Oct 20, 2014

Image Building of TVET Featured in CPSC’s ICP in Bhutan

It is a universal observation that impressions about Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) are not uniform across regions, economies and communities. A TVET program are often stigmatized as "Second Class" and is…
Sep 19, 2014

CPSC Director General honored as Chief Guest at IDEB, Bangladesh Function

The CPSC Director General, Dr. Mohammad Naim Yaakub, graced the welcome dinner thrown by the Institute of Diploma Engineers, Bangladesh (IDEB) in his honor as chief guest on September 6, 2014 at the CEC Conference Hall of the…
Sep 18, 2014

CPSC Trains 2nd Batch of IAIN-North Sumatera Academic Officers on Professional Development and Curriculum Development in Higher Education

The Colombo Plan Staff College (CPSC) welcomed 18 academic officers from the North Sumatera State Institute of Islamic Studies (or IAIN-Institut Agama Islam Negeri) on a five-day capacity building on Professional Development and…


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Scholarly Technical Education Publication Series (STEPS)

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 maiden issue of the STEPS on June 27, 2013.


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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

Bhutan In-Country Program on
Image Building in TVET
Oct. 6-10, 2014 @ Bhutan

Malaysia Regional Program and
4th World Congress on TVET
TVET Capacity Development: Career and Life Skills for 21st Century
Nov. 2-6, 2014 @ Malaysia

Thailand In-Country Program on
Image Building Mechanism and Strategies in TVET
November 24-28, 2014 @ Thailand

Sri Lanka In-Country Program on
Institutional Management in TVET
December 15-19, 2014
@ Sri Lanka

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