International Journal of
Educational Administration and Policy Studies

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Educ. Admin. Pol. Stud.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-6656
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJEAPS
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 226

Full Length Research Paper

Creating a psychological paradigm shift in students’ choice for tertiary education in Sri Lanka: The influence of socioeconomic factors

Lalith Edirisinghe
  • Lalith Edirisinghe
  • Faculty of Management and Social Sciences/CINEC Campus, Sri Lanka.
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K. A. P. Siddhisena
  • K. A. P. Siddhisena
  • Faculty of Arts, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka.
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Sampath Siriwardena
  • Sampath Siriwardena
  • Faculty of Management and Social Sciences/CINEC Campus, Sri Lanka.
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Lakshmi Ranwala
  • Lakshmi Ranwala
  • Faculty of Management and Social Sciences/CINEC Campus, Sri Lanka.
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  •  Received: 01 October 2021
  •  Accepted: 23 December 2021
  •  Published: 31 January 2022

How to cite this article

APA /
Edirisinghe, L., Siddhisena, K. A. P., Siriwardena, S., & Ranwala, L. (2022). Creating a psychological paradigm shift in students’ choice for tertiary education in Sri Lanka: The influence of socioeconomic factors. International Journal of Educational Administration and Policy Studies, 14(1), 1-16.
Chicago /
Lalith Edirisinghe, K. A. P. Siddhisena, Sampath Siriwardena and Lakshmi Ranwala. "Creating a psychological paradigm shift in students’ choice for tertiary education in Sri Lanka: The influence of socioeconomic factors." International Journal of Educational Administration and Policy Studies 14, no. 1 (2022): 1-16.
MLA /
Lalith Edirisinghe, et al. "Creating a psychological paradigm shift in students’ choice for tertiary education in Sri Lanka: The influence of socioeconomic factors." International Journal of Educational Administration and Policy Studies 14.1 (2022): 1-16.