PCCI and TESDA hold its 4th Steering Committee Meeting

13. Feb 2018
The TESDA - PCCI Steering Committee Meeting convened on February 6 at the PCCI office to continue its discussion on the proposed revision of the Implementing Rules and Regulation (IRR) of the Dual Training System (DTS) Law.
 
Present in the meeting were representatives from the Planning Office and Certification Office of TESDA. Newly elected PCCI President Ms. Alegria Sibal-Limjoco also graced the meeting with insights on how the business sector could greatly benefit on the current endeavor of the steering committee.
 
The revised DTS IRR is expected to be approved and be implemented in the first quarter of the year.
 
 
 

GIZ Visits New PCCI President

12. Jan 2018

GIZ RECOTVET Program Director Mr. Ingo Imhoff paid a courtesy visit to newly elected Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI) President Ms. Alegria S. Limjoco.

The two organizations committed to continue supporting its projects in development of the human resources of the Philippines and also strenghtening the micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in the country.

One of GIZ's current project with the support of PCCI is the regional cooperation program to improve TVET named RECOTVET. The project is the committment of the German government to support the ASEAN region in their initiative to improve the TVET of participating countries.

 

2017 TVET Colloquium

17. Jul 2017

The Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI) Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Committee conducted its TVET Colloquium on Wednesday, May 10 to address some of the issues of the local Chamber with regards to the topic.

The colloquium which was held in the office of PCCI in Taguig also gave a brief background on what the PCCI had done in the past to promote the cause.

Leading the event were PCCI Human Resources Development Foundation (HRDF) Inc., President Dr. Alberto P. Fenix, Jr. and PCCI TVET Committee Chairman Dr. Carl Balita.

Both Dr. Fenix and Dr. Balita said that the colloquium was a testament of PCCI’s dedication to promote and improve the country’s human resources thru dualized education and training. This initiative was also backed by the German government program, the K to 12 Plus Project.

Undersecretary Jesus LR Mateo of Department of Education (DepEd) and Partnership and Incentives Assistance Division Chief Joy Songsong of Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) were present in the event to answer the queries of some of the local chamber representatives.

Christian Stueer of GIZ, one of PCCI HRDF’s partner in implementing the K to 12 Plus Project, was also present in the event where he explained to the participants the Dual Training model of Germany and how it could be beneficial for local chamber in the Philippines.

Different chamber from NCR and other regions in Luzon were present in the event.

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PCCI HRDF Presents to National TVET Group

20. May 2017

PCCI HRDF President Dr. Alberto P. Fenix, Jr. attended the 2017 Philippine TVET Conference hosted by the Tech-Voc Schools Association of the Philippines (TVSA) on May 19 to 20.

 The 2017 TVET Conference which was held at the Royal Mandaya Hotel at Davao City focused on the three key areas namely partnership of stakeholders both in private and public sectors; the innovation and advocacy of TVET; and lastly the quality assurance and assessment of TVET programs. 

 Also with Dr. Fenix is K to 12 Plus Project Project Coordinator Andreas Dernbach.

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PCCI HRDF and GIZ join RECOTVET Steering Committee Meeting

14. Feb 2017

PCCI HRDF and its partner GIZ joined the 5th Steering Committee Meeting of RECOTVET in Bangkok, Thailand to review the overall results and progress of standard implementation.

In addition to reviewing the overall progress, the workshop which will run from February 9 to 10 will also tackle how to strengthen the function of private associations.

PCCI HRDF Executive Director Marlon Miña, GIZ long-term international consultant Mr. Christian Stüer, and short-term consultant Mr. Anton Sayo participated as part of the delegation from the Philippines. In addition, Mr. Elmer Talavera of TESDA was also part of the representatives from the country.