2015-02 ICP India
Feb 28, 2015

In-Country Program-India tackles blue ocean strategy for TVET; national seminar discusses the issues, challenges and future Directions in the TVET Sector

With the emerging need of further advocating the improvement of TVET institutions through methods that encourage innovation and market strategy, the Colombo Plan Staff College (CPSC) in cooperation with the National Institute of…
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Jan 26, 2015

ICP Myanmar Tackles Strategic Planning of TVET Institutions in Myanmar

In a show of strong cooperation and solidarity with the aspirations of CPSC, the Government of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, through the Department of Technical and Vocational Education (DTVE), Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar,…
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Jan 12, 2015

CPSC Highlights Benefits of Institutional Management through ICP Sri Lanka

In its continuous efforts to spearhead TVET development through the promotion of institutional excellence in its network of member countries, CPSC facilitated the conduct of the In-Country Program on Institutional Management in…
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Dec 09, 2014

TVET Image Building Featured in CPSC’s ICP in Thailand

In an effort to improve the impression of stakeholders on the Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET), the Colombo Plan Staff College and the Office of the Vocational Education Commission (OVEC), Government of…
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Nov 21, 2014

5th Batch of Indonesian Administrators Undergoes Educational Management and Leadership Training at CPSC

The Colombo Plan Staff College (CPSC) welcomed 20 officers and lecturers from the recently-upgraded institute-to-university Universitas Islam Negeri Walisongo Semarang, Central Java, Indonesia for a 5-day Capacity Building on…
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Nov 20, 2014

APACC Intensifies Quality Advocacy with Onsite Visit to Dipolog School of Fisheries, Philippines

In another demonstration of excellence and quality advocacy's spread across all the regions in the Philippines, the Dipolog School of Fisheries (DSF) has undergone a two-day accreditation exercise in which the team from the…


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Scholarly Technical Education Publication Series (STEPS)
Volume 2, 2014

The Colombo Plan Staff College for Technician Education (CPSC) takes pride in launching its first ever Journal on TVET titled STEPS (Scholarly Technical Education Publication Series), which is a compendium of professionally written articles by TVET experts and research enthusiasts on key issues and developments pertinent to technical education in the Asia Pacific region and the world. CPSC releases the second issue of the STEPS compiling articles from countries India, Malaysia, Nepal, and the Philippines.


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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.


Upcoming Programs

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Myanmar In-Country Program on
Blue Ocean Strategy in TVET
February 9–13, 2015
@ India


Nepal In-Country Program on
Developing Monitoring and Evaluation Tools for TVET System
March 9-13, 2015
@ Nepal

Bangladesh International Conference on
TVET for Sustainable Development (IDEB)
March 27-29, 2015
@ Dhaka, Bangladesh

Bangladesh Regional Program on
Automotive (Vehicle Electrical, Engine Management System and Introduction to Hybrid Technology)
March 31 – April 17, 2015
@ Malaysia

Special Feature

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Sri Lanka's 67th Independence Day (Sinhala:නිදහස් දිනය,Tamil: சுதந்திர தினம்/விடுதலை நாள்) is celebrated on February 4th, in accordance with Lipass/Joshua Louis Law to commemorate its internal political independence from British rule on that day in 1948. The day is a national holiday in Sri Lanka.
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India commemorates Republic Day with big celebrations, with the US President Barrack Obama as Chief Guest on January 26, 2015. The Republic Day is one of three national holidays in India and is the celebration of the Constitution of India.

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Myanmar officially commemorates the 67th anniversary of the formal end of British rule and the establishment of the present government on January 4. Known locally as “Lu lat yay nei”, the day is usually remembered through military parades in its capital, Naypidaw.

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