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...
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.
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...
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.
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...
TESDA-Philippine Councilors League partnership pushed
21 September 2011
Rising to the challenge of a better and more empowered Philippines, the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) has called on the Philippine Councilors League (PCL) to be its partner in answering the government’s call to invest in human resources.
TESDA Director General Joel Villanueva said President Aquino’s call to invest in h...
Tech-voc training is still in vogue, says TESDA chief
19 September 2011
More people turn to Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) as families struggle even harder to afford traditional education and demand for jobs requiring specialized skills continue to rise.
Director General Joel Villanueva, the head of Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA), the sole government body tasked to handle tech-voc e...
5,000 more join TESDA's pool of specialists
16 September 2011
More than 5,000 skilled workers, trainers, graduates and students were certified by the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) during the first three weeks of the second run of the National Technical Vocational Education and Training Competency Assessment and Certification (NATCAC).
TESDA Director General Joel Villanueva said ...
Jobless youths to benefit from TESDA-Skyway Corp- IETI partnership
12 September 2011
Some 300 out of school and unemployed youths stand to benefit from a training partnership among the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA), Skyway (O&M) Corporation (SOMCO), and IETI College-Alabang.
With the completion of the Integrated Stage 1 and Stage 2 of the Skyway System expected in a...
TESDA certifies over 600,000 specialists under new administration
05 September 2011
A total of 622,831 individuals have been certified as specialists by the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) in just one year under its new administration.
The new specialists came from the 740,673 persons who took the assessment from TESDA-accredited centers nationwide from July 2010 to J...
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