Skills development congress to debut Wednesday

26 August 2012

The state of technical vocational educational and training (TVET) and how to transform it to make it more responsive to the needs of 21st century societies will be the focus of the 1st Technical Education and Skills Development Congress  this week.

The event is expected to gather some 1,000 education specialists, technical voca...

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Drivers, kin get scholarships from Tesda, Petron

25 August 2012

With technical vocational education and training (TVET), the country's drivers will not just have their hands on the wheels, but on other stuff, too.
Soon, 200 drivers who are members of the Federation of Jeepney Operators and Drivers Association of the Philippines (FEJODAP) and their dependents will have the chance to hone their driving skills...

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ARMM taps TESDA to train 9,000 youth

23 August 2012

The Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) will use a total of P61.6 million for technical vocational education and training (TVET) as part of efforts to develop and improve the socio-economic status of residents in the region.
Secretary Joel Villanueva said the training fund will be able to enroll in TVET a total of 8,95...

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On its 18th anniversary, TESDA cooks for flood victims

22 August 2012

Officials and staff of the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) found new meaning in the celebration of the agency’s 18th anniversary. 
Instead of proceeding with a planned skills competition among employees and other activities, the agency's personnel pool their resources and did volunteer work in preparing ...

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P4.6M training funds to help youth in conflict areas

17 August 2012

A P4.6-million ($109,873) fund from the International Labor Organization (ILO) will be pumped into skills training in selected communities of the Bondoc Peninsula in Quezon province in hopes to lure the youth to find jobs.

The funds are aimed at providing training to a total of 550 youth, women and persons from disadvantaged sectors...

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Builders get skills upgrade with TESDA training

15 August 2012

Matching the industry’s robust growth, the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) is expanding its partnerships with various stakeholders to beef up the skills of the country’s construction workers and make them more competitive in both local and overseas labor market.
TESDA partnered with lea...

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TESDA, TEVSAPHIL to host 1st Technical Education Skills Development Congress

14 August 2012

The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) will organize for the first time an assembly to tackle the progress of technical vocational education and training (TVET) in the country and make headway in identifying ways of advancing it to equip the Filipino workforce with necessary skills.
The 1st Technical Education and Skil...

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TESDA aims to get viral with blogging contest

09 August 2012

Bloggers are being enjoined to write about technical-vocational education and win prizes.
The blogging contest recently launched by the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) will accept entries from bloggers, who can write a 300 to 500-word piece in English, Filipino, or combination of both language focused on the theme &...

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TESDA, Makati City put to test K to 12 program

05 August 2012

Specialized courses of the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) are now among the subjects being taken by Grade 11 students at the University in Makati (UMak) that is doing a pilot testing of the new Kindergarten to 12 (K to 12) program of the government.
TESDA, the Makati City government, and the Department of Education...

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600 inmates get new look, skills from TESDA

27 July 2012

Inmates have as much right to feel good about themselves and develop their skills even behind bars.

With free haircut and grooming kits, a total of 600 inmates from the New Bilibid Prisons (NBP) and the Correctional Institute for Women (CIW) found themselves enjoying their new look and their new-found skills from trained specialists o...

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