PSWDO-trained OSYs pass TESDA test on computer efficiency
By Bong Pedalino
Anahawan, Southern Leyte (November 11) -- Twenty (20) young individuals, all of them out-of-school youths (OSYs) coming from this municipality, passed the competency assessment given by Technical Education Skills Development Authority (TESDA) for data encoder last week.
The latest passers constituted the 17th batch of OSYs who had undergone a two-month long information and communication technology (ICR) training spearheaded by the provincial office of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (PSWDO) headed by Nelita Gomez in Maasin City.
The ICT training began on August 19 and ended October 31 this year, said Jojit Tampos, the Trainer.
There were 21 students comprising batch 17, and on November 6 they took the TESDA-administered examination, where all but one passed the Competency Assessment for PC Operation/Data Encoder.
The said test, which was held at the STI-Maasin campus, was also under the TESDA Skills Certification and Equivalency Program, it was learned.
Among the successful examinees were the following: Jordan Albuna, Janice Bicar, Alfie Credo, Ester Encluna, Dianne Entac, Marjoeny Espinido, Marvin Espinido, Jesriel Galan, Rogelio Gattoc, Melluna Libutan;
Zenon Limit, Jr., Rubelyn Logico, Nino Magcosta, Jersa Manto, Marl Jovanni Mula Cruz, Chyrell Ramirez, Jerome Silot, Jerwin Silot, Aisha Umacob, and Mercy Umacob. (PIA-Southern Leyte) [top]