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Title: A Survey Study On Occupational Competence Assessment Administration And The Degree Of Stakeholders Involvement Practices:
???metadata.dc.contributor.*???: Ato Girma Zewdie (Associate Professor)
Woldeyes, Memiire
Keywords: occupational competence assessment process
Issue Date: Jul-2011
Publisher: Addis Ababa University
Abstract: This research realized that the competence of individual workforce has to be confirmed continuously by means of occupational competence assessment process. It should not be one time task. Hence, the research was conducted to assess how much the occupational competence assessment administration process was practical in the CGAA under the title of "A Survey Study on Occupational Competence Assessment Administration Practices and Stakeholders' Involvement." Based on this, the researcher applied relevant research. questions which dealt with the overall occupational competence assessment practices, capacity and mandate of the CGAA CoC, the extent of the stakeholders' involvement in the assessment system, the challenges of securing confidentiality, and the flow of applicants to take assessments. Based on that, the researcher llsed both primary and secondary data sources in order to get appropriate data for the study. For the purpose of the study the target populations covered were; the City Govemment of Addis Ababa CoC management and supervisors, assessment centers' coordinators, assessed trainers, Assessors and industry board member representatives. Accordingly, the researcher applied descriptive survey method to collect ideas, opinions and views from a relatively a large number of respondents. Moreover, the researcher used the possible both quantitative and qualitative data. In the study, three sampling techniques: purposive, availability, and systematic were employed to select sample respondents respectively. Four instruments: Interview, Questionnaire, Observation, and Document check in and six respondent groups with /36 sample sizes were considered. Three TVET colleges were selected by using purposive sampling technique from among the seven TVET colleges in CGAA and then sample sizes of assessed trainers from these colleges and f ocal persons were selected using systematic sampling technique. Finally, availability sampling technique was applied to select samples for supervisors, management members, and assesso rs respectively. The major finding indicated that the CoC is encountering with various problems and challenges to administer the competence assessments and the industries are not yet ready to take part in the assessment implementation program, most of the assessment centers are not standardized to conduct the practical assessments. Hence, the CoC needs assistance from all concemed sectors to be capacitated and fulfilled manpower and infrastructures to administer the assessments process in proper manner.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/16244
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