Fostering a Functional Electronic Work Skills Acquisitions in Government Technical Colleges for Peaceful Co-Existence in South West, Nigeria

Authors : Adedeji; Soji Aderemi

Volume/Issue : Volume 8 - 2023, Issue 1 - January

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The researcher examined fostering a functional electronic work skills acquisition in Government Technical Colleges (GTC) for peaceful coexistence in South West, Nigeria. Descriptive survey research design was adopted for the study. This is because the items seek for the views, opinions and information of the respondents. Three research questions were raised for the study. The targeted population for the study was hundred and fifty (150) electronic work instructors using stratified and ballot multi sampling technique to select five instructors from five GTCs in each of the state of South West geo-political zone of Nigeria were used for the study. There was no sample technique for the study because of the population small size. The instrument for the data collection was questionnaire tagged fostering a Functional Electronic work Skills Acquisitions in GTCs for Peaceful Coexistence in Nigeria (FFRTEWSAQ). Five Likert rating scale of Very Often= 5, Often=4, Sometimes=3, Rarely =2 and Never=1. The questionnaire was validated by three experts from Electrical/Electronic technology education unit of Technical Education Department of Emmanuel Alayande College of Education, Oyo, and Oyo State using face and content validity. Test retest method was conducted twice in Kwara state’s GTCs at an interval of two weeks to determine reliability of the instrument using Spearman Brown formular to obtain 0.70 reliability coefficients indicating that is appropriate and reliable for the study. Mean and Standard Deviation were used to analysis the data from the three research questions at a cutoff point of greater than or equal to 3.0 and 0.50 as Highly required (HR) and less than or equal to 2.49 and 0.49 regarded as deviation Not required (NR) having used SPSS Version 22 for the data analysis. Discussions of findings were made based on outcome of research study and compare with others previous research study Conclusion and recommendations were made among which are: The youths should be encouraged to have interest in technical education where career trades can be chosen on their own comparative advantage of talented skills instead of pursuing courses that cannot offer them self-reliance in future. More of the technical colleges should be established and equipped with modern facilities to give rooms for more students who develop interest in career trades in technical colleges.

Keywords : Fostering, Electronic Work Trades, Skills Acquisitions and Government Technical Colleges


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