Aug 17, 2017

Nepalese TVET Officials in Manila for a Five-Day Study Visit on Apprenticeship Training and Workers’ Further Training System

The Colombo Plan Staff College (CPSC) designed and organized a one-week program focusing on Apprenticeship Training and Workers’ Further Training System. The program is being participated by two officials from Enhance Skills for…
Aug 04, 2017

Bangladesh Prime Minister is the Chief Guest in IDEB-CPSC International Conference on Skills for the Future World of Work

H.E. Sheikh Hasina delivers her inaugural speech during the Opening Ceremony of the International Conference on Skills for the Future World of Work held in Osmani Memorial Auditorium in Dhaka, Bangladesh on July 27, 2017.…
Aug 02, 2017

Regional Program in Dhaka Highlights the Need for Global Competitiveness in TVET

Esteemed representatives from the 12 CPSC Member Countries arrived in the headquarters of the Institution of Diploma Engineers Bangladesh (IDEB) in Dhaka to participate in the Regional Program on TVET for Global Competitiveness…
Aug 01, 2017

Nepal Officials Visit Hong Kong for Exposure Visit Program

Colombo Plan Staff College (CPSC), in collaboration with The Education University of Hong Kong (EduHK), organized an exposure visit program in Hong Kong from July 15 – 19, 2017 for nineteen (19) Nepal government officials. Dr.…
Jul 21, 2017

Nepal Eyes Establishment of Vocational Qualifications System, Partners with CPSC for NSTB Study Tours to Philippines, Thailand, Sri Lanka, Malaysia

The government of Nepal, through the Nepal Vocational Qualification System (NVQS) Project, in its pursuit for the establishment of a national vocational qualifications system teamed up with the Colombo Plan Staff College (CPSC)…

Featured Papers and Presentations

Role of TVET for Social and Economic Development
14 August 2017 161

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 209

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 294

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…


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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.


Special Feature

Afghanistan Celebrates 98th Independence Day

Afghanistan's Independence Day is celebrated every year on August 19 to observe the Treaty of Rawalpindi which was signed in 1919 between Britain and Afghanistan. The treaty restored complete sovereignty to the country.

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India Celebrates 70th Independence Day

The Independence Day of India is celebrated on the 15th of August to commemorate the birth of a free and democratic nation. 15th August, 1947 is the historic day that marks India’s freedom from the stranglehold of the British Raj.

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Pakistan Celebrates 70th Independence Day

Independence Day is observed annually on 14 August, is a national holiday in Pakistan, commemorating the day when Pakistan achieved independence and was declared a sovereign nation, following the end of the British Raj in 1947.

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