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ARMM, TESDA step up tech-voc training for youth

27 November 2012

Enrolment of youth in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) for technical vocational education and training (TVET) will be intensified until the end of the year as part of the region’s education goals.
 
About 4,500 more beneficiaries are being targeted to be absorbed for November and December in the TVET progr...


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TESDA, ILO project put nearly half of poor youth to work

26 November 2012

Skills training focused on young people in the country’s four poor provinces has already put to work nearly half of the 2,000 youth selected as scholars under the Joint Program – Youth Employment and Migration (JP-YEM). 
 
A total of 906 out of the 2,001 youth, who have completed training, have found employment after they were...


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TESDA, World Vision help build dreams of future mechanics

22 November 2012

A batch of poor but deserving scholars are building their dreams on steel, repair tools and vehicles to gain the skills on automotive technical training.

With funding support from World Vision, the scholars will train to be skilled mechanics under the Auto Mechanic Training Center project of the Technical Education and Skills Deve...


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TESDA competency assessment and certification extended to December

18 November 2012

The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) announced  that  it is extending the period of competency assessment and certification of skilled workers until December 15 to accommodate more applicants.

The National Technical Vocational Education and Training Competency Assessment and Certification (NAT...


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TESDA training lifts skills of specialist welders

15 November 2012

The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) and a private manpower recently gave an intensive training and workshop on plastic welding to select scholars, taking advantage of the burgeoning local and international market.

The slot was provided to 18 construction trainers from various provinces in the north and Metro Manila for ...


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TESDA specialists fly to Jakarta for skills contest

10 November 2012

Skills specialists who will represent the Philippines in the ASEAN Skills Competition (ASC) were given an official send-off to the contest on Friday.
 
Secretary Joel Villanueva, TESDA Director General, families and friends of the delegates, and other officials of the agency gathered  at the TESDA Women’s Center in T...


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Taguig inmates get free IT training

29 October 2012

The first batch of detainees, who will soon undergo training, received their scholarship certificates on Monday at the launch of the BILIB I.T. program in Taguig City.

From their detention cell in Camp Bagong Diwa at the Taguig City Jail, the inmates will get the chance to experience technical vocational education and training with the course of the...


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Learning goes on for inmates with Bilib I.T. program

25 October 2012

Even behind bars, some 300 inmates from various jails in Metro Manila will get the chance to gain formal training to prepare them for jobs when they get out.

The scholarship project is under the Bilib I.T. program of the office of Senator Alan Peter Cayetano, which partnered with the Technical Education and Skills Development Autho...


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Coca Cola women execs learn from retailers

23 October 2012

For a day, women executives from Coca-Cola took the backseat to hear it from the driving force behind their successful business – the retailers.

Flying to the country for an immersion, the Global Coca-Cola Women Leadership Council (WLC) visited the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) and observed the ...


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TESDA, MEITI deal give welders training big push

22 October 2012

The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) has unveiled a partnership with a Middle East-based training institute to upgrade the skills of Filipinos welders.

The Middle East Industrial Training Institute (MEITI) would provide the training equipment worth P20 million in addition to sharing its curriculum and tr...


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