43 Dropouts In Kidapawan Get Skills Certificates

A government e-learning program has helped 43 individuals here who have no formal education to receive skills certificates through the Alternative Learning System (ALS). The 6-month training provided by the Department of Education (DepEd-ALS) and the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) allowed the trainees to obtain skills that could land them jobs overseas. The graduation ceremony was held Wednesday at the Kidapawan City Convention Center. It was led by City Legal Officer Paolo Evangelista and officials from DepEd, TESDA and the With Love Foundation, a non-government organization. The recipients of the training were out-of-school youths, dropouts, and those…

Spotlight

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Mindanao News

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Sports News

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Local News

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World News

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Tech

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Motoring

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Entertainment

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Travel

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Drink & Dine

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The Talk

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