Employment Outcomes of Graduates of an Agricultural School

Naneta M. Panit, Susan S. Bentor, Elvira E. Ongy

Abstract


The study aimed to determine the profile of the graduates and the factors which are significantly associated with better employment outcomes of an agricultural school. Descriptive research was used with the approved CHED Tracer study questionnaire with 291 BSEd and Agriculture related courses graduates from SY 2000 – 2010. Chi-squared test was used to determine if there exist relationship between employment status and sex, civil status, type of course, professional license, and skills of the graduates. Based on the findings of the study, factors that are associated with the employability of the graduates are sex, professional license, and skills. It was found out that women are more likely not to be employed than men. Education graduates are employed suited to their field of specialization. However, there was an educational mismatch among the graduates of agriculture-related courses.

Keywords


descriptive; prole; skills; professional license; chi-squared test

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