Skills training paves the way up the ladder for poor youth

07 October 2012

Close to 1,600 youth have moved up the ladder from being out-of-school youth into full-pledged skilled graduates ready to take on jobs.

They came from among the country's four poorest provinces, who were profiled, enrolled and given the skills training under the Spanish-funded Millenium Development Goals Joint Programme on Alternat...

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Gender issues now part of tech-voc

30 September 2012

The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) has integrated gender and development in the curriculum of all its technical vocational training programs.

Since July this year, gender sensitivity modules are being taught to students in TESDA’s Technology Institutions (TTIs) along with their respective cours...

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P25.2-M "Train the Trainers” program for IT-BPO launched

03 October 2012

The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) and Business Processing Association of the Philippines (BPAP) announced a trainers’ training program conceived to support talent development in the information technology and business process outsourcing (IT-BPO) industry.
TESDA has allocated 900 vouchers ...

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Villanueva: Jobs for skilled graduates are up for grabs

29 September 2012

On their graduation day, Secretary Joel Villanueva told some 3,000 Pampanga youth who finished their technical vocational courses that jobs are out there for their taking.

Villanueva, Director General of the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) said that businesses are stepping up their hiring, offering jo...

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TESDA, ILO train graduates to be their own boss

27 September 2012

A joint partnership between the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) and the International Labor Organization (ILO) will hone trainers in helping technical vocational graduates be their own boss.

The project that started in July up to December this year will tap 125 trainers from various TESDA Training Ins...

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TESDA to produce more than 11,000 school chairs from new lumber donation

26 September 2012

From the container vans of lumber recently turned over to the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA), Secretary Joel Villanueva said a total of 11,416 armchairs could be produced for use of students in needy public schools.

TESDA received a total of 16 container vans of lumber containing 26,166 pieces of lau...

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Technical vocational schools get ready for K to 12

21 September 2012

Secretary Joel Villanueva urged technical vocational schools to rev up their courses and teaching personnel for bigger roles with the integration of  technical vocational education in the implementation of the Kindergarten to 12 (K to 12) curriculum starting this school year.
Villanueva, director general of the Technic...

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Top prize in TESDA's 1st blogging contest

15 September 2012

Beyond the headlines, four young people told the most captivating and informative stories about technical vocational education and training (TVET) in the country through their blogs.
Selected winners in the first-ever blogging contest of the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA), the four blogger...

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TESDA, Coke craft training model for women entrepreneurs

09 September 2012

Technical experts are now on board to craft a training model to help women retailers manage their sari-sari stores and make their business sustainable.

The women retailers are beneficiaries of a joint project of the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) and Coca Cola Philippines called the S3TAR Program (Sa...

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TESDA helps displaced Bulacan folks find footing in new home

02 September 2012

Help still comes to residents of Bulacan displaced years ago by the NorthRail project.
Through the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA), the Kabayan Foundation, and the Adamson Integrated Community Extension Services (ICES), livelihood and skills training were given to 174 individuals to help them f...

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