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Stochastic and diagnostic analysis of vocational teachers’ attrition and retention in Adamawa State, Nigeria

AbdulHamid, AbdulHamid and Auwal, Auwal and Bawa, Bawa and Bala, Bala (2012) Stochastic and diagnostic analysis of vocational teachers’ attrition and retention in Adamawa State, Nigeria. Journal of Technical, Vocational & Engineering Education, 5 . pp. 56-63. ISSN 2231-7376

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Abstract

This study, entitled “Stochastic and Diagnostic Analysis of Vocational Teachers Attrition and Retention in Adamawa State” was conducted to find out the factors contributing to Vocational Teachers attrition and retention, and the strategies for curtailing the attrition. Three (3) research questions were formulated to guide the study. Pertinent literatures on the topic of study were reviewed. The design for the study was survey research design. The populations for the study were all the Vocational teachers in Adamawa State technical colleges and other government secondary schools. The instrument used for data collection was a well structured questionnaire. The data was collected through administering the questionnaires. The data was analyzed using a statistical mean rating. The results indicated that vocational teachers’ attrition was as a result of negligence of teaching profession and poor salary structure, which in turn affect the students’ performance. Lastly, recommendations were made accordingly to respective quarters that government should address the issue of negligence of teaching profession, improve the salary structure, improve standard of teaching profession, facilitate and encourage professional development and provision of incentive and regular in-service training for all vocational teachers.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:stochastic, diagnostic analysis, vocational teachers
Subjects:L Education > L Education (General)
Divisions:Education
ID Code:23012
Deposited By: Assoc. Prof Dr Azizi Yahaya
Deposited On:07 Mar 2012 06:52
Last Modified:04 Sep 2012 04:44

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