Abbreviation: Int. J. Voc. Tech. Educ.
Start Year: 2009
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DOI: 10.5897/IJVTE2017.0229[Article Number: 613DA8464579]
The purpose of this study was to critically examine the feasibility and implementation of the recently introduced vocational career pathway in Zambia’s secondary education system. The study involved a review of literature from both Zambia and other countries that have vocationalized their secondary education systems. The analysis has shown that the implementation of the vocational track in Zambia’s secondary... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/IJVTE2017.0225[Article Number: A98590463719]
There is urgent need to stem the many failed attempts to improve agricultural education delivery in Africa in a context of growing youth unemployment and food insecurity. Studies show that teachers are ill prepared to engage learners practically, and motivate them towards agricultural careers. Constructively, aligned teaching that matches learning outcomes, teaching methods and assessments has gained currency in... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/IJVTE2016.0211[Article Number: BFC127F63240]
This study presents the findings of skills scoping study for the manufacturing industry in Malawi. The study analyse the skills gaps in the sector to inform the development and review processes of technical and vocational education programmes in the country to help balance the demand and supply of skills equilibrium. Currently, research indicates a mismatch between the range of programmes in training institutions and... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/IJVTE2016.0209[Article Number: 9C87ECD62268]
The bridging course was designed by the Vocational and Education Training Authority (VETA) in collaboration with three technical Colleges/Institutions: Arusha Technical College, Dar es Salaam Institute of Technology and Mbeya University of Science and Technology under the auspices of National Council for Technical Education (NACTE). The course was an immediate solution to the missing link between the Vocational... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/IJVTE2016.0195[Article Number: 4F507DD59208]
This article describes a Career and Technical Education (CTE) pre-service teacher preparation class project requiring students to identify academic standards of learning relating to the competencies that they teach in their program areas with a view to encouraging interdisciplinary collaboration between CTE teachers and colleagues in academic disciplines. Demonstrating that CTE can contribute significantly to academic... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/IJVTE2016.0198[Article Number: 345EE3558786]
This article presents survey results on the dispositional need for cognitive closure among student teachers in some Nigerian universities. The study used a cross-sectional descriptive design to collect data from 123 purposively random sampled students from three universities in Northern Nigeria who enrolled vocational technical teacher training programs. The Need for Closure Scale (NFC) was used to assess the student... Read more.
DOI: 0.5897/IJVTE2015.0177[Article Number: E5A0B2057493]
ICTs play a dynamic role in technical education during delivery of learning materials as learners can access knowledge and improve their skills from anywhere and anytime. The aim of the study is to identify the effectiveness of using ICTs to promote teaching and learning. Survey research design was adopted by the researchers for the study where the teachers of government polytechnic institutes of Bangladesh were... Read more.
DOI: 0.5897/IJVTE2015.0183[Article Number: 8EF90B956965]
The study examined effect of 4MAT method on academic achievement and attitudes toward engineering economy for undergraduate students. Comparison between 4MAT and traditional method in teaching selected units from engineering economy course had been conducted. The sample of this study included 80 under graduate students in two separate groups. One of the groups was considered as an experimental group in which 4MAT method... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/IJVTE2015. 0189[Article Number: 1C4F28056384]
The need to improve academic performance in building trades by students of technical colleges in South-east Nigeria necessitated this study to determine the effect of meta-learning teaching method (MTM) on the students’ academic performance. Two research questions guided the study and two hypotheses were tested at 0.05 level of significance. A quasi-experimental design involving experimental and control groups... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/IJVTE2015.0185[Article Number: E6CB73655752]
The study was carried out to identify the computer software data analysis skills required for capacity building of university lecturers for effective educational research. Three research questions and one null hypothesis were formulated, to guide the study. The survey research design was adopted for the study and a structured questionnaire was used for data collection. Data obtained from 220 Lectures of the faculties of... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/IJVTE2015.0181[Article Number: 2CD294255754]
This study was conducted to identify strategies for evaluation of students’ proficiency in practical skills in NCE (technical) Building Technology Education. Questionnaire was the instrument used in collecting data from respondent. The population for the study comprises of all Technical Teachers in the School of Technical Education, Federal College of Education (Technical), Potiskum. There was no sampling employed... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/IJVTE2015.0173[Article Number: 3A2A48A54862]
The aim of this study is to investigate the relation between the Egyptian Industrial Education Teachers' demographic characteristics and their perceived computer self-efficacy. The target population of the study was in-service teachers at Industrial Secondary Schools. Thus, participants consisted of 66 in-service teachers (architecture specialists) in Desouk and Foh industrial secondary schools (Kafr El-Sheikh... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/IJVTE2014.0150[Article Number: A6917D654367]
Polytechnics education in Ghana, as it is now, lacks proper direction. Indeed, Poku et al. (2013) stated that education in Ghana can be described as being under experimentation, without a very clear direction and focus. It is observed that Polytechnic education which is meant to enhance trainee’s practical abilities and prepare them effectively for the world of work has been degrading gradually. Many polytechnics... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/IJVTE2015.0174[Article Number: 094B31654372]
This paper focuses on a study of pedagogical techniques employed for the teaching of vernacular architecture modules, at the University of Jos, Nigeria. It looks at the way the hands-on approach and other methods were employed in teaching the modules from the early formative stages to the final year of the bachelor’s programme before changes were made to the teaching methods. As methodology, the study employed the... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/IJVTE2013.0142[Article Number: B5DA01C54091]
The problem of unemployment in Nigeria, especially among the youths has been variously expressed to be alarming if not endemic. As a result of this, various recommendations had been proffered toward ameliorating the menace unfortunately to no avail. Hence, the essence of this research work is to examine the repositioning of Technical and Vocational Education (TVE) as a panacea to unemployment in Nigeria. Data were... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/IJVTE2015.0178[Article Number: B567CD853548]
A model of the dimensions that measure the way students perceive and think about the image of vocational education training (VET) was developed together with an instrument to measure the impact of VET’s image on students’ loyalty towards the VET sector in the Vietnamese context. The data were collected from 900 students: 300 in lower secondary school, 300 in upper secondary school and 300 in vocational... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/IJVTE2014.0165[Article Number: C9E92BB52756]
This study investigated the causes of science and technical teachers’ attrition and strategies for retention in Adamawa State Secondary Schools. Attrition refers to exit of teachers without replacement. Survey research design was adopted for the study. Three research questions guided the study and hypotheses were tested at 0.05 level of significance. The sample of the study was 785. The entire population of... Read more.
DOI: 5897/IJVTE2014.0164[Article Number: 55504D851699]
This study investigated the influences of inadequate instructional materials and facilities in the teaching and learning of electrical/electronics (E/E) technology education courses. The study was guided by two research questions and two null hypotheses which were tested at 0.05 level of significance. The design employed was descriptive survey with a population of 56 Electrical/Electronic teachers and students. Due to... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/IJVTE2015.0170[Article Number: 1B7BBF751839]
The paper examined the influence of demographic variables on business education students’ choice of secretarial option in colleges of education in the North-west geo-political zone, Nigeria. Three null hypotheses were generated for the study. The descriptive research design was used for the study. A self-designed questionnaire was used to elicit responses from the respondents. Section A of the instrument dealt... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/IJVTE2014.0166[Article Number: 2FAE56E51082]
The study aimed to determine the causes for the exodus of technical teachers from teaching in TVET to other jobs in Katsina State, Nigeria. For convenience of data collection, research questions were formulated.The survey questionnaire was developed with 15 items and used to question technical education administrators, technical education principals/vice principals and technical teachers in TVET institutions who... Read more.
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