MENU

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
ASSESSMENT PROCESS

gathering of evidences or information to determine competence.


Source: -
ASSESSMENT VERIFICATION

process of checking the validity of information and records relevant to assessment procedures and instruments for certification or post-appeal.


Source: -
ASSESSOR’S GUIDE

a set of document which contains information that serves as reference of the Assessor during the evidence gathering process.


Source: -
ASSESSOR’S METHODOLOGY COURSE a course or training program designed to equip participants with the knowledge, values, and skills in the administration, evaluation, and interpretation of competencies assessment.
Source: (TESDA Implementing Guidelines on PTQCS)
ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY (AT)

is any item, piece of equipment, software program, or product system that is used to increase, maintain, or improve the functional capabilities of persons with disabilities. 


Source: (Assistive Technology Industry Association (ATIA), 2018)
ASYNCHRONOUS ELEARNING

refers to the learner-centered process which uses online learning resources to facilitate information sharing regardless of the constraints of time and place among a network of people.


Source: (Shahabadi and Uplane, 2015) (TESDA Circular No. 104 s. 2019)
AUDIT
  • process to review the practice against documented procedures. (ISO 19011:2015)
  • refers to the systematic, independent process for obtaining audit evidence and evaluating it objectively to determine the extent to which audit criteria are fulfilled. (TESDA-OP-CO-02 Rev. 00)

Source: -
AUDIT PLAN

refers to a written plan prepared prior to the conduct of audit which details activities such as where to go, what to do, when to do it and whom to see/interview.


Source: (TESDA-OP-CO-02 Rev. 00)
AUDIT REPORT

refers to a report that contains observations and findings during the Audit that are meant to assist the Auditee to improve systems. 


Source: (TESDA-OP-CO-02 Rev. 00)
AUDIT TEAM

refers to a group of people qualified and designated/authorized to conduct an audit.  It is composed of a Lead Auditor and team members.


Source: (TESDA-OP-CO-02 Rev. 00)

Page 6 of 70