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Title: Youth Employment: The Impact of Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) in Enhancing Youth Employability in the Labor
Authors: Leka, Wanna
Keywords: Impact, Technical and vocational education and training, youth employment
Issue Date: Jul-2017
Publisher: St. Mary's University
Abstract: This study attempted to show the impact of college TVET training in enhancing the employability of youth in the labor market. A total of 251 TVET college graduates working in various organizations in five different regions were traced and filled out questionnaires related to their preemployment training and its relevance to their current jobs. The data obtained through questionnaire and other document analysis indicated that their training had enhanced their chances of employability despite some challenges. They seem to have positive outlook towards college TVET program. It was recommended that the expansion of TVET programs must done taking into account various factors the might constrain the effectiveness of the program.
Appears in Collections:Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Private Higher Education in Africa

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