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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
INSTITUTION-BASED TRAINING

TVET programs take place in the training institutions, schools or centers. This includes TESDA Technology Institutions (TTIs), provate Technical Vocational Institutions (TVIs) and other public TVIs such as: State Universities and Colleges (SUCs), Local Colleges and Universities (LUCs), Higher Education Institutions (HEIs), and training centers established by the Local Government Unit (LGU), private enterprise, and Non-Government Organization (NGO).


Source: (Memorandum No. 181 s., 2019)
INSTITUTIONAL ASSESSMENT

refers to an assessment conducted by the institution for its learners to determine their achievement of the learning outcomes in the module/s of instruction in a given unit of competency or clusters of competency. This assessment applies to both WTR and NTR registered programs.


Source: (TESDA Circular No. 089 s. 2018)
INSTITUTIONAL ASSESSMENT an assessment undertaken by the institution for its students to determine their achievement of the learning outcomes in the module of instructions in a given unit of competency or clusters of competencies. This applies to both WTR and NTR registered programs.
Source: (TESDA Board Resolution No. 2004-13, “Training Regulations Framework”/TESDA Circular No.33 s.2017)
INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS ALLOWANCE

refers to the budget given to learners per program to acquire necessary learning such as, but not limited to, materials/workbook/handbooks and/or non-print materials.


Source: (TESDA Circular No. 092 s. 2019)
INTER-CLUSTER

is the body that reviews and provide inputs to policy concerns/issues and program/project complementation, operational policies/guidelines, plans, and programs/ projects and recommends endorsement for approval of the appropriate authority/official. 


Source: (TESDA Circular No. 41 s. 2018)
INTERESTED PARTY OR STAKEHOLDER
  • person or organization that can affect, be affected by or perceive themselves to be affected by the decision or activity of an organization. (TESDA Circular No. 017 s. 2018)
  • a person or organization with an interest or concern in something. In vocational education and training stakeholders include government, providers of training, industry, clients and the community. 

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INTERNAL AUDIT
  • a process to review the practice against documented procedures usually carried out by auditors within the organization. (TESDA Quality Manual dated 1/15/2010)
  • sometimes called first-party audits, are conducted by, or on behalf of, the organization itself for management review and other internal purposes, and can form the basis for an organization’s declaration of conformity. Independence can be demonstrated by the freedom from responsibility for the activity being audited.  (Note from ISO 19011:2011)

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INTERNAL QUALITY AUDIT (IQA)

a systematic, independent and documented process for obtaining audit evidence and evaluating it objectively to determine the extent to which criteria are fulfilled.


Source: (ISO 19011:2015)
INTERNATIONAL INDUSTRY IMMERSION

the process of deploying WET trainers to industries/companies from other countries to enhance their skills, knowledge and attitudes in their area of specialization to be applied to their training institutions for quality TVET training.


Source: (TESDA Circular No. 51 s. 2017)
INTERNATIONAL TRAINING

a skills upgrading program for trainers conducted in other countries by reputable organization to enhance their skills, knowledge and attitudes in their area of specialization.


Source: (TESDA Circular No. 51 s. 2017)

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