A REVIEW ON THE HUMAN RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT (HRD) EDUCATION IN SRI LANKA’S HIGHER EDUCATION SYSTEM

Author's Name: G. R. Preena
Subject Area: Social Science and Humanities
Subject Human Resources Management (HRM)
Section Review Paper

Keyword:

HRD, HRD Education, Sri Lanka, Higher Education System


Abstract

HRD Education is springing up and emerging in everywhere all over the world including the developed countries like U.S. and U.K. as well as in developing countries like Malaysia and Thailand. Future of every country relies on its human resources and without a formal HRD university programme/s countries are going to have difficulty in establishing strong National HRD programmes and providing its industries with well-qualified human resources. This review presents the status of HRD Education in Sri Lanka’s Higher Education System in terms of government and private universities and institutes, which follows a literature review to identify the mother branches/ subjects in the stream of HRD and use those subjects to review the HRD content of degree programmes offered by government and private universities and institutes within Sri Lanka in order to identify the gaps in HRD Education in Sri Lanka’s Higher Education System.

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