Teachers’ Perception about Effectiveness of Technical and Vocational Education at Secondary Level as a Tool for Poverty Alleviation in Pakistan

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Dr. Kamran Siddiqui, Saira Hanif, Ghulam Hussain, Saima Hanif


The major goal of this study was to learn about teachers' opinions on the efficiency of secondary technical and vocational education as a strategy for poverty reduction in Pakistan. Gender, locality, education, and age were chosen as sub-components of teachers' features after significant literature analysis and discussion. Punjab was the focus of the research. With the use of the TEVTA list, a five-point Likert Scale questionnaire was designed and polled on 250 instructors of technical and vocational education at the secondary level from all over Punjab in 2013, 2014, and 2015. Expert opinion and Chronbach Alpha were used to determine the instrument's validity. The instrument's reliability was assessed using the. test. According to the findings, there is a significant positive association between teachers' perceptions of the effectiveness of secondary technical and vocational education and poverty reduction. As a consequence of the findings, course objectives, physical facilities, administrative facilities, curriculum, and social factors all significantly and positively predicted the outcome variable poverty reduction for the success of secondary technical and vocational education

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