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Title:Educational expansion and the pattern of occupational choices of university students in Tanzania
Author:Omari, I.M.
Periodical:Education in Eastern Africa
Geographic term:Tanzania
occupational choice
Abstract:Education in Tanzania has been expanding according to predetermined plans. This is especially true of higher education. The question is whether broadening occupational opportunities has changed students' patterns of occupational choices. Analysed are three questions: 1. What was the pattern of career choices of University Education students at Form 6? 2. What has been their pattern choices since Form 4 and what careers they intend to ultimately join? 3. Given an opportunity to quit teaching what is the behaviour of University Education students and whet are the characteristics of those quiting? Sections: Reviews of developments in the primary and secondary education in systems in Tanzania - Teacher training - Career choices and aspirations of teachers in training - Analysis of degree choices of University Education students - Career preferences by age and sex - aducational level and choice to becomes a teacher - Behaviour of potential teachers when given alternatives - Discussion. Ref., notes, tables.