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Attitude of Students Towards Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) at Yeka Sub-City Government TVET Colleges

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dc.contributor.advisor Dabi, kenenisa(PhD)
dc.contributor.author Workineh, Israel
dc.date.accessioned 2018-11-30T19:57:16Z
dc.date.available 2018-11-30T19:57:16Z
dc.date.issued 2018-01
dc.identifier.uri http://localhost:80/xmlui/handle/123456789/14778
dc.description.abstract The main purpose of this study was to assess attitude of students towards technical and vocational education. In order to meet the objectives of the study, a descriptive survey design was employed. From the total population of 86 teachers and 514 students, 61 teachers and 151 students were selected using stratified sampling technique for this study. TVET deans were also selected using purposive sampling. Questionnaires and interview were used for collecting data. The data obtained through the questionnaires were analyzed using frequency, percentages, mean, standard deviations and t-tests. The information obtained through interviews was qualitatively analyzed to supplement the quantitative data. The findings revealed that students were undecided whether TVET contribute to the economy of our country, leads to jobs which are well paid, offer good career opportunities, learn skills that are needed by employers and students disagree that TVET training leads to jobs which are well regarded by society. Furthermore, the study revealed that students’ perceived negatively that TVET offering high quality learning, TVET training gives access to modern equipment and competence of teacher. Students were undecided whether TVET enable to learn skills such as communication or teamwork and enabling of technical and vocational education students to continue with university studies later. It was also noted that students were, disagreed that TVET help students to set up their own business. But students undecided whether TVET creates wide job opportunities, demanded by the labor market, alternative to get job and temporary means of employment. The study also stated that, students’ agreed that their preference was to join preparatory program, not ready to attend TVET program and students were not happy with joining TVET, students perceived TVET as it designed for low achiever student, high achiever students do not join TVET, it is not attractive for students, students prefer TVET to academic subjects and most TVET Students are from poor family. Therefore, in order to tackle those problems it is recommended that collaboration of all stakeholders is vital to create awareness among students, the TVET deans should fulfill teaching learning materials and all stake holders have to give due emphasis to solve the problem. The management bodies (deans, vice deans, and department heads) in collaboration with parents and others stakeholders should work hard to increase their level of readiness to atten en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.subject Attitude of Students en_US
dc.title Attitude of Students Towards Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) at Yeka Sub-City Government TVET Colleges en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US


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