Jul 09, 2018

CPSC’s Expertise on Institutional Strategic Planning Shared at this Year’s In-Country Program in Sri Lanka

The Department of Technical Education and Training (DTET) and the Sri Lanka Institute for Development Administration (SLIDA) worked with CPSC to deliver this year’s in-country program to 46 participants composed of Directors of…
Jun 08, 2018

Second Phase of the CPSC-ZJTIE International Training Program on Technopreneurship, e-Commerce and Pedagogy Concepts held in Hangzhou, China

In continuation of the successful two-week program held in CPSC, Philippines, the 19 delegates from the CPSC member countries went to the city of Hangzhou in Zhejiang Province, China for the second leg of the Special…
Jun 04, 2018

TESDA Provincial Training Center Administrators Trained by CPSC on Strategic Planning

In heeding the call of the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) - Philippines to provide additional management training to its middle to high level personnel, the Colombo Plan Staff College conducted, for…
May 29, 2018

Greening TVET for Sustainable Development Tackled at this Year’s In-Country Program in the Philippines

This year’s In-Country program in the Philippines was held at the National TVET Trainers Academy in Marikina City, Philippines on May 21 to 25, 2018. Planned to be conducted in two batches, the first group of participants is…
May 25, 2018

CPSC Conducts Community Outreach Training Program on Action Research in Pateros National High School

In its mission to continually reach out to the institutions in its member countries through the promotion of initiatives for human resources capacity development, the Colombo Plan Staff College (CPSC) conducted a community…
May 21, 2018

First-Ever Batch of Myanmar Officials Trained by CPSC on the Development of Monitoring and Evaluation Systems

For this fiscal year, CPSC welcomed the first batch of officials from the Union of Myanmar in its headquarters for a customized training on developing monitoring and evaluation (M&E) systems. The program was organized on May…

Featured Papers and Presentations

07 May 2018 459

Mapping of Australia VET and the Philippine TVET trainer preparation qualification frameworks

The article presents mapping of qualification frameworks of the Philippine Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) trainer preparation programs against Australia’s Vocational Education and Training (VET) TAE40116 qualifications. Research Paper…
Role of TVET for Social and Economic Development
14 August 2017 1405

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 1232

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…



Quality TVET in Asia Pacific Region: National Vocational Qualification Systems of CPSC Member Countries

This valued publication entitled: “Quality TVET in Asia Pacific Region: National Vocational Qualification Systems of CPSC Member Countries” is a product of the collective efforts of CPSC country agencies and representatives who participated in the International Program on Sharing and Learning of National Vocational Qualifications Systems (NVQS) held in the Mirabel Resort in Dhulikel, Nepal from March 6 until 10, 2017.

The compilation of country papers and presentations from Bangladesh, Bhutan, Fiji, Korea, Malaysia, Maldives, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Sri Lanka and Thailand aim to serve as a reference material to the policy makers, academics, professionals and practitioners in their pursuits to understand the variety of qualification systems in the region.



Scholarly Technical Education Publication Series (STEPS)
Volume 3, 2017

Now on its third volume, the Scholarly Technical Education Publication Series (STEPS) is a testament of CPSC’s continued effort to provide a venue for researchers and administrators to showcase their expertise in the field of TVET. Six authors from India, Malaysia, Philippines and Kenya, as well as from our organizational partner, UNESCO-UNEVOC, went through an arduous process of submitting and editing their manuscripts to conform to the highest academic and research standards that we expect for a journal like STEPS.


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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

70th Sri Lanka Independence Day

The Philippines will celebrate its 118th Independence Day (Araw ng Kasarinlan, also known as Araw ng Kalayaan) or the Day of Freedom on June 12, which marks the Philippine Declaration of Independence from Spain in 1898. This year's celebration is themed: "Kalayaan 2018: Pagbabagong Ipinaglaban, Alay sa Masaganang Kinabukasan" (Freedom Day 2018: Change that was Fought, a Tribute to a Prosperous Future).

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69th India Republic Day

May 29, 2008 marks the occasion in which the parliament declared Nepal as a Federal Republic, abolishing the 240 years old monarchy. Also known as Gananantra Diwas, the day celebrates the new dawn for the country and is a joyous commemoration of Nepal’s achievements since its inception as a Federal Republic.

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47 years of Bangladesh Nationhood

SMarch 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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