Sunday, October 21, 2018

 



TESDA Women's Center

 

 
 

TESDA Women's Center
Research and Development

RESEARCH STUDIES

Year Project Title   Description
1998
  1. To Women Their Rightful Share
  Documentation and analysis of the frameworks and policy environment as given in the Philippine National Development Plan, Philippine Plan for Gender-Responsive Development., labor laws, ratified UN conventions.
       
 
  1. Resource Book on the Economic Empowerment of Filipino Women
  Annotated bibliography of research works on research economic empowerment of Filipino women; profiles of relevant public and private research institutes; analysis of existing research gaps.
       
 
  1. Gender analysis of TESDA TVET program
  A review of TVET programs delivered by TESDA training centers from a GAD perspective.
       
1999
  1. Situational Analysis of Economic Activities Undertaken by Women in Low-Income Communities in Metro Manila
  An investigation of the nature of economic activities of urban poor women and identification of specific areas for TWC intervention.
       
 
  1. Situational Analysis of Economic Activities of Women in Low-Income Communities in Mindanao and Visayas Region
  Similar to No. 4 above with focus in the Visayas and Mindanao areas.
       
2000
  1. Monitoring and Evaluation of Skills and Entrepreneurship Training
  A monitoring and evaluation report of the Women Economic Empowerment component of the World Bank project entitled “Restructured Vocational Training Program.”;
       
 
  1. Status of Working Women in the Philippines
  A “white paper” that presents and analyzes women statistics in various areas: employment, government, Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) in the Informal sector, etc.
       
 
  1. Tracer Study on pre-employment skills training, batches 1-3
  The study determined the effectiveness of the training and measured impact of the training on the graduates.
       
 
  1. Evaluation of the TWC Programs and JICA Assistance
  An assessment and evaluation of the various aspects of training implementation and identification of strategies to improve the delivery of these training programs.
       
2001
  1. A Study on the Ceramics Industry
  A look at the industry and its technical human resource needs to enable the development of relevant skills training courses.
       
 
  1. A Study on the Food Processing Industry
  A look at the industry and its technical human resource needs to enable the development of relevant skills training courses.
       
2002
  1. Work and Training Opportunities for Women in the Agri-Fishery, health, ICT and Tourism sectors
  The study describes the policy environment, assess the current state as well as appropriate TVET responses to women in the 4 priority sectors.
       
2003
  1. Issue Papers on Entrepreneurship Development
  An assessment of responsiveness of existing support service mechanisms for women.
       
 
  1. Gender Mainstreaming on the 4 Core Businesses of TESDA
  The study reviewed and assessed the existing practices and process currently adopted by TESDA in implementing the GAD approach in its three core businesses to determine the gaps and weaknesses in TESDA’s current GAD initiatives and to develop a set of criteria or standards for establishing a gender-based quality TET system.
       
2004
  1. Gender Analysis of the 2001-2003 TESDA Assessment and Certification Result in the NCR- A Discussion Paper
  The study seeks to determine the factors that facilitate as well as impede the chances of women to pass the TESDA certification exams and in so doing, increase their chances for employment. The result show gender tracking in a choice of occupations for both males and females and suggest both that TWC continues with the more comprehensive analysis of the assessment and certification process.
       
2005
  1. Study on Employment Opportunities in the 12 Trade Areas
  The study will determine the employment opportunities (local and abroad) for the 12 areas being offered by the center and will assess the relevance of these courses in addressing the current demand of the related industries.
       
 
  1. GAD-Based Entrepreneurship Development in TVET – A Study on the Evaluation of the International Training Program and Third Country Training Program 2002-2005
  The International Training Program (ITP), formerly Third Country Training Program (ICTP), aims to promote gender mainstreaming in TVET in the Asia Pacific region. This evaluation report covering batches 2002-2005 adapted the rapid appraisal approach utilizing a structured questionnaire which was sent to former participants.
       
 
  1. Mainstreaming GAD in TVET – the TESDA Experience
  A documentation of good practices on mainstreaming GAD in TVET. It contains various activities that could serve as a guide to the TESDA GAD Committee members on plan and activities that they could undertake. This documentation hopes to inspire others to champion and advocate gender and development as a strategy for nation-building. It is also dedicated to al Filipino women as they celebrate the centennial of the feminist movement in the Philippines.
       
2006
  1. TWC Tracer Study — Batches 4-15
  The TWC Tracer study seeks to monitor and evaluate graduates of the six-month Pre-employment Skills Training, modular or short-term courses and entrepreneurship development courses. The study shall provide indications of the relevance and impact of TWCs training programs as well as provide a profile of its graduates in terms of employment, socio-economic status and career of its graduates. It shall also serve as tools in planning and formulation policy recommendations on its training program.
       
2007 - 2011
  1. Expanding Women’s Choices: Changing Lives (Success Stories) Part 4
  Documentation of success stories of TWC graduates developed in 2011
       
 
  1. Gender Sensitivity Training Modules for Arabic Language and Values Education
  Development of GST module for Arabic language and values education under the TVET with ALIVE project with DepEd and TESDA
       
 
  1. Gender Sensitive Training Modules for Basic Competencies
  Development of GST modules for the basic competencies under the GREAT Women Project.
       
 
  1. TWC Trainees’ Handbook
  A revision of the TWC Trainees’ Handbook
       
 
  1. Catalog of Skills and Livelihood Training Programs and Other Support Services
  A joint research project participated by the TWC.
       
 
  1. Coaching Returned Victims/ Survivors of Trafficking Toward Gainful Careers: A Manual of Coaches
  A joint research project participated by the TWC.
       
 
  1. Evaluation Report on Training Program Implementation of Supplemental Training Program for Trainers in Construction
  An evaluation of training program implementation with a focus on Plumbing, Masonry, and Carpentry.
       
 
  1. Faculty Researches on Commercial Cooking NC II, Food and Beverage Services NC II, Dressmaking NC II, SMAW NC II, Automotive Servicing NC II
  Research studies conducted by TWC Trainers towards the enhancement of training modules.
       
 
  1. TWC Newsletter series 2008, 2009, 2010 2011
  Development of quarterly newsletters as part of advocacy materials on women’s empowerment.
       
2010
  1. Employment, Utilization, and Absorption of 2009 Graduates
  The study seeks to determine the effectiveness of the training program and to measure its impact in terms of employment, utilization, and absorption of graduates.
       
 
  1. Mid-Year Training Program Evaluation
  The 2010 mid-year assessment and evaluation program seeks to review various aspects of training program implementation such as trainer’s competencies, training structure and organization, and training facilities.
       
 
  1. End-of-Training Program Evaluation
  An individual assessment and evaluation administered to each trainee after completion of the training program.
       
 
  1. Profile of 2009 Graduates: An Analysis
  It contains a profile of 2009 TWC graduates according to sex, age, civil status, highest educational attainment, and place of residence.
       
 
  1. Customer Feedback Survey
  It seeks to determine client satisfaction and solicit feedback from the TWC trainees and client of the dormitory and canteen.
       
 
  1. Joint Research in the Development of Trainer’s Guide for the Conduct of Basic Course in STI, HIV and AIDS Education
  A joint research between TESDA and the Philippine National Aids Council (PNAC) that led to the development of 7 modules towards preventing STI, HIV, and AIDS.
       
 
  1. Joint Research on Capability Building on Alternative Fuels and Related Technologies
  A research activity of TWC, considered as identification project in industry, was its involvement on the project of TESDA in partnership with the Department of Energy (DOE).
       
 
  1. Development of Training Modules on Fundamentals of Automotive Servicing.
  It seeks to develop modules on the Fundamentals of Automotive Servicing customized for DOE technical team.
       
2011
  1. 2011 Mid-Year Training Program Evaluation
  The 2011 mid-year assessment and evaluation program seeks to review various aspects of training program implementation such as trainer’s competencies, training structure and organization, and training facilities.
       
 
  1. Trainer’s/ Facilitator’s Guide to Gender-Sensitive Curriculum and Gender Sensitive Training Modules
  A product of TESDA’s collaborative effort, as spearheaded by the TWC, with the Philippine Commission on Women, the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA). It was developed under the project called “Development of Training Materials for the Economic Empowerment of Women through enhanced Technology-Base Community Training Program.”
       
 
  1. Thesis: Women in TVET in the Philippines
  The master thesis of TWC staff
       
 
  1. TWC Brochures
  Development of brochures on the various TWC qualifications to increase access to TVET opportunities.
       
2012 - 2013
  1. Gender Sensitivity Trainer’s Manual with Integration of Entrepreneurship
  Development of GST manual with the integration of entrepreneurship designed for TVET Trainers under the GREAT Women Project Phase 2.
       
2013
  1. Gender-Sensitive Entrepreneurship Training on Micro-Business Enterprise for Sari-Sari Store Owners and Access to Resources(STAR)
    1. Facilitators’ Guide Manual
    2. Trainees’ Workbook
    3. Trainees’ Handbook
  Development of Facilitators’ to Guide Manual, Trainee’ Workbook and Handbook under the national convergence program on empowering women retailers “Coke-TESDA Sari-Sari Store Training and Access to Resources” STAR Program.
       
2015
  1. Pre-Assessment of the Learning English Application for Pinoys (LEAP)
  A pre-assessment of the Learning English Application for Pinoys (LEAP) administered to TWC Trainers, Trainees and LSI Trainees conducted jointly by TWC and U.P. Diliman. The software is designed to improve the intake of hires in the call center by improving the listening and speaking fluency in the English language.
       
 
  1. Livelihood Survey in the Ten Pantawid Pilot Municipalities.
  A survey conducted by TWC in collaboration with DSWD.
       
 
  1. TWC Trainees’ Handbook.
  A 2014 revised version of the handbook for TWC trainees containing the code of conduct and detailed procedures for action in the conduct of day-to-day affairs in training.
       
 
  1. Development of eLearning Modules in Housekeeping NC II for the TESDA online program
  Faculty research on the development of eLearning modules by the TWC Trainer in Housekeeping NC II for the TESDA online program.
       
 
  1. Development of eLearning Modules in FBS NC II for TESDA online program
  Faculty research on the development of eLearning modules by the TWC Trainer in FBS NC II for the TESDA online program.
       
 
  1. Research Study on the Relevance of Career Profiling in the Choice of TVET Qualifications Among the TWC Graduates
  The study aims to examine the continuing relevance of Career Profiling as a pre-training requirement at the TWC by assessing the relevance of Career Profiling in helping the training applicants choose the right course; and, determining the relevance of Career Profiling in terms of landing the right job for the graduates.
       
 
  1. Development of Gender-Sensitivity Training Modules for Various Clients
    1. For Nurses and Caregivers under the JPEPA
    2. For TWC Parents and Guardians
      1. For TESDA Employees
      2. For Industry Workers/ Employers
      3. For National Government Agencies
      4. For STEP
  The study aims to examine the continuing relevance of Career Profiling as a pre-training requirement at the TWC by assessing the relevance of Career Profiling in helping the training applicants choose the right course; and, determining the relevance of Career Profiling in terms of landing the right job for the graduates.
       
 
  1. National Action Plan Research on Women, Peace, and Security
  Joint research conducted in 2014 by OPAPP with the participation of the TWC.
       
 
  1. Thesis Study on Technical Vocational Students: Factors that Affect a Student’s Choice in Taking a Vocational Choice
  A research conducted by DLSU students together with the TWC Research Unit that aims to identify the factors that lead to an individual’s choice to take a technical-vocational course.
       
 
  1. Pilot Testing of eLearning Materials of Argo Automotive Servicing System
  A study to test the software developed by the Netherlands-based Electude International conducted at the TWC Automotive Servicing.
       
 
  1. Pilot Testing of Blended Food and Beverage Services (FBS) Training Program
  The research study aims to test and evaluate the developed e-learning modules of FBS NC II. It is a response to TESDA effort to expand and increase the impact of TVET programs to more Filipinos including those working abroad.
       
2015
  1. Survey on the Utilization of Gender-Sensitive Training Curriculum
  The survey aims to determine the effectiveness of the Gender-sensitive Trainer’s Manual rolled out to all TTIs pursuant to TESDA Circular No. ___ series of 2012.
       
2016
  1. Case Study on Gender e-Government Best Practice in the Philippines: eTESDA
  The study focuses on TESDA as a government institution that promotes gender empowerment and equality in the country and uses information and communication technology in institutional management and delivery of services making it one of the agencies that represent eGovernment practices and promotes equality through gender mainstreaming. The study is a joint collaboration between TWC Research Unit and the project consultant from Ideacorp.
       
2017
  1. Development of Affordable Vegetable Base Snack Food
  This technology research focuses on the development of healthy snack recipes made from vegetables that would be affordable and acceptable to school children. Specifically, it aims to develop at least three (3) different recipes of nutritious snacks using different vegetables as a base ingredient; evaluate the overall acceptability of the developed recipes with schoolchildren in terms of taste and appearance; and, determine the nutritional value of the developed recipes as well as the cost per recipe.
       
 
  1. Development of Nitrate-free Skinless Fish Longanisa
  To develop longganisa product made of fish that will utilize local Salmon as a healthy option.
       
 
  1. Development of Signature Coffee for Café Juana
  To develop a signature coffee for TWC Café Juana as an IGP using local ingredients that will not only lessen the cost of the beverage but also promote the use of local products.
       
 
  1. Development of Mocktail Drinks with Butterfly Pea Flower Extract
  To develop an acceptable mocktail drink that utilizes the extract of butterfly pea flowers locally available.
       
 
  1. Development of Salad Dressing Using Local Vinegar
  To develop a salad dressing specifically vinaigrettes using local vinegar.
       
 
  1. Development of an On-line Reservation and Monitoring System for the TWC Dormitory, Function Rooms and Vehicles
  To design an online facilities reservation system for managing reservations of the TWC dormitory, function rooms, and vehicles to improve customer service.
       
 
  1. Development of Turmeric-based Health Mocktails
  To utilize turmeric tea as a base ingredient for a mocktail in combination with other fruits.
       
 
  1. Feasibility Study of TWC Alteration Shop
  An assessment of the practicality of opening an alteration shop at the TWC.
       
 
  1. Feasibility Study of Cafe Juana Shop
  An assessment of the practicality of establishing a Café Juana shop at the TWC.
       
 
  1. Utilization of Pineapple Waste Extracts for Fabric Stain Remover
  To study the effectiveness of pineapple peels as organic stain removal and whitening agent on fabric and as a substitute for detergents and bleach.
       
 
  1. Development of Welding Head Cap with Replaceable Mask
  To design a personal protective equipment as a work accessory for head protection of the Welding Trainees of the TWC.
       
 
  1. Tracer Study of TWC Graduates (2014-2016)
  The study aims to profile the TWC graduates from 2014-2016 in terms of employment status and socio-economic status and provide an indication of the relevance and impact of TWC’s training programs on the graduates.
       
 
  1. Case Study on the Conduct of Competency Assessment for PWDs in Barista NC II and Housekeeping NC II
  The Case Study aims to document the PWDs who passed the competency assessment in Barista NC II and Housekeeping NC II; document the PWD graduates who have gained employment; and, come up with specific recommendations in terms of allowable/reasonable adjustments in the conduct of assessment process for PWDs.