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    • ISSN: 2010-3689
    • Frequency: Bimonthly (2011-2014); Monthly (Since 2015)
    • DOI: 10.18178/IJIET
    • Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Steve Thatcher
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Prof. Dr. Steve Thatcher
University of South Australia, Australia
It is my honor to be the editor-in-chief of IJIET. The journal publishes good papers which focous on the advanced researches in the field of information and education technology. Hopefully, IJIET will become a recognized journal among the scholars in the filed of information and education technology.
IJIET 2017 Vol.7(7): 534-538 ISSN: 2010-3689
doi: 10.18178/ijiet.2017.7.7.925

Parental Influence and Attitude of Students towards Technical Education and Vocational Training

Hina Ayub
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: blueribbon87@yahoo.com).

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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.

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