TESDA's assessment and certification week opens more job opportunities

30 March 2011

Thousands of skilled workers and returning overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) have turned up in the regional offices of the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) for its week-long free assessment and certification nationwide.

On its first day alone, a total of 4,767 had been assessed by TESDA when...

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Kris endorses techvoc

29 March 2011
Television host and actress Kris Aquino is all fired up about learning and has found the right partner in the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) in spreading the liking among the members of her household.

Kris’s househelp of eight years took up a course in sewing last year and will be one ...

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TESDA To Turn Seized Logs Into School Furnitures

22 March 2011

Partners with Pagcor, DENR, DepEd

The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) has forged a partnership with three government agencies to help address the shortage of school furniture in the country using confiscated logs.

On Tuesday, TESDA signed a Memorandum of Agr...

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TESDA to prioritize returning OFWs from Middle East

20 March 2011

Technical Education and Skills Development Authority(TESDA) Director General Joel Villanueva has directed the agency's regional and provincial directors to prioritize returning Filipino workers from troubled Middle East countries in their free skills training.
“In view of the urgency to provide assistance to return...

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13 lady bus drivers to receive TESDA certification for competent driving

13 MAR 2011

Thirteen out of 21 lady bus drivers will receive their TESDA certification for competent driving after recently passing the assessment conducted by the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA).

TESDA and MMDA (Metro Manila Development Authority) will award the successful lady bus drivers their Drivin...

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TESDA holds first nationwide assessment and certification week

06 MAR 2011

Some  60,000 skilled workers, trainers and Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) graduates and graduating students are expected to benefit from the first National TVET Competency Assessment and Certification (NATCAC) Week which will be held on three separate dates this year across the country.

The first assessment will be held from March 28-April 1 ...

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World-class training center to rise in Cagayan de Oro

28 Feb 2011

Those students in the province who wish to pursue technical vocational courses need not go to Manila to acquire a world-class training and experience first-class education amenities because right at their own province, there will be training centers that are at par with the Manila TESDA (Technical Education and Skills Development Authority) training centers.

Soon to ...

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Pursuing a career in cosmetology promises a bright future, says TESDA

22 Feb 2011

Barely three years since its inception, the Philippine International Cosmetologists Association (PICA) has already achieved a lot in terms of generating jobs for less-privileged Filipinos and providing them with good opportunities by training them in salon styling and barbering, jobs that are in-demand not only in the country but also abroad.
In a countr...

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TESDA goes green this Valentine’s Day

13 Feb 2011

On Valentine’s day, the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) employees will celebrate the day of love by planting trees to help in the fight against climate change.

TESDA Director General Joel Villanueva said employees will take the day of Hearts as an opportunity to show their love for the environment during the tree planting activity d...

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TESDA chief sees wave of prosperity in harnessing people's fishing, farming skills

12 Feb 2011

Aurora’s lush vegetation and forestry, rich marine life and spectacular beaches gave TESDA Director General Joel Villanueva an inspiration and a vision to harness the skills of the people in the fields of agriculture and fishing, which have not been fully tapped not only in scenic Aurora but in other coastal areas as well like Isabela, Quezon and Cagayan.


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