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: September 2010; 2(5)

September 2010

The recruitment of private technical colleges in Taiwan

  Due to the innovation of Taiwan’s education strategy, options for the channel of advancing to higher education for students are unobstructed. The number of universities and colleges in Taiwan has grown from 137 to 162, as of today. The rapid development of higher education has raised many issues, such as the over supply of higher education market. Because decline in birth-rate, number of upcoming...

Author(s): Chung-Shan Sun and Yueh-Kuei Huang

September 2010

Impact of educational policy changes on home science education in secondary schools in Kenya: 1981 to 2005

  Home science is a pre-vocational subject in the Kenyan secondary school curriculum. It is designed to equip the learner not only with theoretical concepts, but also with skills that may lead to self employment. However, impact of the educational policy changes on home science education is yet to be established. The purpose of the study was to assess the impact of policy changes between 1981 and 2005 on home...

Author(s): K. N. Nyangara, F. C. Indoshi and L. O. Othuon

September 2010

Integration of new technological innovations in automobiles into the curriculum for Nigerian technical college programmes

  The increased number of new sub-systems in modern automobiles, intended to improve upon their safety, economy and comfort among other things, have made them more sophisticated and complex to maintain. The curriculum for the training programmes of their maintenance personnel in Nigerian Technical Colleges has however, remained rigid since 1985, over two decades behind the state-of-the-art technologies. This...

Author(s): Odigiri Adikpe Matthew and Emmanuel Okafor Ede