1st Mindanao TVET Expo set in Zambo July 8-9 PDF Print E-mail
Sunday, 06 July 2014 14:06

Government and private stakeholders hve scheduled the holding of a two-day Technical-Vocational Education and Training (TVET) expo in this city.

The two-day event dubbed as the 1st Mindanao TVET Expo in ZamPen (Zamboanga Peninsula) is scheduled to be held from July 8-9 in one of the hotels in this city.

American Career Training Institute, (ACTI) Inc. Director for Marketing and Promotions Vilmar Marquez said the two-day activity will be the first and the biggest Mindanao-wide TVET Expo to be held here.

The ACTI is one of the Technical Vocational Institutions tasked to promote the 1st Mindanao TVET Expo in ZamPen.

he aims and purposes of the TVET Expo are as follows: provide avenue for greater understanding about TVET, its contributions to economy, peace and culture to intended beneficiaries such as high school students and graduates, out-of-school youths, college students and graduates, skilled and unskilled workers, professionals, as well as to employers and their employees;

create a fore where Technical-Vocational Institutions (private and public) display and provide information about their training capabilities through the different course ware and skills training they offer, their various programs and other services that training providers do to place trainees for employment or prepare them to become “technoprenuers; and show the general public the works of TVET, through skills training demonstration in selected skills; and, in general, promote and advocate through a deeper exposure of TVET to the public, through TESDA and the different training providers, specifically its benefits and impact on youth employment so as to prepare them for jobs in the future.

The two-day event is a joint undertaking of the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA); Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE); Zamboanga City Chamber of Commerce and Industry Foundation, Inc (ZCCCIFI); Zamboanga City Association of Technology Institutions (ZCAPTI); Region IX Association of TVET Institutions (RATVETI); and, Mindanao TVET Association (MinTVET).

The 1st Mindanao TVET Expo is anchored on the theme “Developing the Youth through Technical-Vocational Education and Training.”