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2009 (Vol. 1, Issue: 1)
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Vocational Choices among Secondary School Students: Issues and Strategies in Nigeria

F.O. Ohiwerei and B.O. Nwosu
Corresponding Author:  OHIWEREI, FRANKLIN OHIOLE 

Key words:  Vocational, choices, jobs, occupation, career, employment, profession
Vol. 1 , (1): Page No: 1-5
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Abstract:

This study tried to examine the problems that are associated with vocational choices of secondary school student. The research revealed that secondary school students are faced with choosing a vocation right from the colonial master to date in our educational system. The research also represents there are so many factors that are responsible for this, among which are parents, teachers, peer groups and subject study. Conclusion and recommendations were however made such as get information about job descriptions and requirements, Get information about salary and working conditions, Get information about the education and training requirements and source for information about the labor market, including industrial occupational trend. That parent must not force their children to choose a vocation. A student must not choose a vocation because he or she sees his or her friends choosing the vocation. A student must choose a vocation where he or she has intellectual, ability, aptitudes, and interest.
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F.O. Ohiwerei and B.O. Nwosu, 2009. Vocational Choices among Secondary School Students: Issues and Strategies in Nigeria.  Asian Journal of Business Management, 1(1): Page No: 1-5.
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