PCCI and HRDF receive Nepal Delegation

06. Feb 2017

The Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI) and PCCI Human Resources Development Foundation Inc. received a Nepalese delegation from Colombo Plan Staff College on February 3 as part of their visit program.

The delegation’s visit was part of their government initiative to improve their country’s TVET which is called ENSURE (Enhance Skills for Sustainable and Rewarding Employment.) The delegation was headed by Ministry of Education Joint Secretary Mr. Surya Prasad Gautam.

PCCI President George T. Barcelon and PCCI HRDF President Dr. Alberto P. Fenix, Jr. spearheaded the delegation meeting where the two showcased PCCI and what it has done to improve the TVET side of the country.

Dr. Fenix also highlighted the K to 12 Plus Project, a German government funded initiative to support Philippines’ K to 12 Law, where he mentioned and stressed the use of the dualized education of training.

Also present in the event is PCCI treasurer Mr. Sergio Luiz-Ortis Jr., GIZ long-term international expert Mr. Christian Stueer, and PCCI TVET Committee Chair Dr. Carl Balita.

PCCI HRDF Breakout Session on Dual Training

27. Oct 2016

The Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry Human Resources Development Foundation (PCCI HRDF) held a successful breakout session during the 42nd Philippine Business Conference.

PCCI HRDF’s session was attended by numerous local chambers who are interested with the advocacies of the foundation.

Present in the event is PCCI HRDF President Dr. Alberto P. Fenix Jr. who presented the achievements of the organization and what it plans to do for future activities in relation to the development of the country’s human resources.

Also in the event are University of the Philippines (UP) School of Statistics Dean Dr. Dennis Mapa who presented the results of the recently concluded Cost-Benefit Study and PCCI TVET Committee Chairman Antonio Sayo who reported the Skills Mapping results.

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PCCI 42nd Philippine Business Conference

27. Oct 2016

The Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI) held its 42nd Philippine Business Conference on October 12 & 13 at the Marriott Hotel.

Aside from people coming from different industries, people from the various local and foreign chambers attended the annual business conference.

Vice President Hon. Maria Leonor Robredo graced the first day of the event where she spoke to the business community about the advocacies her department is currently pursuing with the goal of improving the lives of her countrymen.

On the other hand, the closing day of the event was attended by His Excellency President Rodrigo Duterte who received the resolutions of the PCCI and the business community which they propose to the current administration in order to continue the robust economy.

On the two days of the event, different relevant topics such as infrastructure, SMEs, foreign relation, and economics were discussed on the plenary and the breakout sessions.

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K to 12 Plus Project holds another Agriculture Workshop

27. Oct 2016

K to 12 Plus Project holds another Agriculture Workshop |

The K to 12 Plus Project in partnership with the PCCI Human Resources Development Foundation Inc (PCCI HRDF) conducted another Agriculture Workshop on September 16 at the PCCI Office in Taguig.

This month’s discussion focused on the steps that the group should do following the scoping mission of K to 12 Plus Project German Agriculture Expert Dr. Rudolf Holtkamp.

Present in the event were representatives from Technical Education Skills and Development Authority (TESDA), MFI Foundation, University of the Philippines (UP), and AFOS.

Dr. Holtkamp’s report was briefly discussed during the meeting.

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K12PP conducts another Secretarial and Office Support Consultation

27. Oct 2016

K to 12 Plus Project conducts Secretarial and Office Support Consultation |

The K to 12 Plus Project with its partner the PCCI Human Resources Development Foundation Inc. (PCCI HRDF) held another consultation meeting for the stakeholders of Secretarial and Office Support industry in the country.

The meeting which was held at the PCCI Office on September 16 was attended by representatives from Technical Education Skills and Development Authority (TESDA), University of Makati (UMak), Polytechnic University of the Philippines (PUP), IETI, and St. Paul’s University.

Main reason for this FGD was to discuss the next possible steps following the scoping mission of K to 12 Plus Project German Expert on Commercial Trades Mr. Axel Gerberding in July.