Browse by Author "Abayasekara, Ashani"

  • Sri Lanka's NEETs: An Analysis of Youth not in Education, Employment, or Training 

    Abayasekara, Ashani; Gunasekara, Neluka (Institute of Policy Studies of Sri Lanka, 2020-07-15)
    In this study, we examine the NEET population in Sri Lanka, extending our focus beyond the unemployed youth to inactive persons outside the labour force. Our Main objectives are to; (1) examine the Prevalence of NEETs in Sri Lanka, both overall and by ...
  • Sri Lanka’s Grade Five Scholarship Examination: An Evaluation of its Effectiveness and Relevance 

    Abayasekara, Ashani (Institute of Policy Studies of Sri Lanka, 2019-06-30)
    The limitations of the scholarship exam have long been discussed in education policy circles. The National Education Commission (NEC), in its 2003 Proposals for a National Policy Framework on General Education in Sri Lanka, highlights the inadequacies ...