Cagayan de Oro City – Good News! The nationwide contest dubbed as “Tatak TESDA Video Making Contest” of the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority has been extended until March 31, 2014.
The contest was launched challenging the technical vocational education and training (tech-voc) graduates and schools offering tech-voc programs to create a video of their success story that will encourage other people to get into this career path.
The grand winners for the graduate and institution categories will be selected based on a list of criteria and the number of likes in the social networking site Facebook.
The contest has two categories: tech-voc graduate and institution.
The graduate should be a holder of a National Certificate (NC) or Certificate of Competency (CoC) in any qualification or course from 1996 onwards. He or she should be working in the country or abroad either as wage-employed or self-employed in the qualification he or she was trained. The contestant can be of any age.
As for the institution, any interested school should be a holder of Certificate of TVET Program Registration for any qualification covered by the Training for Work Scholarship Program; a holder of Certificate of TVET Program Registration for the qualification of the graduate on the video and currently offering the said program; and, of good standing and should pass TESDA’s compliance audit.
The graduate or the school should submit an original two to three minute video taken at the workplace or work setting using any recording device, which may be done in Filipino or English or both.
The video may be in the form of dramatization, storytelling or music video and should answer the question: How did your tech-voc training change your life? The closing statement should include “Ako si ________, Tatak TESDA.”
The entry should be uploaded in a Facebook account together with the entry form containing the following information: Name, address, tech-voc training completed and where it was completed, present work, including title of position, name of employer, address of employer and salary rate.
The URL of the uploaded video should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Prizes at stake:
For more information about the contest, please visit TESDA Offices near you.
Cagayan de Oro City – The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA-10) conducted the 2013 Regional Skills Competition last 27 January 2014 in two different locations in the region: MSU-Iligan Institute of Technology, Iligan City and Xavier University-Center for Integrated Technologies, this city. The competition covered twelve (12) trade areas, namely: Electronics, Graphic Design, Information Network Systems Administration, IT-Software Business Solutions, Mechanical Engineering Design-CAD, Mechatronics, Refrigeration and Air-conditioning, Web Design, Electrical Installation and Maintenance, Welding, Automobile Technology and Cooking. Competition in the first eight (8) trade areas mentioned were held in MSU-IIT whose champions were all students of the said institution: Mark Anthony A. Balo (Electronics), Kevin C. Camañan (Graphic Design), Carl Martin C. Bacus (Information Network Systems Administration) Abdul Rahim C. Palao (IT-Software Business Solutions), John Bonn L. Jayme (Mechanical Engineering Design-CAD), Jess Christopher B. Lopez and Alion B. Omandam (Mechatronics), Arwin I. Mahinay (Refrigeration and Air-conditioning) and Prinz Nikko C. Palahang (Web Design).
A simultaneous event kicked-off at XU-CIT for the other four (4) trade areas whose winners come from different institutions in the region, namely: Frans Kristian T. Delante of Mindanao University of Science and Technology (Electrical Installation Maintenance), Marimar C. Obial of TESDA Regional Training Center-Iligan (Welding), Jonathan A. Guasa of XU-CIT (Automobile Technology) and Jefferson B. Tulang of Mindanao Arts and Technological Institute, Inc. (Cooking). Winners have received cash gifts, certificate of recognition and certificate of commitment of which they are entitled with a scholarship at TESDA to enhance their skills and excel more in their chosen fields. Certificates of commitment may be transferred in case they cannot avail it themselves. Our “champs” are now ready to compete in the Philippine National Skills Competition (PNSC) scheduled in March 2014. Mabuhay ang mga tech-voc sa Northern Mindanao!