How careers advice and guidance can facilitate career development in technical, vocational education, and training graduates: the case in Nigeria

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This study examined the current state of careers advice, guidance, and counselling (CAGC) services and programmes in the technical, vocational education, and training (TVET) system of Nigerian higher education institutions (HEIs). This was to determine how well current CAGC services and programmes foster students' career development, aspirations, and choices. Forty-eight participants, who were members of the Nigerian National Board for Technical Education (8 participants), guidance counsellors (6), university TVET teachers (18), career experts from the National Directorate of Employment ...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Vocational education and training; Career development; Tertiary education

Keywords: Career guidance; Career counselling; Aspirations; Career choice; Education industry relationship; Curriculum development

Geographic subjects: Nigeria; Africa

Published: London, England: Sage Publications in association with ACER, 2020

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Journal volume: 29

Journal number: 2

Journal date: July 2020

Pages: pp. 97-106

ISSN: 1038-4162, 2200-6974 (online)

Statement of responsibility: Ugochukwu Chinonso Okolie, Chinyere A Nwajiuba, Michael Olayinka Binuomote, Catherine U Osuji, Godwin Onnon Onajite, Paul Agu Igwe

Resource type: Article

Peer reviewed: Yes

Document number: TD/TNC 141.880

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