The Implementation of Cooperative Training in Technical and Vocational Education and Training Colleges of Oromia
Education Journal
Volume 5, Issue 4, July 2016, Pages: 43-48
Received: May 15, 2016; Accepted: Jun. 2, 2016; Published: Jun. 21, 2016
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Tolla Berisso Geda, College of Business and Economics, Arsi University, Asella, Ethiopia
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Abstract
The intent of this study was to examine the extent of the implementation of cooperative training in Technical Vocational and Education and Training Colleges of Oromia, Ethiopia. To achieve this purpose, researcher used mixed research design, quantitative and qualitative. The participants of the study for quantitative data includes: 77 (36.73%) trainers, 49 (48.89%) leaders and 74 (23.44%) level-4, 2014 trainees a total of 200 respondents and 1 TVET agency outcome based training process owner, 6 District TVET representatives, 6 Deans, 6 outcome based TVET colleges process owners and 6 industry representatives to obtain qualitative data. Quantitative data obtained were analyzed by applying descriptive statistics (i.e., mean, standard deviation and percentage) and inferential statistics (One-way ANOVA) and the qualitative data was analyzed with the help of themes to view a clear picture of the issue understudy. The study result showed that their exist weak collaborative work culture among TVET colleges and that of industries and TVET colleges under the study did not adequately sorted out potential industrial partner and established full collaboration with them. Hence, the study recommended the importance establishing and maintaining networks of partners for the delivery of cooperative training, feedback on the quality of TVET programs and facilitating the employment opportunity of TVET graduates.
Keywords
Cooperative Training, Industry, Implementation, TVET Colleges
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Tolla Berisso Geda, The Implementation of Cooperative Training in Technical and Vocational Education and Training Colleges of Oromia, Education Journal. Vol. 5, No. 4, 2016, pp. 43-48. doi: 10.11648/j.edu.20160504.11
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