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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 Disclosed

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. Disclosed

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

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

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

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

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 Disclosed