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Bangladesh turns to TESDA anew for training experts

17 July 2012

The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) lent its expertise anew to a group of Bangladesh teachers and supervisors, who studied the technical education and training (TVET) system in the country.
 
Secretary Joel Villanueva, TESDA Director General, said the 22 Bangladeshi TVET personnel sought TESDA’s ...


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Korea’s P126M grant to build training center, improve capability of TESDA trainers

08 July 2012
 
Fresh fund assistance from the South Korean government will be used to construct a new facility and send abroad trainers for further studies to enhance technical vocational education and  training (TVET) in Davao province and the whole of Mindanao.
 
The P126-million grant ($3 million) was firmed up in discussions betwe...


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Cavite is next stop for TESDA mobile training bus

13 July 2012

Cavite, one of the country's industrial estates, became the next destination of the mobile training program of The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) to rev up technical vocational education and training (TVET) in the province.

Secretary Joel Villanueva said the agency will infuse P6 million to fund the schol...


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TESDA offers massive assessment and certification of bus drivers

10 July 2012

Bus drivers in Metro Manila can now find more centers run by the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) where they can undergo competency assessment, free of charge, to get a driving National Certificate.
 
Secretary Joel Villanueva, TESDA Director General, announced the massive implementation of the ass...


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TESDA, DOLE program put out of school youth on path to work

09 July 2012

A joint program of the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) and the Department Labor and Employment (DOLE) has produced its first batch of graduates of 165 youth who were once unschooled.

Following months in training in their chosen technical-vocational courses, 133 of them are now certified TESDA Specialista a...


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TESDA lends support to charity run for flood victims

08 July 2012

Close to 2,000 technical vocational students, employees and scholars of the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) led by Secretary Joel Villanueva took part in a charity run for new classrooms to flood victims in the cities of Cagayan de Oro and Iligan.

Villanueva himself enlisted in the 3k category run that too...


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TESDA seeks more foreign grants for gov’t employees

07 July 2012

The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) will continue to push and make available foreign study grants that will enhance the managerial and technical competence of government employees.
 
Secretary Joel Villanueva, TESDA Director General, announced that from January to May this year, the Philippines ...


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TESDA brings training to Freeport zones, inks deal with industry partners

04 July 2012

As businesses boom in the region, the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) vowed to aggressively expand its stake on Central Luzon-based Freeport zones by ensuring a pool of highly-qualified and skilled workers.
 
TESDA sealed the pledge by signing various memorandum of agreement with the Clark Devel...


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Now with fixed pay, bus drivers urged to be TESDA-certified

30 June 2012

Secretary Joel Villanueva  has  urged bus drivers to take the free assessment and certification offered by the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) to ensure passengers safety on the road.
 
At the same time, the TESDA Director General welcomed the move of the Department of Labor and Employ...


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TESDA eyes 60,000 new specialists in nationwide assessment and certification

28 June 2012

The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) aims to add at least 60,000 new specialists to its crop of experts when it hosts its nationwide assessment and certification starting next month.

Secretary Joel Villanueva, TESDA Secretary General, announced that the NATCAC will be held on three separate ...


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