Background of the study
is the passport in the future. Knowledge is living constructed but it can never
be replaced by anyone. The literacy of a person is imperative that anyone can seize.
We are sent to school for us through gain more learnings and shape our ability
and skills. A student is subjected to finish his/her studies, especially with
flying colors. There are plenty of reasons why a student must finish his/her
studies for there are so many places to go, food to eat and people to help.
However, everybody has different perspectives on what a person could be in the
future someday. Choosing the right course is one of the important things so a
student must establish and serve as his direction in taking his/her step
towards his career. This could be equipped to determine the success of his life
in the next stages. Through choosing a career to anybody the desired job and
portray the excellence in skills that suits individual capability. On the other
hand, the Philippines is in miscellaneous crisis and one of the social issues
is poverty and its people are confronted and aware of it thus it need
passionate and determined workers in the industry.
January 2013, the Philippines has 7.1% unemployment rate, the highest in the
countries from the Southeast Asian nations and from which are college
graduates. (Pascual, 2014) Majority of the universities wasn’t being able to
produce courses that are needed to be considered in the demand of the present
economy. Since the graduates don’t possess the characteristics required by the
industry due to the lack of a proper guidance that must be attained to choose
the right courses in college that suites the student’s ability. Misfit
graduates are one of the reasons why our country has high unemployment rate.
This could be the wrong choice of course taken by the college students tend to
improper guidance in choosing the right course.
Government used to find ways to lessen this problem in our society; to
implement a K-12 program of the educational system, specifically in the
Department of Education need to gain the accretion of graduates before they
reach the college level. Senior High School is two years of specialized upper
secondary education (Official Gaze, 2012) SHS is a preparation for a college
level to explore and plan for their postsecondary career options whereas there
are some factors that can affect and change the views of your perception in
setting goals. Students may choose their specialization based on their skills
and intellect capacity this would help the students to ensure and get into the
right career provide as a stepping stone toward in deciding their chosen
career. Moreover, this is one of the objectives of the Department of Education
to promote the students educational success and qualify the adequacy skills
that are needed to the workforce of companies and institutions.
study aims to determine the factors that affect the career preferences of the
select students in Valencia National High School.
Statement of the problem
study is to find out the factors affecting on the Senior High School Student’s
in choosing the right courses for their preparation in college, this certain
general questions in this following:
What factors altered the students when they made the decision to pursue a
particular career goal?
Is the K-12 curriculum would help the students to make decision for preparing