International Journal of Educational and Psychological Studies

Volume 11 - Issue 3 (10) | PP: 639 - 651 Language : العربية
DOI : https://doi.org/10.31559/EPS2022.11.3.10
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The Extent to which Graduates of Applied Colleges at the University of Technology and Applied Sciences Meet the Needs of the Labor Market According to the National Education Strategy of 2040 in the Sultanate of Oman

Latifha bint Abdullah Al-Kindi ,
Ahmed bin Abdullah Al-Abri ,
Rabee Al-Murr Al-Dhuhli
Received Date Revised Date Accepted Date Publication Date
11/1/2022 29/1/2022 17/2/2022 15/6/2022
Abstract
The study aimed to identify the extent to which the graduates of the applied colleges at the University of Technology and Applied Sciences meet the needs of the labor market according to the National Strategy for Education of 2040 in the Sultanate of Oman. The researchers used the descriptive approach as well as a questionnaire as a tool for data collection, which was applied to (293) administrators, academics, and other supportive jobs. The results showed that the graduates of the applied colleges at the University of Technology and Applied Sciences meet the needs of the labor market according to the National Strategy for Education of 2040 in the Sultanate of Oman in an average level. The study also found that there are statistically significant differences for the gender variable in favor of males according to the estimates of the study sample members. Also, there are statistically significant differences for the geographical location variable to the extent to which college graduates meet the needs of the labor market according to the National Education Strategy and this was in favor for Sohar. In light of the results of the study, the researchers made some recommendations, including designing an obligatory guideline book by the Ministry of Higher Education, Scientific Research and Innovation, and the Ministry of Labor clarifying the most important skills required to join the labor market.


How To Cite This Article
, L. b. A. A., et al. (2022). The Extent to which Graduates of Applied Colleges at the University of Technology and Applied Sciences Meet the Needs of the Labor Market According to the National Education Strategy of 2040 in the Sultanate of Oman. International Journal of Educational and Psychological Studies, 11 (3), 639-651, https://doi.org/10.31559/EPS2022.11.3.10

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