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.
2022 TVET Glossary of Terms
the total number of students or trainees who have registered in a given course or program.
Source: (2005 IACES)
|EQUIPMENT MAINTENANCE LOG-SHEET||
is used to record maintenance in one overview for each piece of equipment.
Source: (TESDA Circular No. 59 s. 2017)
any set of information relating to natural or juridical persons to the extent that, although the information is not processed by equipment operating automatically in response to instructions given for that purpose, the set is structured, either by reference to individuals or by reference to criteria relating to individuals, in such a way that specific information relating to a particular individual is readily accessible.
Source: (TESDA Data Privacy Manual version 1.0 s. 2020)
refers to a person who is not a naturalized citizen of the Philippines.
Source: (TESDA Circular No. 001, s. 2020)
|FOUR Es OF OPERATIONS||
process stands for efficient, effective, economical and ethical
Efficient refers to "doing things right" given the available resources/inputs and within a specified timeframe. This is about delivering a given quantity and quality of outputs with minimum inputs or maximizing outputs with a given quantity and quality of inputs
Effective refers to "doing the right things". Effective operations mean that operating units are able to deliver their major final outputs and outcomes and able to achieve the expected results and contribute to the achievement of the sectoral and societal goals.
Economical refers to the performance of functions and tasks using the least amount of resources/inputs within a specific timeframe. It implies that the resources/inputs should be acquired at the right cost, at the right time, at the right place, in the right quantity, and of the right quality.
Ethical refers to conformity with the norms of conduct and ethical standards as contained in RA 6713, otherwise known as the "Code of Conduct and Ethical Standards for Public Officials and Employees".
Source: TESDA Circular No. 079 s. 2020
|FREE TRADE AGREEMENT (FTA)||
refers to an agreement between two or more countries to eliminate or reduce tariffs and other requirements of commerce that restrict trade between them.
|GENERAL AGREEMENT ON TRADE IN SERVICES (GATS)||
is a multilateral framework of rules and disciplines aiming for the expansion and progressive liberalization of services trade, based on increasingly transparent and predictable rules and regulations.
Source: (https://www.wto.org; www.giz.de)
refer to persons reported to have attended a training solely for the purpose of obtaining payment of the corresponding scholarship allocation, but upon verification by TESDA, the trainee(s) is/are either found to be fictitious or have not attended the minimum number of training days that would warrant payment.
Source: TESDA Circular No. 107, s. 2021, TESDA Circular No. 001 s. 2019
a way of working that is based on people having temporary jobs or doing separate pieces of work, each paid separately, rather than working for an employer
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