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PNHS-PSU Batch ‘81: Reaching communities through TESDA trainings

By Carlito J. Peralta

Goa, Camarines Sur --- The Partido National High School (PNHS)-Partido State University (PSU) Batch ‘81 after considering the training needs of the community decided to provide an inclusive TESDA training to at least 150 beneficiaries in the Partido District. The various training program began on October 21 and will end on November 19.

The particular training interventions were crafted towards ensuring equality, accessibility and equity to technical and vocational education to the community and infusing to the trainees the essential skills needed in wage and self-employment purposes or when the community opted to indulge in livelihood and income generating opportunities.

Batch of 25 to 30 trainees per course were enrolled in Theoretical Driving Course, Driving NC II, Siomai making, Massage Therapy, Photography and Digital Drone Operations.

The spoke person of PNHS-PSU Batch ‘81, Dr. Josefina A. Borromeo told the Bicol Mail that these training interventions demonstrate the advantage of converging to other agencies like TESDA that shared similar advocacies in developing the knowledge and skills of the underprivileged and helping them to improve their economic condition. Likewise, the activity promotes camaraderie among the batch mates while working with worthwhile community project.

Dr. Maribel B. Yang during the opening program remarked that TESDA is committed in providing skills training and assisting them to gain the needed skills that will encourage them to gainful endeavors and attain success as entrepreneurs and finally take part in nation building.

As of press time, the Theoretical Driving Course has been through already and the Driving NC II is now ongoing.

The training program was undertaken in partnership with TESDA, Camarines Sur Institute of Fisheries and Marine Sciences (CASIFMAS) and the Partido State University as venue.

WINNING SMILE. Carol P. Meraña, one of the training participants from Bgy. Catagbacan, Goa, Camarines Sur who availed the training in Theoretical Driving Course [TDC] smiles when she received the certificate issued by TESDA after passing the training and assessment. The said training certificate is a prerequisite in securing a student permit driver’s license in Land Transportation Office [LTO]. The series of community-based training including TDC was sponsored by PNHS-Partido State University [PSU] Batch 81 in partnership with the PSU and TESDA CASIFMAS. (Carlito J. Peralta)


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