Two UIC College of Computer Studies students garnered the Silver and Gold medals during the TESDA: Provincial World Skills Competition last October 12 – 13, 2021, held at TESDA XI Regional Training Center – Korea Philippines Vocational Training Center, Davao City. Jose Carlo Aranas won the silver medal in the provincial category for Graphics Design Technology together with his coach, Prof. Cris John David Manero, while Muslimin Ontong and his coach, Prof. Ceasar Ian Benablo dominated the skill area of IT Software Solutions for Business by garnering the gold medal.
Ontong moved up to the Regional level and emerged victorious last November 2021. He, along with his coach, is now preparing to represent the University of the Immaculate Conception for the TESDA: National World Skills Competition 2021 which will be held in the City of Taguig, Philippines.
The TESDA: World Skills Competition 2021 is a global movement dedicated to the transforming power of vocational skills and education. The competition aims to motivate young people to pursue excellence, create a passion for skills, enhance industry participation, and develop skills through digital training standards, benchmarking systems, and industry engagement. In addition, through collaboration and research, the competition hopes to influence corporations, governments, and educators, resulting in a worldwide platform of skills for everyone.
Cris John Manero