Tesda still the most ‘approved, trusted’ government agency–survey


In a recent survey conducted by PUBLiCUS Asia, the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (Tesda) maintained its status as the “most approved and trusted” government agency in the Philippines.

According to the 3rd quarter PAHAYAG Survey, Tesda got a 75 percent approval rating, higher than its previous 72 percent rating in the 2nd quarter survey.

In addition, Tesda also remains as the most trusted government agency after tallying a 61 percent trust rating, higher than its 2nd quarter 58 percent trust rating.

“Tesda remains committed to its mandate of upskilling and reskilling the middle-level Filipino workforce,” said Tesda Director-General Secretary Suharto Mangudadatu.

Tesda was followed by the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) with 57 percent trust rating, and the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) with 56 percent.

During the first quarter survey, TESDA ranked first in approval and trust ratings with 73 percent and 60 percent ratings respectively.

“We shall further strengthen our programs and services, and bring them closer to the communities,” Mangudadatu added.

The PUBLiCUS Asia 3rd Quarter PAHAYAG Survey was conducted from September 7 to 12 with 1,500 respondents nationwide.