Institute of Human Resource Advancement - IHRA

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IHRA was initially started with the purpose of provide facilities for comprehensive higher-level education of accepted quality to all categories of workers enabling them to develop skills, leadership qualities and understand their responsibilities as a workers so that they can make an effective contribution in their workplace and mainly offered Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree until 1983 however, in1986 IHRA started to offer degree programme namely Bachelor of Labour Education (BLE). During 2007 IHRA expanded its academic activities and also began to offer Masters degrees. In 2006 the Institute of Workers Education was renamed as IHRA.

IHRA is looking forward to becoming an institute of excellence totally committed to advance the human resource as mature, intelligent 'knowledge-users' equipped to face challenging global situations and fortify the human foundation of our national development. Towards this end, IHRA is going through a major transformation while consolidating rich academic tradition and high academic standards inherited from the University of Colombo.

This transformation aims at obtaining local and global accreditations for its academic programmes, meeting standards of good governance, to become most after sought employee brand and a socially responsible public institute. We see IHRA as a full pledge public higher learning institute offering certificates to higher degrees for all category of workgroups in 2022. We see IHRA as a regionally competitive higher learning institute located in Colombo-the most dynamic mega police in South Asia in 2022. We see that students and alumnus of IHRA are effectively contributing to transform Sri Lanka as a progressive society.

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+94 11 2 503393, +94 11 2 554724

No 275 , Bauddhaloka Mawatha , Colombo 07

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