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


refers to an association of workers organized for the mutual aid and protection of its members or for any legitimate purpose other than collective bargaining.

Source: (TESDA Circular No. 035 s. 2018)

refers to individuals and families whose income fall below the poverty threshold as defined by the National Economic and Development Authority and/or cannot afford in a sustained manner to provide their minimum basic needs of food, health, education, housing and other essential amenities of life. 

Source: (TESDA Circular No. 035 s. 2018)
YOUTH a portion of the population between 15 – 30 years of age.
Source: (RA 8044/Youth in Nation-building Act)
YOUTH LITERACY RATE percentage of people aged 15 to 24 years who can both read and write with understanding a short simple statement on their everyday life. Generally, ‘literacy’ also encompasses numeracy’, the ability to make simple arithmetic calculations.
Source: (UNESCO UIS 2013, Global)
YOUTH PROFILING FOR STARRING CAREER (YP4SC OR CAREER PROFILING) an electronically delivered guidance program designed to help career seekers choose intelligently what course to pursue based on their abilities and occupational interests. The two (2) instruments are Computer Interest Profile (CIP) and Computer Ability Profile (CAP).
Source: (Compendium of Programs Registered under UTPRAS, Vol. V)

the net power plant puts the carbon dioxide released from burning natural gas under high pressure and heat, using the resulting supercritical CO2 as the “working fluid” that drives a specially built turbine. Much of the carbon dioxide can be continuously recycled; the rest can be captured cheaply.

Source: (Pando, 2018)

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