Tech-Voc Skills Now a Separate Category

7th STEP-NSDC slated in Baguio City

Tech-Voc skills now a separate category

The 7th Student Technologists and Entrepreneurs of the Philippines-National Skills Development and Competitions, with the theme “A STEP Higher: Upgrading Skills, Improving Lives,” will be held in Teachers Camp, Baguio City on November 19 to 24.

New features have been added to this year’s edition of STEP-NSDC. There are new and additional skills in Edukasyong Pantahanan at Pangkabuhayan (EPP) and Technology and Livelihood Education (TLE) categories.

“With STEP, we want to provide pupils and students with practical experiences, technical know-how and opportunities in the different areas while developiung their leadership abilities and personal skills, and building wholesome character to strengthen national competitiveness and productivity,” said Executive Director Joey Pelaez of the Department of Education-Center for Students and Co-Curricular Affairs (DepED-CSCA), STEP’s national adviser.

 The elementary category has 11 skills while the secondary category has 21 skills for the competitions. Other skills are also open in hte secondary category such as Techno Quiz, Parliamentary Procedure, Business Planning, and Mr. and Ms. STEP.

The Technical-Vocational Education (TVE) category will feature 27 skills which are open only to the technical-vocational high schools in the country.

“Our Tech-Voc efforts will not result to the abandonment of our primary mandate of providing basic education to all Filipinos. As it is our professional duty to provide relevant education to all young Filipinos, it is also our moral duty to ensure that we empower each Filipino child with the aptitude and skills they require to live productive lives,” said Secretary Jesli Lapus.***

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One Response

  1. may news na poh ba kayo regarding the result about the students of LVHS that paticipated during the 7th STEP-NSDC???
    Balita ko panalo daw si Kuya Venj???
    mag post naman poh kayo ha…
    thanks…

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