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Jul 09, 2015

OVEC Intensifies APACC Promotions and Info Dissemination in Many Colleges in Thailand; Holds Workshop on Documents Preparations

On behalf of the Office of Vocational Education Commission (OVEC), Mr. Rangsan Thepmondri (4L) receives APACC letter and budget for print ads on newspapers from the APACC Special Officer in Thailand, Dr. Paiboon Saiyawongs (3L),…
Jun 29, 2015

APACC Awards Night Highlights TVET Institutions’ Excellence in Malaysia, Mongolia and the Philippines

In another milestone for quality assurance in TVET, 12 institutions were conferred awards for their excellence in passing the APACC accreditation exercise during the SDPAEE Conference Dinner and APACC Awards Night held on June…
Jun 29, 2015

First APACC Special Meeting Convenes APACC NCAs and TVET Institutions in the CPSC region

A first for CPSC's Asia-Pacific Accreditation and Certification Commission (APACC), an APACC Special Meeting kicked off in Manila, Philippines at CPSC on June 24, 2015 in view of establishing the Association of APACC Accreditees…
Jun 29, 2015

165 Asia Pacific Delegates Draw “Marco Polo Pact: Journey to Zero Poverty” from CPSC’s Int’l Conference on TVET SDPA Entrepreneurship and Employability

Inaugural guests (seated) , speakers, and session chairs (standing 3rd row) and CPSC Regional Program country delegates (standing 1st row) at the inaugural ceremonies of the International Conference on TVET Skills for Poverty…
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Jun 19, 2015

CPSC’s RP on Entrepreneurship Development in TVET Convenes High-Level-Delegation Member Countries

The Colombo Plan Staff College’s Regional Program gathers together high level delegation from CPSC member countries such as Bangladesh, Bhutan, Fiji, India, Maldives, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, the Philippines, Sri Lanka and…
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Jun 03, 2015

Thailand Gets Ready for APACC

Thailand Gets Ready for APACC CPSC-OVEC Thailand Series of Meetings held for Upcoming APACC Activities in December Efforts to establish the Asia-Pacific Accreditation and Certification Commission (APACC) in the Kingdom of…


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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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CPSCRegional Program on
Enhancing the Responsiveness of TVET: Post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals
September 28-30, 2015
@ CPSC, Philippines

CPSCEminent Experts Group Meeting (CorPlan 2013-2018 Midterm Review)
Oct 1-2, 2015
@ CPSC, Philippines

bhutanIn-Country Program on Entrepreneurship and Management in TVET
October 5-9, 2015
@ Bhutan

CPSCIn-Country Program on Accreditation and Certification of TVET Institution
Oct 26-30, 2015
@ India


Special Feature

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Hari Merdeka (Independence Day) is a national day of Malaysia commemorating the independence of the Federation of Malaya from British colonial rule in 1957, celebrated on August 31 each year.

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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.

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Pakistan is celebrating its 69th Independence Day with big celebrations across the country. CPSC wishes its Pakistani colleagues a warm and auspicious commemoration of this event.

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