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
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)
GHOST TRAINEES

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 are found to be fictitious assesses poverty at the individual level.  


Source: (TESDA Circular No. 001 s. 2019)
GIG ECONOMY

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 


Source: (Dictionary.cambridge.org)
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)
GOVERNMENT ORGANIZATION

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)
GRACE PERIOD

the period of time provided for a trainer with Provisional national TVET Trainer Certificate (Provisional NTTC) to comply with the industry work experience required (IWER).


Source: (TESDA Circular No. 071s. 2019)
GRANTS

are transfers made in cash, goods, or services for which no repayment is  required. 


Source: (www.oecd.org)
GREEN TECHNOLOGIES

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)
GREENING TVET

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, Global)
INDUSTRIAL COORDINATOR (IC)
  • is a TVET employee who works in tandem with the Training Coordinator of the Establishment who is mainly responsible for such functions a: (1)promotion and marketing to establishments of DTS programs; (2) placement od trainees in the Establishments; (3) coordination of workplace training; and (4) monitoring and evaluation of trainees' learning performance. (Amended ImplementinG Rules and Regulations of the DTS Act of 1994 (RA 7686) (TESDA Circular No. 054, s. 2019)
  • refers to an employee of a TVI, preferably with exposure in conducting skills training, who ensures that the institution has sufficient partnerships with enterprises/establishments to provide venue/s for SIL. (TESDA Circular No. 089, s. 2019)

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