Study on Vocational Skill Development Training to Select Teachers in Tamil Nadu, India

  • K. Parthasarathy Former Chair - School of Skill Development &Entrepreneurship and Director, DDU-KAUSHAL Kendra & IECD, Bharathidasan University, Khajamalai Campus, Tiruchirappalli-620023, Tamil Nadu, India
  • S. Jayalakshmi Assistant Professor, DDU-KAUSHAL Kendra, Bharathidasan University, Khajamalai Campus, Tiruchirappalli-620023, Tamil Nadu, India
Keywords: SUITS, Skill Development, Training, Training Outcomes, Teacher Education


Skill development means delivering a quality of techniques and updated education to upcoming generations of the country and employees. Bridging the skill gap through skill education should be encouraged. These skill training will not only encourage the students but also develops the employability skills of existing employees in institutions and other industries. These training programmes will address the skill mismatches and also provide remedies to remove those obstacles in individual’s career development. In the present study 95 school teachers (respondents) who were perceived the skill development training programme of SUITS (School-University-Industry-Tie up-Scheme)provided by IECD (Institute for Entrepreneurship and career development), Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli, TamilNadu, India. The responses were gathered fromteachers through proportionate random sampling technique and analyzed through SPSS (Statistical Package for Social Science) software with the help of the tools like ANOVA (Analysis of Variance) and t-test. The major findings show that there is a significant variance between monthly income and overall training outcomes of the respondents. There are no significant variations between the respondent’s teaching experience, teaching category,educational qualification and marital status and their training outcomes in the study area. The collective results from the respondents show that maximum number of the respondents strongly agreed about the wellness of the training programme like its schedule, duration of sessions, organized syllabus, practical sessions, course materials and other handouts offered by IECD makes a positive attitude among them to motivate their juniors to participate in other training programmes in future.


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