An Assessment on The Implementation of the Technical and Vocational Education and Training Program In Selected Private Tvet Colleges in Addis Ababa: in Particular Reference To Business Fields

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Addis Ababa University


Initially tlte TVET program is designed by the Ministry of Education (MoE) to prepare people at middle level trained man power that can create self-employment for the development of the country's economy. However, especially in the business field the intended goal could not be attended and unemployment is still increasing in the country. Therefore, it has become required to conduct a research under the title "An Assessment on the Implementation of the Technical and Vocational Education and Training Program in Selected Private TVET Colleges in Addis Ababa: In Particular Reference to Business Fields". This study attempts to assess the implementation of the TVET program in the private TVET colleges providing training in business fields. The sample private TVET colleges considered for this study were Admas University College, Royal College, St. Mary's University College, and Unity University College. For the execution of this study, descriptive survey method was employed. For data analysis the statistical tools such as percentage, mean value, and ANOVA were used. In this endeavor, data were collected through questionnaires, observation, interview, and document analysis. Questionnaires were distributed to simple randomly selected students and purposely selected teachers. Interviews were conducted with deans, apprenticeship coordinators, vocational guidance and counselor, registrars offices in the institutions, and one TVET officer in AAEB. The study revealed such major challenges (hindrances) on the proper implementation on the program as lack of practical training for teachers. No practical training was given to the teachers and trainees, the curriculum was not carefully designed as to provide practical training for employment, government support and controlling mechanism was not properly working, no vocational guidance service is properly provided. At last, based on the findings of the study, some possible suggestions wereforwarded