International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Management | Kenya | Volume 3 Issue 4, April 2014 | Rating: 6.4 / 10

Role of Technical Training Institutes Management in Achievement of the Vision 2030s Social Pillar in Kenya: A Case of Nakuru County

Wandabu R. Gathungu | Kwasira Josphat [4]

Abstract: A Technical Training Institute (TTI) refers to an education institution that is set up in order to provide students with skills in courses such as technology, art, secretarial, agriculture, applied sciences amongst others. The purpose of this study was to determine the role which TTIs play in the achievement of Kenyas Vision 2030s Social Pillar. The descriptive research design was used for the study. Research question guided the study with the structured questionnaires comprising close-ended questions for collecting primary data were exclusively relied on. Data collected was processed with the aid of the Statistical Packages for Social Sciences (SPSS) software. Descriptive statistics (proportions, percentages, measures of central tendencies and frequency distribution) were used to analyze the data collected. Chi-square was the inferential statistics employed to establish relationship and/or association between independent and dependent variables. It was concluded that; clear training programs for TTIs trainers highly affected the achievement of the social pillar. It was recommended that the government should facilitate both financial and technical support to the TTIs in order to enable them contribute better towards the achievement of the social pillar. Also, greater emphasis should be put on TTIs programs and such programs should be aligned to the social pillar.

Keywords: Technical Training Institute, Technical and Vocational Education and Training, National Industrial Vocational Training Centers, Poverty Reduction Strategy Plan, Kenya Vision 2030

Edition: Volume 3 Issue 4, April 2014,

Pages: 258 - 261

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