Sri Lanka

Education in Sri Lanka

A look at current trends in education and international student mobility in Sri Lanka. Includes an overview of the education system, and a guide to institutions and qualifications.


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Nepal, Sri Lanka, and Myanmar Look to U.S. Higher Education after Years of Conflict

By Yoko Kono ACCESS ADDITIONAL RESEARCH AND CONSULTING SOLUTIONS   While Nepal, Sri Lanka, and Myanmar are very different countries, they share recent histories of civil war that has led to the exodus of significant numbers of tertiary-level students. In


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Education in Sri Lanka

By Nick Clark, Editor, World Education News & Reviews Despite years of civil war between Sri Lanka’s ruling Sinhalese majority and the Tamil minority, the country boasts one of the most literate populations in the developing world. Almost 91 percent


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Sri Lanka to Welcome Foreign Universities in a Bid to Address Higher Education Capacity Constraints

By Nick Clark, Editor, World Education News & Reviews Critics of Sri Lankan higher education frequently point to capacity constraints at public universities, which currently have a monopoly on the awarding of degrees, a fact that keeps tens of thousands


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