An official of the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority has lauded its new partners in bringing skills training and livelihood opportunities to Filipino workers who have been adversely affected by the Covid-19 pandemic.
Tesda Deputy Director General Aniceto Bertiz III made the commendation during the recent virtual signing ceremony of memorandum of agreement with its new partners – Pilmico Foods Corp. (PFC), Pilipinas Shell Foundation Inc. (PSFI), and Laguna Lake Development Authority (LLDA).
Under the MOA, Pilmico Foods Corp. will teach skills education and training by conducting series of webinars on cooking and baking.
Tesda also partnered with Pilipinas Shell Foundation Inc. to improve human capital by conducting skills development programs and facilitating job placement catering to the needs of industries.
PSFI will also participate in the implementation of the Enterprise-Based Training program, particularly the Supervised Industry Learning and Program on Accelerating Farm School Establishment.
Under the MOA on the right of usufruct, the LLDA allows Tesda to use a two-hectare lot on which Tesda-LLDA PTC now stands, and will provide sustainable livelihoods for fishermen, their families and other stakeholders in the region.
The virtual MOA signing was joined by PFC President and CEO Tristan Roberto Aboitiz, PSFI Executive Director Sebastian Quiniones, Jr., and LLDA general manager Jaime Medina. – Press release