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PIA Press Release
2007/09/06

Cagayan to implement TESDA's Ladderized Education Program this year

Tuguegarao City (September 6) -- The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) Cagayan Provincial Office announced the implementation of its Ladderized Education Program (LEP) this year with some 1,000 applicants already on the list.

Eight (8) colleges and universities in the province were tapped to offer LEP courses. These are the Medical Colleges of Northern Philippines (MCNP), AMA College, University of Saint Louis (USL), Cagayan Colleges Tuguegarao (CCT), F.L. Vargas Collge (FLVC), Tuguegarao, FLVC Abulug, MCN College and the five (5) campuses of the Cagayan State University (CSU); in Tuguegarao, Gonzaga, Aparri, Piat and Sanchez Mira.

Courses offered under the LEP program are BS Nursing, BS Hotel and Restaurant Management, BS Mechanical Engineering, Bachelor in Agricultural Technology, Bachelor in Technician Teacher Education, BS Information Technology, BS Marine Engineering and BS Criminology.

BS Nursing will be offered only at the MCNP; BS Information Technology at MCNP, AMA College, CCT, FLVC Abulug, CSU Gonzaga and CSU Aparri; BS Hotel and Restaurant Management at USL and MCNP; BS Computer Science at FLVC Tuguegarao and MCN College; BS Hospitality Industry Management at CSU Tuguegarao, CSU Aparri and CSU Sanchez Mira; and BS Criminology at MCNP.

According to Terry Taguinod of TESDA Cagayan, the scholarships are under the Ladderized Education Program of President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo. First year students who will enroll in any LEP courses will automatically be given scholarship grants amounting to P5,000 to P10,000.

LEP is a program for poor students who cannot afford a college degree. Scholars will start with technical-vocational (tech-voc) courses.

Units earned from tech-voc will be credited if they want to pursue a degree course and this will enable them to rise to a job platform to work and earn for college tuition.

Students under the LEP are given certificates upon completion of tech-voc courses. (PIA Cagayan) [top]

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