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  • Capital Colombo
  • Official Languages Sinhala, Tamil
  • Population 20.8 million
  • International tertiary students 20,805 Source: UNESCO
  • Australian share (number) 3,423
  • Australian share (percentage) 16 percent


Australia Future Unlimited: Education Exhibition Sri Lanka 2015
12 Feb 2015 - 13 Feb 2015
Colombo , Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka education market profile

News and opportunities

Science of the future workshop in Sri Lanka
Friday, November 21, 2014Schools | Higher education | Austrade update
Senior students from three selected schools recently participated in a Science of the Future workshop in Sri Lanka, which encouraged them to consider a career in science and highlighted potential path ...
International Schools Conference in Sri Lanka explores change in schools
Tuesday, November 18, 2014Schools | Higher education | Austrade update
Austrade in collaboration with eight leading Australian Universities sponsored the International Schools of Sri Lanka’s (TISSL) second annual conference for heads of schools. The conference was held f ...
Australian Education Week Sri Lanka 2015MIP subscribers only
Wednesday, October 08, 2014Schools | ELICOS | Vocational Education and Training (VET) | Higher education | Opportunities | Alumni
Australian Education Week Sri Lanka will be held in Colombo during early February 2015. The event will provide education institutions the opportunity to engage with Sri Lankan students and promote the ...
Australian universities network with schools in ColomboMIP subscribers only
Tuesday, October 07, 2014Updates | Schools | Higher education
In early September Austrade held a networking event for representatives from Australian education institutions and Sri Lankan heads of schools in Colombo. The event provided an opportunity for parties ...
Sri Lankan schools sector growing in importanceMIP subscribers only
Monday, September 22, 2014Updates | Schools | Higher education
The importance of the Sri Lankan schools sector has been emphasised following a school visit program held on 5 September by the Colombo International School (CIS), in conjunction with Austrade.

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