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Mar 08, 2019

Eleven Accreditors participate in Third APACC International Accreditors’ Refresher Training held in CTEVT, Nepal

The Asia Pacific Accreditation and Certification Commission (APACC), with its commitment to provide quality services to its clientele, conducted the 3rd APACC International Accreditors’ Refresher Training from February 27 – 28,…
Mar 04, 2019

International Conference on Skilling for Self-Employment held in Chandigarh

Conference tarpaulin A total of 160 teachers, administrators, participants and students flocked to the Auditorium of the National Institute for Technical Teachers’ Training and Research (NITTTR) Campus in Chandigarh, India to…
Feb 28, 2019

Regional Program in Chandigarh, India Convenes Member Country Representatives for Entrepreneurship in TVET

In cooperation with the National Institute of Technical Teachers’ Training and Research (NITTTR) in Chandigarh, India, the Colombo Plan Staff College successfully held a 3-day Regional Program on Entrepreneurship in TVET from…
Feb 28, 2019

APACC and PSSCIVE, India jointly conduct the Second APACC International Accreditors’ Refresher Training

The Asia Pacific Accreditation and Certification Commission (APACC), in collaboration with the PSS Central Institute of Vocational Education (PSSCIVE) as the local host organized the Second APACC International Accreditors’…
Feb 19, 2019

TVET Administrators Trained by CPSC on Developing a Results-Based Monitoring and Evaluation System

A total of 11 TVET administrators from the Philippines and Pakistan were trained on the development of quality assurance systems through a Results-Based Monitoring and Evaluation Management from February 11-15, 2019. This…
Jan 08, 2019

CPSC conducts 2nd Batch of Consultative Meetings for Department of Technical Education, Ministry of Labour and Human Resources, Bhutan

With the delegates from Bhutan, AFOS-CCCI, CITE and TESDA Cebu The Colombo Plan Staff College (CPSC) facilitated the meetings of 11 officials from the Department of Technical Education (DTE), Ministry of Labour and Human…

Featured Papers and Presentations

14 August 2017 2757

Green TVET for a Sustainable Future

Author: Ramhari Lamichhane, PhD & Rae Emmanuel Echaveria 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…
10 July 2017 644

TVET and Academic Education: A Blurring Distinction- New Opportunities for the Future

Scholarly Technical Education Publication Series (STEPS) Vol. 3 TVET and Academic Education: A Blurring Distinction- New Opportunities for the Future Authors:Shyamal Majumdar Head UNESCO-UNEVOC Bonn, Germany Volker Rein Senior Research Associate Federal…
15 June 2017 2385

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

Author: Ramhari Lamichhane, PhD 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…



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

March 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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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.

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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. In 2019, it will celebrate 71 years of independence.

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