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Wednesday, April 25, 2018

TESDA Helped Over 8,882 OFW And Dependents


Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) has been extending their help to Filipino families including the Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) by providing training and skills in different fields that are used to develop and upgrade the Filipino workforce, making them globally competitive. It also helps the Filipinos get their dream jobs locally and overseas.

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Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) has been extending their help to Filipino families including the Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) by providing training and skills in different fields that are used to develop and upgrade the Filipino workforce, making them globally competitive. It also helps the Filipinos get their dream jobs locally and overseas. Advertisement       Sponsored Links     TESDA (Technical Education and Skills Development Authority) was founded under Republic Act. No. 7796, or Technical Education Skills Development Authority Act of 1994. It aims to develop skills for the advancement of the human resources in the Philippines to provide a better future for its citizens. TESDA  is setting programs and standards to lead the people to progress to be world class in food processing, dressmaking, housekeeping among others, thus, providing them with excellent  technical education and skills development   TESDA's mission is to give directions, policies, and programs for quality technical education to upgrade the skills of every Filipino.  After the training, TESDA  grants every trainee with a certification.  Today, TESDA  records show that it already provided help to   8,882 Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) and their dependents.   According to TESDA Director General, Sec. Guiling “Gene” A. Mamondiong, the said number is based on the accomplishment report of the Partnership and Linkages Office (PLO) in accordance with the Reintegration Program for Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) for 2017.  “For 2017, a total of 8,882 Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) and their dependents were provided assistance by TESDA,” PLO Report said.   In total, 1,749 were granted scholarships through training for work scholarship (TWSP), including 189 TESDA beneficiaries of Emergency Skills Training Program (TESTP); special training for employment program (STEP) 129; bottom-up budgeting (BuB), 102; at private education financial assistance (PESFA), 35.   Based on the records,  TWSP has the largest number of graduates 1,483 or 84% followed by STEP, 129 or 7.38 %, BuB, 102 or 5.83% and PESFA, 35 or 2.00%.
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TESDA (Technical Education and Skills Development Authority) was founded under Republic Act. No. 7796, or Technical Education Skills Development Authority Act of 1994.
It aims to develop skills for the advancement of the human resources in the Philippines to provide a better future for its citizens.
TESDA  is setting programs and standards to lead the people to progress to be world class in food processing, dressmaking, housekeeping among others, thus, providing them with excellent  technical education and skills development 

TESDA's mission is to give directions, policies, and programs for quality technical education to upgrade the skills of every Filipino.
After the training, TESDA  grants every trainee with a certification.

Today, TESDA  records show that it already provided help to 
 8,882 Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) and their dependents.


According to TESDA Director General, Sec. Guiling “Gene” A. Mamondiong, the said number is based on the accomplishment report of the Partnership and Linkages Office (PLO) in accordance with the Reintegration Program for Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) for 2017.

“For 2017, a total of 8,882 Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) and their dependents were provided assistance by TESDA,” PLO Report said.


In total, 1,749 were granted scholarships through training for work scholarship (TWSP), including 189 
TESDA beneficiaries of Emergency Skills Training Program (TESTP); special training for employment program (STEP) 129; bottom-up budgeting (BuB), 102; at private education financial assistance (PESFA), 35.


Based on the records,  TWSP has the largest number of graduates 1,483 or 84% followed by STEP, 129 or 7.38 %, BuB, 102 or 5.83% and PESFA, 35 or 2.00%.


Meanwhile,  
2,216 OFWs and dependents was given assistance and other services; 1,373 were referred to TVIs for training; 622 was given information about the services of TESDA; 175were surveyed and profiled for training needs analysis; 18 were assessed and certified; 9 were referred to  ROs and POs; and 8 dependents were referred to TVIs for training.


 Regional Offices reports said that,the largest number of returning OFWsare from  Saudi Arabia with recorded total number of 847.


At the ‘One Stop Service Center for Overseas Filipino Workers (OSSCO) at Philippine Overseas Employment Administration, 4,917 were rendered help.


In total, 2,606 were given training assistance and scholarship program; 971 were helped in competency assessment; 89 for changing National Certificate (NC) and Certificate of Competency (COC); 73 were given  Certificate of Authentication and Verification (CAV); 51 for renewal of NC/COC; and lastly 1,127 for queries and other concerns.


The Reintegration Program for Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) is included in TESDA's 17-Point Reform Agenda under the leadership of President Rodrigo Duterte.


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