COVID-19 impact on technical and vocational education and training in Sri Lanka


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Prior to the pandemic, there was an adoption rate of 36 per cent for online learning in Sri Lanka. The brief notes that 60 per cent-70 per cent of major technical and vocational education and training (TVET) courses continued via online learning since the [Coronavirus Disease 2019] COVID-19 outbreak. However, the quality of learning could drop significantly due to difficulty in conducting practical training online and the lack of internet access and digital devices. In addition, TVET graduates in the tourism and hospitality sector as well as self-employed TVET graduates have been the...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Employment; Vocational education and training; Teaching and learning; Technology; Quality

Keywords: Online learning; Online system; Graduates; Employment status; Employment outcomes; Self employment; Educational technology; Educational resources

Geographic subjects: Sri Lanka; Asia

Published: Manila, Philippines: Asian Development Bank, 2021

Physical description: 8 p.

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Also called: Coronavirus Disease 2019 impact on technical and vocational education and training in Sri Lanka

Series: ADB briefs; no. 168

ISBN: 9789292627300 (print); 9789292627317 (electronic)

ISSN: 2071-7202 (print), 2218-2675 (electronic)

Resource type: Report, paper or authored book

Document number: TD/TNC 143.797

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