Preference Based on Reasons of Vocational and Technical Secondary Schools in Turkey


4th World Conference on Learning, Teaching and Educational Leadership (WCLTA), Barcelona, İspanya, 27 - 29 Ekim 2013, cilt.141, ss.726-730 identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Bildiri / Tam Metin Bildiri
  • Cilt numarası: 141
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1016/j.sbspro.2014.05.127
  • Basıldığı Şehir: Barcelona
  • Basıldığı Ülke: İspanya
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.726-730


It is considered that choosing a career is one of the most important decisions in human life. Because of many reasons such as family, environment, school etc. Industry and technical occupation high school to be preferred by students' educational system is very important to adoption of developments in the world, catch up with information society and develop its international competitiveness. The education system must train qualified manpower in order to decrease unemployment and increase social welfare. Policy of educational system is important at this stage. Industry technical occupation high schools educate qualified manpower and various non-formal education institutions continuously give the employers the skills needed by sector. A survey was done among the 503 students of 10th classes in industry and technical high school in Uskudar, Istanbul, Turkey. The data was collected with survey method. It is understood that the students of educated in industry technical high school choose their school according to their own wishes abilities and gender. They also think they couldn't get enough points for university entrance exam. In addition industry technical occupation high schools give them a chance to find a job easily. It is the shortest way for job opportunities and they bring off in their life. (C) 2014 The Authors. Published by Elsevier Ltd.