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.



CONCEPT/TERM DEFINITION
PATHWAYS

refers to mechanisms or access ramps that provide access to qualifications and assist people to move easily and readily between the different education and training sectors and between these sectors and the labor market.


Source: (RA No. 10647, IRR of the Ladderized Education Act of 2014)
PEOPLE’S ORGANIZATION

refers to an independent community and/or a class-based association established to advance specific causes and to protect the interest of specific sectors. 


Source: (TESDA Circular No. 035 s. 2018) (DOLE Department Order No. 17 s. 2017)
PERFORMANCE CRITERIA

are evaluative statements that specify what is to be assessed and the required level of performance. 


Source: (TESDA Training Regulations Framework per TESDA Board Resolution No. 2014-04)
PERSON DEPRIVED OF LIBERTY (PDL)

refers to a detainee, inmate or prisoner, or another person under confinement or custody in any other manner


Source: (Revised IRR of R.A. No. 10275)
PERSONAL DATA BREACH

a breach of security leading to the accidental or unlawful destruction, loss, alteration, unauthorized disclosure of, or access to, personal data transmitted, stored or otherwise processed. 


Source: (TESDA Data Privacy Manual version 1.0 s. 2020)
PERSONAL INFORMATION CONTROLLER

a natural or juridical person, or any other body who controls the processing of personal data, or instructs another to process personal data on its behalf. 


Source: (TESDA Data Privacy Manual version 1.0 s. 2020)
POLYTECHNIC CENTER

a center with at least eighteen (18) registered programs in either PQF Level I, II, III, & IV and at least one (1) in PQF Level V (Diploma) program and in at least three (3) industry sectors. 


Source: (TESDA Circular No. 090 s. 2018)
PRESS BRIEFING

an informal meeting between officials and a limited number of media practitioners aimed at apprising the latter of developing issues and/or potential media stories. 


Source: (Memorandum No. 234, s. 2020)
PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE DATA

it includes equipment tag information, procedures, replacement parts, special tools, lubrication requirements, service providers, warranty information, etc. 


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

(education program) A coherent set or sequence of educational activities designed and organized to achieve pre-determined learning objectives or accomplish a specific set of educational tasks over a sustained period. Within an education program, educational activities may also be grouped into sub-components variously described in national contexts as 'courses', 'modules', 'units', and/or 'subjects'. A program may have major components nor normally characterize as courses, units, or modules, for example, play-based activities, periods of work experience, research projects, and the preparation of dissertations. 


Source: (ISCED 2011)


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