Aug 31, 2017

Education Minister Engr. Rehman Inaugurates Pakistan’s First Regional Program on Skills for Youth Employability with CPSC

The Colombo Plan Staff College (CPSC) teamed up with the National Vocational & Technical Training Commission (NAVTTC) of Pakistan for its first-ever Regional Program on “Skills for Youth Employability through Industry Linkages”.…
Aug 17, 2017

Nepalese TVET Officials in Manila for a Five-Day Study Visit on Apprenticeship Training and Workers’ Further Training System

The Colombo Plan Staff College (CPSC) designed and organized a one-week program focusing on Apprenticeship Training and Workers’ Further Training System. The program is being participated by two officials from Enhance Skills for…
Aug 04, 2017

Bangladesh Prime Minister is the Chief Guest in IDEB-CPSC International Conference on Skills for the Future World of Work

H.E. Sheikh Hasina delivers her inaugural speech during the Opening Ceremony of the International Conference on Skills for the Future World of Work held in Osmani Memorial Auditorium in Dhaka, Bangladesh on July 27, 2017. Her…
Aug 02, 2017

Regional Program in Dhaka Highlights the Need for Global Competitiveness in TVET

Esteemed representatives from the 12 CPSC Member Countries arrived in the headquarters of the Institution of Diploma Engineers Bangladesh (IDEB) in Dhaka to participate in the Regional Program on TVET for Global Competitiveness…
Aug 01, 2017

Nepal Officials Visit Hong Kong for Exposure Visit Program

Colombo Plan Staff College (CPSC), in collaboration with The Education University of Hong Kong (EduHK), organized an exposure visit program in Hong Kong from July 15 – 19, 2017 for nineteen (19) Nepal government officials. Dr.…

Featured Papers and Presentations

Role of TVET for Social and Economic Development
14 August 2017 435

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 298

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…
Role of TVET for Social and Economic Development
14 June 2017 390

Role of TVET for Social and Economic Development

The presentation tackles the different perspectives on social development and economic development and the way that TVET contributes to both. It starts with a discussion regarding the importance to discern between social and economic development to further…



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

Papua New Guinea Celebrates 42nd Independence Day

In September 16, Papua New Guinea will celebrate the 42nd anniversary of the passing of the Papua New Guinea Independence Act 1975. It was an Act passed by the Parliament of Australia.

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Malaysia Commemorates 60th 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.

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Afghanistan Celebrates 98th Independence Day

Afghanistan's Independence Day is celebrated every year on August 19 to observe the Treaty of Rawalpindi which was signed in 1919 between Britain and Afghanistan. The treaty restored complete sovereignty to the country.

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