What is the Meaning of TESDA and its Logo?

TESDA is an acronym that means “Technical Education and Skills Development Authority”. Tesda’s Logo is a human-like figure enclosed in a gear-like image.

It comes in different colors such as white, gray, or black, but in general, it is often in shades of blue. Most of the time it also has a white background.

In the Logo, you will see in the center, a human (raising its arms) stick figure while it is inside the rotary gear-like image.

The head or the big blue dot represents Filipino skilled workers. The body or three connected triangular-like lines at the center represents the foundation of the technical and vocational Education (TVET) training system namely the private training institutions, industry, and the government. The rotary gear-like image surrounds the skilled manpower and the training system.

The whole logo which is composed of the human figure enclosed with a gear-like image means “Industrial progress powered through focused manpower development”.

tesda logo meaning

According to its official website, the institution was enacted as the Technical Education and Skills Development Act of 1994 or Republic Act No. 7796. The former president of the Philippines, Fidel V. Ramos eventually signed it into law in August 1994. Its mandate is to manage and supervise technical education and skills development in the Philippines.

TESDA envisions itself as “The transformation leader in the technical education and skills development of the Filipino workforce”. Their mission is to set direction, promulgate relevant standards, and implement programs geared towards quality-assured and inclusive technical education and skills development and certification system.

What is the meaning of TESDA (acronym) in Tagalog?

The meaning of TESDA (acronym) in the Filipino language is “Ang Pangasiwaan sa Edukasyong Teknikal at Pagpapaunlad ng Kasanayan”.

What are the Training Programs offered by TESDA?

At present, TESDA offers school-based, center-based, community-based, and enterprise-based technical and vocational training programs.

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