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Tesda to train bus, truck drivers following rash of road accidents

By Tarra Quismundo
05 JAN 2011

MANILA, Philippines—Following a string of road accidents over the holidays, the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (Tesda) has offered to provide technical training and safety reorientation to some 50,000 public utility vehicle drivers nationwide in the next two years.


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TESDA gives salesman a second chance at new career

30 Dec 2010

At the sound of a buzzer, 35-year-old Roger Sumalpong starts pressing rice into shape in his left palm, adding dabs of bright green wasabi paste and quickly placing slices of mackerel on top of the rice, completing one sushi after another.

In less than 15 minutes, he finishes a mouth-watering menu of sushi and sashimi to the amazement of his culinary students at...


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Salamat sa TESDA: “If there’s a will…there’s a way”—Johanna Angela Palmer

28 Dec 2010

TOTOO ang kasabihan na “If there’s a will, there’s a way.”  Determinasyon at positibong pananaw ang susi ng isang tagumpay.

Maituturing na isang espesyal na regalo sa kaniyang sarili ngayong Kapaskuhan ang makapagtapos sa isang vocational course mula sa  Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) na siyang magiging ...


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TESDA okays training regulations

By INA HERNANDO-MALIPOT

MANILA, Philippines – Because of the high demand for jobs in the fields of jewelry making, land surveying and barbering here and abroad, the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) has approved new training regulations for at least eight courses in these fields.

According to TESDA Director General Joel Villanueva, the TESDA Boar...


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More Pinoys taking up vocational courses

MANILA, Philippines - More Filipinos are taking up vocational courses to work as barbers and hairstylists abroad, according to the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority.

TESDA Director General Joel Villanueva said many job opportunities are available for Filipino barbers and hairstylists in the United States, the Middle East and Brunei.

“As alternative to ot...


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Cutting hair is ‘in’–Tesda

By Tarra Quismundo
Philippine Daily Inquirer

MANILA, Philippines—For those raring to earn dollars, cutting hair and making jewelry are now the new “in” jobs to pursue.

Barbering, jewelry making and land surveying have replaced nursing and caregiving as top jobs in de...


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Mt. Province college bags Kabalikat award

BY ASHZEL HACHERO

A COLLEGE in Mountain Province providing low-cost but efficient computer education won this year’s Kabalikat Award for the Institution Category of the Technical Education Skills and Development Authority (Tesda).

Established in 1992 in Bontoc by couple Joel and Helen Fagsao to "nurture young people to appreciate the other side of w...


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TESDA chief condemns killing of teacher in GenSan

TECHNICAL Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) Director General
Joel Villanueva has  strongly condemned the killing of a teacher in General
Santos, calling  it an affront against the country's heroes of knowledge and
values.

Villanueva also called on authorities to act with dispatch in
investigating the
incident to bring ...


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TESDA chief cites CPAs as ‘watchdog’ of government coffers

TECHNICAL Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) chief Joel
Villanueva has cited certified public accountants (CPAs) for their significant
role as “watchdogs” of government coffers.

In the recent Central Office-Regional Office Financial Reconciliation/Workshop,
Villanueva encouraged TESDA CPAs to strive further in ascertaining that


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TESDA willing to help problematic tech-voc schools

MANILA, Nov. 16 (PNA) – The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) is extending assistance to technical vocational schools and institutions that are failing to pass the Unified TVET Program and Accreditation System (UTPRAS).

TESDA director general Joel Villanueva said tech-voc schools and institutions must secure accreditation of their programs and courses wi...


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