Dr. Rudolf Holtkamp holds closing meeting for Agriculture scoping

Agriculture Expert Dr. Rudolf Holtkamp held his closing meeting on July 15 at the PCCI office to report his findings on the possibe ways for the K to 12 Plus Project and its partners to help the country's agriculture sector.
The K to 12 Plus Project commissioned Dr. Holtkamp to do a scoping research on high value crops and existing farming practices here in the country.
The event was attended by partners from Technical Education Skills and Development Authority (TESDA), German-Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GPCCI), AFOS, Department of Agriculture-Agriculture Training Institute (DA-ATI), and Meralco Foundation Inc.
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Commercial Trades Expert visits K to 12 Plus Project team

Commercial Trades Expert Mr. Axel Gerberding met with the K to 12 Plus Project team on July 11 to discuss the details of his two weeks stay in Manila.
The K to 12 Plus Project commissioned Mr. Gerberding to do a scoping research to map out and identify key areas for commercial trades such as wholesale and retail sales, logistics, and secretarial and office support.
Mr. Gerberding is an international trade and development expert from Germany and a retired CEO of the German-Dutch Chamber of Commerce and Industry. He will be in Manila from July 11 to 22.
The Commercial Trades Expert is set to meet with companies in logistics, wholesale and retail sales, and secretarial support. Mr. Gerberding will also meet schools and other related TVIs.
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K to 12 Plus Project visits MFI Foundation

The K to 12 Plus Project team with Agriculture Expert Dr. Rudolf Holtkamp visited the Meralco Foundation Inc. (MFI) on July 6 to discuss the organization's current engagement towards the agriculture sector.
Dr. Holtkamp discussed the existing programs of the MFI with regards to integrated and corporate farms.
Academic Affairs Consultant Ms. Marjorie Mendenilla of MFI along with other officers of the foundation was part of the consultation.
The MFI also took the K to 12 Plus Project team to their farm in Jala Jala, Rizal where they do most of their farming initiatives here in Luzon.
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K to 12 Plus Project STE Meets with PCCI Agri Committee

K to 12 Plus Project Short Term Expert Rudolf Holtkamp met with the PCCI Agriculture Committee on July 4 to discuss the challenges and opportunities of the agriculture sector in the country.

In addition, they also discussed the possible ways where the Project can help in the improvement of the sector.

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Pilot students for Metalworking Cluster Starts their Immersion Phase

This summer, the Metal Working Technology students of San Pedro Relocation Center National High School underwent a 300 hour immersion in partner companies to practice the theories and skills they learned in school and to familiarize themselves with a real working environment. The students will have a longer immersion phase (800 -hours) this October.

Participating companies include: BAG Electronics, Inc., Rollmaster Machinery Industrial Services Corp., TUV Rheinland Philippines, Inc., Samso-Tite Plastics Inc. and Stamp Form Metalworks, Inc.

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