2nd TVET Statistics Quiz

The policy Research and Evaluation Division (PRED)/ Planning Office (PO) held the 2nd TVET Statistics Quiz (TSQ) last October 7, 2011. The conduct of the TSQ is one of TESDA’s contribution to the annual celebration of the National Statistics Month (NSM). TSQ is part of our efforts to develop our TESDA staff in the area of statistics and its importance in TESDA function as the manager of TVET sector. The 2nd TSQ was participated in by the following:
1.       Corporate Affairs Office (CAO)
·         Fedy Jay Galutera
·         Divina Gracia Comilang
2.       Qualifications and Standards Office (QSO)
·         Reynaldo Dantes
·         Samuel Calado, Jr.
3.       Competency Assessment and Certification Office (CACO)
·         Ma. Diana Naag
·         Marife Manzano
4.       Office for the TESDA Technology Institutions (OTTI)
·         Ronald Sta. Ana
5.       TESDA-Region III
·         Alvin Castro
·         Joselito Del Mundo
6.       TESDA-Region IV-A
·         Primo Coloma
·         Divine Grace Sandoval
QSO won 2nd Runner-up place and awarded cash of P2, 000.00 while Region IV-A bagged the 1st Runner-up place and cash prize of P3, 000.00. The CAO team was declared as champion in the contest receiving a cash prize of P5, 000.00. All participants were issued Certificate of Participation and the non-winner teams received P1, 000.00 each.
The champion team represented TESDA in the 9th Labor Statistics Quiz (LSQ) held on October 19, 2011. The LSQ is spearheaded by the Bureau of Labor and Employment Statistics, Department of Labor and Employment (BLES, DOLE). The team bagged the 1stRunner-up place with a cash prize of P12, 000.00. They competed with the other 21 teams from the different organic offices, bureaus and attached agencies of DOLE. Mr. Leonardo S. Durante, Jr., Sr. TESDA Specialist, Planning Office was the coach for the TESDA Team who was a former member of the two TESDA champion teams. To date, TESDA has a record of being champion thrice and 1st runner-up thrice.
The TSQ shall be institutionalized and all TESDA regional offices are enjoined to participate in the future conduct of the TSQ.

EXTENDED! Tatak TESDA Video Making Contest for tech-voc graduates, schools


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 tataktesda@tesda.gov.ph.

Prizes at stake:

  • Best in Video (Cinematography) – Graduate: P25,000 and trophy; Tech-Voc Institution: P250,000 worth of TWSP scholarship and trophy
  • Best in Story (Screenplay) – Graduate: P25,000 and trophy; Tech-Voc Institution: P250,000 worth of TWSP scholarship and trophy
  •  People’s Choice Award – Graduate: P50,000 and trophy; Tech-Voc Institution: P500,000 worth of TWSP scholarship and trophy
  • Grand Winner – Graduate: P100,000 and trophy; Tech-Voc Institution: P1 million worth of TWSP scholarship and trophy

For more information about the contest, please visit TESDA Offices near you.

TESDA 10 reveals 2013 Regional Skills Competition (RSC) champs

RSC Competitors and TESDA Officials at MSU-Iligan Institute of Technology.

RSC Competitors and TESDA Officials at MSU-Iligan Institute of Technology.

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).

RSC Competitors and TESDA Officials at Xavier University-CIT.

RSC Competitors and TESDA Officials at Xavier University-CIT.

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!

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