The transformational leader in the Technical Education and Skills Development of the filipino workforce.
TESDA sets direction, promulgates relevant standards, and implements programs geared towards a quality-assured and inclusive Technical Education and Skills Development and Certification System.
We believe in demonstrated competence, institutional integrity, personal commitment, culture of innovativeness and a deep sense of nationalism.
Training for Work Scholarship Program
or TWSP, is a TESDA-initiative that is geared towards “filling up the skills gap and job requirements of priority industries and sectors with high employment demand (i.e. IT, semiconductor and electronics, automotive, etc.)—supportive of the government’s thrust of rapid, inclusive and sustained economic growth.”
RA 10931: "Universal Access to Quality Tertiary Education Act"
An Act promoting Universal Access to Quality Tertiary Education by providing for FREE tuition and other school fees in State Universities and Colleges , Local Universities and Colleges and State-run Technical-Vocational Institutions, Establishing the Tertiary Education Subsidy and Student loan program, strengthening the Unified Student Financial Assistance System for Tertiary Education, and appropriating fund thereof.
Special Training for Employment Program
or STEP, it is a community-based specialty training program that seeks to address the specific needs of the communities and promote employment, particularly, through entrepreneurial, self-employment and service oriented activities.