Assessing the Constraints Militating Against the Effective Implementation of Vocational and Technology Education Programme in Tertiary Institutions in Bayelsa State, Nigeria
Higher Education Research
Volume 1, Issue 1, December 2016, Pages: 19-22
Received: Oct. 26, 2016;
Accepted: Nov. 12, 2016;
Published: Dec. 8, 2016
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Festus Chukwunwendu Akpotohwo, Department of Vocational and Technology Education, Faculty of EducationNiger Delta University, Wilberforce Island, Yenagoa, Nigeria
Bumien Victor Yabrifa, Department of Vocational and Technology Education, Faculty of EducationNiger Delta University, Wilberforce Island, Yenagoa, Nigeria
Cletus Ogeibiri, Department of Vocational and Technology Education, Faculty of EducationNiger Delta University, Wilberforce Island, Yenagoa, Nigeria
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The study examines constraints militating against the effective implementation of vocational and technology education programme in tertiary institutions in Bayelsa State. The study adopted descriptive survey design because it sought to elicit from the respondents constraints on the effective implementation of vocational and technology education in tertiary institutions in Bayelsa State. The population for this study consists of all the students in the department of vocational and technology education, Niger Delta University, Bayelsa State. Simple random sampling technique was used to select two-hundred and four (204) students as respondents for the study. A structured questionnaire titled “Constraints Militating against the Effective Implementation of Vocational and Technology Education (CMEIVTE)” was used in eliciting information from the respondents. The data collected were analyzed using descriptive statistics of mean and standard deviation. Based on the findings the following recommendation among others was made; Adequate funds should be made available by all levels of government to the various institutions.
Constraints, Implementation, Vocational and Technology Education, Tertiary Institutions
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Festus Chukwunwendu Akpotohwo,
Bumien Victor Yabrifa,
Assessing the Constraints Militating Against the Effective Implementation of Vocational and Technology Education Programme in Tertiary Institutions in Bayelsa State, Nigeria, Higher Education Research.
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2016, pp. 19-22.
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