WORK IMMERSION PERFORMANCE, ALIGNMENT, AND EMPLOYABILITY AMONG SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATESJournal: International Journal of Advanced Research (Vol.8, No. 5)
Publication Date: 2020-05-21
Authors : Arlene M. Garcia; Alberto D. Yazon;
Page : 552-564
Keywords : Alignment Employability Senior High School Work Immersion;
This study described and correlated the performance, alignment to work immersion program, and employability of Senior High School graduates in the Division of Calamba City. To attain this descriptive-correlational research and a method known as Document Analysis of the adopted Work Immersion Evaluation form stipulated in the Dep Ed Order No. 30 s. 2017 on the Guidelines of Work Immersion, the 324 Immersion students who engaged from the partner industries were assessed in the aspects of work habits, work skills and social skills. Likewise, the on-line survey questionnaire through Google Forms was utilized for 298 Senior High School graduates to reveal the alignment and employability after the Immersion Program. Mean, standard deviation and Pearson r were used to analyze the data.The work habits, work skills, and social skills, Senior High School graduates met at least the minimum job requirements set by the Work Immersion partner institutions. Findings revealed that indicators pertaining to the alignment of Work Immersion program/experience in terms of personal skills, technical skills, and work applicability revealed as highly aligned. It was found out that the program is very useful in terms of work readiness, extent of use of the skills, status of employment, alignment of track, waiting time, and salary. This research found out that having greater personal skills, technical skills, and work applicability tend to have higher extent of students employability.It is suggested that academic institutions are motivated to continuously look for industries that will suit and enhance the skills of the students for them to be productively immersed and prepared for future job landing.
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