Cagayan de Oro City – OIC-Regional Director Edgar A. Sales of the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority Region 10 (TESDA-10) and the Regional Screening Committee headed by Mr. Arsenio L. Sebastian, RTESDC

[1] Chairperson with members – Mr. Nicandro L. Borja of ALU-TUCP[2] and Mr. Ricardo De Dios of DOLE[3] highly endorsed the Municipality of Lugait under the Local Government Unit (LGU) Category – Municipality to the National Search for the 2014 TESDA Kabalikat Awardees.



The Kabalikat Award is one of TESDA’s reward mechanisms in giving due recognition and honor to its outstanding partners in the promotion and enhancement of technical education and skills development (TESD). The award is conferred to outstanding institutions, private firms/companies, local government units (LGUs), and legislative partner cognizant of their good practices and contribution in the promotion and development of the country’s technical and vocational workers in terms of qualification and/or competencies gained.


lugaitThe Municipality of Lugait under the leadership of Mayor Wellie G. Lim, CPA has been sustaining the promotion and implementation of TESD programs for the past 18 years using their TEF Cycle of governance which gives solution to unemployment.


TEF Cycle:


T             –               Training

E             –               Employment

F             –               Financial



The national winners will be declared on August 28, 2014 during the TESDA’s 20th Anniversary Celebration at TESDA Central Office, Taguig, Metro Manila.


[1] Regional Technical Education and Skills Development Committee

[2] Associated Labor Unions – Trade Unions Congress of the Philippines

[3] Department of Labor and Employment