K-12 Plus Project Partner HRDF Host 2 Break Out Sessions during the 41st PBC

26. Oct 2015

Mr. Anton Sayo, Co-Chair of the PCCI Tech Voc Education Committee, served as Moderator to two break out sessions held during the 41st Philippine Business Conference and Expo. The first session was on the Cost and Benefits of Dual Training in the Philippines. The speakers were Dean Dennis Mapa of the University of the Philippines, School of Statistics and Executive Director Marissa Legaspi of TESDA. The second break out group was on Involving Business Chambers, Associations and Enterprises in Dual Training" Case Studies of Pilot Sectors in Tourism and Metal Working. Speakers are Ms. Josephine Rosales, Principal, Laiya National High School, Mr. Marvi N. Naval, President, Association of Laiya Resort Owners, Dr. Victorio Medrano, Principal, San Pedro Relocation Center National High School, Mr. Tobias Bolle, Project Director, Dual Training Team, GPCCI, Mr. Reian Valencia, Malasaga Industry and Mr. Marcel Haessner, Development Worker, GIZ. For more photos, please visit our Facebook page by clicking here. 

HRDF's In Company Training Graduation, Laiya

23. Sep 2015

Congratulations to Master Trainors' Maricris Capistrano, Marlon Mina and Vanessa Valencia for successfully conducting the 4 In Company Training of Trainor modules. These photos show the culmination of the 8-day In-Company Training of the Association of Laiya Resort Owners (ALRO) member resorts. A total of 16 participants from 8 different ALRO member resorts attended the said event.

HRDF President, Dr. Alberto P. Fenix, Jr, ALRO President, Mr. Marvi N. Naval, and Development Adviser for K to 12 Plus Project and GIZ, Mr. Marcel Haessner presided the handing of the certificates.

Batangas Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) President, Mr. Faustino Caedo and other members of the Batangas CCI were also present in the event. This was held at the beautiful Palms Beach Resort, Laiya, Batangas. To view more pictures of the event, visit out facebook page by clicking here.

K-12 Plus together with PCCI HRDF Launch the First In Company Training of Trainers, Laiya

10. Sep 2015
K-12 Plus Master Trainers, Ms. Vanessa Valencia, Ms. Maricris Capistrano and Mr. Marlon Mina, together with K to 12 Plus Hospitality Consultants, Ms. Patricia Boton and Mr. Marcel Haessner, launched the first "In-Company Training of Trainers in Laiya, San Juan, Batangas.

The In-Company Training started last September 9, 2015 until September 11, 2015 at Laiya Coco Grove Beach Resort. From September 14-18, 2015, the training programme will be held at the Palm Beach Resort, Laiya, San Juan Batangas.

K-12 Plus Project is grateful for the support of the Association of Laiya Resort Owners (ALRO) President, Mr. Marvi Naval and other ALRO members.

The following ALRO member resorts were represented:

La Luz Beach Resort
Virgin Beach Resort
Blue Coral Beach Resort
Palm Beach Resort
Acuaverde Beach Resort
Kabayan Beach Resort
Laiya Coco Grove Beach Resort
Estrellas de Mendoza Playa Resort
Acuatico Beach Resort
Laiya Coco Grove Beach Resort
The participants will go through a rigourous two week training on the following four modules:

HRDF and GIZ Welcomes Timorese Delegates on a Study Trip to Learn More about TVET

25. Aug 2015

K-12 Plus Project Partner, HRDF, in cooperation with Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) Office Bangkok welcomed a study trip for 9 High-Level Timorese delegates last 16th – 18th August 2015. The objective of the visit is predominantly for them to gain knowledge and experience from observing how other countries in the ASEAN Region are meeting vocational education and training challenges, as it is their aim to improve skill levels to advance their socio-economic objectives in Timor Leste.

The focus of the delegation lies on the following topics;
• Over-arching administrative structures in workforce development
• National standards, qualification development and quality assurance systems
• Management of links and progression toward national strategic goals and objectives
• Incentives for private sector participation and investments
• Achieving international recognition and alignment with ASEAN

Below is a photo of the Timor delegation who met with PCCI President, Mr. Alfredo Yao, HRDF President Dr. Alberto Fenix, jr, GIZ Technical Adviser, Mr. Anton Sayo, K-12 Plus Coordinator, Andreas Meyn and fellow Board Members of PCCI.


Philippine Chamber of Commerce Area Business Conference, Daet

20. Aug 2015

13-14 August 2015, Pineapple Island Resort, Daet, Camarines Norte
Theme: Strengthening Partnerships for Global Competitiveness
 K-12 Plus Project, together with German Philippine Chamber of Commerce were invited to speak at the PCCI Area Business Conference Chamber Management Workshop. K-12Plus Project Coordinator, Andreas Meyn, gave an overview of the K-12Plus Project. While Mr. Anton Sayo, Co-Chair of the PCCI TVET Committee spoke on "Business Chambers and Associations Role in Human Resources Development. For more photos, please visit our facebook page. Click here.