To enhance the high-impact program on TVET education and training among its 16 member countries, the Colombo Plan Staff College (CPSC) is collaborating with the Malaysian Technical Doctorate Association (MTDA) to co-organize the 1st International Conference on TVET for Sustainable Development (ICTSDe) 2023 this coming October 2, 2023, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

The research conference aims to provide a platform for academicians, industry representatives, and students to expand their research networks. ICTSDe 2023 will showcase innovations and research works shared by researchers across Asia Pacific. It is hoped that this conference will facilitate broad networking and exchange of ideas and experiences among TVET’s main players, industries, and practitioners.

In this regard, we are cordially inviting you and your network to participate in this event by submitting a research paper under the dedicated sub-themes in TVET research:

  • Built Environment, Engineering, Computing, and Technology
  • Business and Entrepreneurship
  • Education, TVET, and Social Sciences
  • Management, Policy, and Leadership
  • Instructional Design, Digital Technology, and Media
  • Tourism and Hospitality
  • Sustainability and Green Technology in TVET

Papers may be submitted through the ICTSD Secretariat, [email protected] copied to [email protected]. Deadline of full paper submission and registration is on July 15, 2023.

Please note that only those who will be submitting their research papers according to the format and template of the conference will be considered. Selected papers will be notified in August, 2023 through an acceptance letter.

Accepted papers will be published in an e-journal proceeding. However, authors are also invited to submit their papers for peer-reviewed journal publication with additional charges at discounted rates. The journals available for publication are:

  • Advanced Journal of Technical and Vocational Education
  • CPSC’s Scholarly Technical Education Publication Series (STEPS)
  • Journal of Engineering and Science Research
  • Journal of Social Science and Humanities
  • International Journal of Business and Management
  • International Journal of Technical Vocational and Engineering Technology

For more details on the registration and discounted rates, please visit or email us at [email protected] .

See you all in Kuala Lumpur!