CONCURRENT BLENDING OF VOCATIONAL TRAINING DURING SECONDARY SCHOOL EDUCATION AND ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS OF STUDENTS

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Vocational Training, Secondary Education, Concurrent blending, Punishments, Students’ Interest

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Secondary school education, a major prerequisite toward attaining self-actualization, has had major recent blows as many with first degree certificate are either unemployed or underemployed. Every rational individual now has interest towards learning skill outside school system. This study examines effect of interest of students, time spent and punishments at vocational training centers on students’ performances. Quazi experimental design of descriptive survey method using multi-stage sampling was adopted. Epe L.G was stratified into three LCDA where nine secondary schools were randomly selected. 250 students who combine vocational and secondary education were purposively picked. Vocational Opinion Questionnaire (r = 0.78) and 2nd Term Result (2021/2022 session) for the sampled students were used. Seven research hypotheses tested with ANOVA were raised. The results among others, shows various punishments received at vocational centers by students have significant negative effect on students’ performances. Government should structure vocational education to make it more beneficial.

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2024-05-31

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ONAKOYA, S. O. (2024). CONCURRENT BLENDING OF VOCATIONAL TRAINING DURING SECONDARY SCHOOL EDUCATION AND ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS OF STUDENTS. Advance Journal of Education and Social Sciences, 9(5), 47–55. Retrieved from https://aspjournals.org/ajess/index.php/ajess/article/view/147

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