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Iloilo construction workers get world-class training from TESDA

04 November 2011

Workers in the construction industry will be the target beneficiaries of the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) as it steps up its training program to the province of Iloilo.

On Thursday, TEDSA Director General Joel Villanueva signed a memorandum of agreement with the provincial government...


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TESDA, Holcim tie up anew to train 2,200 out-of-school youth

31 October 2011

The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) and Holcim Philippines,  one of the country’s leading cement manufactures, have renewed their partnership to open up opportunities to develop the country’s freshly-minted construction workers.

Under a memorandum of agreement signed las...


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TESDA pushes tech-voc training for green farming

29 October 2011

With the new food culture kindling interest in agriculture, the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) is urging more people to engage in green farming, which is considered as more environmental-friendly and more sustainable in the long-run.

TESDA Director General Joel Villanueva said the agenc...


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TESDA asks LGUS to pump funds for tech-voc training

23 October 2011

Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) Director General Joel Villanueva has called on local government units, especially the rich municipalities, to pump funds into technical-vocational training for the youth to qualify them for future jobs.

Villanueva made the pitch to local chief executives o...


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65,000 'near-hires' to benefit from TESDA-BPAP tie - up

21 October 2011

A total of 65,000 prospective employees will reap the fruits of free training from the P500 million worth of scholarships that the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) is infusing to help them find jobs in the information technology - business process outsourcing (IT- BPO) industry.

On Thursday, TESDA through Director General Joel Villanue...


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TESDA, ILO tap 2,000 scholars from poorest provinces

19 October 2011

A total of 2,000 youths from four of the country's poorest provinces will have the chance to move from idleness into the world of work.

In store for them are free training on the course of their choice, stipend and opportunities for employment or a business of their own under the joint program of the Technical Educa...


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TESDA eyes 8.4 million trainees by 2016

12 October 2011

The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) is hoping that by the end of 2016, a total of 8,487,070 persons would have been enrolled in various technical-vocational courses.

Of the number, the agency aims to have 7,715,610 students or 90 percent finishing their courses.

T...


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Education execs seek higher intervention for K-12 bill passage

09 October 2011

Education officials are now turning to higher power to press for the passage of the K-12 (Kindergarten to 12 years) program into the basic education cycle.

Gathered recently to celebrate World Teachers’ Day, Education Secretary Armin Luistro, Commission on Higher Education Chairperson Patricia Licuanan and Tec...


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From January-August 2011 200,000 tech-voc graduates get jobs

04 October 2011

A total of 238,219 graduates have been employed from January to August this year after finishing courses offered by the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA).

TESDA is the sole government agency mandated to implement technical vocational education and training (TVET) in the country.


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Saudi tech-voc experts undergo training in TESDA

24 September 2011

Technical vocational education experts from Saudi Arabia are in the country to buck up their training skills the Filipino way.

Twenty trainers from the Technical and Vocational Training Corporation (TVTC) have started a 12-week skills and trainers training from September 12 to December 2, 2011.

The training is covered under a technical cooperation agree...


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