International Journal of
Vocational and Technical Education

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Voc. Tech. Educ.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-534X
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJVTE
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 115

Table of Content: December, 2013; 5(6)

December 2013

Technical and vocational skills depletion in Nigeria and the need for policy intervention

The study was carried out to assess the impact of erosion of technical and vocational education and training (TVET) on technological capability building in Nigeria by commercial motorcycling transportation mode. The study used primary and secondary data sources. The number of respondents sampled was 500. Structured questionnaires were administered on commercial motorcyclists. This was supplemented with field...

Author(s): Oluwale, B.A., Jegede, O.O. and Olamade, O.O.

December 2013

Availability and adequacy of resources for skill acquisition in digital electronics repairs in the National Open Apprenticeship Scheme in Edo State, Nigeria

This study was carried out to assess the availability and adequacy of provision of resources for skills acquisition in maintenance and repairs of digital electronics for the National Open Apprenticeship Scheme in Edo State. The study was guided by four purposes, from which four research questions were raised. The descriptive survey research design was employed for the study. The population of the study was 312. A sample...

Author(s): Godwin O. Omofonmwan and Samson O. Chukwuedo

December 2013

Information and communication technology: The pivot of teaching and learning of skills in electrical and electronics technology programme in Nigeria

The polymorphous nature of teaching and learning has contributed to the quest for skills delivery and acquisition at any place and pace. Teaching and learning of skills in electrical and electronics programme cannot be restricted to the traditional classroom settings, but should adopt favourable and acceptable technological dynamism. The inadequacy in the supply of facilities and qualified manpower perhaps has...

Author(s): Samson O. Chukwuedo and Godwin O. Omofonmwan

December 2013

Students’ academic performance in the transition period before choosing areas of specialization in Nigeria Certificate Education (Technical) programme

The study examined the level of academic performance in the compulsory and related courses offered by all the students in technical education during the transition period of the first and second years of a three years NCE Technical programme before choosing their area of specialization. The study comprises 237 students: 22 Automobile students; 8 Building students; 21 Electrical/Electronics students, 24 Metalwork...

Author(s): Japo Oweikeye Morto Amasuomo