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A professional competence for technical and vocational education training teachers at technical colleges in Niger state, Nigeria

Usman, Alhassan Ndagi and Musta’amal, Aede Hatib (2020) A professional competence for technical and vocational education training teachers at technical colleges in Niger state, Nigeria. International Journal of Advance Science and Technology, 29 (10S). pp. 485-492. ISSN 2005-4238

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A significant amount of concern has been expressed about all the way in which technical vocational Education training (TVET) is taught in Nigeria and particularly in technical colleges in Niger State. This concern stems partly from the fact that the nation cannot grow its human and material resources effectively without sufficient and well-trained manpower at all educational levels. The study therefore investigates the professional skills training needs of technical vocational teachers in technical colleges in Niger State. The sample method used for the survey.The study population comprised of all technical college teachers in Niger state; the sample included all the sixty (60) technical teachers that made up the population. For data collection,professional training competencies Needs of Technical Vocational Teachers Questionnaire were used. The test-retest method was also used to determine the coefficient of reliability of which0.72 was obtained. The data collected were analyzes using the statistical method Mean and Standard deviation. The findings from this study showed that the teachers of technical colleges in Niger state of Nigeria are not exposed to workshops, seminars, conferences and other means of acquiring basic technical knowledge, skills and attitudes and that innumerable teachers of technical colleges are not competent. It was therefore recommended that all technical teacher training institutions function in performance as a matter of necessity and produce an appropriate curriculum which will take on the necessary skills for our new technical teachers in training and those already in the field through in-service training.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:professional competency, TVET teachers, technical colleges in Nigeria
Subjects:H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
L Education > L Education (General)
ID Code:90380
Deposited By: Yanti Mohd Shah
Deposited On:30 Apr 2021 14:48
Last Modified:30 Apr 2021 14:48

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