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…

TESDA Cebu holds event to promote construction courses

Irene R. Sino Cruz 04/07/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines– The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) Cebu provincial office is encouraging senior high school graduates to take construction courses. TESDA Cebu provincial director Francisca Opog said there is now a high demand…

First farm school in Central Visayas to open in June in Balamban

Irene R. Sino Cruz 02/12/2019

CEBU CITY — The advocacy to promote farming among the youth receives a boost with the opening of a farm school in the municipality of Balamban in June this year. In its post on Facebook, the Department…

TESDA GRADUATES: 158 Naga landslide survivors celebrate Christmas with hope for a better future

Rosalie O. Abatayo 12/24/2018

Some victims of the September 20 landslide in Naga City will celebrate Christmas with a spark of hope, new opportunities and the promise of a better future.…

Accenture partners with Tesda for free online learning program

PR 11/08/2018

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has teamed up with the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (Tesda) and several non-governmental organizations (NGOs) to launch the Skills to Succeed Academy, a free online learning program for jobseekers in the Philippines.…

Senators frown on Lapeña’s Tesda transfer

Inquirer.net 10/26/2018

SOME senators on Friday frowned at Bureau of Customs (BOC) Commissioner Isidro Lapeña’s transfer to the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (Tesda). Senator Joel Villanueva, who headed Tesda during the past administration, said Lapeña’s appointment to…

TESDA holds Special TVET Enrollment Day

PR 04/04/2018

In support of President Rodrigo Roa Duterte’s “Build, Build, Build” Program, the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) Cebu Provincial Office, in partnership with the Department of Manpower Development and Placement (DMDP) of the Local Government…

SRP mall contractor starts complying with DOLE requirements

Victor Anthony V. Silva 02/23/2017

Mercado Builders, Inc., the general contractor of IL Corso Festival Mall at the South Road Properties (SRP) in Cebu City is working towards full compliance with labor standards in two weeks. In a statement on Thursday, Filinvest,…

Newly formed business group to give Minglanilla a boost

Victor Anthony V. Silva 02/19/2017

A MUNICIPALITY in southern Cebu made history as it inaugurated its own business chamber on Saturday, signaling a strengthened partnership between the private sector and local government. The newly-formed Minglanilla-Cebu Business Chamber (MCBC) was poised not only…

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