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  National Coordinator:

 
Name: Prof. Lal S Perera
Ministry of Education and Higher Education
Address: Isurupaya
Battaramulla
Phone: (941) 864-812, 864-819
Fax: (941) 869-326, 865-234
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Education for All:
The Year 2000 Assessment
Final Country Report  of
Sri Lanka

Contents

Part I Descriptive Section

Acknowledgement

Preface

Abbreviations

Part I – Introduction, EFA Goals, Targets and Strategies

    1. Sri Lanka : Background Information
    2. EFA Goals, Target and Strategies
    3. Expansion of Basic Education and Training in Skills Required by Youths and Adults
    4. EFA Strategy and Plan of Action
    5. Decision making and Management
    6. Cooperation in EFA
    7. Investment on EFA Since 1990

Part II Analytic Section

Part 2 – EFA Goals: Status

    1. Early Childhood Care and Development (ECCD)
      1. Background
      2. Policy on ECCD
      3. Institutions Involved
      4. Activities Accomplished and Future Plans
      5. Indicators Pertaining to the Dimension of ECCD
    1. Primary Education
      1. Background
      2. Access and Participation
      3. Indicator 3 : Apparent (Gross) Intake Rate
      4. Indicator 4 : Net Intake Rate
      5. Indicators 5 and 6 : Gross Enrolment Ratio and Net Enrolment Ratio
      6. Public Expenditure of Primary Education
      7. Indicator 9 : Percentage of Primary School Teachers Having the Required Academic Qualifications
      8. Indicator 10: Percentage of Primary School Teachers whoare Certified According to National Standards
      9. Indicator 11 : Pupil Teacher Ratio – Primary Cycle
      10. Indicator 12 : Repetition Rates by Grades
      11. Effects of Special Foreign Funded Projects
      12. Indicator 13 : Survival Rate to Grade 5
      13. All Island Survival Rate to Grade 5
      14. Indicator 14 : Coefficient of Efficiency
    1. Learning Achievement and Outcomes
      1. Achievement of Basic Learning Competencies
        1. …Background
      2. Learning Achievement Surveys Completed
      3. Learning Achievements and Outcomes

2.4 Adult Literacy

2.4.1 Background

2.4.2 Indicator 16 : Literacy Rate of 15-24 years old

2.4.3 Indicator 17 : Adult Literacy Rates - Percentage of the Population Aged 15+ that is Literate

2.4.4 Indicator 18 : Literacy Gender Parity Index

2.5 Training in Essential Skills

2.6 Education for Better Living

Part III Prospects

Part 3 – National Agenda for the Future : Suggestions and Recommendations

    1. E.C.C.D. Programmes
    2. Primary Education
    3. Learning Achievement
    4. Adult Literacy
    5. Training in Essential Skills
    6. Education for Better Living

Bibliography

Committee on EFA Year 2000 Assessment