Jul 23, 2018

CPSC Targets to Enhance Leadership and Management Skills of Don Bosco School Directors

The Don Bosco Philippines-One TVET System, a network of technical schools that mostly benefit marginalized, out-of-school youths in the Philippines, sent 20 of their Directors to CPSC's headquarters in Manila, Philippines for a…
Jul 23, 2018

In-Country Training Program on Greening TVET for Sustainable Development Invites Second Batch of TESDA School Administrators

Continuing the success of the first program held on May 21-25, 2018, the second In-Country Training Program on Greening TVET for Sustainable Development was organized from July 16 to 20, 2018 at the National TVET Trainers Academy…
Jul 09, 2018

CPSC’s Expertise on Institutional Strategic Planning Shared at this Year’s In-Country Program in Sri Lanka

The Department of Technical Education and Training (DTET) and the Sri Lanka Institute for Development Administration (SLIDA) worked with CPSC to deliver this year’s in-country program to 46 participants composed of Directors of…
Jun 08, 2018

Second Phase of the CPSC-ZJTIE International Training Program on Technopreneurship, e-Commerce and Pedagogy Concepts held in Hangzhou, China

In continuation of the successful two-week program held in CPSC, Philippines, the 19 delegates from the CPSC member countries went to the city of Hangzhou in Zhejiang Province, China for the second leg of the Special…
Jun 04, 2018

TESDA Provincial Training Center Administrators Trained by CPSC on Strategic Planning

In heeding the call of the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) - Philippines to provide additional management training to its middle to high level personnel, the Colombo Plan Staff College conducted, for…
May 29, 2018

Greening TVET for Sustainable Development Tackled at this Year’s In-Country Program in the Philippines

This year’s In-Country program in the Philippines was held at the National TVET Trainers Academy in Marikina City, Philippines on May 21 to 25, 2018. Planned to be conducted in two batches, the first group of participants is…

Featured Papers and Presentations

Role of TVET for Social and Economic Development
14 August 2017 1487

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 1307

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 1406

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…



Training Manual on Technopreneurship

Author: Dr. Romulita Alto

This training manual is a document geared towards the facilitation of training activities related to technopreneurship and entrepreneurship.

The contents present the fundamentals as well as the modern concepts in a simplified and easily understood fashion how a training program be conducted in TVET on the abovementioned area that is becoming a popular endeavor in a growing economic society.

In keeping with modernized training programs, the material begins with the training plan, methods that can be used in the training, and progresses to the design and components of a program book, conduct of a program, course evaluation and up until the closing of the program.



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

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.

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On Tuesday, August 15, 2018, The Republic of India celebrate its 72nd Independence Day to commemorate the declaration of Indian independence from Britain on 15 August 1947.

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Pakistan is celebrating its 71st Independence Day with big celebrations across the country. CPSC wishes its Pakistani colleagues a warm and auspicious commemoration of this event.

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