May 21, 2018

First-Ever Batch of Myanmar Officials Trained by CPSC on the Development of Monitoring and Evaluation Systems

For this fiscal year, CPSC welcomed the first batch of officials from the Union of Myanmar in its headquarters for a customized training on developing monitoring and evaluation (M&E) systems. The program was organized on May…
May 18, 2018

CPSC DG joins other experts in the 2018 International TVET Conference in Pakistan

The National Vocational and Technical Training Commission (NAVTTC), in collaboration with the TVET Sector Support Programme, organized another International TVET Conference held in Marriot Hotel, Islamabad, Pakistan from May 3 to…
May 16, 2018

Second Phase of English Training Program for RMUTT Personnel held in CPSC

Seventeen (17) officers and staff from the Rajamangala University of Technology Thanyaburi (RMUTT), Pathum Thani, Thailand, carried the lessons gained in the first phase of the English training program to its actual application…
May 16, 2018

In-Country Program in Myanmar Highlighted the Benefits of Industry-Academia Collaboration

The Colombo Plan Staff College for Technician Education (CPSC) in collaboration with the Ministry of Education (MOE), Myanmar organized the In-country Program on “Industry - Academia Collaboration & Partnership” on May 7 -11,…
May 07, 2018

In-Country Program in Sarawak, Malaysia targets to boost the APACC Capability of Polytechnic Institutions

In anticipation of future onsite visit activities of the Asia-Pacific Accreditation and Certification Commission (APACC) in Malaysia and to better prepare polytechnic institutions and community colleges for the requirements of…
May 02, 2018

CPSC Hosts Officials from the Bhutanese Ministry of Labor and Human Resources and National Environment Commission

The Ministry of Labor and Human Resources (MoLHR) and the National Environmental Commission (NEC) partnered once again with the Colombo Plan Staff College (CPSC) in Manila to facilitate meetings with relevant agencies in the…

Featured Papers and Presentations

07 May 2018 86

Mapping of Australia VET and the Philippine TVET trainer preparation qualification frameworks

The article presents mapping of qualification frameworks of the Philippine Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) trainer preparation programs against Australia’s Vocational Education and Training (VET) TAE40116 qualifications. Research Paper…
Role of TVET for Social and Economic Development
14 August 2017 1206

Green TVET for a Sustainable Future

The paper explores the possibilities of re-orienting TVET to meet the needs of a more environmental and sustainable future. Being considered as the ‘master key” to promote lifelong training and address poverty, TVET policy and implementation must be geared…
Role of TVET for Social and Economic Development
15 June 2017 1040

Emerging Trends in Industry-Institution Linkages in the Asia-Pacific Region

The presentation focuses on the trends in the labor market that will specifically enlighten the audience on the strength and challenges of the Industry-Institution linkages in the region. It discusses the benefits of the linkage, including the enhancement of…



Quality TVET in Asia Pacific Region: National Vocational Qualification Systems of CPSC Member Countries

This valued publication entitled: “Quality TVET in Asia Pacific Region: National Vocational Qualification Systems of CPSC Member Countries” is a product of the collective efforts of CPSC country agencies and representatives who participated in the International Program on Sharing and Learning of National Vocational Qualifications Systems (NVQS) held in the Mirabel Resort in Dhulikel, Nepal from March 6 until 10, 2017.

The compilation of country papers and presentations from Bangladesh, Bhutan, Fiji, Korea, Malaysia, Maldives, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Sri Lanka and Thailand aim to serve as a reference material to the policy makers, academics, professionals and practitioners in their pursuits to understand the variety of qualification systems in the region.



Scholarly Technical Education Publication Series (STEPS)
Volume 3, 2017

Now on its third volume, the Scholarly Technical Education Publication Series (STEPS) is a testament of CPSC’s continued effort to provide a venue for researchers and administrators to showcase their expertise in the field of TVET. Six authors from India, Malaysia, Philippines and Kenya, as well as from our organizational partner, UNESCO-UNEVOC, went through an arduous process of submitting and editing their manuscripts to conform to the highest academic and research standards that we expect for a journal like STEPS.


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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.


Special Feature

47 years of Bangladesh Nationhood

SMarch 26 marks the commemoration of the Independence day of Bangladesh (Bengali:স্বাধীনতা দিবস Shwadhinata Dibôsh). It commemorates the country's declaration of independence from Pakistan on late hours of 25 March 1971.

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70th Sri Lanka Independence Day

Sri Lanka's Independence Day is celebrated on 4th of February to commemorate its internal political independence from British rule on that day in 1948. The day is a national holiday in Sri Lanka.

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69th India Republic Day

Every January 26, India’s Republic Day honours the date on which the Constitution of India came into force on 26 January 1950 replacing the Government of India Act (1935) as the governing document of India. The main Republic Day celebration is held in the national capital, New Delhi, at the Rajpath before the President of India.

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