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
|GOVERNMENT ASSISTANCE TO STUDENTS AND TEACHERS IN PRIVATE EDUCATION (GASTPE)||
financial assistance to further the goal of improving quality and accessibility in private education particularly in the secondary, post-secondary (TVET) and higher education levels. DepED, TESDA, and CHED supervise the administration and implementation at the different education levels, respectively.
Source: (RA 8545/GASTPE Law)
refers to national government agencies, local government units, government-owned or controlled corporations, and their subsidiaries.
Source: TESDA Circular No. 035 s. 2018, DOLE Department Order No. 17 s. 2017
are transfers made in cash, goods, or services for which no repayment is required.
refers to the development and application of products, equipment, and systems used to conserve the environment and natural resources.
Source: (RA 10771/ Green Jobs Act of 2016)
an essential and cross-cutting theme for sustainable development. It refers to the efforts to reorient and reinforce existing TVET institutions and policies in order to reinforce the achievement of sustainable development. Thus, greening TVET acknowledges the relationship between sustainable development and green development and clarifies different definitions of green jobs and green skills as well.
Source: Majumdar 2010
|INDUSTRY COORDINATOR (IC)||
refers to the division of industry used in the Training Regulations, e.g. Automotive/Land Transport, Metals and Engineering, Construction, etc. As a criterion, it is the minimum number of industry sectors that cover all the registered program offerings of the TVI.
Source: (TESDA Circular No. 090, s. 2018)
|INDUSTRY WORKING GROUP||
a group composed of representatives of industry associations, organizations, TVET institutions, labor groups and concerned government agencies who are working directly with TESDA in skills planning, standards development, assessment and certification, and promotion of TVET.
is based on a training (and working) agreement between an apprentice and a master craftsperson wherein the agreement may be written or oral and the master craftsperson commits to training the apprentice in all the skills relevant to his or her trade over a significant period of time, usually between one and four years, while the apprentice commits to contributing productively to the work of the business. Training is integrated into the production process and apprentices learn by working.
Source: (TESDA Circular No. 181 s. 2020)
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