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Public School Teacher Management in Sri Lanka

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Sri Lanka is increasingly seeking to ensure that its public school system not only delivers greater shares of students who have completed higher secondary and tertiary education but also that all students obtain a much better education. Raising teacher effectiveness is considered to be crucial for achieving these aims. This article reviews the literature on teacher management in Sri Lanka and points to what may be critical teacher management issues. The article also discusses considerations and options for addressing these issues, informed by international evidence on approaches to improve teacher effectiveness.

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  • Dhushyanth Raju, 2017. "Public School Teacher Management in Sri Lanka," South Asia Economic Journal, Institute of Policy Studies of Sri Lanka, vol. 18(1), pages 39-63, March.
  • Handle: RePEc:sae:soueco:v:18:y:2017:i:1:p:39-63
    DOI: 10.1177/1391561416684429
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    Keywords

    Teachers; teacher management; teacher effectiveness; public education; Sri Lanka;
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    JEL classification:

    • I20 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Education - - - General
    • I25 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Education - - - Education and Economic Development
    • I28 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Education - - - Government Policy
    • J45 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Particular Labor Markets - - - Public Sector Labor Markets

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