UNESCO – UNEVOC Seminar, Sydney 2014. TVET Development in Sri Lanka. T.A.Piyasiri Vice Chancellor University of Vocational Technology www.univotec.ac.lk. Key indicators of Sri Lanka. 2013 Mid year Population 20,483 million Population growth rate 0.8 % Labour force 8.802 million
University of Vocational Technology
(Agriculture 4.7 Industry 9.9 Service 6.4 )
Source: Central Bank Annual Report 2013
Sri Lanka to become hub in Asia in Five strategic spheres
Government gives the highest priority for development of its human resources.
Construction – Tourism – ICT – Light Engineering
In the recent years, the World Bank conducted several research on TVET
Tertiary and Vocational Education Commission has the TVET Research Cell that coordinates and promotes research for quality and efficiency improvement. Currently a major research on Labour Market Demand is undertaken.
1 – Latent 2 – Emerging 3 – Established 4 - Advanced