CITY OF ILAGAN, Isabela–The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) is offering about 30,000 slots for training scholarships in the Cagayan Valley region starting this month up to April 2017.
TESDA Director General Atty. Guiling Mamondiong, in his recent visit here, said the scholarship grant is in support to President Duterte’s agenda of reducing poverty at the countrysides.
“The program is also in time for the rehabilitation program of the national and local governments for Lawin-affected residents in the region,” Mamondiong said, adding that such endeavor will also empower and enhance the community such as livelihood opportunities.
He said through the scholarship program, TESDA is expected to produce world-class skilled workforce needed by the industries. “
We will partner with the technical vocational education and training schools regionwide to ensure that interested students, including out-of-school-youth will avail of the scholarship training,” the secretary said.
He vowed to increase the number of scholarship slots allotted for Region 2 as soon as the skills mapping for interested applicants will be completed before the year ends. PIA