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Challenges of the leader in creating innovation through of Technical and Vocational Education (TVE) in school

Buhari, Alunawati and Kusin, Siti Aminah and Wan Allwi, Wan Ismawi and Esa, Ahmad (2014) Challenges of the leader in creating innovation through of Technical and Vocational Education (TVE) in school. Educational Technology. pp. 24661-24665. ISSN 2229-712X


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Innovation in Technical and Vocational Education (TVE) is one of the required methods in this transformation era, thus a leader plays an important role in ensuring the successfulness of an organization. Which is, leader must have the leadership skill and it become a key component of an organization, management and administration of educational organizations and systems on going for future. This research was focused on five aspects which are attitude or personality of a leader, experience of a leader in administration as well as Learning and Teaching process (L & T), school environment, an organization’s financial and leader workloads. The objectives of this research is to investigate the limiting factors of leaders’ innovation and the encouragement that can help motivate the leader in implementing innovation in TVE. There were 48 respondents of technical teachers from Batu Pahat Vocational College for this research. This research is a quantitative survey and a set of questionnaire was used as the research instrument. The data will analyze the percentage, mean score and standard deviation. This research indicates that technical teachers have been moderately implementing innovation in their L & T process. The support from management encourage teacher to fully implementing the practices in school. Beside, these technical teachers had shown a positive attitude in making this innovation as a culture in their school.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: innovation; leaders; challenges;learning and teaching (L & T)
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB1024 Teaching (Principles and practice)
Divisions: Faculty of Technical and Vocational Education > Department of Vocational Education
Depositing User: Prof. Madya Dr Ahmad Bin Esa
Date Deposited: 01 Feb 2015 04:06
Last Modified: 01 Feb 2015 04:06
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/6297
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