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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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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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