Abstract—Abstract—It is widely accepted that we live in a world where
knowledge and technologies are renewing at an accelerating
pace. Industrialization in Pakistan has become one of the crucial
topics of discussion and concern in recent times and on the same
time we are facing the challenges of underemployment and
unemployment. Therefore, if we meet these challenges
successfully, it will make significant improvements in terms of
economic development, industrialization, and boost individual
lifestyle and attract foreign investment. The purpose of this
paper is to investigate the parental influence and student’s
attitude towards Technical Education and Vocational Training.
In this study data was collected through questionnaire from all
three zones of Technical Education & Vocational Training
Authority Punjab (Central, North, and South) and Two
institutes from each zone and 50 students from each city (25
students from Vocational institutes and 25 Students from
Technical Institute) and total 300 students were the sample of
this study. Descriptive statistics and Multivariate Regression
analysis is used to find the statistical impact of parental
influence on Students Attitude towards Technical Education
and Vocational Training.
The results of this study reveals that parental influence is statistical significant that impact on students’ decision towards Technical Education & Vocational Training. The findings of this study would be helpful for policy makers and head of Technical Education & Vocational Training Authority Punjab institution for promotion of Technical Education and Vocational Training system in Pakistan and deal with ongoing challenges.
Index Terms—Technical education and vocational trainings, underemployment.
Hina Ayub is with Leads Business School, Lahore Leads University, Pakistan (e-mail: email@example.com).
Cite: Hina Ayub, "Parental Influence and Attitude of Students towards Technical Education and Vocational Training," International Journal of Information and Education Technology vol. 7, no. 7, pp. 534-538, 2017.