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IJSTR >> Volume 4 - Issue 6, June 2015 Edition



International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research  
International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research

Website: http://www.ijstr.org

ISSN 2277-8616



Factors Affecting Women Enrolment In Technical Institutions In Tanzania: A Case Study Of Arusha Technical College

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AUTHOR(S)

Glory B. Kaaya, Dr. Esther Waiganjo

 

KEYWORDS

Key words: Women, gender, Technical and Vocational Education

 

ABSTRACT

Abstract: The purpose of this study was to investigate the factors affecting women enrolment in Technical Institutions in Tanzania by focusing on the women. The study examined in detail the factors affecting women enrolment in Technical institutions and Arusha Technical College in particular as well as exploring sexual dynamics within Technical Institutions. Moreover a number of theoretical frameworks were concerned basing on the objectives; a case study design was employed involving both qualitative and quantitative methods. Data was collected through focus group discussion, questionnaires and observation at ATC. The finding of this study offers a framework of the understanding of the factors affecting women enrolment in Technical Institutions the report raised the recommendations that Colleges to conduct more sensitisation and awareness campaigns, Establishment of Pre-Entry Courses for female candidates in all institutes encourage industries and companies (Government and Private) to recruitment more female staff, Make use of educated and employed female role models to encourage girls to go to school, Educate the parents (community) on the importance of educating women and their role in the community and the Country at large and by increasing the PPP between MoEVT and other Educational stakeholders to work of factors affecting women enrolment in Technical Institutions.

 

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