“Go for God, Go for Gold, Team Pilipinas” for 10th ASEAN Skills Competition. Wearing the pin of the Philippine flag, delegates to the ASEAN Skills Competition left on Saturday, October 18, for Hanoi, Vietnam with the aim to go for the gold.
“Go for God, Go for Gold, Team Pilipinas, as one,” was the battlecry of the 42-member delegation, composed of the competitors to skills match, their coaches and officials of the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA).
They will participate at the 10th ASEAN Skills Competition (ASC) scheduled from October 19 to 29, 2014.
The biennial meet was designed to showcase the skills of students and graduates, and promote and improve technical vocational skills in the region.
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Education transforms concrete lives: this was the heart of Secretary Joel Villanueva’s speech at the Gawad Kalinga’s Social Business Summit 2014 in the famous Enchanted Farm. Sec Joel was one of the keynote speakers of the summit’s afternoon session along with Sen. Pia Cayateno, and CHED Chairperson Patricia Licuanan.
“Our experience with GK, with the countless hours of meetings we spent together, and even in attending fora, gave us an important insight: our training programs should be developed with the youth, rather than for the youth.