To feature the legacy cemented by TESDA under the shared leadership of President Rodrigo R. Duterte and Sec. Isidro S. Lapeña, the Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) – Global Media Affairs visited for its Laging Handa Dokyu the RTC-Korea Philippine Vocational Training Center in Buhisan, Tibungco, Davao City.
No less than the RTC-KorPhil Davao Center Administrator Engr. Constantino B. Panes Jr. EdD on February 11, welcomed the team of PCOO and talked about the Center’s programs and services on the provision of quality technical education and skills development for the people of Davao Region
In the interview, Engr. Panes Jr. bared the importance of technical-vocational skills in helping individuals to generate employment and livelihood opportunities, for a chance to improve their economic lives especially now in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Engr. Panes Jr. furthered that through Tech-Voc training, workers are trained according to the actual industry practices coupled with the development of right values such as “perseverance” and “honesty”, which sets apart a TESDA graduate making them more competitive in the job.
Nonetheless, the Administrator also underscored that all initiatives of TESDA, including of RTC-KorPhil Davao, is no doubt a legacy under the watch of PRRD.
“Ang [TESDA] ay talaga namang nakakatulong sa ating kababayan lalo na sa mga lugar hindi basta nararating”, Panes concluded pertaining to the convergence efforts of TESDA with other agencies to bring much-needed government services to far-flung areas prioritized in the EO 70 to address local insurgency.
The full feature will be aired in PCOO Facebook Page and PTV News Channel 4.
Significant Outcome/Result of the Event
The documentary will feature about TESDA’s mandate in providing individuals a quality technical skills for a world-class ready TVET graduates. Secretary Isidro S. Lapeña with its mantra, “TESDA Abot Lahat”, encourages all individual especially those who have less to provide opportunities thru scholarships and training. It is indeed one of the legacy under PRRD’s Administration.