Programs

2017 10 RP IC Malaysia
Oct 17, 2017

Regional Program and International Conference in Kota Bharu, Malaysia Puts Technopreneurship and Entrepreneurship into the Spotlight

Politeknik Kota Bharu (PKB), one of the leading polytechnic institutions in Malaysia and a Gold-Level APACC Accredited Institution is the host of this year’s CPSC-PKB Regional Program on “TVET as a Catalyst to Facilitate…
2017 09 UNESCO Special Program
Sep 26, 2017

Green Skills in Non-Formal Learning Systems Tackled in a Three-Day Special International Program of CPSC and UNESCO

Officials from UNESCO and representatives from five countries namely Nepal, Bangladesh, Malaysia, Philippines and Kazakhstan were in CPSC Manila for a three-day discussion and symposium on “Green Skills in Non-Formal Learning…
Sep 26, 2017

TVET Experts Converged in Manila to Discuss CPSC’s Direction for the Next Five Years

A total of Sixteen (16) participants gathered in CPSC’s headquarters in Manila from September 20-21, 2017 to discuss CPSC’s direction for the next five years and look into the recommendations of the National Consultation Meeting…
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…

Featured Papers and Presentations

Role of TVET for Social and Economic Development
14 August 2017 486

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 358

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 451

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…

Publications

CPSC-STEPS Vol.3

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 Celebrates 98th Independence Day

On October 10, 2017, Fiji will celebrate 47 years of nationhood and independence from Britain. It is celebrated every year with different themes, but common elements include religious ceremonies and cultural performances and is spread through 7 days of festivities called the "Fiji week."

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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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