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Competency-Based Education and Training (CBE&T)

Date : March 23-27, 2014   /
Venue : Malé, Maldives   /
Program Type: In-Country Program   /
Collaborating Organization: Government of the Republic of Maldives through TVET Authority and Maldives Qualification Authority   /

The main program contents are as follows:

Special Lecture: TVET Educators for the New Global Economy

Module 1: Overview of CBE&T in TVET System

  • Conceptual foundations of competency and CBE&T
  • Competency Standards
  • CBE&T for enhanced employability, flexibility and portability of competencies
  • Current status of CBE&T in Maldives TVET System

Module 2: Identification of Competencies: DACUM Approach

  • Occupational Analysis
  • DACUM Approach and Duty-Task Sheet

Module 3: Overview of Competency-Based Assessmen

  • Competency-Based Assessment
  • Criteria for Assessment
  • Assessment Process
  • New initiatives in CBE&T in TVET System Project Work
  • Development of Competency-Based Training Package in the identified program


Entrepreneurship Education in TVET

Date : February 10 - 14, 2014   /
Venue : Bakthapur, Nepal   /
Program Type: In-Country Program   /
Collaborating Organization: Government of Nepal through Council for Technical Education and Vocational Training (CTEVT)  /

The main program contents are as follows:

Special Lecture on Skills Development in South Asia: Trends in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, Nepal and Pakistan

Theme Papers:

  • Theme Paper 1: Relevance of Entrepreneurship Education in Present Times
  • Theme Paper 2: Application of Blue Ocean Strategy for Entrepreneurship Promotion in TVET
  • Theme Paper 3: Identification of Potential Entrepreneurs for Effective Entrepreneurship Promotion
  • Theme Paper 4: Overview of Entrepreneurial Support Agencies in Nepal and Facilities/Incentives offered to Entrepreneurs


  • Task 1: Self Analysis for Becoming Entrepreneur
  • Task 2: Identification of Internal and External Factors in Successful Entrepreneurs
  • Task 3: Entrepreneurial Motivation Training-I (Creativity, Who AM I and Ring Toss Game- Experiential Learning Exercises)
  • Task 4: Entrepreneurial Motivation Training-II (Thematic Apperception Test - Experiential Learning Exercise)

Industrial Visit to 2 Small or Medium Scale Enterprises and Interaction with their Entrepreneurs

National Seminar: Strengthening Entrepreneurship Education in TVET Sector of Nepal

  • Paper Presentation 1: Entrepreneurship Education in TVET Sector of Nepal: Current Status and Future Recommendations
  • Paper Presentation 2: Industrial Policy of Nepal and Resultant Entrepreneurial Opportunities for TVET Graduates
  • Paper Presentation 3: Emerging Global Trends- Social, Women and Rural Entrepreneurship
  • Paper Presentation 4: Expectations of Entrepreneurs from TVET Institutions for Promoting Entrepreneurship

Project Work

  • Action Planning for Intensification of Results Based Entrepreneurship Education in TVET Sector


CPSC – Korea Tech Special Internship Program

Date : Jan. 8 - 26, 2014   /
Venue : CPSC, Philippines   /
Program Type: Customized Program   /
Collaborating Organization: Korea University of Technology and Education, Cheonan, Republic of Korea  /

The main program contents are as follows:

Lectures and Presentations

  • Theme Paper 1: Teamwork Culture for Productivity and Competitiveness
  • Theme Paper 2: Effective Communication in the Workplace
  • Theme Paper 3: Developing Confidence in Public Speaking and Enhancing Presentation Skills
  • Theme Paper 4: Entrepreneurship Development in TVET: Perspectives and Current Practices
  • Theme Paper 5: Important Tips in Making and Presenting Researches

Special Lecture:

  • Special Lecture 1: Skills for Life

Mini Lectures:

  • Mini Lecture 1: Job Interview Skills
  • Mini Lecture 2: Cross-cultural Understanding


  • Task 1: Analysis of Team Role Composition
  • Task 2: Writing the Memo
  • Task 3: Pass the Message and Non-Verbal Communication Skills
  • Task 4: Resume Writing
  • Task 5: Mock Panel Interview
  • Task 6: Development of Proposal for Research in TVET System
  • Task 7: Preparation of Immersion Report

Learning Exercises

  • Learning Exercise 1: Critical Thinking Exercises
  • Learning Exercise 2: Pronunciation Drills
  • Learning Exercise 3: Cross-Cultural Understanding Exercises

Training on In Case of Emergency/ Workplace Innovation on Safety and Health (ICE/WISH)

Industry Immersion at Toyota Motor Philippines Corporation

Industrial Visit at GBF Learning Development Center

Study Visits:

  • University of the Philippines - Diliman
  • Technohub Clean Air Asia

Socio – Cultural Events

  • Cultural Visit 1: Trip to Hidden Valley Resort
  • Cultural Visit 2: Trip to Tagaytay City
  • Cultural Visit 3: Trip to Corregidor Island
  • Welcome Dinner
  • Farewell Dinner


Champion Leaders Development Program for TVET Skills for Poverty Alleviation

Date : Dec. 16-20, 2013   /
Venue : NITTTR, Bhopal, India   /
Program Type: Special In-Country Program   /
Collaborating Organization: National Institute of Technical Teachers Training & Research, Bhopal, India  /

Training Modules and Main Contents

There are altogether three modules, which are described in detail with objectives, approaches and contents.

  • Promoting TVET Skills for Poverty Alleviation
  • Generic Skills for Employability
  • Stimulating Technical & Social entrepreneurship skills for Poverty alleviation

The delivery of the program design follows a spiral learning approach, beginning with an overview of core concepts and followed by progressively deeper application of the concepts and finally a self-directed learning approach through action planning.

Module 1: Promoting TVET Skills for Poverty Alleviation

  • Modular Employable TVET Skills in Skills for Poverty Alleviation
  • Current initiatives & innovative practices for Poverty Alleviation
  • TVET Skills for Poverty Alleviation : conceptual frameworks and initiatives
  • Methodology of identification of major TVET skills intervention for Poverty Alleviation
  • Designing TVET skills Modular Program and Instructional Material

Module 2: Generic Skills Development for Employability

  • Identification of major generic skills intervention for Employability
  • Designing learning experiences and instructional material for generic skills development
  • Higher order thinking skills (adapting to change, problem-solving, creativity, decision-making, learning how to learn)
  • Interpersonal and team skills (communication, co-operation, negotiation/conflict resolution, leadership, and dealing with diversity)

Module 3: Stimulating Social Entrepreneurship Skills for Poverty Alleviation

  • Key perspectives on poverty alleviation through social entrepreneurship
  • Business planning and budgeting
  • Challenges and issues in promoting entrepreneurship
  • Identification of areas for technical and social entrepreneurship in service sector
  • Best action models and practices for poverty alleviation

Expected Outcome

  • Emergent approaches for integrating TVET Skills for Poverty and Youth Unemployment alleviation
  • Action plan with a special vision for the SDPA project in TVET Sector


Green Growth and the TVET Response

Date : Dec. 12-18, 2013   /
Venue : HRDKorea, Incheon, Republic of Korea   /
Program Type: Regional Program   /
Collaborating Organizations: GIZ, Academy for International Cooperation, Human Capacity Development in TVET / UNEVOC Centre Magdeburg and Global Institute For Transferring Skills (GIFTS) of Human Resources Development Service of Korea, Incheon, Korea  /

Main Contents

  • Greening TVET as ESD Strategy : Current Concepts, Practices and Future Agenda
  • The Green Growth Agenda and TVET Responses: the Korean Experiences
  • Green Economy: the New Horizons for Development in Korea
  • CPSC Member Country Papers on Initiatives and Practice for Green Growth and country specific TVET system responses
  • Action Planning for Greening TVET

Another important part of the program is the conduct of the International Seminar on "Green Growth: The Korean Experience and the International Scenario" which will have a higher participation including the resource persons from local industries in South Korea.


Total Quality Management in TVET

Date : Dec. 2-6, 2013   /
Venue : University of Vocational Technology, Ratmalana, Colombo, Sri Lanka   /
Program Type: In-Country Program   /
Collaborating Organization: Department of Technical Education and Training, Ministry of Youth Affairs and Skills Development, Colombo, Sri Lanka  /

Main Contents

The in-country program will provide a basic understanding of Total Quality Management. It will also utilize the knowledge and experience of both resource persons and the participants for implementing a sustainable QMS model in their respective TVET institutions and thereby creating impact on the national quality efforts fo improvement of the TVET system. Definitions, origins, concepts, principles, standards and strategies of TQM and related quality tools will be thoroughly discussed.

The main contents of the in-country program are as follows:


  • Special Lecture: Accreditation as a Quality Assurance Mechanism for Cross Border Mobility
  • Theme Paper 1 - Total Quality Management: Its Evolution and Applications in the Context of TVET System
  • Theme Paper 2- Applying Quality Improvement Mechanism and Tools in Managing TVET Institutions
  • Theme Paper 3- Quality Management Through Productivity Enhancement of TVET Institutions in Sri Lanka
  • Theme Paper 5 – Action Planning for TQM in TVET

Applications of TQM Methods

  • Task 1: Assess requirements for developing a quality assurance system model for TVET
  • Task 2: Application of TQM Tools and Techniques
  • Task 3: Developing Strategies for productivity enhancement in TVET Institution

Action Planning for a TVET QMS Project

  • Action Plan for Establishing Framework for QMS in TVET Institution