TESDA Tres Araw ng Pasasalamat 2023
The TESDA Tres Araw ng Pasasalamat 2023, held at Royce Hotel in Clark Freeport Zone on December 20, 2023, concluded on a high note, celebrating partnerships and recognizing contributions towards enhancing Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) in Region III.
The event brought together esteemed partners including TVI Associations, Regional TESD Council Members—welcoming their new chairman, Atty. Maria Amalia T. Cayanan—Partner National Government Agencies, awardees of various Institutional Awards, and representatives from other TVI institutions. Notably, the late RTESDC Chairman, Dr. Marcelo V. Fernandez, was posthumously awarded, honoring his exceptional contributions to TVET.
Among the profound moments of the event was the inspiring message shared by Atty. Agnes VST Devanadera, President of Clark Development Corporation. Atty. Devanadera expressed gratitude for the partnership with TESDA, emphasizing its crucial role in supporting the locators within Clark. She underscored the significant progress in the partnership, particularly highlighting the development of the SIPTVETS Innovation Center—an extension of the Gonzalo Puyat School of Arts and Trades (GPSAT)—poised to serve as a cutting-edge training facility catering to the specific needs of industries within Clark.
Her message resonated deeply with the event’s theme of collaboration and innovation, emphasizing the critical role of partnerships in advancing education and skills development. It showcased a commitment to fostering industry-aligned training programs and empowering the workforce with relevant skills needed to thrive in today’s dynamic job market.
RD Toni June Tamayo, reaffirmed his sincere commitment to nurturing and advancing these invaluable partnerships, emphasizing a steadfast dedication to fostering ongoing collaborations. He affirmed the agency’s determination to continue working hand in hand with partners, stakeholders, and institutions towards the progressive growth and sustainability of TVET in Region III.
The event concluded with a shared sense of purpose, underlining the importance of continued collaboration and innovation in driving the growth and excellence of TVET in Region III.