exodus of Filipino workers abroad to find quality employment continues to be on
the rise. The Pinoy Workers of the World (WOW) have to face the stiff
competition in the global labor market as to qualifications, competencies and
currently language proficiency.
the demand for the call center agents increases as the clientele of the
Business Processing Association of the Philippines (BPAP) and the Contact
Centers Association of the Philippines (CCAP) also increases.
government has recognized that language proficiency and understanding of
workplace culture further enhance the competitiveness and marketability of
Filipino Job-ready workers thereby providing them better employment
opportunities in the global labor market. Language proficiency is considered
highly contributory in increasing the Filipino workers’ productivity,
efficiency and quality service delivery. Hence, the Language Skills Institute
(LSI) was established.
serves as TESDA’s language skills training facility envisioned to provide world
class workplace-based language skills training to Filipino Job-ready workers.
It offers Arabic, English, Korean, Mandarin, Japanese and Spanish Language
Programs and is keen to offer German, Italian, Swedish and Finnish around the country when the
demand is considerably high. The LSI maintains a total of 35 sites all over the
(From National LSI)