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|Title:||GENDER DISPARITY IN THE ACQUISITION OF TECHNICALVOCATIONAL SKILLS IN SENIOR SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN DELTA STATE OF NIGERIA: THE WAY FORWARD.|
|Publisher:||Journal of Educational, Health and Technology Research (JEHERT)|
|Abstract:||The research work was carried out to ascertain the causes of gender disparity in technical-vocational skills acquisition programme. Two research questions were raised to guide the study, while a survey design method was used for the study. A total population of 185 respondents was used for the study. A 20-item questionnaire was used to elicit information from the respondents. The findings showed that the unconscious influence of the society and parental/guardian opinion cause gender disparity in the acquisition of technical-vocational skills. Conclusion was drawn and some recommendations were made to include: Efforts should be made to carry out campaign to sensitize parents and members of the public about issues of gender disparity in technical-vocational skilled programme, incentives in the form of bursaries and scholarship should be provided to encourage female who may want to engage in technical-vocational skilled programmes, among others.|
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