Contribution of Vocation Education Training on Youth Employment in Dodoma City.

Kimbe, Doreen Lucas (2021) Contribution of Vocation Education Training on Youth Employment in Dodoma City. Masters thesis, The Open University of Tanzania.

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The study was conducted in Dodoma city with aim of assessing Contribution of Vocation Education Training on Youth Employment. It has to achieve three objectives which are; to determine type of skills training, examine factors facing youth employment, and analyze basic measure to be taken by VET in enhancing opportunities on youth employment. Study design involved a cross sectional survey that involved 96 VET graduate youth who were randomly selected from vocation education training. Data from respondents were collected using questionnaires. Quantitative data were analyzed using Statistical Product Services Solution Findings regarding youth employment revealed that, majority of VET graduate are males (59.4%) age between 25-29 (53.1%) years old. A mechanical trade was the leading course, in the study investigated that large number (74.4%) of graduate were informally employed. Additionally, this study investigated that lack of working experience was hindrance in getting job. The findings from key informant agreed that their VTCs provide best training which yield to quality graduate, also it shows that student preferred much practical as way of measurement but situation is different as it is most of VTCs dealing in competence based as measurement for assessment. Furthermore, this study has shown substantial proportion of youth graduate are prepared for working experience in internship. Therefore, there is a need, to establish center of entrepreneurial production in every area of which, may be used as the focal point for cooperation and coordination, among the youth to force them working around the center. Keywords: Vocation Education Training, Youth, Employment, Skills.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Subjects: 300 Social Sciences > 330 Economics
Divisions: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences > Department of Economics
Depositing User: Mr Habibu Kazimzuri
Date Deposited: 14 Jan 2023 10:07
Last Modified: 14 Jan 2023 10:08

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