Career skills development for youth females, teen mothers, and families
Keywords:career skills, development, families, teen mothers, youth females
The research aims to study the needs in career skills development of youth females, teen mothers, and families in Phitsanulok and transfer useful knowledge for career
promotion. The researcher used research and development methodology with 200 youth females aged between 20–25 years,100 teen mothers, and 200 representative
families. The data were analyzed by using content analysis and descriptive statistics. The results found that most of the samples were interested in developing their career
skills at a moderate level (40.00%) followed by a high level (28.00%). The study of needs found that most requirement of needs in career skills development included the
promoting of knowledge about the creation of unique artifacts that could be sold in markets, the training of earthworm farming or the demonstration of earthworm
farming, and the processing of agricultural products into goods. The most important guidelines for the method of innovation transferring of career skills development
included learning through participation training and demonstration. Knowledge management for highest effective implementation was the project formation by using
group equilibrium model. For policy suggestion, it was found that an effective method of policy implementation depended on the opinions and needs of stakeholders.
The best method was by using participation training and demonstration technique. In addition, from the training and demonstration of African night crawler earthworm
breeding by the researcher, it was found that the samples had satisfaction to the project at a high level (x̅ = 3.57).
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