International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Informative Article | Vocational Education | Malaysia | Volume 1 Issue 3, December 2012 | Rating: 6.9 / 10

The Importance of Leadership in Technical and Vocational Education for the World of Work

Nur Hafizah Mohd Sabri

Abstract: Nowadays, in this era of development, the construction industry is one of the most important sectors that contribute to the economy and a catalyst for other industries. As a result, the demand for skilled and semi-skilled workers is increasing rapidly. This demand has raised the status of Technical and Vocational Education in line with the other courses. Technical and vocational education system aims to meet the challenge of filling the needs of the country in the field of engineering as well as skills in line with national industrial development. However, there are several issues that arise in the employment sector where based on previous studies, this problem arises due to the weakness of human factors within the context of ineffective leadership. Furthermore, many researchers have made studies and focuses on the importance of leadership as the key to the success of the project. Leadership is an important aspect in the form of an organization to achieve the goals, vision, mission and objectives are kept by the organization. In this title, it will discuss about leadership in education. In fact, we will discuss also the demand for technical and vocational education. Then we will look about the working environment in which the leadership is very important element in the management of an organization.

Keywords: leadership, technical education, vocational education, industry

Edition: Volume 1 Issue 3, December 2012,

Pages: 47 - 49

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