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



CONCEPT/TERM DEFINITION
LIFEBOAT JOB

is one that is available, unlikely to go away, and pays enough to provide some shelter until the crisis is past.


Source: (Burning Glass Technologies, 2020)
LITERACY TRAINING SERVICE (LTS)

is a program designed to train students to become teachers of literacy and numeracy skills to school children, out of school youth, and other segments of society in need of their service.


Source: (TESDA Circular No. 017 s. 2018)
LOAN PROCEEDS

refer to loan or loan and grant disbursements for ODA-assisted projects. 


Source: (www.neda.gov.ph)
LONG TERM UNEMPLOYED

refers to persons with continuous periods of unemployment extending for one year or longer (52 weeks and over); it is expressed as a percentage of the overall labor force (long term unemployment rate) and total unemployment (incidence of long-term unemployment). 


Source: (TESDA Circular No. 131 s. 2019)
LONG TERM UNEMPLOYMENT

refers to people who have been unemployed for 12 months or more. 


Source: (Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
MAINTENANCE

work required to preserve or restore buildings and equipment to their original condition or to such a condition that they can be effectively used for their intended purpose. 


Source: (TESDA Circular No. 59 s. 2017)
MAINTENANCE PERSONNEL

refers to personnel who support the maintenance and operation of equipment and facilities of the school/centers. 


Source: (TESDA Circular No. 59 s. 2017)
MEDICAL AND DENTAL FEES

refer to all fees intended for health services provided to the learners including physical, dental, and mental health assessment, examination, and treatment in the institution to ascertain that the learner is physically and mentally fit and does not have any contagious diseases. 


Source: (TESDA Circular No. 60 s. 2018)
MERIT

it means to be deserving of or to deserve appointment or promotion because of qualifications, competence, and personal suitability. 


Source: (TESDA Circular No. 119, s. 2019)
MONITORED PROGRAMS

skills training programs that have TVET component conducted by other National Government Agencies and other skills training which have to be reported to TESDA. 


Source: Memorandum No. 345, s. 2020


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