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Managing the Challenges of Technical Education in the South-West Region of Cameroon: A Case study of selected secondary Schools in Fako and Meme Divisions

R. A. Abangncha and J. B. Besong

Journal Title:Journal of Research in Education and Society

A survey has been conducted in selected secondary Schools in Fako and Meme Divisions in the South-West Region of Cameroon to examine how to manage the challenges of technical education. Data are collected from teachers, discipline masters, vice principals, principals and Regional Pedagogic Inspectors for technical education through questionnaire administered using stratified, convenience and random sampling to two hundred and forty (240) respondents randomly sampled from twelve technical secondary schools and the Regional Delegation of Secondary Education for the South-West Region. Four research hypotheses are formulated and tested using Chi-Square statistics. Computer software of Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS version 20) is used to bring out the tables for data presentation. The results reveal among others that effective human resources management have a significant impact on the challenges of technical education in emerging Cameroon. Hence, it recommends among other things that school administrators should undertake courses in human resources management while stakeholders should effectively utilize the resources provided to them for efficient management of technical education in Cameroon