Cagayan de Oro City – On February 8-9, 2019, the TESDA Northern Mindanao Region will host the 2nd National Directorate Conference which will be participated by the Agency’s top executives led by its Director General Secretary Isidro S. Lapeña, PhD., CSEE.
The conference will gather top officials from the various regions to share their best practices, discuss the agency’s progress of accomplishments and other issues. More importantly, the TESDA Chief Secretary Lapeña will set the Agency’s directions or program action agenda for 2019 and the coming years.
The Agency’s Chief will lay down his priority directions anchored on the societal goal of the present administration’s development plan which is in pursuit towards helping address armed conflict through Technical-Vocational Education and Training (TVET).
Emphasizing the crucial role of the agency in the national development and ensuring peace and order, the TESDA Secretary pushes his directive to ascertain TVET programs have reached the unreached, where those who have less in life would have more in opportunities to increase their chances to secure their own livelihood, self-employment or inclusion in the labor market.
The TESDA-10 Regional Director Tarhata S. Mapandi, CESE took the opportunity to host the Conference to showcase the Region’s best practices in managing Tech-Voc programs as well as the plenteous resources in the region including the Farm School in Bukidnon.
Using the agency slogan “TESDA Abot Lahat”, the Conference is expected to generate policy resolutions and agreements on how to intensify implementation of quality TESD and certification programs in the country.