BAGUIO CITY – The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) in the Cordillera said its 68 courses available online can provide new skills or upgrade the skills of the 513 initial overseas Filipino worker (OFW) returnees.
Engr. Manuel Wong, TESDA-CAR regional director, said the OFWs can take advantage of the TESDA Online Program (TOP) to prepare them for local employment or livelihood, as well as equip them with skills for a new venture if they decide to return abroad.
“Libre po ito mula sa gobyerno (this is given free by the government),” he said over the weekend.
Wong said TESDA drum beat the promotion of the TOP during the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic to make people busy while locked in their homes.
“It will en-skill and re-skill our…