September 2015 GPCCI K-12 Plus Partner Study Tour

Vocational Training and Technology Center Weiterstadt ( Handwerskammer BTZ Weiterstadt): Mr. Manfred Röhr discussed about how vocational training centers work as a social partner in the dual system in Germany. Training in Vocational Training Centers supplement practical training in the company, they take up where individual businesses due to their specialisation aren’t able to help – always in line with the apprenticeship programme, knowledgeable, and action-oriented. The group was given a tour to the different workshops in the compound.



Plaque of Appreciation from SPRAKEN to GPCCI for K-12 TVET Partnership

San Pedro Relocation Center National High School gave a Plaque of Appreciation to the German-Philippine Chamber of Commerce & Industry (GPCCI). Dr. Vic Medrano handed the plaque Tobias Bolle, GPCCI Project Director of Dual Training,  which says "through this we truly appreciate all the effort, dedication and your invaluable cooperation and meritorious support of your organization to our school in support to the K to 12 Program of Department of Education, thereby opening venues for our Senior High School students to put into practice and enhance further the acquired technical skills that may lead to more opportunities in the near future."