Promise 13: Promote technical and vocational education

Economy, Education

Posted at Jul 25 2010 12:13 AM | Updated as of Jul 25 2015 02:18 AM


The Promise
''We will promote technical/vocational schools to strengthen the labor supply and better match the needs of enterprises.''

The Aquino campaign platform: Action plans on Economy

In progress

Related Promise/s
Promise 10: Target key industries with greatest potential for growth
Promise 11: Promote entrepreneurship
Promise 12: Increase health, education expenditure

June 4, 2015 - Preparations are in full swing for the implementation of senior high school which puts the spotlight on the technical and vocational track. (Continue reading)

April 13, 2015 - President Aquino lauded TESDA Director General Joel Villanueva as the agency received the ISO 9001:2008 certification in an awarding ceremony held at the Palace. (Continue reading)

March 28, 2015 - Over 21,000 youths from three provinces in Central Luzon can take up technical vocational courses for free. (Continue reading)

January 28, 2015 - TESDA looking for over 20,000 scholars. (Continue reading)

August 27, 2014 - Technical vocation (tech-voc) has soared new heights as the number of graduates increased tremendously and as demand for skilled workers brought tech-voc graduates to record peak. (Continue reading)

May 11, 2014 - Aquino took the opportunity to inform the region's youth what his administration has done for the Filipino youth. Among these are: the conditional cash transfer program, the reform of the basic education system to K to 12, the elimination of the 66,800 classroom backlog, along with backlogs in books and chairs, the improved quality of higher education and empowering these institutions to maximize their own resources to generate income. (Continue reading)

October 29, 2013 - President Aquino’s speech at the 2nd National Techvoc Congress organized by the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA), he cited the importance of technical vocational education and training in providing Filipinos with jobs. (Continue reading)

March 23, 2013 - The Social Security System has nearly P7 billion waiting to be tapped under its educational assistance program even as the nation tries to come to terms with the suicide of a University of the Philippines-Manila freshman over lack of tuition money. (Continue reading) 

 May 6, 2012 - The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) is adopting several poor barangays in Cebu and Negros Oriental provinces as it aims to make them productive by tapping its youth for technical vocational education and training. (Continue Reading)

May 2, 2012 - The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority suggested that Filipinos should learn to put up their own business instead of working abroad.  Hence, the TESDA promotes the Technopreneurship Program. (Continue reading) 

April 27, 2012 - Aquino, in his speech during the turnover of shelter units to “Sendong” victims in Cagayan de Oro, announced that the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) has started implementing the training-cum-production program where some 600 residents of the cities of Cagayan de Oro and Iligan will be given training on masonry, plumbing, welding and electrical installations. (Continue Reading)