Leadership for Sustainable TVET and Senior Executive Conference for CPSC Strategic Plan 2023-2028

Date: December 12-16, 2022 /
Program Type: Regional Program /

Objectives

The participants are expected to:

  • Comprehend the role and significance of a strategic plan in the development of national public interest.
  • Understand the role and significance of the CPSC strategic plan’s elements such as vision, mission, strategic goals, and objectives, and be able to identify formulations of those elements that are in line with National requirements.
  • Provide check-and-balance controls for the vision, mission, strategic goals, and objectives drafted by the NCW and expert participants and ensure that the outputs that they review are linked with their national agenda.
  • Provide validation to the Strategic Plan inputs and made by the delegates of the National Consultation Workshop (NCW) and Experts Meeting (EM).
  • Ratify and recommend the Strategic Plan 2023-2028 to the CPSC Governing Board for implementation.

  • Program/Conference Strategies

    To achieve the objectives set forth, the following strategies will be employed in a consultative nature:

    Presentations on the following:

    • CPSC Performance Overview & Strategic Focus
    • CPSC’s Strategic Plan 2018-2023, Highlights and Status Report, and Issues and Challenges for the Future (Softcopy)
    • Sustainable TVET Strategies on a Global Perspective.
    • Country Paper Presentations on TVET Challenges:
      • Skill Migration & TVET Branding (Philippines )
      • TVET Accreditation and Quality Assurance (Malaysia)
      • Digital and Virtual TVET (India)
    • TVET image Building: Singapore’s Success Story
    • Strategies on Transformation to workplace learning for Future-Ready TVET
    • CPSC Strategic plan 2023-2028 Process + Results of the expert Meeting 2022 in Malaysia

    Exercises and workshops on the following:

    • Potential Programs and Expectations for CPSC in View of the Member Countries input requirements
    • Analysis and Synthesis of the National Consultation Workshop, Expert meeting Results and the Crafting of the Activities

    International Seminar on “Leadership & Strategy for Sustainable TVET”

    The international seminar on “Leadership and Strategy for Sustainable TVET” aims to bring together additional participants in order to share and discuss emerging challenges and best practices as shared by selected TVET experts. For this program, experts from Singapore are invited to share their country’s experience and best practices particularly on “Image Building” and “Strategies on Transformation to Workplace Learning for Future-Ready TVET”, with the aim of replicating and learning from the Singaporean model in implementing strategies for Sustainable TVET.

    The seminar will also convene a panel of experts that will further digest and discuss the inputs of the speakers vs the feedback from various invited stakeholders in the event. The panel will also be helpful in contextualizing these inputs into tangible plans of action that will benefit the stakeholders in adapting a careful strategy through the analysis of best practices from other systems.


TVET Institute Management for Global Competitiveness

Date: November 28-December 2, 2022 /
Program Type: Customized Program /

Objectives


Generally at the end of the program, the participants are expected to enhance their supervisory competencies and be able to:

  • Supervise implementation of quality standards and procedures
  • Facilitate the promotion of programs and services

Specifically at the end of the program, the participants will be able to:

  • Equip knowledge and skills to adapt appropriate strategies in managing TVET and formulate actionable plans to enhance TVET systems and processes in their institution
  • Promote technical cooperation among TVET institutions on the different programs related to Industry Revolutions 4.0
  • Identify the challenges encountered in each TVET institution in terms of management and leadership as they adapt the IR 4.0

Main Contemts


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

The main contents of the program are:

Special Lecture

  • Popularizing TVET: Concepts, Strategies and Mechanisms

Presentations

  • Presentation 1: TVET Institutes Management for the Global Competitiveness
  • Presentation 2: CBT Curriculum Approach in TVET
  • Presentation 3: CBT and Assessment System in TVET
  • Presentation 4: Developing a Curriculum Structure Integrating 21st Century Skills and IR 4.0
  • Presentation 5: Enhancing Employability of Youth for Global Citizenship
  • Presentation 6: Application of ICT and Digital Skills in Institutional Management and Teaching
  • Presentation 7: Developing ICT Tool or Mobile App for Teaching and Learning
  • Presentation 8: National Skills Information System, its Application & Benefits
  • Presentation 9: Digitization in MIS and M&E
  • Presentation 10: Excellence of Leadership for Change Management Through PDCA Cycle in TVET Institution

Expected Outcome

  • Manage TVET institutions effectively and efficiently with 21st century management competencies

Quality Assurance of TVET Institutions through Accreditation

Date: November 21-25, 2022 /
Program Type: In-Country Program /

Objectives

At the end of the course, participants should be able to:

  • Appreciate the need and importance of quality assurance;
  • Identify best practices in TVET Quality Assurance Systems member countries;
  • Comprehend the need and importance of National/Regional/International accreditation;
  • Gain insights on APACC accreditation as a continuous improvement approach to organizational excellence in TVET; and
  • Develop an action plan to prepare for accreditation

Main Contents

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

  • Theme papers:
    • Theme Paper 1: Organizational Excellence in Today’s competitive environment through Accreditation.
    • Theme Paper 2: Concept of Quality Assurance and Quality Standard in TVET
    • Theme Paper 3: National Accreditation and Certification systems and practices in India ( NBA / NAAC)
    • Theme Paper 4: Quality Assurance Auditing through APACC
    • Theme Paper 5: Issues and Challenges in Accreditation Process
    • Theme Paper 6: Innovative Approaches for stimulating Accreditation system in Technical Education in India.
  • Group Work Activities (GWA)
    • GWA 1: SWOT Analysis
    • GWA 2: Presentation: Case Study
    • GWA 3: Preparing Quality Assurance through Accreditation Implementation Plan
    • GWA 4: Action Plan

Digital and Infrastructure Transformation on Engineering, Design and Pedagogy in TVET: Smart City Transportation with ITS Model

Date: November 14-18, 2022 /
Program Type: Regional Program /

Objectives

  • To build the capacity required for operating and managing Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) in CPSC member countries with the experience and practices of South Korea and Busan
  • To facilitate interaction and discussion about how to utilize ITS in CPSC member countries for pursuing socio-economic progress

Main Contents

  • Online real-time lectures
  • Workshops with Busan's Experts
  • Country-based Analysis $ Discussion

TVET Strategic Planning and Experts’ Meeting for the CPSC Strategic Plan 2023-2028

Date: November 6-12, 2022 /
Program Type: Regional Program /

Objectives

The participants are expected to:


  • Comprehend the role and significance of a strategic plan in the development of a TVET institution.
  • Understand the role and significance of the strategic plan’s elements such as vision, mission, strategic goals, and objectives, and be able to formulate a draft of those elements.
  • Provide check-and-balance controls for the vision, mission, strategic goals, and objectives drafted by the NCW participants and ensure that the outputs that they will draft are linked with the previous findings.

Meeting/Workshop Strategies

To achieve the objectives set forth, the following strategies will be employed in a consultative nature:


Presentations on the following:

  • Introduction on the CPSC Strategic Planning Process
  • CPSC’s Strategic Plan 2018-2023, Highlights and Status Report, and Issues and Challenges for the Future
  • Summary of the Strategic Planning Survey Results: Performance, Program Needs Analysis, and TVET Trends
  • Outcomes of CPSC’s National Consultation Workshop (Vision, Mission, Goals)
  • Fundamentals of Strategic Planning in the Context of TVET
  • Best Practices in TVET Strategic Management: the Malaysian Experience
  • Country Paper Presentations on TVET Challenges and Approaches: Emerging Training Needs and Initiatives
  • Emerging Program Thrust Areas for the Next Five Years
  • TVET Strategies on Global Perspective
  • TVET and Digital Skills in the 21st Century

Exercises and workshops on the following:
  • Potential Programs and Expectations for CPSC in View of the Country Presentations
  • Analysis and Synthesis of the National Consultation Workshop Results and the Crafting of the Activities

Research in TVET

Date: November 3-4, 2022 /
Program Type: Customized Program /

Meeting/Workshop Strategies

To achieve the objectives set forth, the following strategies will be employed in a consultative approach:


  • Theme paper presentations on the following:
    • Understanding the Research Problem
    • Overview of the Research Process in TVET
    • Creation of a Research Proposal
  • xercises and workshops on the following:
    • Workshop on the appreciation of the Research Process in TVET
    • Workshop on the appreciation of the Research Process in TVET

    Inputs

  • Lesson Plans and Program Modules
  • Draft Research Proposal
  • Situation paper of the research status in their respective TVET institutes
  • Handouts and theme paper presentations
    • Understanding the Research Problem
    • Overview of the Research Process in TVET
    • Creation of a Research Proposal

    Expected Outputs

    The meeting cum workshop activities are directed towards the formulation of a research proposal per program, which will be ready enough for implementation as a full-blown research.


  • Strategic HR Leadership

    Date: October 18-20, 2022 /
    Program Type: Customized Program /

    Course Contents

    • Module One: Strategic HR Management - This module aims at understanding the business environment, aligning HR Strategies with Business Goals, setting targets and performance measurements, talent acquisition, retention and management.
    • Module Two: Digitalization - The objective of this module is to understand (1) Data Security, Cyber Security and protection measures adopted by Philippines Banks and (2) understand the Philippines Bank’s organization and culture and post covid19 working models and innovation
    • Module Three: Leadership and Change Management in Banking and Finance - This module aims for participants to understand the changing managerial knowledge in the areas of Leadership, Customer Orientation, Design Thinking and Innovation, Motivation, Coaching Communication and Team Building.
    • Module Four: Exposure visits - The purpose is to learn practically the various operational models from industry/ bank visits.

    Topics for Experience and Insights Sharing/Discussions


    • General Banking Environment: Trends, and Challenges in the Philippines
    • Risk Management in the Financial Sector
    • Philippine Bank Organizations Work Culture and Post COVID 19 Working Models and Innovations
    • Marketing and Selling Strategies Adopted by Banks in the Philippines
    • SME Financing
    • Assets and Liability Management

    Advance Bank Management

    Date: October 11-15, 2022 /
    Program Type: Customized Program /

    Main Contents

    Sessions


    • Presentation 1: Leadership for Global Competitiveness: Role of Top and Middle Management and Board of Directors for Smooth Operation of Banks
    • Presentation 2: Corporate Governance in the Banking Industry in the Philippines
    • Presentation 3: Application of ICT and Digital Technology for Effective HR Management
    • Presentation 4: Digital/ Fintech innovations in the Financial Sector in the Philippines
    • Presentation 5: Stress and Conflict Management for Efficiency Enhancement of HR Management for Successful Internal Bank Operations
    • Presentation 6: Talent Management: The Future Challenges
    • Presentation 7: Coordination, Communication and Team Building

    Topics for Experience and Insights Sharing/Discussions


    • General Banking Environment: Trends, and Challenges in the Philippines
    • Risk Management in the Financial Sector
    • Philippine Bank Organizations Work Culture and Post COVID 19 Working Models and Innovations
    • Marketing and Selling Strategies Adopted by Banks in the Philippines
    • SME Financing
    • Assets and Liability Management

    Group Work Activities


    • Self-Assessment on Managerial Traits

    Entrepreneurship for TVET Professionals

    Date: September 11-15, 2022 /
    Program Type: In-Country Program /

    Main Contents

    Theme Papers


    • Theme Paper 1: Blue Ocean Strategy for Entrepreneurship Promotion in TVET
    • Theme Paper 2: Environmental Scanning and Business Opportunity Identification
    • Theme Paper 3: Innovation and Technology Business Incubation
    • Theme Paper 4: Social, Rural and Women Entrepreneurship
    • Theme Paper 5: Formulation of Business Plan
    • Theme Paper 6: Financing Schemes for Industry/Business setup by TVET Professionals
    • Theme Paper 7: Management of Micro, Small and Medium (MSME) Enterprises
    • Theme Paper 8: Industry-Academia Linkages for Entrepreneurship Development

    Tasks and Project Work


    • Task 1: Self Analysis for Becoming Entrepreneur
    • Task 2: Identification of Internal and External Factors in Successful Bangladesh Entrepreneurs
    • Task 3: Identification of Internal and External Factors in Successful International Entrepreneurs
    • Task 4: Case Study of Business Incubator in a Technical Institution in Bangladesh
    • Task 5: Experience sharing of Entrepreneurship Activities in TVET institutions of Bangladesh, Suggestions and the Road Ahead
    • Project Work: Action Planning for Intensifying Entrepreneurship in TVET Institutions of Bangladesh

    Crafting a Culture of Quality Assured TVET in Nepal and Institution-Industry Collaboration for Employability

    Date: August 22-26, 2022 /
    Program Type: Customized Program /

    Main Contents

    Special Lecture: 21st Century Skills: Skills and Enablers for TVET 4.0


    Topics


    1. Institution-Industry Linkage
    2. Benefits from Institution-Industry Collaboration
    3. Models of Effective Institution-Industry Collaboration
    4. Quality Assurance and Accreditation in TVET
    5. Tracer Study in TVET
    6. Action Planning

    Theme Papers


    • Theme Paper 1: Institution-Industry Linkage: A Real Need of the Time and Benefits Derived
    • Theme Paper 2: Models of Effective Institution-Industry Collaboration
    • Theme Paper 3: Quality Assurance and Accreditation in TVET for Continuous Improvement and Attaining Status of Excellence
    • Theme Paper 4: Research in TVET
    • Theme Paper 5: System Development through Action Planning

    Individual Work: Self-Assessment for Leadership Competence


    Group Work


    • Group Work 1. Gap Analysis/ SWOT Analysis: Overview of the Current TVET Landscape
    • Group Work 2. Developing a Draft Tracer Study Instrument
    • Group Work 3. System Development Planning: Action Plan the Way Forward

    Developing Modern TVET Curriculum

    Date: May 30 - June 3, 2022 /
    Program Type: In-Country Program /

    Main Contents

    Special Lecture: Skills Development for the Post-COVID Digital Economy. This special lecture will contribute to ongoing discussions on how the pandemic and emerging technologies are transforming job markets, determining new skills sets requirements and driving the digital economy.


    Theme Papers


    • Theme Paper 1: Understanding Competency-Based Training. The first theme paper provides an overall understanding of key CBT concepts and practices. Definitions of competence, qualifications, and qualifications framework as well as CBT processes and structures will be discussed.
    • Theme Paper 2: Identifying Priority Occupations. The second theme paper discusses this first stage of CBT and its two steps: skills needs assessment and training needs analysis. Skills needs assessment identifies the differences between the skills required – by whom, for what job, for which product or service market, in what quantity, and when – and the training available – for which population, at what cost, for what job and for which product or service market. Training needs analysis refer to the technical and vocational skills gaps that need to be addressed to employment in the labour market.
    • Theme Paper 3: Identifying competencies. The third theme paper explains the three-step process of identifying the competencies and competency standards that will later be used by learners and training providers. The steps include: (a) identifying competencies using occupational analysis; (b) verifying the occupational profile; and (c) developing competency standards.
    • Theme Paper 4: Designing CBT Programmes. The fourth theme paper illustrates the actual processes of designing CBT programmes. The paper describes the procedures of developing curriculum and learning tools as well as the designing CBT for workplace-based learning
    • Theme Paper 5: Developing a Curriculum Framework. The fifth theme paper explains how competency standards are transformed into a curriculum framework. The framework consists of the module design with learning outcomes and content, teaching and learning strategies, assessment criteria and modes of assessment. The paper also details the translation of the curriculum framework into learner guides that will form the basis of training delivery. Instructions on designing job sheets and session plans will also be tackled in this paper.

    Group Work


    • Group Work 1. Brainstorming on the Implications of the Digital Economy Megatrends to Skills Demand and Supply
    • Group Work 2. Developing a DACUM Chart
    • Group Work 3. Writing a Unit of Competency
    • Group Work 4a. Writing Program Design
    • Group Work 4b. Writing Learning Outcomes
    • Group Work 4c. Developing Learning Tools
    • Group Work 5: Presenting the Curriculum Framework

    Prologue to Accreditation: APACC International Accreditors’ Refresher Training Program

    Date: March 28 - April 1, 2022 /
    Program Type: Online Program /

    Main Contents

    • Overview of APACC and Status Report
    • Desirable Characteristics of APACC Team and Rules in Institutional Evaluation
    • Updates on APACC Criteria
      • Criterion I: Governance and Management
      • Criterion II: Teaching and Learning
      • Criterion III: Human Resources
      • Criterion IV: Research and Development
      • Criterion V: Image and Sustainability
      • Criterion VI: Other Resources
      • Criterion VII: Support to Students
    • Roles and Responsibilities of APACC Team before, during, and after institutional evaluation
    • Parts of Evaluation Report and Tips in Report Writing

    Project Management in TVET

    Date: March 21-25, 2022 /
    Program Type: In-Country Program /

    Main Contents

    Theme Papers


    • Special Lecture: Revisiting Global Trends and Challenges in TVET: Reflections for Project Identification
    • Theme Paper 1: Basics of Project Management
    • Theme Paper 2: Identifying and Conceptualizing Projects
    • Theme Paper 3: Developing the Project Proposal
    • Theme Paper 4: Project Implementation and Monitoring
    • Project Evaluation and Closure

    Refresher Training on the 2020 APACC Manual: Charting The Quality Future of PCC TVET Institutions

    Date: March 14-17, 2022 /
    Program Type: Online In-Country Program /

    Main Contents

    Theme Papers


    • Overview and Rationale of Updates on APACC Instrument and Procedures
    • Orientation on the new APACC Criteria
      • Criterion I: Governance and Management
      • Criterion II: Teaching and Learning
      • Criterion III: Human Resources
      • Criterion IV: Research and Development
      • Criterion V: Image and Sustainability
      • Criterion VI: Other Resources
      • Criterion VII: Support to Students
    • Roles and Responsibilities of Internal APACC Team before, during, and after institutional evaluation
    • Parts of Evaluation Report and Tips in Report Writing
    • Preparation for reaccreditation
    • Developing an Institutional System Development Plan

    Accreditation and Certification in Achieving Quality-Assured TVET

    Date: February 7-11, 2022 /
    Program Type: Online Special Program /

    Main Contents

    Theme Papers


    • Theme Paper 1: Overview of TVET Quality Assurance System
    • Theme Paper 2: Program Accreditation as Quality Assurance for TVET Programs
    • Theme Paper 3: Accreditation Criteria and Teaching-Learning Processes
    • Theme Paper 4: Institutional Accreditation as Quality Assurance for TVET Institutions Operations and Work Procedure
    • Theme Paper 5: Course wise and Program wise outcomes
    • Theme Paper 6: Attainment of COs and POs
    • Special Presentation: APACC Accreditation as External Quality Assurance
    • Theme Paper 7: The Role of the Skills National Assessment and Certification System as Quality Assurance
    • Theme Paper 8: Students, Faculty and Facilities
    • Theme Paper 9: Establishing Quality Assurance System in the TVET Institutes.

    Group Work Activities


    • G/IWA 1: Answer Online Quiz
    • G/IWA 2: Answer Self-Assessment Checklist to determine the level of Quality Assurance System in Delivering Programs
    • G/IWA 3: Answer Online Quiz
    • G/IWA 4: Determine the TVI readiness to undergo APACC Institutional accreditation
    • G/IWA 5: Answer Online Quiz
    • G/IWA 6: Develop Action Plan
    • Self-assessment report and accreditation visit