Mechanics of Implementation

The Actual Training Implementation

1. Guidelines for Implementation of Online Training Program for TM1

The implementation of online training on TM Level I Qualification shall be guided by the Implementing Guidelines to be developed for the purpose.

2. Training Mentors/Trainers

The following TM Level I mentors of TESDA-ARMM, RMDC shall serve as online mentors and face-to-face trainers.

Online mentors

Face-to-face trainers

   Rosalie Esturco
  Abdurasad P. Munabirul Jr

   Al-Sultan Palanggalan

  Ferdinand De Roma

  Joel Claro O. Castaneda

  Abdulmubin S. Madisa

  Alimudin Kasan

3. Training Participants

The training participants shall be trainers or prospective trainers of TESD (TVET) from ARMM and its neighboring regions who comply with the requirements of the course as stated in the Training Regulations of TM Level I.  Twenty (20) participants shall be selected from the applicants.

4. Participants' Entry Requirements

Based on the TR, the requirements for enrollment will include the following:

  • Graduate of baccalaureate degree or equivalent in training/experience along the field of  Technical -Vocational Education  and Training;
  • Certified at the same or higher NC Level in the qualification that will be handled (for technical trainers);
  • Able to communicate orally and in writing;
  • Physically fit and mentally healthy;
  • Proficient in quantitative and qualitative analysis;
  • Proficient in verbal reasoning; and
  • Can work with the following computer Application: MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint and Basic Web Browsing


5. Recruitment/Registration Process

The course shall be opened to the public.  It shall be advertised in the social networking sites such as facebook and twitter.  Applicants shall be asked to open the TESDA-ARMM, RMDC LMS download and fill-up the following forms:

  1. Participants' Profile
  2. Training Need Analysis forms

The accomplished forms shall be uploaded back to the LMS with the scanned copy of the National Certificate of the qualification being handled or to be handled.

Application shall be accepted until the 20 slots are filled-up. Applicants who did not comply with the requirements per TR shall be notified through e-mail and informed on reason/s why they were not accepted in the program.

Applicants who complied with the requirements shall be notified by e-mail and shall be asked to sign an affidavit of undertaking that they are committing to finish the course within 6 weeks.  They will then be enrolled in the TESDA-ARMM, RMDC LMS and shall be given their username and password to access the course materials.


6. The
TESDA-ARMM, RMDC Learning Management System (TESDA-ARMM, RMDC-LMS) contains the following which shall be used by participants during the training.

  1. PDF files of the modules;
  2. Interactive learning materials with self-checks;
  3. Computer-based exams;
  4. Templates for the required outputs;
  5. Interfaces where trainees can submit their assignments and outputs;
  6. Chatroom and discussion forum where participants can communicate with trainees and their mentors; and
  7. Blog spots where trainees can freely write their ideas about the topics discussed.

 

7. Training Duration and Schedules

The training duration of the online training program shall be 6 weeks. Although participants will be allowed at their own pace, training schedule shall explicitly be specified per module to serve as a guide to finish the course, as follows:

Competency

Suggested Duration

Plan Training Sessions

2 weeks

Supervise Work-based Learning  

1/2 week

Maintain Training   Facilities 

1/2 week

Utilize Electronic Media in   Facilitating Sessions

1 week

Facilitate Learning Sessions

1 week

Conduct Competency Assessment  

1 week


A more detailed breakdown of schedules, which include learning activities deadline of submission of outputs, and assessment shall also be given in the LMS to serve as further guidance to ensure completion of the program.

 

8. Instructional Strategies

A blended learning approach (online learning and face-to-face) shall be used in this training program.

a.      Online Activities

Asynchronous online learning using the online learning materials through TESDA-ARMM, RMDC LMS shall be the main strategy in training the participants.  Learning activities shall include:

*  Reading of Competency-Based Learning Modules (CBLMs) and Required supplementary reading materials;

*  Using the interactive e-learning materials for each Learning Outcome;

*  Undertaking research activities;

*  Answering self-checks;

*  Performing Task Sheets;

*  Submitting outputs of task sheets though the LMS;

*  Communicating with the online mentor through e-mails, voice chats, and web conferencing;

*  Providing summary of lessons learned through the discussion forums; and

*  Undergoing online computer-based test.

 

b.      Face-to-face activities

Face-to-face sessions shall be required for the participants for the demonstration requirements for the following competencies:

  1. Facilitate Learning Sessions;
  2. Conduct Competency Assessment; and
  3. Utilize Electronic Media in Facilitating Training

Face-to-face schedules shall be agreed by the TESDA-ARMM, RMDC trainers with the participants while training online.

 

9. Assessment Methods

The following assessment methods shall be used for assessing the competency of participants:

  1. Portfolio assessment - this refers to the outputs as requirements of competency being assessed. This shall be done as the participant progresses in his learning activities per Learning Outcome. (e.g. session plans, CBLMs, workshop Layout)
  2. Computer-based test - this is composed of multiple choice test given online.  The computer-based test shall only be opened to a particular participant scheduled for assessment during a designated time. If the participant failed to take the test during the designated time, he should notify the online mentor for another schedule of test.  A trainee should be able to get at least 60% of the correct answers to pass the test.
  3. Interview - an interview is required.  During the interview a trainee is required to be on webcam to attest the personality of the person interviewed.
  4. Other Assessment methods - Other assessment methods (e.g. summarizing the processes involved in the preparation of CBT materials in a blog) may be required by the online mentor to ensure that the trainee is really competent on the competency being assessed.  Assessment methods other than those listed from item 1 to 3 may be used by the online mentor when the online mentor feels it necessary or when the 3 methods are not enough to confirm the competency.
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