2016-09 RP-Philippines
Sep 22, 2016

CPSC Convene 19 Member Country Officials for Regional Program on “Skills in TVET for Sustainability” in Manila

Nineteen (19) high officials and educators from CPSC member countries Bhutan, Fiji, India, Malaysia, Maldives, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Honorary Member…
Aug 10, 2016

Regional Program in Thailand Centered on Developing a Culture of Organizational Excellence Among TVET Institutions Through Accreditation

With a mindset that "what is considered "good" cannot be considered as "good" forever" and a pressing motivation to use accreditation as a way to achieve organizational excellence and improvement, a Regional Program co-hosted by…
2016-07 CP-UIN-2016
Jul 27, 2016

Universitas Islam Negeri Indonesia Holds 6th Customized Training Program in CPSC

On its sixth Customized program arranged by CPSC, the Universitas Islam Negeri (UIN) Raden Fatah, Palembang, Indonesia sent 25 senior administrators and faculty members to gain insights on Higher Educational Management from July…
2016-08 ICP-Sri-Lanka
Jun 22, 2016

Image Building of TVET Main Focus of CPSC Program in Sri Lanka

The Colombo Plan Staff College (CPSC), in collaboration with the Department of Technical Education and Training (DTET), held its annual in-country program on Image Building in TVET at the Distance Learning Center (DLC), Sri Lanka…
2016-06 Study-Tour-Bhutan
Jun 22, 2016

Bhutanese TVET Officials Embark on a Study Tour in Philippines

A five-day study tour of the Philippines' TVET system for 5 officials from the Department of Human Resources (DHR), Ministry of Labor and Human Resources (MoLHR), Bhutan was facilitated by the Colombo Plan Staff College (CPSC)…
2016-06 Study-Tour-Sri-Lanka
Jun 13, 2016

CPSC Facilitates Study Tour, Benchmarking of University Senior Officials from Sri Lanka

The CPSC faculty and staff led by the Acting Director General, Prof. Dr. G. Kulanthaivel, warmly received 14 senior officials from the Institute of Technology University of Moratuwa (ITUM) and Ministry of Higher Education and…


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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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Regional Program on
Skills in TVET for Sustainability
Sep. 13-17, 2016 @ CPSC, Philippines
ADB Skills Forum 2016
Sep. 19-21, 2016 @ ADB, Philippines
In-Country Program on
Administration and Management of TVET
Sep. 26-29, 2016 @ Mongolia
CPSC-PKNU-GIFTS Joint Special Overseas Training Program on
Finance and Assets Management for Universitas Islam Negeri (UIN) Officials of Indonesia
Oct. 3-8, 2016 @ GIFTS, Incheon, Rep. of Korea

Special Feature

PNG Celebrates 41st Independence Day


Papua New Guinea celebrates its 41st Independence Day commemorating its separation from Australia on September 16, 1975.

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Afghanistan Commemorates 97th 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. Hence, 31 August is a National Public Holiday to commemorate and celebrate the freedom and independence gained.

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Afghanistan Commemorates 97th Independence Day

Afghan Independence Day is celebrated in Afghanistan on 19 August to commemorate the Anglo-Afghan Treaty of 1919. The treaty granted complete independence from Britain; although Afghanistan was never a part of the British Empire. The British fought three wars with Afghanistan.

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