Why its not advisable to increase class-size

January 22nd, 2020 - Posted By Yureshya Perera

According to media reports, the government has announced and the Cabinet has approved a Proposal to increase the the number of students in each class from this year. Increasing student numbers from the current 35-40 in popular urban schools, can seriously hamper the learning environment for students and cause anxiety and stress, for teachers.

EFSL will publish a Policy Brief on this topic soon.

Meanwhile its worth reading the OECD perspective on this, in the link below.

https://gpseducation.oecd.org/revieweducationpolicies/#!node=41720&filter=all



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