Melati Binti Yaacob, Hairul Nurasyikin Binti Haron
Abstract: This study aims to investigate the association between the level of commitment of vocational college directors and teachers with the knowledge and skill levels of management in managing co-curricular activities in vocational colleges in Johor, Malaysia. Respondents in this study consist of six Johor college teachers who have become mentor for co-curricular activities. The instrument used was questionnaires and data were analyzed using the Statistical Packages For Social Sciences (SPSS) software . The result shows the level of commitment of the respondents was high, the level of knowledge of the respondents in curriculum management is moderate while the respondents' level of management is high. From the result of this study, there is relationship between the respondents? commitment and the implementation of management skills. In order to produce an excellent school, academic is not the only focus but in order to develop the balance between spiritual and physical, co-curricular activities must also be taken to special attention. Adoption of effective curriculum able to inculcate leadership qualities among the students who will be back to lead the country in the future . Mohd Lotpi (1997) have made a study on the effect of co-curricular activities to the students? personality. The research shows that students are positively impacted as they became more discipline, responsible, cooperative, trustworthy, honest, dedicated, self-reliant, motivated confident and bold (Jailani , 2004; Ahmad , 2005) .
Keywords: vocational college, co-curricular activities, Stastistical Packages For Social Sciences SPSS