An examination of important competencies necessary for vocational agriculture in selected senior secondary students in Ijebu North Local Government Area, Nigeria

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Author: Onanuga, Peter Abayomi


The study analyses the relationship existing between some specified competencies important to vocational agriculture and preparation for occupation between male and female students in senior secondary schools in Ijebu-North Local Government Area, Nigeria. It adopted the classical design for change experiment (i.e. before and after measures) with eighty-eight subjects (60 males and 28 females) from two schools purposively selected while the classes remained intact. Three objectives and one null hypothesis were formulated to conceptualize the study. The instruments used for the study were...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Vocational education and training; Skills and knowledge; Teaching and learning; Secondary education; Gender; Outcomes

Keywords: Competence; Skill development; Work integrated learning; Work experience; Vocational preparation; Data analysis; Outcomes of education and training

Geographic subjects: Nigeria; Africa

Published: [New York, New York]: International Institute for Science, Technology and Education, 2015

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Journal volume: 6

Journal number: 13

Journal date: 2015

Pages: pp. 196-202

ISSN: 2222-1735, 2222-288X (online)

Resource type: Article

Peer reviewed: Yes

Call number: TD/TNC 129.1069

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