CPSC Year in Review 2021

January 2021

Dr. Lamichhane as Chief Guest at the National Institute of Technical Teachers’ Training and Research (NITTTR) Bhopal International Conference on “Advances in Technology, Management and Education” (January 8-9); 36th Internal Quality Audit (January 14-15); Online In-Country Program in Pakistan on APACC Accreditation System (January 25-27); 110th Governing Board Meeting (Online, January 28); APACC orients QNAS on the latest version of APACC Self-Study Form (Pagbilao, Philippines, January 28 – 29).

February 2021

Online Regional Program on Innovating TVET by Developing Digital Content Using ICT Tools (February 1-5); Online Regional Program on Innovation in Curriculum Development Integrating ICT and Digital Skills (February 15-19); Online Program on Development of Distance Learning Programs in TVET (February 22-26).

March 2021

Webinar on Developing Online Learning Management System for TVET Institute (March 1); Online In-Country Program for Malaysia on Change Management for TVET (March 1-5); Webinar on Alumni Involvement in TVET Management (March 11); Online Regional Program on Innovation in TVET Management (March 22-26); Dr. Ramhari Lamichhane as Panelist at the EduTECH Philippines Townhall Meeting: Strategies for Planning an Effective Online Learning Experience (Online, March 24-25); Dr. Ramhari Lamichhane as a Keynote Speaker at the PSSCIVE India’s National Conference for 2021 (Online, March 25-26).

April 2021

Dr. Ramhari Lamichhane gives Lecture at the Gandaki University International Conference 2021; and Signs MOU with Gandaki University (Pokhara, Nepal, April 2-3); Online Program on Training of Trainers for the Future Movers Program: Batch 1 (April 6-8); Webinar on Effective Implementation of Co-Curricula and Extra Curricular Activities (April 8); Dr. Ramhari Lamichhane Chairs Panel Discussion at the CTEVT Nepal National Seminar 2021 (Kathmandu, Nepal, April 9); Online Program on Research Methodology in TVET (April 12-16); In-Country Program in Nepal on Greening TVET for Sustainable Development (Sanothimi, Nepal, April 19-23); Online Regional Program on Developing Context Based Vocational Pedagogy (April 26-30).

May 2021

Online Program on Teaching and Learning Through Blended Methods (May 3-7); Webinar on Outreach Program in TVET (May 6); Webinar on Leadership Skills on Cooperative Management (May 11); Online Regional Program on Integrating IR4.0 Competency and 21st Century Skills in TVET (May 17-21); Online Program on Quality Management System in TVET Amidst Challenging Times (May 19-25); Online Program on Training of Trainers for the Future Movers Program: Batch 2 (May 24-27).

June 2021

Online Program on Instructional Design Based on ICT and Digital Technology (June 5-9); Webinar on Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) in TVET (June 17); Online Program on TVET Institute Management for Global Competitiveness: Batch 3 (June 21-24); Online Regional Program on Industry Institute Partnership for Relevant TVET Program (June 21-25); 111th Governing Board Meeting (Online, June 24); Webinar on Use of Mentimeter for Learner Centered Learning (June 28).

July 2021

Dr. Ramhari Lamichhane Joins Top Policy Makers and Educators as Panelist of the Asia TVET Experts Forum 2021 (Online, July 21); CPSC Joint Training Program on The Thinking Hands Story – Singapore Skills Transformation 4.0 (Online, July 23-30); In-Country Program in Myanmar on Enhancing TVET Institution and Industry Partnerships for Quality TVET (July 24-28); Puerto Princesa School of Arts and Trades (PPSAT) Online Onsite Visit (July 27-30); Dr. Lamichhane as Keynote Speaker at the Society for Educational and Entrepreneurship Development (SEED) India’s 7th International Conference on Educational Leadership (July 29).

August 2021

Customized Program on Instructional Design Based on ICT and Digital Technology (August 2-6); 47th Colombo Plan Consultative Committee Meeting (August 10-12); 37th Internal Quality Audit (August 16-17); Webinar on Workforce Planning and TVET Teacher Profiling (August 18); Regional Program on Training of Trainer on Automotive Technical Professionals (August 23-27); APACC collaborates with INDMO, Timor Leste on Quality Assurance in TVET through APACC Accreditation (August 23-27); Dr. Lamichhane as Panelist at the Asian Development Bank (ADB) International Skills Forum (August 23-27); Special Governing Board Meeting on the Turnover of Responsibilities from Dr. Lamichhane to Prof. Wickramasinghe (August 26); Virtual Regional Program on Training of Trainers on Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (HVAC) (August 30 - September 3); Customized Program on TVET Accreditation as Quality Assurance in Establishing Quality TVET Systems (August 31 - September 6).

September 2021

Prof. G.L.D. Wickramasinghe starts his term as the 12th CPSC Director General and the first Sri Lankan to hold the position (September 1); APACC online evaluation of KKTM Sri Gading (September 6-9); Prof. G.L.D. Wickramasinghe Visits Sri Lankan Embassy in Manila (September 21); APACC Conducts Online Evaluation of KKTM Rembau, Malaysia (September 27-30).

October 2021

Prof. G.L.D. Wickramasinghe Embarks on a Courtesy Visit to the Embassy of Myanmar in the Philippines (October 6); Prof. G.L.D. Wickramasinghe Pays Courtesy Visit to the Pakistan Ambassador to the Philippines (October 8); APACC Evaluates KKTM Kemaman, Malaysia (October 11-14); Prof. G.L.D. Wickramasinghe visits the Embassy of Malaysia in Manila (October 12); Prof. G.L.D. Wickramasinghe Visits the Department of Foreign Affairs of the Philippines (October 13); Ambassador of Singapore in the Philippines Receives Prof. G.L.D. Wickramasinghe (October 18); Virtual Courtesy Call Embarked Between Prof. G.L.D. Wickramasinghe and Ambassador of Papua New Guinea to the Philippines (October 21); Prof. G.L.D. Wickramasinghe paid his courtesy visit to the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) (Taguig City, October 25); Prof. G.L.D. Wickramasinghe delivers Officiating Address at the MJII Malaysia Industry-Institution Engagement & Educators Summit (I2Es) 2021 (October 27).

November 2021

Prof. G.L.D. Wickramasinghe makes a Courtesy Call to the Royal Thai Embassy in Manila (November 3); APACC conducts orientation on the latest version of the APACC instrument for officials of JZGMSAT, Philippines (November 4-5); Regional Program on Training of Trainers on Automotive Technology Using Virtual TVET (November 22-26); KKTM Masjid Tanah Becomes the Fourth Institution Under MARA to Undergo APACC Online Evaluation (November 23-26); In-Country Program on Readiness of TVET for IR 4.0 (November 29 - December 3); APACC Completes the Onsite Visit of Four TVET Institutes in Pakistan (November 29 - December 12). Prof. Wickramasinghe as Speaker at the AKEPT and MyRIVET-UTHM Malaysia Webinar on TVET-Leadership Development Program (November 30).

December 2021

Prof. Wickramasinghe as Keynote Speaker at the SRM Institute of Science and Technology India Virtual International Conference on “Administering Higher Educational Institutions in the VUCA Prime World (December 1); Online TVET Teachers’ Training on Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Using Virtual TVET (December 6-9); CPSC-BFIC Special International Program on Sustainable City Development through SMART Transportation in Busan (December 7-10); Colombo Plan Council 304th Session (December 10); CTEVT, CPSC coordinated Eco-Tourism Workplace Learning of Attaining Discipline-Specific Skills to Promote Green Employment (December 7-10); Prof. Wickramasinghe as Guest Speaker at the University of Vocational Technology Sri Lanka International Research Symposium (December 14); Webinar on IR 4.0 Engineering in TVET: Infrastructure Design and Pedagogy Innovation (December 21).