Agriculture and Environmental Studies
Emerging gender issues as correlates to sustainable vocational agriculture education in Taraba State, Nigeria
This study examined emerging gender issues as correlates to sustainable vocational agriculture education in Taraba State, Nigeria. Four specific objectives and research questions guided the study. The study used correlational survey research design. The population was 171 respondents, comprising 17 Agriculture Education Lecturers and 154 undergraduate students of Agricultural Education in Taraba State. The entire population was used as the sample. The instrument for data collection was a 39-item questionnaire which had four point response options. The instrument was validated by three experts and the instrument had a reliability coefficient of 0.87. The researchers and two research assistants administered the instrument. Mean, standard deviation and Pearson Product Moment Correlation Coefficient (r) were used for analyzing the data. Findings indicated the need for mainstreaming gender issues for sustainable vocational agriculture education. It was recommended that, curriculum planners and teachers should prioritize emerging gender issues that could enhance sustainable vocational agriculture education.
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