Influence of Gender and Environment on Students’ Vocational Choice in Secondary Schools in Ilorin

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ABSTRACT

The study investigated the influence Gender and Environment on students’ vocational choice in Secondary School in Ilorin.

Data were collected from two hundred randomly selected students through Influence Gender and Environment on Students Vocational Choice Questionnaire (FGAEOSVCQ). Data collected were analysed using frequency counts, percentage and t-test.

The results indicated that there were no significant differences in the factors influence vocational choice of male and female, and students from graduate and non-graduate parents. However, significant differences were observed on the basis of religions and school size.

Based on the outcome of this findings it is recommended that parents should be adequately educated to allow their children to choose vocational career in accordance with their ability aptitudes and interest.


TABLE OF CONTENTS

TITLE PAGE                                                                 I

CERTIFICATION                                                           II

DEDICATION                                                                III

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT                                                IV

ABSTRACT                                                                   VI

TABLE OF CONTENTS                                                 VII

LIST OF TABLES                                                          X

CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION

Background to the Study                                             1

Statement of the Problem                                            3

Purpose of the Study                                                    4

Research Questions                                                     5

Research Hypotheses                                                   6

Significance of the Study                                             7

Scope and Delimitation of the Study                                   7

Operational Definition of Term                                    8


CHAPTER TWO: REVIEW OF RELATED LITERATURE

Career theories as applied to Nigeria                          9

Factors influencing vocational choice                      19

The need for career guidance                                       24

Steps in introducing a career guidance programme

in schools                                                                     27

Steps in career decision making process                    29

Appraisal of the review of the related literature          30

CHAPTER THREE: RESEARCH METHOD  

Research Design                                                          32

Population of the Study                                               33

Sample and Sampling Techniques                              33

Research Instrument                                                   33

Validation of the Instrument                                       34

Reliability of the Instrument                                        34

Method for Data Collection                                          35

Procedure for Data Analysis                                        35


CHAPTER FOUR: RESULT AND DISCUSSION  

Introduction                                                                 36

Presentation of the Result                                           36

Hypothesis Testing                                                       38

Discussion of the findings                                           42

CHAPTER FIVE: SUMMARY, CONCLUSIONS AND

RECOMMENDATIONS

Summary                                                                      45

Conclusion                                                                   46

Recommendations                                                        47

Reference                                                                      48

Appendix                                                                      50


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APA

Bukola, M (2021). Influence of Gender and Environment on Students’ Vocational Choice in Secondary Schools in Ilorin. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/influence-of-gender-and-environment-on-students-vocational-choice-in-secondary-schools-in-ilorin

MLA 8th

Bukola, MUSTAPHA "Influence of Gender and Environment on Students’ Vocational Choice in Secondary Schools in Ilorin" Afribary. Afribary, 25 Dec. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/influence-of-gender-and-environment-on-students-vocational-choice-in-secondary-schools-in-ilorin. Accessed 15 Aug. 2022.

MLA7

Bukola, MUSTAPHA . "Influence of Gender and Environment on Students’ Vocational Choice in Secondary Schools in Ilorin". Afribary, Afribary, 25 Dec. 2021. Web. 15 Aug. 2022. < https://afribary.com/works/influence-of-gender-and-environment-on-students-vocational-choice-in-secondary-schools-in-ilorin >.

Chicago

Bukola, MUSTAPHA . "Influence of Gender and Environment on Students’ Vocational Choice in Secondary Schools in Ilorin" Afribary (2021). Accessed August 15, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/influence-of-gender-and-environment-on-students-vocational-choice-in-secondary-schools-in-ilorin