Education+ and the BIBB Regional Partners Meeting

The Education Plus- International Summit for Vocational Education and Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training (BIBB) Asia Pacific Regional Partners Meeting was held last October 12-14 at Nanjing Internation Expo Center (NIEC), Nanjing, China. The event was attended by the representatives from BIBB's partner institutions in NCVER, Australia, CIVTE, China, FICCI, India, KRIVET, Korea, TESDA and PCCI HRDF, Philippines, FIRO, Russia, OVEC and TPQI, Thailand, NIVT, Vietnam and IAL,Singapore. The Regional Partners Meeting provided an exchange of country experiences and a discussion of current topics, future trends, and good practices as well as challenges faced in the development and reform of TVET.

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13th National Convention on Statistics Features Topics on Sustainability

The results of the Cost-Benefit Study on Dual Training (DTS) - Philippines was presented by Dr. Dennis Mapa of UP School of Statistics during the Education Statistics Session of the 13th National Convention on Statistics.

The said event was organized by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) in collaboration with other government agencies and development partners last 3-4 October 2016 at the Edsa Shangri-la Hotel in Mandaluyong City.

The Cost-Benefit Study on DTS is a research project supported by the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority, Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), sequa, and with the technical assistance of the Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training (BIBB).

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Food Processing NC II Assessment of Pilot Students

September 1, 2016 / Cebu - All 26 K to 12 Plus Project pilot students in Food Manufacturing Cluster who took the recent TESDA competency assessment on Food Processing NC II passed.

The assessment which took place at University of Cebu - Lapulapu & Mandaue Campus is conducted by Ms. Brenda C. Bation. Pilot students were requested to perform/create products such as Mango Jam, Vegetable Pickles, Tocino and Longganisa aside from their individual oral and written examinations.

To ensure Dual(ized) Training approach, these students are enrolled at Barrio Luz National High School for their academic instructions and Philippine School of Culinary Arts for their technical instructions. First immersion phase to complete their Grade 11 training for Food Processing were conducted at Central Seafood, Inc. and Magic Melt Foods, Inc. from Feb. 29 - April 30, 2016 (for a total of 400 hours).


K to 12 Plus Project Director receives award from PCCI

K to 12 Plus Project Director Andreas Meyn was presented with a Plaque of Appreciation from the Board of the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI) and the PCCI Human Resources Development Foundation (PCCI HRDF) last August 30, 2016.

The plaque for Mr. Meyn was given during the PCCI Board Meeting held in their office in Taguig.

Both PCCI and PCCI HRDF recognized the efforts that Mr. Meyn did in the past three years for his earnest support to the Philippine Basic Education Reform through the dualized training.

In addition, both organizations distinguished all the works he contributed to business enterprises and business chambers all throughout the country in relation to the promotion of dualized education.

PCCI President George Barcelon and PCCI HRDF President Alberto Fenix Jr. handed the award to Mr. Meyn.

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K to 12 Plus Project Conducts its 12th PSC Meeting

The K to 12 Plus Project convened its committee members on August 22 at the PCCI office in Taguig for its 12th Philippine Steering Committee (PSC) Meeting.

The meeting also served as an introduction for the second phase Project Director, Mr. Andreas Dernbach.

Present in the meeting are project partners from Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry Human Resources Development Foundation (PCCI HRDF), German Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GPCCI), Cebu Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI), AFOS, and SBFIC.

PCCI President Mr. George Barcelon graced the meeting and mentioned how grateful he and the whole Philippine Chambers for the continuous support of the German government through the promotion of dualized education which works closely with the vocational track.

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