2016-09 CPSC-Collaborates-with-ADB
Sep 29, 2016

CPSC, ADB Partner for International Skills Forum, Deals with Innovative Practices in Skills Development

CPSC joined hands with the Asian Development Bank (ADB) in facilitating and bringing participants from the member countries to the 6th International Skills Forum on "Innovative Practices on Skills Development" in pursuance to its…
2016-09 RP-Philippines
Sep 22, 2016

CPSC Convenes 19 Member Country Officials for Regional Program on “Skills in TVET for Sustainability” in Manila

Nineteen (19) high officials and educators from CPSC member countries Bhutan, Fiji, India, Malaysia, Maldives, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Honorary Member…
Aug 10, 2016

Regional Program in Thailand Centered on Developing a Culture of Organizational Excellence Among TVET Institutions Through Accreditation

With a mindset that "what is considered "good" cannot be considered as "good" forever" and a pressing motivation to use accreditation as a way to achieve organizational excellence and improvement, a Regional Program co-hosted by…
2016-07 CP-UIN-2016
Jul 27, 2016

Universitas Islam Negeri Indonesia Holds 6th Customized Training Program in CPSC

On its sixth Customized program arranged by CPSC, the Universitas Islam Negeri (UIN) Raden Fatah, Palembang, Indonesia sent 25 senior administrators and faculty members to gain insights on Higher Educational Management from July…
2016-08 ICP-Sri-Lanka
Jun 22, 2016

Image Building of TVET Main Focus of CPSC Program in Sri Lanka

The Colombo Plan Staff College (CPSC), in collaboration with the Department of Technical Education and Training (DTET), held its annual in-country program on Image Building in TVET at the Distance Learning Center (DLC), Sri Lanka…
2016-06 Study-Tour-Bhutan
Jun 22, 2016

Bhutanese TVET Officials Embark on a Study Tour in Philippines

A five-day study tour of the Philippines' TVET system for 5 officials from the Department of Human Resources (DHR), Ministry of Labor and Human Resources (MoLHR), Bhutan was facilitated by the Colombo Plan Staff College (CPSC)…


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Scholarly Technical Education Publication Series (STEPS)
Volume 2, 2014

The Colombo Plan Staff College for Technician Education (CPSC) takes pride in launching its first ever Journal on TVET titled STEPS (Scholarly Technical Education Publication Series), which is a compendium of professionally written articles by TVET experts and research enthusiasts on key issues and developments pertinent to technical education in the Asia Pacific region and the world. CPSC releases the second issue of the STEPS compiling articles from countries India, Malaysia, Nepal, and the Philippines.


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Research in TVET Made Easy

The book was first launched and published in 2009 and had been widely used by TVET institutions since its launching. The book is about the practical and systematic way of doing research with emphasis on TVET-oriented topics and problems. The guidebook is intended for use by teachers, budding and professional researchers and those involved in planning or undertaking research activities as well as teaching methodical foundation for conducting actual researches.


Upcoming Programs

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In-Country Program on
TVET Pathways to Sustainable Development
Oct. 17-21, 2016 @ Thimpu, Bhutan
In-Country Program on
Capacity Building in Research and Development in TVET
Oct. 24-28, 2016 @ TITI, Madhyapur Thimi, Nepal
In-Country Program on
Competencies Development for Technopreneurs in TVET Systems
Nov. 14-18, 2016 @ Thailand
CPSC - UNEVOC Special International Program on
Capacity Building for TVET Teacher Trainers: Improving Quality of TVET Teaching and Learning
Dec. 5-9, 2016 @ CPSC, Manila, Philippines
In-Country Program on
Industry-Academic Collaborations and Partnership
Dec. 11-15, 2016 @ Bangladesh

Special Feature

Fiji Remembers 46 years of Independence

Fiji’s 46th Independence Day celebrations is to be held on the iconic grounds of the Albert Park, refurbished to reflect the country’s achievements and aspirations. Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama identified that “over the years, countless Fijians have walked this ground or played on this ground.

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PNG Celebrates 41st Independence Day


Papua New Guinea celebrates its 41st Independence Day commemorating its separation from Australia on September 16, 1975.

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Afghanistan Commemorates 97th Independence Day

31 August 1957 marks the day that the Federation of Malaya gained its Independence from British colonization, forming what we know of today as Malaysia. Hence, 31 August is a National Public Holiday to commemorate and celebrate the freedom and independence gained.

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