This study unveils the determinants of gender disparity in vocational and technical skills acquisition programs in Rivers State technical colleges. Two research questions and one null hypothesis were raised and formulated respectively to guide the study. Descriptive survey research method was used for the study. The population consisted of 645 students in Rivers State technical colleges and a sample size of 183 was selected through proportionate random sampling technique. A 20-item structured questionnaire was used for this study. Three experts validated instrument. Cronbach’s alpha method was used to establish the reliability of the instrument in a pilot test; which yielded a reliability of 0.81.
Sunny Nwakanma, Anigbogu Veronica Uchechukwu (2019); Acquisition of Vocational and Technical Skills for Sustainable Development in Technical Colleges in Rivers State: Determinants of Gender Disparity; International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications (IJSRP)
9(8) (ISSN: 2250-3153), DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.29322/IJSRP.9.08.2019.p9289