TESDA DIRECTOR-GENERAL VISITS BRUNEI, MEETS WITH MINISTER OF EDUCATION

TESDA Director-General, Secretary Guiling A. Mamondiong (5th from right), accompanied by PHL Ambassador Meynardo LB. Montealegre (center) and other delegation members, pose for a group photo with Yang Berhormat Pehin Orang Kaya Indera Pahlawan Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Suyoi bin Haji Osman, Minister of Education of Brunei Darussalam, and other Ministry officials following their meeting.

Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) Director-General, Secretary Guiling A. Mamondiong, visited Brunei Darussalam on December 12-14 to meet with his counterpart and gather further inputs on the PHL’s proposed initiative in creating the ASEAN TVET Development Council.

During his meeting with Yang Berhormat Pehin Orang Kaya Indera Pahlawan Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Suyoi bin Haji Osman, Minister of Education of Brunei Darussalam, Secretary Mamondiong underscored that the PHL’s initiative aims to facilitate and further intensify regional convergence among ASEAN Member States (AMS) in advancing technical vocational education and training (TVET) and skills development towards an improved productivity, employability, and competitiveness of the regional workforce.

The TESDA delegation, which include Ms. Rosanna A. Urdaneta, Deputy Director-General for Policies and Planning; Ms. Marissa G. Legaspi, Executive Director, Planning Office; and Ms. Charlyn B. Justimbaste, OIC-Chief, Project Development Division, Planning Office, also met with Dr. Chin Wei Keh, Chief Executive Officer of the Institute of Brunei Technical Education (IBTE) and other IBTE officials.

Prior to their meetings, the delegation called on PHL Ambassador to Brunei Darussalam Meynardo LB. Montealegre, who hosted a high-tea for the group at his official residence.

The PHL Embassy strongly supports visiting PHL government agencies which promote PHL advocacies and initiatives in support of the ASEAN Community pillars. END

 

The PHL delegation, led by Deputy Director-General for Policies and Planning Rosanna A. Urdaneta, with Embassy officials during the group’s meeting with officials from the Institute of Brunei Technical Education (IBTE).

 

Deputy Director-General for Policies and Planning Rosanna A. Urdaneta (center) and Dr. Chin Wei Keh, Chief Executive Officer of the Institute of Brunei Technical Education (IBTE) (4th from right), posing for a group photo with members of the PHL delegation and other IBTE officials.

 

PHL Ambassador Meynardo LB. Montealegre (center) and TESDA Director-General, Secretary Guiling A. Mamondiong (3rd from left), pose for a group photo with other officials from TESDA and the PHL Embassy following the delegation’s call on the Ambassador.

 

Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) Director-General, Secretary Guiling A. Mamondiong (left), discussing the proposed ASEAN TVET Development Council with Yang Berhormat Pehin Orang Kaya Indera Pahlawan Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Suyoi bin Haji Osman, Minister of Education of Brunei Darussalam.