Explore the Effectiveness of Vocational Training Services available for Students with Hearing Impairment in Government Institutions of Punjab Province: A Qualitative Probe

Authors

  • Saira Zafar Ph.D. Scholar, Institute of Special Education, University of the Punjab, Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan
  • Hina Fazil Assistant Professor, Institute of Special Education, University of the Punjab, Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.47205/plhr.2023(7-III)23

Keywords:

In Depth Interviews, Students with Hearing Impairment, Vocational Effectiveness, Vocational Teachers, Vocational Training

Abstract

The purpose of this study was to find out the effectiveness of vocational training services for the students with hearing impairment in Punjab Province. Qualitative paradigm was used to conduct this research. Vocational training teachers of students with hearing impairment who were working in Govt. vocational training centers of Special Education were considered as a population of this research. Purposive sampling technique was used to select the sample for this research. Six vocational teachers of students with hearing impairment of vocational training centers were selected as a sample of this research. Open ended in depth interviews were conducted to gather the information and get the answers to research questions. NVivo was used for thematic analysis. It was concluded that participants were satisfied with the current level of vocational training provided in the institutes. Perception of society, attitude towards vocational training, limited institutes, lack of professional career guidance cells and lack of staff were the main obstacles of vocational training. This qualitative research suggested to vocational training institutes to upgrade their training resources as per the international standards.

Downloads

Published

2023-08-07

Details

    Abstract Views: 45
    PDF Downloads: 39

How to Cite

Zafar, S., & Fazil, H. (2023). Explore the Effectiveness of Vocational Training Services available for Students with Hearing Impairment in Government Institutions of Punjab Province: A Qualitative Probe. Pakistan Languages and Humanities Review, 7(3), 238–253. https://doi.org/10.47205/plhr.2023(7-III)23

Most read articles by the same author(s)