Contributions of Adult Vocational Education Programmes to Community Development in Gokana and Khana Local Government Areas of Rivers State, Nigeria

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Batombari Gbidum Gimah

Abstract

The study examined the contributions of adult vocational education programmes to community development in Gokana and Khana Local Government Areas of Rivers State. Adult Vocational education programmes as a practise, is an important element that should not lacking in the community; as the adults constitute the functional human element of the society. Four research questions were used to guide this study. The population of the study was 2822 consisting of members of the unions and associations, of which a sample of 1975 members were drawn from the population. The instrument for data collection was structured questionnaires and the collected data were analysed using simple frequency distributions and mean scores. The findings of the study revealed that adult vocational have contributed to the development of the communities, increase productivity, increase in family income, and self reliance. The study recommends that more vocational education centres should be in all the communities in Gokana and Khana, in order for everyone to benefit from the self-sustaining venture and the participants should adopt the method of each one, teach one.

Keywords:
Contributions, adult vocational education, community development, skill acquisition

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Gimah, B. (2019). Contributions of Adult Vocational Education Programmes to Community Development in Gokana and Khana Local Government Areas of Rivers State, Nigeria. Asian Journal of Advanced Research and Reports, 3(3), 1-11. https://doi.org/10.9734/ajarr/2019/v3i330094
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