Educational and Occupational Plans of Rural Youths

By Ab. Rahim Bakar and Shamsiah Mohamed.

Published by The Learner Collection

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The purpose of this paper is to describe the educational and occupational plans of rural youths in rural schools and related students’ educational and occupational choice to the needs of the country. The findings showed that almost all students participated in the aspired for education beyond the secondary schools. The two most popular program students expect to enroll at the tertiary level were accountancy and engineering. All of the respondents have tentatively made their career choices. It also shows that respondents have some knowledge as to subjects important for their educational and career choices.

Keywords: Educational Plans, Occupational Plans

The International Journal of Learning, Volume 14, Issue 3, pp.69-76. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Article: Electronic (PDF File; 494.476KB).

Prof. Ab. Rahim Bakar

Deputy Dean, Faculty of Educational Studies, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia

He is a professor and a deputy dean at the Faculty of Educational Studies Universiti Putra Malaysia

Shamsiah Mohamed

Lecturer, Department of Mathematics, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia

She is a lecturer in mathematics at UPM


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