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International Journal of Educational Research Vol. 45, No. 3 pp. 137–152
Despite Sri Lanka's 1990 commitment to provide 10–11 years of free education to all, only 93% of children in the 5–14-year-old age group were in school by the year 2000. Moreover, the education participation rates are not equitable across the...
Formula funding and decentralized management of schools—Has it improved resource allocation in schools in Sri Lanka?
International Journal of Educational Development Vol. 30, No. 1 (January 2010) pp. 44–53
Using the experience of the Educational Quality Inputs (EQI) Scheme in Sri Lanka the paper examines the distributional aspects of formula-based funding and efficiency of decentralized management of education funds in a developing country setting....
International Journal of Educational Development Vol. 61, No. 1 (July 2018) pp. 127–141
Sri Lanka’s public education system suffers from poor examination outcomes and wide disparities in academic achievement across schools. Using School Census data for the year 2016 and a multilevel modelling technique, we examine the link between...