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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.




CONCEPT/TERM DEFINITION
ADULT EDUCATION denotes the entire body of organized educational processes, whatever the content, level, and method, whether formal or otherwise, whether they prolong or replace initial education in schools, colleges, and universities, as well as in apprenticeship, whereby persons regarded as adult by the society to which they belong develop their abilities, enrich their knowledge, improve their technical or professional qualifications, or turn them in a new direction and bring about changes in their attitudes and behavior in the two-fold perspective of full personal development and participation in balanced and independent social, economic and cultural development.
Source: (UNESCO)
ADULT EDUCATION denotes the entire body of organized educational processes, whatever the content, level, and method, whether formal or otherwise, whether they prolong or replace initial education in schools, colleges, and universities, as well as in apprenticeship, whereby persons regarded as adult by the society to which they belong develop their abilities, enrich their knowledge, improve their technical or professional qualifications, or turn them in a new direction and bring about changes in their attitudes and behavior in the two-fold perspective of full personal development and participation in balanced and independent social, economic and cultural development.
Source: (UNESCO)
ANDRAGOGY -         the art and science of helping adults to learn. (AVETRA 2002, Australia) -          a set of adult learning principles, including: (i) the learner’s need to know; (ii) self-concept of the learner; (iii) prior experience of the learner; (iv) readiness to learn; (v) orientation to learning; and (vi) motivation to learn. (OECD 2013, Chile)
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APPRENTICE a person undergoing training for an approved apprenticeable occupation during an established period assured by an apprenticeship agreement.
Source: (RA 7796/TESDA Law)
APPRENTICE ABSORBED an apprentice who becomes a member of the regular work force of the establishment after the apprentice period.
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APPRENTICE ABSORPTION RATE the proportion (in percent) of the total number of apprentices absorbed into employment to the total number of apprentices graduated.
Source: (EO 111/Labor Code of the Philippines)
APPRENTICE GRADUATE an apprentice who completes the terms and conditions of his/her apprenticeship contract or agreement.
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APPRENTICEABLE OCCUPATION an occupation officially endorsed by a tripartite body and approved for apprenticeship by TESDA.
Source: (EO 111/Labor Code of the Philippines)
APPRENTICESHIP training within employment involving a contract between an apprentice and an enterprise on an approved apprenticeable occupation.
Source: (RA 7796/TESDA Law)
APPRENTICESHIP AGREEMENT a contract wherein a prospective employer binds himself to train the apprentice who, in turn, accepts the terms/conditions of training for a recognized apprenticeable occupation emphasizing the rights, duties, and responsibilities of each party.
Source: (RA 7796/TESDA Law)

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