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College Life

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Start a Business by Taking These 10 TESDA Online Courses

Maegan Barraca

Header art by Inna Cruz It’s no secret that this quarantine season has birthed a large number of small businesses. From selling handmade cosmetics to baked goodies to one-of-a-kind crafted jewelry, it seems that everyone has been looking for a way to stay productive- and earn a little extra income i...

Extracurriculars

  5 mins

6 Tech Voc Courses You Can Take Online

Created in partnership with Investing in Women

Are you running out of things to do? Sawa ka na ba sa pag-endless scrolling on Netflix? Or maybe na-complete mo na ang quarantine bucket list mo and now you’re finding other ways to keep yourself busy? If you’re a technical vocational student or considering your career options and...

Career Conversations

  5 mins

Certificate Courses to Help You Step Up for the Job

Julienne Ang

We all know that getting good grades or going to the best schools aren’t the only things you need to perform well at work. There are many other skills that you need to be at your best in the real world – and many of these aren’t always learned in the classroom.Sure, your years in high school and col...

College Life

  5 mins

Own It Online: The Advantages of Online Education

Rayne Aguilar

Just when we thought the world couldn’t possibly get any more mobile, the internet proves us wrong. There’s no need to go out to your favorite restaurant because they can deliver your food straight to you. And likewise, there’s no need to leave the house for school. Wait, what?You read that rig...

Career Conversations

  4 mins

What Can I Do With TESDA Online Courses?

Angel Cruz

“GUSTO KO NANG LUMABAS NG BAHAY!”You’ve probably said this at least once (or one hundred times) since the enhanced community quarantine was declared last March. And tbh, hindi ka nag-iisa. It’s been weeks since the COVID-19 pandemic shut us inside our homes, and we’ve all been itching to get a glimp...

All About Senior High

  2 mins

Ano Diskarte Mo: A Portrait of Tech-Voc Success

Created in Partnership with Created in Partnership with the Enrique Zobel Foundation

Kung tagumpay ang pag-uusapan, hindi siguro sasagi ang Tech-Voc bilang isa sa mga paraan sa isip mo. But it’s totally possible! Here’s a video to help debunk some of the common misconceptions about it.Kung hindi ka pa rin kumbinsido, may kwento kami para sa ‘yo.Meet Mel BlanciaImelda I. Blancia, Lef...

Extracurriculars

  5 mins

5 TESDA Online Courses That Can Help You Work Like A Boss

Angel Cruz

What’s your idea of a perfect boss? (If there’s such a thing, that is.)Leadership guru John Maxwell once said, “Everything rises and falls on leadership.” We see this to be true at home, in school, and now that you’re already working, in the office. Do you have a manager you look up to and keeps you...

Career Conversations

  6 mins

5 Free Tech-Voc Courses That Lead To High-Paying Jobs

Jose Gabriel Soberano

There has been a lot of talk recently about the technical-vocational (tech-voc) industry, and for good reason. Tech-voc offers opportunities for fufilling and high-paying jobs! There are many benefits for taking tech-voc; the program upskills the youth, increases their employability, and f...

Commune

  4 mins

WATCH: Filipinas Who Are Making Strides For Gender Equality

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The recent years have seen women pushing boundaries for gender equality. Women are now slaying it in technical trades like welding, automotive servicing, and electrical installation. What was once known as a “boys’ field” has welcomed girls like Chiara Ledesma, who excels in her STEM career path as ...

Career Conversations

  4 mins

5 Cool Jobs For Women With A TVL Background

Created in Partnership with Ginyn Noble

Think the technical-vocational-livelihood (TVL) track is just for men? Several Filipina welders, cooks, and call center professionals beg to differ. Beyond widely known TVL jobs, though, there are plenty of unique career paths that women can pursue, such as the jobs below:1. Master Tinkerer, a.k.a. ...

Career Conversations

  3 mins

How A Filipina Found A High-Paying Job In Welding

Karr Katigbak

Welding might not be the first thing on a woman’s list of possible careers. It seems “too dangerous,” what with all the power tools and heavy lifting. But anything is possible for a person with grit and ambition. Cecil Tamba, 27 years old, was a kasambahay (house helper) who aspired for a better lif...

Commune

  6 mins

4 Empowered Women Who Will Inspire You To Do What You Love

Angel Cruz

Women empowerment? Look no further.We said it before and we’re saying it again: There is nothing a woman can’t do.Gone are the days when women are expected to stay at home and do “household chores” just because society think that’s what they can only do best. We have extended the borders and blurred...