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The Colombo Plan Staff College (CPSC) is pleased to announce its newest publication titled, Navigating the Future of TVET: Addressing Challenges and Fostering Positive Change. This book is a product of the efforts brought upon by the participating member country representatives of CPSC during the implementation of its Regional Program on Navigating the Future of TVET: Addressing Challenges and Fostering Positive Change held on December 4-7, 2023 in Manila, Philippines as well as the representing TVET institutions during the 4th Association of APACC Accreditees (AAA) Meeting held on December 5, 2023 in the same venue.

The compiled papers from this publication feature the country paper presentations delivered by the participants during the conduct of the Regional Program and the AAA Meeting. The first chapter focuses on member government policies and initiatives to enhance the quality of TVET in Asia Pacific. It contains papers from Bangladesh, Bhutan, Fiji, India, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Thailand. The second chapter, on the other hand, discusses some of the best practices, initiatives, and programs adopted by selected APACC-accredited TVET institutions from Malaysia, Mongolia, and the Philippines. Both chapters offer key recommendations and ways forward for TVET enhancement across Asia Pacific.

To our readers, please feel free to browse the succeeding pages. I hope that the knowledge that you will gain from this book will be useful in your professional and personal development in the future.