/ 10 October 2022

NORIEL Ramos, a machining trainer of the Cordillera Administrative Region, won the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority Tagsanay Award this year.

First runner-up was Bicol’s Regina Valencia who also bagged the “Best Trainer in Panel Interview” special award. Mateo Alin Jr. of Cebu was second runner-up and earned the “Best Trainer in Conducting Interview” and “Enhancement of Training Package” awards.

Valencia is a tech-voc trainer at the Universidad de Sta. Isabel de Naga, while Alin Jr. is from the TESDA Regional Training Center – Cebu.

They received their awards in a ceremony held in Taguig City last September 27.

“It is important to remember that our Filipino tech-voc trainers are among the vital links in the development of the country’s human resources,” said TESDA Deputy Director General Rosanna Urdaneta, on behalf of the agency’s Director General Danilo Cruz.

“The Tagsanay Award may only be an annual event but it is essential to give recognition to our tech-voc trainers who have dedicated their time and effort to share their knowledge, skills, and expertise with our learners,” she added.

Ramos, who teaches at the Regional Training Center in Baguio City, received the majority of the special awards like “Best Trainer in Portfolio,” “Computer-Based Examination,” “Experience Sharing” and shared the “Best Trainer in Activity-Based Assessment” award with Rafael Decena Jr. of the Quezon National Agricultural School.

The Tagsanay Award aims to recognize and commend the contributions of technical vocational education and training trainers in public and private technical vocational institutions.