International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Vocational Education | Philippines | Volume 9 Issue 5, May 2020

Cultural Factors that Affect the Technical Vocational and Livelihood Strands Preferences of Grade 11 Students

Rae John E. Arango | Aldin D. Labo [12]

Abstract: The main purpose of this study is to determine the cultural factors that affect the Technical Vocational and Livelihood (TVL) strands preferences of grade 11 students in Bulan National High School S. Y.2019-2020. It composed of 239 grade 11 students from different TVL strands including CSS, Foods, EIM, EPAS, Dressmaking, and SMAW. The researcher employed descriptive correlation method of research. The researcher used quantitative method to describe the academic performance of Technical Vocational and Livelihood Track of Senior High school grade 11 learners. Correlational method was employed in measuring the significant relationship between the performance of the students and the extent of cultural factors’ influences on the students’ TVL strand preferences. The respondents of this study were the 239 Grade 11 senior high school learners from the Bulan National High school year 2019-2020. Data were gathered through survey questionnaire and class record to determine the academic performance of the respondents. The performance of students in written works is poor with 75 percent who did not meet expectations and overall performance of 63 percent. The students’ performance tasks outcome was better having 84 percent passing percentage and overall performance of 83 described as satisfactory. The performance of the students in periodical test on the other hand is poor, 64 percent did not meet the expectations and the overall performance is 65 percent. The family influence got an average mean of 3.16 which is interpreted as moderate extent. This means that families affect students’ decision in making their choices when it comes to their TVL strand preference. Among the different factors along school influence the strand offerings and screening got the highest means with 3.35 and 3.26, respectively. The effect of school in the decision making of students is moderately extent as reflected by the overall mean of 3.04. On gender influence, the advice from same sex friend

Keywords: Cultural Factors

Edition: Volume 9 Issue 5, May 2020,

Pages: 1632 - 1638

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