A STUDY ON ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND SKILL TRAINING THROUGH VOCATIONAL HIGHER SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN KERALA
Keywords:Entrepreneurial Training, On the Job Training, Production cum Training Centre
The paper explores the study on Entrepreneurship and vocational Skill training provided for Vocational higher secondary schools students in Kerala. For this purpose, 10 Principals, 50 Vocational Higher Secondary School teachers and 100 students from all over Kerala were selected through random sampling method and a questionnaire to Scale Entrepreneurship and skill training in Vocational Higher Secondary Schools was administered to them. The study revealed that Vocational Higher Secondary Schools are imparting training for Enterpreneurship and Skill Training through Entrepreneurship Development Course , Industry linkages/Industry visits, On Job Training, real time training experience on industry and through Producation Cum Training Centres(PTC) established on all schools to provide entrepreneurial and Skill training.
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