International Journal of
Vocational and Technical Education

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Voc. Tech. Educ.
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJVTE
  • Start Year: 2009

IJVTE Articles in press

ELECTRONICS WORKS COMPETENCIES REQUIRED BY ELECTRONICS TEACHERS FOR EFFECTIVE TEACHING IN TECHNICAL COLLEGES IN OSUN AND OYO STATES

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The study investigated electronics works competencies required by electronics teachers for effective teaching in technical colleges in Osun and Oyo states. A survey research design was used for the study. A 48-item questionnaire was used as instrument for data collection and three experts validated the instruments. A reliability coefficient of 0.879 was obtained and 49 electronics teachers were used. Three objectives were...

Author(s):Arilesere, Opeyemi Munirudeen

SKILL NEEDS OF TECHNICAL COLLEGE STUDENTS FOR EFFECTIVE PROCESSING OF TIMBER FOR BUILDING CONSTRUCTION IN RIVERS STATE.

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This study was designed to determine the skill needs of technical college students for effective processing of timber for building construction in Rivers State. Three research questions and three null hypotheses were formulated to guide the study. A survey research designed was used for the study. The population was 81 which include 66 timber processors and 15 building teachers in technical in the colleges. The...

Author(s):Aneke Kate

Evaluating the Factors Affecting Teachers’ Readiness on Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Integration in Business Studies in Public Secondary Schools in Abia State Nigeria

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The study evaluated the factors affecting teachers’ readiness on ICT integration in business studies in public secondary schools in Abia state Nigeria. Two research questions were answered and two hypotheses tested. The population of the study consisted of 154 business studies teachers from Aba zone in Abia state Nigeria. The data used for this study were ICT competence (X1), the teachers’ personal characteristics (X2),...

Author(s):IHEUKWUMERE, ODOCHI CHINWE-EDOZIE

ASSESSMENT METHODOLOGIES AND DETERMINANTS OF EMPLOYABILITY AND SKILLS LEVEL AMONG TVET GRADUATES IN CENTRAL UGANDA

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Globally, unemployment persists because skill levels and learner capabilities are not in tandem with job market requirements. Using logistic analysis, the present study probed determinants of employability of 150 graduates of Technical and Vocational Education Training (TVET) in Central Uganda and further predicted factors influencing their skills level by applying Tobit regression. On a 1 to 5 scale, skills averaged at...

Author(s):Steven Yiga

Factors that influence the choice of learners against choosing Metalwork as learning subject at a Malawi Secondary School level

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Although metalwork is perceived as one of the subjects that imparts essential skills for post-secondary education survival, learners in secondary school shy away from learning the subject. The purpose of the study was to investigate the factors that influence the decisions made by secondary school learners to opt to study metalwork or not. One hundred and forty-four secondary school learners, both boys and girls, were...

Author(s):Wonderful W.H. Dzekedzeke

Technical and Employability Skills of Mechanical Engineering Student of Vocational High School (4and 3 Years) in Indonesia

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This research aims to study the level of the technical and employability skills of mechanical engineering students of vocational high school (4 and 3 years VHS) in Indonesia. The study applies non experimental quantitative research design, Questionnaire was used to collect data. The population of the study is class XII student with expertise in Mechanical Engineering at VHS in Makassar and Surabaya cities. The total...

Author(s): Soetyono Iskandar

LOW LEVEL TECHNICAL MANPOWER:AN ENDANGERED SPECIE IN THE NIGERIAN CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY

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This paper focuses on the influence the acceptance of the National Business and Technical Education Board (NABTEB) certificate for admission into the Nigerian universities and polytechnics has on the supply of craftsmen labour to the construction industry market. The research quantitatively verified the extent to which the main mission of producing craftsmen for the industry is being pursued by the Technical Schools in...

Author(s): P O Lawal fniqs, rqs

Factors Affecting TVET Responsiveness to Youth Employability: Reflection on Practices of Competency-Based Provisions in Arsi Zone of Oromia Regional State

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This research investigated factors affecting the responsiveness of TVET to youth job-creation in Arsi Zone. Descriptive survey design was used in the research. Data were collected from randomly selected 120 TVET trainees in three TVET colleges. and three purposively selected officials of the respective colleges. Three purposively selected instructors (n=12) from each college and five deans (including one more from...

Author(s):Endalew Fufa

The Effectiveness of Product-Oriented Learning among Technical Students with Different In Psychomotor

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The appropriate learning method contributes to improve students’ achievement and interest in different psychomotor especially in Electromagnetism topics. In the world of technical learning, psychomotor skills affect the students’ motivation. Therefore, students should know the exact learning methods in their learning psychomotor skills so that it may help to improve the performance and also their interest in attaining...

Author(s):MANSOR MARLINI

ASSESSMENT OF AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE TEACHERS’ READINESS TO UNDERTAKE SUPERVISED AGRICULTURAL EXPERIENCE PROGRAM IN EDO STATE, NIGERIA

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The purpose of this study was to determine the readiness of agricultural science teachers in Edo State to undertake Supervised Agricultural Experience Program. The population included all agricultural science teachers (N=360) in Edo State from which a purposive sample of 275 were drawn. A total of 250 (92.60%) copies of a 50-item questionnaire distributed were correctly filled and used for this study. Data were analyzed...

Author(s):SABASTINE BAMIDELE ALFRED and Canice N Ikeoji

Challenges of effective Vocational Education implementation as perceived by Vocational teachers in Ibarapa Central Area of Oyo state, Nigeria

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The study was carried out to research into the vocational teachers perception of the challenges of effective vocational training implementation in the study area. Questionnaire was used to elicit data from 120 selected vocational teachers within Ibarapa central Local Government area. However, ranked with their mean, the research reveals that peoples attitude towards vocational training ranked 1st. problems of remuneration...

Author(s):Adeosun ayodele olayinka

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