TESDA, most trusted government agency – PUBLiCUS

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According to an independent and non-commissioned survey, the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) is still one of the most trusted government agencies in the country.

According to PUBLiCUS Asia’s 2021 PAHAYAG Fourth-Quarter Survey, TESDA was ranked second among the most trusted government agencies, with a trust rating of 46.1 percent, trailing only the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP), which had a trust rating of 52.6 percent.

The TESDA was followed by the Philippine Air Force (PAF), which had a trust rating of 45.7 percent.

It also came in second in terms of approval ratings, with 67.7 percent.

With approval ratings of 69.7 percent and 64.5 percent, respectively, the AFP and PAF ranked first and third.

From December 6 to 10, a nationwide survey of 1,500 people was conducted.

TESDA has consistently ranked at the top of PUBLiCUS Asia’s surveys for 2021.

TESDA ranked second in both approval and trust ratings in the second and third quarter surveys.

This year, it has been providing continuous skills training programs and interventions to Filipinos, particularly overseas workers and members of the marginalized sector.

As of December 20, 2021, a total of 26,989 overseas Filipino workers and their dependents had enrolled in various TESDA courses, with 25,579 having completed their respective training courses.

TESDA is also expanding its online training program, with more courses now available on the platform.

The TESDA Online Program has 115 courses as of November 2021. (TOP).

This year, the platform attracted 855,217 new users, bringing the total number of users since 2012 to 3,530,346.

TESDA Secretary Isidro Lapea reaffirmed the agency’s commitment to providing Filipinos with quality and relevant skills training.

He also promised to improve TESDA’s services in order to reach out to more Filipinos.

“We have been consistent in the top of the surveys conducted by PUBLiCUS. I thank Filipinos for their continued support to TESDA as we continue to remain committed in delivering the services you needed amid the pandemic,” Lapeña said.