CPSC Year in Review 2020

January 2020

35th Internal Quality Audit (CPSC, January 10-14); 108th Governing Board Session (CPSC, January 30).

February 2020

RP Bangladesh on Equipping the Workforce with 21st Century and Technopreneurship Skills (Dhaka, February 2-6); CPSC, DTEB and IDEB hosts International Conference on Skills Readiness and Adopting IR 4.0 (Dhaka, February 2-4); In-Country Program in India on Leadership and Change Capability (Bhopal, February 10-14); National Conference in India on Reimagining TVET for a Changing World (Bhopal, February 12-14); Launch of the Future Movers Project (CPSC, February 18); CPSC Annual Team Building (Las Casas de Filipinas Resort, Bataan, February 25) Onsite Visit to PKS Malaysia (Kuching, February 26-28).

March 2020

RP Nepal on Industry-Institution Linkages (March 2-6); International Conference on Industry-Institution Linkage in Pokhara, Nepal (March 5); Start of National Lockdowns in the Philippines (March 17).

April 2020

Webinar on Readiness of TVET towards IR4.0 (April 6); Webinar on DACUM Process (April 13); Webinar on Lesson Plan Development for TVET Teachers (April 15); Webinar on ICT Application in Teaching and Learning (April 15); Webinar on Workforce Development through Credible CBT Assessment (April 20); Webinar on Teacher to Educational Leader (April 23); Webinar on Blue Ocean Strategy for TVET Institute Management (April 24); Webinar on Quality Management System of TVET Institutes through APACC Accreditation (April 27); Webinar on Test Items Development Techniques for TVET Teachers (April 29).

May 2020

Webinar on Digital Innovation in TVET Sector to Enhance NVQF (May 4); Webinar on Revised Taxonomy of Learning Domains and its Implication in TVET (May 5); Webinar on Redefining Learning Spaces – Change Agent in Educational Ecosystem (May 6); Webinar on Supervision and of TVET Classroom Delivery (May 7); Webinar on Role of TVET Schools in Bridging the Gap in Workforce Development (May 8); Digital Technology and E-Based Learning in TVET (May 11); Webinar on Cultivating a Positive Attitude for Professional Excellence (May 13); Development of Online Teaching and Learning Resources using ICT (May 14); Webinar on Soft Skills Development of TVET Graduates in the Age of IR 4.0 (May 19); Webinar of Entrepreneurship in TVET (May 21); Webinar on Branding and Image Building of TVET Institution and Program (May 26); Webinar on “Effective Instructional Skills for TVET Teachers (May 28).

June 2020

Webinar on Developing Green Skills to Produce Skilled Workers for Sustainable Development (June 1); Webinar on Strategic Planning and Management for Development of TVET Institutions (June 4); Webinar on Business Incubation Centre in TVET Institutions (June 9); Online Regional Program on Instructional Design and Application of E-Learning Courses (June 15-19); Webinar on Vocational Excellence in the time of COVID19 (June 22); Webinar on Career Counseling and Vocational Guidance Skills (June 26); Webinar of New Dimensions of TVET with Innovation and Technopreneurship (June 30); 109th GB Meeting (Online, June 30).

July 2020

Launch of A Guidebook on TVET Research: Tool Kits for TVET Practitioners (July 1); Webinar on Labour Market Need Assessment for Demand Driven TVET (July 3); Dr. Lamichhane as Keynote Speaker Webinar on Repositioning TVET Post COVID-19: New Approaches and Solutions (PPSSCIVE, Bhopal, Online, July 6); Engr. Abdul Ghani Rajput as Keynote speaker to Webinar on “FIRe Up Tomorrow: ICT Resources for Teaching and Learning”; (PVTC Pakistan, Online, July 8); Regional Program on Strengthening TVET Instructional Management System (July 13-27); Dr. Lamichhane as Special Guest Presenter at Virtual Training on Developing a Learning Continuity Plan (Don Bosco Philippines, Online, July 24); Open Registration Program on Research Methodology in TVET (July 27 – 30).

August 2020

Dr. Lamichhane as Resource Speaker at Webinar on Effective Online Teaching and Learning Management (Nepal, Online, August 8); Dr. Lamichhane as Speaker at the Terrapinn Singapore’s EduTECH Philippines (August 17-18); Customized Program on Assuring TVET Institutes’ Quality through Results Based Project Management and M&E August 10 - 19); Online Regional Program on Equipping Digital Competencies in TVET to Address IR4.0 (August 24-28); Dr. Lamichhane as Keynote Speaker at the Asian Development Bank (ADB) Webinar on Establishing and Managing TVET Centers (August 27); Dr. Lamichhane as participant/expert at the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) Philippines’ TVET Policy eFora Web Conference Series (August 27).

September 2020

Webinar on TVET Education in the Context of COVID-19 (September 2); APACC Online Accreditors’ Training (September 7-10); Dr. Lamichhane and Mr. Rae Emmanuel Echaveria invited as speakers to the Live Webinar on Quality Management System in Education organized by Virtual Fair Nepal (September 8); Launch of STEPS 4th (September 15); Engr. Rajput as Speaker at the National Vocational and Technical Training Commission (NAVTTC), Pakistan’s Online Training of Accreditation Assessors under Hunarmand Pakistan Project (September 15-17); Online Regional Program on “Effective TVET Curriculum Development Ensuring 21st Century Skills (September 21-25); Dr. Lamichhane as Presenter at the 1st NRN Asia Pacific Knowledge Convention on “Knowledge Sharing among Nepalese: Challenges and Opportunities for Entrepreneurs following the COVID-19 Pandemic (September 26-27); Dr. Lamichhane as Presenter at Webinar on “Technology Transfer: Position and Prospects of RETs in Nepal” (September 28).

October 2020

Webinar on New Normal - SOPs for Opening TVET Institution” (October 1); Dr. Lamichhane as Speaker at the 2nd NRN Global Knowledge Convention on “Diaspora for Innovation and Prosperity in Nepal: Post COVID-19 Scenario” (October 9); Open Registration Program on Results-Based Project Management in TVET Institutions (October 5 – 9); CPSC-Singapore Joint Training Program on “TVET in Industry 4.0 : Technologies, Threats and Opportunities (Singapore, Online, October 19-23).

November 2020

Open Registration Program on Teaching and Learning Through Blended Methods (November 9 - 13, 2020); Online APACC Evaluation of Politeknik Kota Bharu, Malaysia (November 17-20); Online Regional Program on Strategic Plan Development to Ensure Quality Management System (November 23-27); Customized Program on TVET Leadership Development and Management Enhancement for the 21st Century (November 23-27, 2020); Online In- Country Program in Thailand on APACC Accreditation System (Bangkok, November 30-December 2); Webinar on TVET Fund Management in Nepal (November 30).

December 2020

Engr. Rajput as a Speaker in the International Webinar on Blended Learning for Achieving Outcome-Based Education (Dhaka, December 5); CPSC Strategic Plan 2018-2023 Midterm Review and Validation (December 7); Future Movers’ Project First Stakeholders’ Forum (December 9); Dr. Lamichhane as Presenter on Asian Productivity Organization (APO) Japan’s “Productivity Talk” Series (Tokyo, online, December 10); Dr. Lamichhane as Speaker at the Skillman Alliance-EU Skillman 6th International Forum (Online, December 10-11); CPSC External Audit with Certification International (December 12); Dr. Lamichhane as Forum Panelist at the Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia’s 7th World Congress on TVET (WoCTVET) (Putrajaya, Online, December 14); CPSC-Singapore Joint Training Program on Greening TVET for Sustainable Development (Singapore, Online, December 14-18); Special Open Registration Program on Digital and Fintech in the Financial Sector of Busan, Korea (December 15-18); Engr. Rajput as a Speaker at the Webinar on e-Pedagogy Interactive Content Development (Pakistan, Online, December 28)