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TVET Glossary of Terms


This glossary of terms intends to provide the TESDA key players, partners, and stakeholders an online and updated TVET information, concepts, to bring common understanding and clarification on the use of TESDA terminologies.

2019 TVET Glossary of Terms




CONCEPT/TERM DEFINITION
STATE-RUN-TECHNICAL-VOCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS (STVIs)

refer to public technical-vocational institutions such as TESDA Technology Institutions (TTIs), State Universities and Colleges (SUCs), Local Universities and Colleges (LUCs,) and LGU run  training centers offering registered TVET programs under the Unified TVET Program Registration and Accreditation System (UTPRAS). 


Source: (TESDA Circular No. 60 s. 2018)
APACC or ISO 9001:2000 CERTIFIED TVIs

are institutions with an internationally recognized seal of quality assurance.


Source: TESDA Circular No. 3 s. 2018)
MAINTAINABILITY

a function of the rapidity and ease with which maintenance operations can be performed to help prevent malfunctions or to correct them if they occur. 


Source: (TESDA Circular No. 59 s. 2017)
SERVICING

the replenishment of consumables needed to keep an item in operating condition. 


Source: (TESDA Circular No. 59 s. 2017)
SHORT MESSAGING SYSTEM (SMS)

Short Messaging System commonly known as text message. 


Source: (Operating Procedure on Customer Satisfaction Management System)
SOLAR DESALINATION

a technique to desalinate water using solar energy. There are two basic methods of achieving desalination using this technique; direct and indirect. Sunlight may provide heat for evaporative desalination processes, or for some indirect methods, convert to electricity to power a membrane process. 


Source: (Law Carbon Desalination: Status and Research, Development, and Demonstration Needs, 2016)
SPECIAL REPORT

report in compliance to the instruction of the Director General which shall be submitted based on the timeline as directed

                               


Source: (TESDA Circular No. 053 s. 2019)
STATE UNIVERSITIES AND COLLEGES (SUCs)

refer to public HEIs which are financed and maintained by the national government, and are governed by their respective independent board of trustees or regents in accordance with law. 


Source: (UNIFAST Implementing Rules and Regulations)
STUDENT GRANTEES

are the insured Learners enrolled in TVET programs registered under TESDA and offered in all TESDA-recognized TVIs who are eligible to avail of the Tertiary Education Subsidy (TES). 


Source: (TESDA Circular No. 091 s. 2019)
SUCCESS INDICATOR

performance level yardsticks consisting of performance measures and performance targets. 


Source: (TESDA Circular No. 017 s. 2018)

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