TESDA-7, Capitol offers free skills training for jobless Cebuanos

Mae Fhel Gom-os 08/28/2021

  MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – Cebuanos, who lost their jobs during the pandemic and the out-of-school-youth who never had the opportunity to find employment, can soon avail of the free livelihood skills training being offered by the…

TESDA to offer LTO-accredited driving courses soon

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/01/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The National Certificate (NC) course of the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) will soon be offering driving courses to students in partnership with the Land Transportation Office in Central Visayas (LTO-7).…

NBI expects 100 more complainants against illegal recruiter

Alven Marie A. Timtim 08/08/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — At least 100 more complainants are expected to file their complaints against April Jade Sagun, 35, of Barangay Dumlog Talisay City, who was arrested for illegal recruitment and estafa. Initially, four individuals had…

Dizon to DMDP, TESDA: Provide skills training for displaced workers

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/06/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Councilor Alvin Dizon is asking the Department of Manpower Development and Placement (DMDP) to collaborate with the Technical Education Skills and Development Authority (TESDA) in initiating programs that would help workers…

Gwen tells DepEd: Focus on academics, let Tesda work on skills

Rosalie Abatayo 11/12/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Governor Gwendolyn Garcia has called on the Department of Education to focus on the academic tracks in the basic education curriculum instead of engaging in technical vocational education (TLE). “My appeal is really…

TESDA-7 holds graduation for scholars under construction, other sectors

Irene R. Sino Cruz 09/24/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines–Nearly 500 scholars graduated from various training courses offered by the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) in Central Visayas. The mass graduation ceremony was held Tuesday, September 24, in a mall at the…

TESDA-7 marks National Tech Voc Day

Irene R. Sino Cruz 08/25/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines–Applying for a job for the first time, 28-year-old Prociso Iglesia could hardly believe it when he became the first hired-on-the-spot applicant at the ongoing local and international jobs fair organized by the Technical Education…

Tesda, DOTr holds Tsuper Iskolar launching

By Irene R. Sino Cruz 07/05/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Passenger utility vehicle drivers and immediate family members can avail of the free training under the Tsuper Iskolar program. Launched on Friday at the IEC Convention Center, Tsuper Iskolar is a project initiative…

Over 100 applicants hired on the spot in Kalayaan job fairs

Irene R. Sino Cruz 06/21/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – More than 100 applicants, including six senior high school graduates, were hired on the spot during the simultaneous job fairs held during the Independence Day celebration on June 12. In a statement, Director…

Aboitiz Construction eyes various strategies to acquire skilled manpower

Irene R. Sino Cruz 04/28/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Faced with shortage of skilled workers, Aboitiz Construction Inc. (ACI) has come up with various strategies on how they will address their manpower needs for their various projects. Albert Ignacio Jr., president of Aboitiz Construction,…

Additional farm school in Cebu to help address dwindling number of farmers

Irene R. Sino Cruz 04/14/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines–The efforts of the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) will get a boost when a third farm school will be registered this year. TESDA-Cebu Provincial Director Francisca Opog said the Balamban Intensive Skills…

More construction-related skills course needed in PH

Irene R. Sino Cruz 04/13/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—With the continued shortage of construction workers in the Philippines, technical schools should offer more courses on construction-related skills. Engineer Peter Paul Dy, chairperson of the Regional Technical Education and Skills Development Council (RTESDC), called…

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