is carried out in order to examine the factors affects in the choice of Home
Economics as career in Oredo Local Government Area of Edo State. And it has
been observed that most students don’t like Home Economics as a career for this
reason, it is the intention of the researcher to look at those factors that
makes students not to choose Home Economics as career.
investigation is based on some hypothetical questions. The analysis of the data
collected emphasis in the following findings:
1.That there is no significant difference between
subjects studied in schools and there career aspiration of students.
2.That there is no significant difference between
student’s job aspiration and employment opportunities in the labour market.
3.That there is no significant between teacher’s
qualification and the teaching of Home Economics in secondary school.
4.That finance has no significance with the choice
of Home Economics as a career.
Based on these findings the researcher makes some suggestions and
recommendations on how to overcome the problem in order to make students see
the need for choosing home economics as a career.
Background of the study
Statement of problem
Purpose of the study
Significance of study
Limitations and delimitations
Definition of terms
Review of Related Literature
The study Sample
Analysis of data result
BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY
A. (1987) defined home Economics as career sequence of occupation, Jobs and
positions occupied, during a persons working life. In choosing home economics
as a career, one in effect tries to secure knowledge of occupational
opportunities existing in their social environment. this involves a decision
not only of the bibliographical make up of the individual. But if the
acquisition of the basic skills that will enable the individual to cope with
the social economic change in their everyday life so as to attain there desired
economics as a career are relatively a young profession and it is still
encountering difficulties in becoming established. Its major problem is
employment opportunities and their rapid changing role of the family for
education in Nigeria, an investigations was done on the efficiency of the
system of vocational training and after which, it was recommended that boys and
girls should be given equal chance to study home economics and the need was
emphasized to increase and extended home economics as a career to all school
and at different levels.
economics as a career is in many mind, a matter of infusion that is using
subject area as a means of linking academic discipline with the real world
situation. Jaiye Via (1979) is of the opinion that our youth need constant
guidance in their choice of career and subjects. It is common knowledge to find
students choosing subject or career for which they have a passing interest but
students should stand the risk of ending up with failure and of course
frustration. Makinde (1978) observed that in a simple society with little
diversification, the choice of career did not require much specialized
assistance parents and friends could provide adequate advice of someone who has
to make a choice of career between several familiar options.
traditional society the child learnt by limitations the parents, but today the
situation has changed with formal education the understanding with formal
education the understanding of most parents about the prevailing condition in
schools in limited with the diversification in the number of possible care3er
choice has become more difficult also with academics and vocational training,
choice must be made with greater care to avoid the frustration, which may
varies from among choice.
STATEMENT OF PROBLEMS
economics is area of all wonder course it cover so many areas of life, sewing,
home management an all.
interest student have in home Economics as a cariee.
PURPOSE OF STUDY
This study seeks to achieve the following objectives. Whether the
student are knowledgeable in jobs available in the labour market before making
choice of jobs and also whether students just take any job that come their way
so long as they pass their examination.
To find out the factors affecting home economics as a career in
Oredo Local Government Area.
Whether students take into consideration factors affecting their
choice of career.
Suggesting the source of information about possible career for the
SIGNIFICANCE OF THE
significance of the study is:
1.Highlight student’s occupational aspiration and
the factors that affect their choice of career.
2.Highlight on factors affecting the choice of
home economics as a career among secondary school teachers in universities and
colleges of education and thus provide a sight to enhance the significance of
subject that will make them choose the right career.
3.Bring to awareness general understanding of the
process of adolescent occupational choice and shed more or some light on the
amount of knowledge Nigerian adolescent have about job available in Nigeria.
4.Bring to awareness the department of curriculum
and planning in providing meaningful educational programme so that students
entering advanced training will as well have a clearer perception of what they
want to do.
basis of this research questions, the following null hypothesis were tested in
1.There is no significant difference between
subjects studied in school and there career aspiration of students.
2.Finance has no significance with the choice of
home economics as a career.
3. There is no significance
difference between students’ job aspiration and employment opportunities in the
4.There is no significant between teacher’s
qualification and the teaching of home economics in secondary schools.
assumptions on which this research is based are as follows:
a.Students’ knowledge will help in developing
social, personal, vocational and occupational awareness.
b.To provide the need of young people and aiding
them towards a realization of their potentials.
c.To ensure a better school adjustment of students
of there peer and meaningful learning experience.
DEFINITION OF TERMS
purpose of clarity, the following term are used in this study are defined below.
CHOICE: This means that the students has decided on occupation
(work) or subject after rejecting certain others which hold certain attractive.
OCCUPATION ASPIRATION: It refers to the occupation oan individual
would like to choose assuming there is no factor limiting him or her. In this
occupation career are used interchangeably here.
HOME ECONOMICS: So Olaitan’s on Agusioboines home economics as
education for the living that is the study of everything that involves or
relates to the home and family.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS APPLY
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