TO accelerate its service delivery to Filipino Overseas Workers (OFW) returning to the country amid the 2019 novel coronavirus disease crisis, the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (Tesda) is now allowing them to register online to benefit from the agency’s free skills. coaching.
Thanks to its mobile app, virtual reptriate enrollment was first introduced during Tesda’s secretary, Isidro Lapeña, recently consulted with OFWs around the world earlier this month.
According to him, they are stepping up their reintegration program for former OFWs and returning. This latest development, dubbed “Tesda Abot Lahat Ang OFWs”, will offer them greater accessibility to the services that the agency can provide.
“Through this online registration, we can determine the preferred vocational training of our returning OFWs to meet their employment or self-employment needs, and we can also extend services to them as we face this. pandemic, ”he said.
OFWs can register online through the Tesda app which can be downloaded for free from the Google Play Store and the App Store.
They will only have to complete an online form with their personal and professional information, their place of return to the country and the professional training they need.
Lapeña, likewise, ordered the agency’s regional directors to ensure that Tesda staff are present and available at Tesda Malasakit help desks located at airports to deal with incoming OFWs.