Dec 15, 2017

CPSC Teams up with ADB on 7th International Skills Forum on Anticipating and Preparing for Emerging Skills and Jobs

On its third year collaborative venture, the Colombo Plan Staff College (CPSC) and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) successfully organized the 7th International Skills Forum held from December 12-14, 2017 at the ADB Headquarters,…
2017 11 CP Leadership
Dec 04, 2017

TVET Institutional Managers from Different Countries Participate in Customized Program on Leadership and Management

Sixteen (16) TVET institution officers and staff from the Philippines, Indonesia, Pakistan, Nepal and Laos went to CPSC’s Headquarters in Manila to participate in the Customized Program on Leadership and Management held from…
Nov 28, 2017

TVET Image Building the Main Topic of this Year’s In-Country Program in Bangladesh

Participants and Officials of the Program The Colombo Plan Staff College (CPSC) facilitated a program focusing on the Image-Building Mechanism and Strategies in TVET in Bangladesh at the Technical Teachers' Training College…
2017 10 RP India 2017
Nov 02, 2017

Quality and Sustainability of TVET, TVET Skills Focal Issues in Regional Program, International Seminar in India

A quality delivery of Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) that addresses economic progress and at the same time ensuring a sustainable future for generations to come, were the focal points of sharing for the…
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…
Oct 17, 2017

In-Country Program in Nepal Targets Enhancing of ICT Capabilities of TVET Professionals

In its thrust to boost the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) capabilities of TVET professionals in Nepal, an In-Country Program (ICP) focusing on the applications of ICT in the pedagogical and learning process was…

Featured Papers and Presentations

Role of TVET for Social and Economic Development
14 August 2017 803

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 658

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 822

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

70th Independence Day to be Celebrated In Myanmar

On Jan. 4, 1948, Burma (now officially the Republic of the Union of Myanmar) ended 60 years of colonial rule when it officially declared independence from Britain.

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Thailand National Day

Thailand celebrates its national day on December 5. The day commemorates the birthday of its revered king, King Bhumibol Adulyadej in 1927 and was commonly observed also as “National Father's Day”.

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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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