TUKLAS Research Defense Held for Graduating Diploma Trainees

The TESDA Regional Training Center-Korea Philippines Vocational Training Center (RTC-KPVTC), Davao recently conducted the TUKLAS Research Defense for its graduating trainees. The event took place in the Organic Agriculture Production (OAP) Lecture Room of the Training Center on Wednesday, June 19, 2024.

The TUKLAS Research Award, spearheaded by the Innovation, Research, and Green TVET Team, serves as a pivotal platform within TESDA RTC-KPVTC, Davao. It aims to foster a culture of innovation, research excellence, and sustainability within the Training Center.

Diploma trainees from the Diploma in Industrial Automation and Mechatronics Technology (DIAMT) and Diploma in Hotel and Restaurant Technology (DHRT) took part in the research defense. Trainees from DIAMT presented their technology research on a Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)-based attendance system with a real-time clock, while trainees from DHRT presented their social research on using corn and soybeans to make an alternative coffee beverage.

The research panel is composed of the Innovation, Research and Green TVET team namely, Engr. Robert K. Arnaez, Sr. TESD Specialist and Head of the Team, Engr. Ailyn R. Tejero, Engr. John Rome L. Balbanida, and Ms. Mary Grace A. Pelayo.

This annual research award celebrates the culmination of rigorous research efforts by students and faculty from various diploma of technology programs. Beyond recognizing excellent research, the award underscores the institution’s commitment to intellectual property protection, community engagement, and academic dissemination.

TESDA RTC-KPVTC, Davao Memorandum No. 489 s. 2024 re: 2024 TUKLAS Research Defense for Graduating Trainees intends to develop Intellectual Property (IP) Protection Awareness and Practices, improve community engagement through research and innovation, and promote the dissemination of research outputs in publications. This memorandum iterates that the TUKLAS Research Award shall be the new basis for the Best in Research Award of the Regional Training Center.

Scroll to Top