LIRNEasia is a regional ICT policy and regulation think tank active across the Asia Pacific

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LIRNEasia human capital research used in talk show on university reforms

I was included in a five-person panel discussing the university education in Sri Lanka in light of the currently heightened interest re relaxing the government monopoly. In my opening comments, I referred to research conducted in 2012 by the Human Capital Research team. I also talked about the need to allow innovation in the educational […]

Choices in Higher Education – Presenting the Results of the LIRNEasia Survey of Degree Programs

LIRNEasia in partnership with the Human Resource and Education Sub-committee of the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce will be presenting the data from the survey that was conducted on higher education institutes in Sri Lanka. The survey consists of at least 46 private institutions and 10 public institutions/programs that recruit students outside of the University Grants commission (UGC)-mediated admission system, […]

Disruptive innovation in higher education

Stanford, one of the world’ great universities, is poised as the test bed for a disruptive innovation to beat them all. Bringing the costs down to one percent surely qualifies as disruptive. Thrun’s ultimate mission is a virtual university in which the best professors broadcast their lectures to tens of thousands of students. Testing, peer […]

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