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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
RETRAINING training for acquisition of skills and knowledge required in practicing an occupation other than the one for which the person was originally trained. It may require training specialization.
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SECONDARY EDUCATION refers to the third stage of compulsory basic education. It consists of four (4) years of junior high school education and two (2) years of senior high school education. The entrant age to the junior and senior high school levels are typically twelve (12) and sixteen (16) years old, respectively.
Source: (Sec. 4, RA 10533)
SECTORAL SKILL PLAN a document which contains the trends and prospects of particular industry demand and supply, goals, strategies, policies and programs and serves as a planning tool for addressing industry skill needs and a decision-making framework for both government and the private sector.
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SELF-ASSESSMENT GUIDE a pre-assessment tool to help the candidate and the assessor determine what evidence is available, where gaps exist, including readiness for assessment. This document can a) identify the candidate’s skills and knowledge; b) highlight gaps in the candidate’s skills and knowledge; c) provide critical guidance to the assessor and the evidence that needs to be presented; d) provide guidance to the candidate on the evidence that needs to be presented; and e) assist the candidate to identify key areas in which practice is needed or additional information or skills should be gained prior to the assessment.
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SELF-EVALUATION GUIDE the checklist, which the applicant TVI shall accomplish to determine their relative scores against the indicators provided. The required evidence is also provided. This will help the applicant TVIs determine if the program being applied for the STAR Rating will meet the required points for STAR Level.
Source: (TESDA Circular No. 18 s. 2016)
SKILL MISMATCH a situation of imbalance in which the level or type of skills available does not correspond to Labor market needs.
Source: (CEDEFOP 2014, Europe)
SKILLS the acquired and practiced the ability to carry out a task or job.
Source: (RA 7796/TESDA Law)
SKILLS ANTICIPATION use of Labor market and skills information to predict and develop policy responses to future skills needs
Source: (EU Commission (Skills panorama) 2015)
SKILLS ANTICIPATION use of Labor market and skills information to predict and develop policy responses to future skills needs
Source: (EU Commission (Skills panorama) 2015)
SKILLS COMPETITION serves as a venue to recognize the skills excellence of young industry skilled workers and graduates of TVET institutions.
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