Sri Lanka: Distance Education Modernization Project

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Asian Development Bank. Independent Evaluation Department


This project performance evaluation report assesses the Distance Education Modernization Project, which aimed to help the Government of Sri Lanka modernize the postsecondary education system, in particular through the introduction of online distance education. This was intended to expand postsecondary education opportunities for the large numbers of secondary school graduates unable to gain admission to conventional universities, particularly those in conflict-affected and plantation areas, and was in line with the government's strategy to strengthen its human resource base. It was...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Teaching and learning; Evaluation; Finance; Technology

Keywords: Distance education; Distance learning; Online learning; Program evaluation; Cost benefit analysis; Postsecondary education

Geographic subjects: Sri Lanka; Asia

Published: Mandaluyong City, Philippines: Asian Development Bank, 2016

Physical description: [70] p. (report) + 7 p. (evaluation approach paper)

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Resource type: Report

Call number: TD/TNC 128.377

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