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TESDA flagged over poor employment training program

Published by rudy Date posted on November 12, 2020

by Elizabeth Marcelo (The Philippine Star), 12 Nov 2020 MANILA, Philippines — The Commission on Audit (COA) has scolded the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) for the poor outcome of its P2.1-billion Special Employment Training Program or STEP, which aims to help those in the disadvantaged sectors get a job.

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GPCCI hails enterprise-based tech-voc educ training accord

Published by rudy Date posted on January 23, 2020

By BusinessMirror, 23 Jan 2020 THE German Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GPCCI) welcomes the signing of the memorandum of agreement between the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (Tesda) and Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry-Human Resources Development Foundation (PCCI-HRDF) to forge a partnership in setting up the nationwide, pre-employment dual education and…

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Free tech-voc education bill now a law

Published by rudy Date posted on March 13, 2019

by Darryl John Esguerra, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Mar 13, 2019 MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte has signed into law a measure that will extend free technical-vocational education to qualified recipients.

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Study notes ‘limited effectiveness’ of Tesda program

Published by rudy Date posted on January 16, 2018

By: Roy Stephen C. Canivel – @inquirerdotnet Philippine Daily Inquirer, Jan 16, 2018 The government’s technical, vocational education and training (TVET) falls short in meeting the demands of the local IT-BPM industry, a study showed, citing the “limited effectiveness” in giving students the proper skills to make it in the business.

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Business and techvoc

Published by rudy Date posted on October 1, 2015

Last Sept. 15, the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI) and the German-Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GPCCI) signed a memorandum of agreement to support dualized training in the Philippines.

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DOST to launch 400 cyber techvoc centers

Published by rudy Date posted on September 24, 2015

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Science and Technology (DOST)’s Information and Communications Technology Office (ICTO) is set to launch an initial 400 cyber technical-vocational (tech-voc) education centers nationwide next week.

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Immersion in tech-voc

Published by rudy Date posted on September 24, 2015

The key to understanding the Technical-Vocational-Livelihood (TVL) Track of Senior High School is studying the Curriculum Guides posted on the website of the Department of Education (DepEd).

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TESDA maintains high standards to produce globally-competitive graduates

Published by rudy Date posted on June 26, 2015

MAASIN CITY, Southern Leyte, June 26 (PIA) — The Technical Education Skills Development Authority (TESDA) has always adhered to the constant need to level-up with current demands in order to come up with a workforce that is competent enough to face the domestic or global market.

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FUSE tackles tech-voc option for poor students

Published by rudy Date posted on November 6, 2014

MANILA, Philippines – Strong ties between learning institutions, local government units and private companies in developing technical-vocational education and training (TVET) programs is key to providing better employment opportunities for underprivileged youth, according to an official of a leading tech-voc school in the country.

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Dual training system to provide jobs for 500,000 youths

Published by rudy Date posted on October 20, 2014

MANILA, Philippines – The private sector has committed to create 100,000 jobs a year for five years through a dualized training system (DTS) in an effort to reduce youth unemployment.

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Techvoc graduates ready for ASEAN 2015

Published by rudy Date posted on September 11, 2014

MANILA, Philippines – No worries for techvoc graduates even with the Southeast Asian Economies (ASEAN) integration in 2015. Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) chief Joel Villanueva gave assurances that Filipino techvoc graduates are well capable to compete with workers from other Asean workers.

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Tesda claims it produced 6M tech-voc graduates in 4 years

Published by rudy Date posted on August 28, 2014

MANILA, Philippines–The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (Tesda) on Wednesday boasted of having produced over 6 million technical-vocational graduates in the last four years, 65 percent of whom are now employed and fully utilizing their learned craft.

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TVET and basic education

Published by rudy Date posted on May 8, 2014

As a candidate for the presidency, Noynoy Aquino promised to do ten specific actions to radically transform education in the Philippines. As President, he has achieved at least four of these ten, namely (quoting his own words):

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TESDA to hire more trainors/assessors as techvoc enrolment increases

Published by rudy Date posted on July 18, 2013

The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) is looking into the possibility of hiring 9,000 assessors and trainors to teach technical vocational courses for students under the K to 12 program.

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6 out of 10 TESDA grads get jobs within a year

Published by rudy Date posted on June 14, 2013

MANILA, Philippines – Six out of 10 or 62 percent of graduates from technical vocational education and training courses secure a job within the first six months to one year after their graduation, the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) said on Friday.

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ADB cites need to train youth for technical jobs

Published by rudy Date posted on December 16, 2012

Technical and vocational education training (TVET) must be grounded in the Philippines’ sustainable development framework for it to truly contribute to poverty reduction in the country, a book published by the Asian Development Bank said.

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TESDA provides skills training to 1,600 youths

Published by rudy Date posted on October 15, 2012

MANILA, Philippines – Close to 1,600 youths have moved up the ladder from being out-of-school youths to full-fledged skilled graduates ready to take on jobs.

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Labor chief urges tech-savvy students to help solve Phl’s skills mismatch problem

Published by rudy Date posted on June 21, 2012

MANILA, Philippines – Students who think computer-gaming or being tech-savvy is just for pastime and cannot be a career, should think again. The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) yesterday urged tech-savvy students to consider computer-based courses and help solve the country’s skills mismatch problem.

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P20-m IT scholarships readied for beginners

Published by rudy Date posted on June 2, 2012

WITH a P20-million infusion for scholarships, the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority is opening doors of opportunity to beginners in the information technology industry.

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Tech-voc grads land higher paying jobs

Published by rudy Date posted on March 29, 2012

TECHNICAL-VOCATIONAL education and training (TVET) graduates, particularly those who went through a ladderized program, have equal if not better chances of getting hired in various industries, according to employment data from the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (Tesda).

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Tesda offers updated courses to students for employment

Published by rudy Date posted on March 5, 2012

With the K to 12 program soon in place, the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (Tesda) is gearing up a massive review and updating of its courses to be offered to the students to boost their chances of employment after graduation.

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Tesda sees 5.3-M contribution to skilled labor force by 2016

Published by rudy Date posted on February 27, 2012

MANILA, Philippines — By 2016, a total of 5.3 million certified graduates are expected to join the labor sector as the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) continues to pursue its goal of becoming the country’s prime provider of quality technical-vocational education.

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The many possibilities of K to 12 if . . . .

Published by rudy Date posted on February 9, 2012

“DepEd teams up with Peñaflorida to bring pushcart education to more areas,” headlined the Philippine STAR Education page last week. Education Secretary Luistro launched with the so-called DTC (Dynamic Teen Company) the K4 outreach program to implement the “kariton” education delivery program of Efren Peñaflorida using 1 meter by 1 1/2 meters wooden cart to…

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High school grads urged to take construction-related courses

Published by rudy Date posted on February 9, 2012

Labor Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz is encouraging high school graduates to take training courses related to construction which is in demand not only here but abroad.

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P1.1B techvoc training, scholarship fund to increase employment rate of new grads

Published by rudy Date posted on February 2, 2012

MALOLOS CITY, Bulacan, Philippines — The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) is aiming at 60 percent employment rate for their 1.2-million graduates by next year.

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TESDA targets 60% employment for 1.2M graduates

Published by rudy Date posted on January 26, 2012

MALOLOS CITY, Philippines – The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA)aimed 60 percent employment rate for their 1.2 million graduates next year.

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DepEd strengthens techvoc education

Published by rudy Date posted on January 12, 2012

MANILA, Philippines – The “Strengthened Technical-Vocational Education Program (STVEP), which the Department of Education (DepEd) launched in school year (SY) 2007-2008, has gone a long way in propping up, vitalizing and popularizing technical-vocation education (TVE) in public secondary schools.

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More funds set aside for student employment

Published by rudy Date posted on January 11, 2012

THE Department of Labor and Employment has earmarked P340 million budget for short-term work to be offered to 140,000 students this year.

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P241-M TESDA scholars’ program shot with flaws

Published by rudy Date posted on January 11, 2012

A SCHOLARSHIP program of former President and now Rep. Gloria Arroyo of Pampanga worth P241 million was deemed as failure because the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (Tesda) and its partner failed to furnish monthly progress reports on the success of the scholarship, disbursement of funds, and other required data for monitoring and evaluation.

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COA finds irregularities in Tesda Gloria Arroyo program

Published by rudy Date posted on January 5, 2012

MANILA, Philippines—The Commission on Audit (COA) has uncovered several irregularities, such as fictitious training sessions and the double entry of names, in the Pangulong Gloria Scholarship program implemented by the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (Tesda).

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