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TESDA MisOcc allocates scholarships for tech-voc courses in Ozamiz City

OZAMIZ CITY, Misamis Occidental (PIA)-- Technical Education Skills Development Authority (TESDA) Provincial Director Dr. Noralaine R. Rasul embarked on her first visit for the year 2024, choosing to lend her support to the visionary leadership of Mayor, Lawyer Indy F. Oaminal Jr. at the Ozamiz City Institute of Technology (OCIT) and allocating 24 scholarship slots for the Bread and Pastry Production National Certificate (NC) II.

This initiative is a crucial step in addressing the rising demand for skilled workers in the city, aligning with Oaminal's forward-thinking approach to education and workforce development through OCIT, a vocational learning institution operated by the City Government Unit of Ozamiz

During her visit, Rasul expressed her admiration for the progressive efforts undertaken by the OCIT under the guidance of Mayor Oaminal. The partnership between TESDA and the city government is aimed at empowering the youth with practical skills that meet the current needs of the job market.

LGU Ozamiz welcomed the support from TESDA, emphasizing the importance of collaboration between government agencies and educational institutions. "This partnership is a testament to our commitment to providing quality education and preparing our youth for gainful employment," an OCIT official stated.

The Bread and Pastry Production NC II course, identified as crucial to the city's economic growth, will equip students with the necessary skills to thrive in the thriving culinary and hospitality industries. The scholarship grants provided by TESDA will enable deserving individuals to access quality education without financial constraints.

Rasul commended OCIT for its dedication to producing highly skilled graduates, noting that such initiatives contribute significantly to the socio-economic development of the region.

"Investing in vocational education is an investment in the future workforce of Ozamiz City," Rasul said.

The visit of Rasul signified a promising start to the year 2024, showcasing a collaborative effort between TESDA and OCIT to bridge the skills gap and pave the way for a more prosperous future for the youth of Ozamiz City. (TESDA-Misamis Occidental/PIA-10/Misamis Occidental)

Technical Education Skills Development AUthority (TESDA) Misamis Occidental allocates 24 scholarship slots for the Bread and Pastry Production National Certificate (NC) II at Ozamiz City Institute of Technology (OCIT). (Asenso Daily News)

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