Aturupane, Harsha; Wikramanayake, Damaris

Evolving inequality of school attainment in Sri Lanka (English)

Disparities in school outcomes are an important source of income inequality, especially in rapidly developing and developed economies where the returns to schooling have been increasing. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 64528 AUG 01, 2011

Aturupane, Harsha; Deolalikar, Anil B.

Strengthening science education in Sri Lanka (English)

Scientific literacy is essential to stimulate an environment conducive to new knowledge generation, discovery and innovation. A quality school science education is central to building a scientifically literate population. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 64527 AUG 01, 2011

Dissanayake, Visaka; Sonnadara, Upul; Aturupane, Harsha; Shojo, Mari; Jayewardene, Romaine

Strengthening mathematics education in Sri Lanka (English)

A well-informed and knowledgeable community is of vital importance for the economic and social development of a modem society. The knowledge and skills required for present day activities are much more complex than those required in the past. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 64526 JUL 01, 2011

Dissanayake, Visaka; Sonnadara, Upul; Aturupane, Harsha; Shojo, Mari; Jayewardene, Romaine

Higher education in the Maldives : an evolving seascape (English)

The Republic of Maldives, a middle-income country of extraordinary natural beauty, is one of the most advanced nations in South Asia. The Maldives consists of an archipelago of nearly 1,200 islands and a population of approximately 400,000 inhabitants; 310,000 Maldivians and 90,000 expatriate workers. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 63489 MAY 01, 2011

Aturupane, Harsha; Shojo, Mari; Mikhail, Samih; Fielden, John

An impact evaluation of Sri Lanka's policies to promote the academic performance of primary school students through school improvement and report card programs (English)

The Government of Sri Lanka's Education Sector Development Framework and Program (ESDFP) initiated a major development innovation for primary and secondary education for the period 2006-2010. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 66069 MAY 01, 2011

Aturupane, Harsha

Transforming school education in Sri Lanka : from cut stones to polished jewels (English)

Sri Lanka stands upon the threshold of two great transformations. The first transformation is the advancement and progress of the nation from a low-income country to a middle-income country. ... See More +

Publication 66036 JAN 01, 2011

Aturupane, Harsha

The towers of learning : performance, peril, and promise of higher education in Sri Lanka (English)

Sri Lanka is poised on the crest of two great waves of opportunity. The first wave can transform the nation from a low-income country to a middle-income country. ... See More +

Education Sector Review 50774 JUL 01, 2009

Millot, Benoit; Aturupane, Harsha

The pearl of great price : achieving equitable access to primary and secondary education and enhancing learning in Sri Lanka (English)

The experience of public policy in Sri Lanka has had a profound impact on the thinking of the global development community in relation to the role of education in economic development. ... See More +

Working Paper 48579 MAR 01, 2009

Aturupane, Harsha

The impact of school quality, socio-economic factors, and child health on students’ academic performance : evidence from Sri Lankan primary schools : The impact of school quality, socio-economic factors, and child health on students' academic performance : evidence from Sri Lankan primary schools (English)

One of the eight millennium development goals is that all children in developing countries should complete primary education. Much progress has been made toward this goal, but completing primary school does not ensure that students have attained basic literacy and numeracy skills. ... See More +

Working Paper 47033 JUL 01, 2007

Aturupane, Harsha; Glewwe, Paul; Wisniewski, Suzanne

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Sri Lanka : investment in human capital (English)
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MAY 01, 2014 89923 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Building the skills for economic growth and competitiveness in Sri Lanka (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 88269 Publication
Higher education in Afghanistan : an emerging mountainscape (English)
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AUG 07, 2013 80915 Working Paper
Transforming primary education in Sri Lanka : from a 'subject' of education to a 'stage' of education (English)
See More +
JUL 01, 2013 80316 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
School-based education improvement initiatives : the experience and options for Sri Lanka (English)
See More +
MAY 01, 2013 77759 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
The impact of school quality, socio-economic factors and child health on students academic performance : evidence from Sri Lankan primary schools (English)
See More +
JAN 01, 2013 78991 Journal Article
Expanding access and enhancing the economic benefits of education in the Maldives : challenges and prospects (English)
See More +
MAY 01, 2012 68615 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Enhancing the Quality of Education in the Maldives : Challenges and prospects (English)
See More +
FEB 01, 2012 67918 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Human capital for a modern society : general education in the Maldives - an evolving seascape (English)
See More +
JAN 01, 2012 72993 Working Paper
The promotion of social cohesion through education in Sri Lanka (English)
See More +
SEP 01, 2011 66042 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Evolving inequality of school attainment in Sri Lanka (English)
See More +
AUG 01, 2011 64528 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Strengthening science education in Sri Lanka (English)
See More +
AUG 01, 2011 64527 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Strengthening mathematics education in Sri Lanka (English)
See More +
JUL 01, 2011 64526 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Higher education in the Maldives : an evolving seascape (English)
See More +
MAY 01, 2011 63489 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
An impact evaluation of Sri Lanka's policies to promote the academic performance of primary school students through school improvement and report card programs (English)
See More +
MAY 01, 2011 66069 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Transforming school education in Sri Lanka : from cut stones to polished jewels (English)
See More +
JAN 01, 2011 66036 Publication
The towers of learning : performance, peril, and promise of higher education in Sri Lanka (English)
See More +
JUL 01, 2009 50774 Education Sector Review
The pearl of great price : achieving equitable access to primary and secondary education and enhancing learning in Sri Lanka (English)
See More +
MAR 01, 2009 48579 Working Paper
The impact of school quality, socio-economic factors, and child health on students’ academic performance : evidence from Sri Lankan primary schools : The impact of school quality, socio-economic factors, and child health on students' academic performance : evidence from Sri Lankan primary schools (English)
See More +
JUL 01, 2007 47033 Working Paper