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Benguet receives TESDA National Kabalikat Awards as an outstanding partner LGU

Updated: Aug 27, 2021

Benguet Province - For its significant contributions to the Advancement of Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) in the country that boosts economic development, the Province of Benguet was picked as an awardee of Technical Education Skills Development Authority (TESDA) National Kabalikat Awards under the Local Government Unit (LGU) category.

As investment to Technical Education and Skills Development Authority, the Provincial LGU has also been funding training expenses and Tech-Voc Education Services to support scholars in need of employment.

The awarding ceremony happened on August 24, 2021, as part of the weeklong celebration of TESDA’s 27th Anniversary with the theme, “Pagbangon,Pag-asa at Pag abante sa Biente Syete.”

The Kabalikat Awards is given to the most active and outstanding partners of TESDA that assisted the agency in developing, enhancing, and implementing training programs that resulted in better employability of Filipino skilled workers.

Meanwhile, the Provincial Government of Benguet, headed by Governor Melchor Daguines Diclas, thanked the agency for initiating such programs motivating local government units, including some private sectors, to produce globally competent and skilled workers.

He also acknowledged the Benguet Technical School (BTS) and other concerned offices for working together in providing quality services to the people of Benguet.

Diclas said the Provincial Governor’s Office through the BTS continues to reach out to the youth and other interested individuals in the province to capacitate them through the different programs and technical courses as they prepare to find better employment.

The governor assured that Benguet will always be fully supportive of TVET being a part of his HEALTHIER Benguet agenda with their Livelihood program.

TESDA recognized all the awardees during the virtual 2021 Kabalikat and Idols ng TESDA Awarding Ceremony.


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