TESDA-PI’s Impressive Sand Sculpting Skills at Aggao Nac Cagayan Celebration

TESDA-PI's Impressive Sand Sculpting Skills at Aggao Nac Cagayan Celebration

From simple shapes to intricate designs, each sculpture was a testament to the talent and creativity of the participants.

Aparri, Cagayan – The 441st Aggao Nac Cagayan celebrations were an event filled with joy, culture, and creativity. One of the highlights of the festivities was the Sand Sculpting Contest held at Maura Beach, where TESDA-Aparri Polytechnic Institute showcased their expertise and creative talents. This event was a great opportunity for the selected employees of the institute to demonstrate their skills in sand sculpting and to celebrate the rich cultural heritage of the region. 

The trainers/staff of TESDA-Aparri demonstrated their mastery of this art form as they sculpted various designs and shapes on the sandy shores of Maura Beach. From simple shapes to intricate designs, each sculpture was a testament to the talent and creativity of the participants.

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Igniting Practical Knowledge: Electrical Wiring Training with PNP-Aparri

Igniting Practical Knowledge: Electrical Wiring Training with PNP-Aparri

Equip participants with practical skills in electrical wiring connections

Aparri, Cagayan – Personnel from the Aparri Police Station under the Cagayan Police Provincial Office, led by PMAJ Ignacio Dijun N Dinulong Jr., initiated a TESDA Basic Electrical Wiring Training, which was attended by forty (40) participants, focused on practical skills in electrical wiring. The training included hands-on sessions for wiring 1-gang and 2-gang switches, as well as the connection of CO and SPO outlets.

The training was supervised by Mr. James C Paguila, TESDA Instructor III.

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Inaugurating TESDA-Aparri Polytechnic Institute’s New Vocational School Administrator III

Inaugurating TESDA-Aparri Polytechnic Institute's New Vocational School Administrator III

Welcome to the Aparri Polytechnic Institute Fr. Francisco Gringo C. Tagabi, RCF !

Aparri, Cagayan – With the oath-taking ceremony of newly appointed officials, employees, and staff done during the Flag Ceremony on May 6, 2024, via Zoom with the TESDA Central Office, Fr. Francisco Gringo C. Tagabi, RCJ, was appointed as the new Vocational School Administrator III (VSA III) of the Aparri Polytechnic Institute (A.P.I.).

      As a result, A.P.I. happily greeted its new administrator with a short ceremony and a delicious lunch shared by all of the staff. In order to welcome the new VSA III, former Acting Administrator Eduardo L. Escobar, Ph.D., instructed all the employees taking their summer vacation to report, as well as trainers completing their community training. Dr. Escobar also urged everyone to give the new administrator their unwavering support.
      “Fr. Tagabi, a member of the Congregation of the Rogationists of the Heart of Jesus”, thanked the staff for their cordial welcome and gave everyone his word that he would collaborate with them all to realize the institution’s goal of becoming a Polytechnic College in the future quoting the words from Albert Camus “Don’t walk in front of me… I may not follow Don’t walk behind me… I may not lead Walk beside me… just be my friend”

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Diploma in Hospitality Services Batch 2 excel in Cooking Contest of the Municipal Government of Aparri

Diploma in Hospitality Services Batch 2 excel in Cooking Contest of the Municipal Government of Aparri

Congratulations to the Diploma in Hospitality Services Batch 2 (DHS-B2) for their outstanding performance at the 2024 Agri-Fishery Day Cooking Contest!

Aparri, Cagayan – The Diploma in Hospitality Services Batch 2 (DHS-B2) under the Universal Access to Quality Tertiary Education Act (UAQTEA) scholarship program of the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) aced the 2024 Agri-Fishery Day, particularly the Cooking Contest of the Municipal Government of Aparri in connection with its 344th Town Fiesta conducted at the Aparri Public Park on May 3, 2024.

      TESDA-Aparri Polytechnic Institute joined the Buchi and Miki cooking categories, which are among the delicacies of the town. Elmo Raciles, championed the Buchi Making, and Stephen Tejada bagged 1st Place in the Miki Niladdit Category; both are students of DHS-B2 in A.P.I.
      Robert C. Revilla, Ph.D., Vocational Instruction Supervisor Designate/Officer-In-Charge, said this shows the prowess of the TESDAns in cooking, and the activity will form part of the great exposure and experiences of A.P.I.’s trainees.
      A.P.I. family, under the leadership of Eduardo L. Escobar, Ph.D., Acting Administrator, is very proud of you! Congratulations!

 

Trainers/Coaches: Estella Mari Gammad, Raiza Catalina Condoy, Eva Racho, and  Marly Baniel

Assistants: Daniel Alcantara Regpala, Marvie Kate Jose, Mark Anthony Rivera, and John Carlos Antonio

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TESDA-A.P.I. inks Memorandum of Agreement with Bureau of Jail Management…

TESDA-A.P.I. inks Memorandum of Agreement with Bureau of Jail Management and Penology-Lal-lo Municipal Jail

By working together, we can improve the standard of Vocational Education and make sure that trainees are ready to take on the challenges of the workforce.

Aparri, Cagayan – TESDA-A.P.I. inks MOA with BJMP Widening of networks and linkages with various stakeholders led to the inking of the Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) entered into by the Aparri Polytechnic Institute (A.P.I.) and the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology – Lal-lo Municipal Jail (BJMP-LMJ) on April 22, 2024, at the Aparri Polytechnic Institute’s Executive Conference Room, Aparri, Cagayan.

      During the signing ceremony, SJO4 Mary Noela D. Balao, the Acting Municipal Jail Warden, expressed optimism about the collaboration, highlighting that it will provide PDLs with valuable skills for their post-incarceration livelihood opportunities. She conveyed gratitude for the initiative, emphasizing its potential positive impact on the PDLs’ future.

      A.P.I.’s Acting Administrator, Eduardo L. Escobar, Ph.D., reiterated the institution’s commitment to supporting PDLs by equipping them with skills and hope for a better future. He aligned this commitment with the guiding principle of TESDA’s Secretary Suharto T. Mangudadatu, Ph.D., which focuses on consistent and reliable care and support for individuals seeking vocational and technical education.

      This MOA marks a significant step towards rehabilitating and reintegrating PDLs into society through education and skill-building, underscoring the importance of collaborative efforts between educational institutions and correctional facilities.

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Strengthening Industry Learning through TESDA and JVV’s Partnership

Strengthening Industry Learning through TESDA and JVV's Partnership

This partnership represents a significant step towards enhancing the quality of vocational education and ensuring that learners are well-prepared to meet the demands of the industry.

Aparri, Cagayan – The TESDA-Aparri Polytechnic Institute (API), under the leadership of its Acting Administrator, Eduardo L. Escobar, Ph.D., and JVV General Precision Machining and Service, Inc., located in Carmona City, Cavite, represented by its General Manager, Mr. Enrique P. Valenzuela, have formally entered into a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA). The primary goal of this agreement is to enhance the Supervised Industry Learning (SIL) program for learners at the Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) institutions. This partnership aims to provide students with practical, hands-on experience in a real-world industrial setting, thereby bridging the gap between theoretical knowledge and practical application.

      The signing of the MOA was witnessed by; Ms. Mary Jane D. Cuaresma a CTEC of LGU-Allacapan and a member of the API Advisory Council and Robert C. Revilla, Ph.D.: Vocational Instruction Supervisor. 

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Building Futures: The Collaborative Effort of TESDA-A.P.I. and …

Building Futures: The Collaborative Effort of TESDA-A.P.I. and Camalaniugan Leaders in Women’s Empowerment

An Extraordinary and Delightful Way to Celebrate Women’s Day in the Workplace

Aparri, Cagayan – TESDA-Aparri Polytechnic Institute, under the leadership of its Acting Administrator, Eduardo L. Escobar, Ph.D., salutes the women of Camalaniugan, Cagayan, for prioritizing skills training and investing their time in equipping themselves for productive days. Their commitment benefits not only their organization but also ensures a sustainable source of livelihood for their families in the future.

      This commendable initiative has been spearheaded by Hon. Vice Mayor Jamuel Oandasan Rosario and Barangay Ziminila’s Punong Barangay Leezel Aglibot Rosario. Thank you for reaching out and allowing TESDA-A.P.I. to serve your barangayfolk.

 

Trainers: Ms. Rowena U. Unday, Ms. Raiza Catalina T. Condoy

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A Unique and Heartfelt Way to Celebrate Women’s Month: A Sweet Snack

A Unique and Heartfelt Way to Celebrate Women's Month: A Sweet Snack

An Extraordinary and Delightful Way to Celebrate Women’s Day in the Workplace

Aparri, Cagayan – Aparri Polytechnic Institute, under the leadership of Acting Administrator Eduardo L. Escobar, Ph.D., found a unique and heartfelt way to celebrate Women’s Month on March 22, 2024. In a touching gesture to honor the occasion, the male employees of the institute took the initiative to prepare a variety of bakery products. These delicious snacks were then served to their female colleagues as a tribute to their contributions and to celebrate women’s achievements and roles in the workplace.

      The women of TESDA-A.P.I. expressed their gratitude and appreciation for the thoughtful effort, making the event a memorable and delightful celebration of Women’s Month. This sweet gesture not only highlighted the unity and camaraderie within the institute but also emphasized the importance of recognizing and valuing the contributions of women in all areas of life.

 
 
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Sweet Success: Women’s Livelihood Empowerment in Aparrian through Dessert-Making Training

Sweet Success: Women's Livelihood Empowerment of Aparrian through Dessert-Making Training

A Celebration of Women’s Month, the Aparri Polytechnic Institute and Municipal Social Welfare and Development Office Joined Forces to Equip Aparrianos with Skills and Knowledge in TECHNOLOGY AND LIVELIHOOD Training

Aparri, Cagayan – In honor of Women’s Month, the Aparri Polytechnic Institute and Municipal Social Welfare and Development Office joined forces to serve the Aparrianos by equipping them with the skills and knowledge in Technology and Livelihood Training for Dessert-Making, which will eventually help them earn a living. 

       This initiative is part of TESDA’s ongoing efforts to empower women through skills development and provide them with opportunities to enhance their livelihoods. The program highlights the commitment to supporting women’s empowerment and underscores the importance of skills training in fostering economic development. 

       Kudos to the local officials, particularly Honorable Mayor Bryan’s leadership and his spouse, Hon. Richelle Chan, who spearheaded the event. Their efforts demonstrate the importance of local government support in empowering women and fostering economic development through skills training. 

      The success of this training can inspire similar initiatives in other regions, helping more women across the country to gain valuable skills and improve their quality of life.

 
Trainers: Ms. Marly U. Baniel, Ms. Estella Mari G. Viloria, Ms. Raiza Catalina T. Condoy
 
 
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Heart Festivity Celebrations

Heart Festivity Celebrations

TESDA’s dedication to promoting mental health awareness, especially during Heart’s Month. Secretary Suharto Teng T. Mangudadatu’s tagline, “TESDA with a HEART,” truly encapsulates the organization’s commitment to holistic well-being.

Aparri, Cagayan – The Heart Month celebration at TESDA-Aparri Polytechnic Institute indeed reflects a strong commitment to promoting mental health awareness and holistic well-being. Nurse Mary Joyce F. Lorenzo’s talk on Mental Health Awareness during the Monday Convocation sets a vital tone for the entire month. Addressing mental health openly and providing education on coping strategies and support resources can have a significant impact on individuals’ overall wellness.

       Zumba Day, sponsored by the Diploma in Hospitality Services Batch 3, adds a lively and energetic component to the festivities. Physical activity, such as Zumba, not only benefits cardiovascular health but also boosts mood and reduces stress. It’s wonderful to see the community coming together to celebrate heart health in such an enjoyable way.

       The “Finding the Lost Heart” activity is both imaginative and heartwarming. By giving participants the opportunity to connect and form new friendships, it fosters a sense of belonging and support within the community. Congratulations to Roi Vincent and Ruby for finding their perfect match and winning the prize.

       Including a Free Movie Day with films exploring love and relationships adds another dimension to the celebration, offering entertainment while encouraging reflection on different aspects of love.

       Initiatives like these not only promote unity but also create a positive and uplifting environment for everyone involved. With the tagline “TESDA with a HEART,” it’s evident that the institute is dedicated to nurturing not only vocational skills but also the emotional well-being of its members.

       

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