Teachers/Trainers Attitude towards the Current Performance Management System in Selected TVET Government Institutions in Addis Ababa

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Addis Ababa University


The purpose of this study was to investigate the attitude of teachers towards the current performance management system and practices in selected sample Government Technical Vocational Education and Training Institutions. While including more institutions in the sample would have widened the focus of the study, limited time and funding made such a wider study prohibitive. In order to attain the objective of the study, descriptive method was employed. The data collected were organized, analyzed, tabulated and interpreted using simple percentage. As far as major findings of the study are concerned, significant majority of the respondents stated their attitude that the appraisal system lacks to include critical requirements, indicators that establish learning objectives consistent with student needs and department expectations and appropriateness of the performance measurement criteria to measure performance of trainers as objectively as intended made the practices of teacher's appraisal in TVET government institutions exhibit weaknesses which need to be urgently addressed if teacher appraisal is to be used to improve the quality of teaching and education. Finally, the last section of the study deals with recommendations that are sought to practical in solving the problems identified in the study.