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Mar 27, 2015

Onsite Visit to POLISAS Jumpstarts Second Round of APACC Activities in Malaysia

As part of its efforts to intensify its quality assurance advocacy in the Asia Pacific region, the Asia-Pacific Accreditation and Certification Commission (APACC) embarked on an onsite visit to the Politeknik Sultan Ahmad Shah…
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Mar 27, 2015

PSAS undergoes APACC institutional review as part of 2nd cycle of onsite visits in Malaysia

Continuing the accreditation of Malaysian polytechnics, the Asia Pacific Accreditation and Certification Commission (APACC) conducted a 3-day on-site visit to Politeknik Sultan Azlan Shah (PSAS) located in Behrang Stesen, Perak,…
Mar 16, 2015

CPSC In-Country Training on Developing Monitoring and Evaluation Tools in TVET Trained Nepalese Administrators

The Colombo Plan Staff College (CPSC) in cooperation with the Council for Technical Education and Vocational Training, (CTVET), Nepal, held an In-Country Program on Developing Monitoring and Evaluation tools for TVET System at…
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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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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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Bangladesh Regional Program on
Automotive (Vehicle Electrical, Engine Management System and Introduction to Hybrid Technology)
March 31 – April 17, 2015
@ Malaysia

Maldives In-Country Program on
Strategies for the Promotion of TVET
April 5-9, 2015
@ Maldives

Singapore Regional Program on
TVET Programme for Principals and Leaders
April 15-17, 2015
@ Singapore

Fiji In-Country Program on
Industry-Academia Collaborations and Partnership
April 20-24, 2015
@ Fiji

Special Feature

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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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After a seven-year gap, the government of Pakistan has decided to revive the joint military parade on March 23, 2015, to celebrate the Pakistan Day in Islamabad as per official spokesperson. This joint Military Parade was celebrated first time in 2008.

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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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