Background of the study

Education is the passport to the future. As we get
older, knowledge is being constructed but it can never be replaced by anyone.
The literacy of a person is imperative in anyone can acquire. We prevail in the
Institute for us to gain more learning 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 legitimate career is one of the decisive things that a student
must decide and serve as his path in taking his step towards his career. This
could be equipped to determine the success of his life in the next stages.
Through choosing a career anybody his desired job and portray his excellence in
his skills that suits his capability. On the other hand, Philippines involve in
miscellaneous crisis and one forth social issue is poverty and its people are
confronted and aware of it thus it needs passionate and determined workers in
affecting an industry.

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In January 2013, the Philippines has 7.1% deflation
rate, the highest in the countries from the Southeast Asian nations and from
which are college graduates. (Pascual, 2014) Majority of the institutions of
higher education wasn’t being liable to produce progress that is needed to
anticipate in the demand of the present economy. Since the graduates don’t
possess the essence prescribed by the industry due to the lack of a proper
guidance that must be attained to choose the appropriate courses in college to
suites the person who actively learning’s ability. A misfit graduate is one
concerning the reasons why our country has a tremendous unemployment rate. This
could be the wrong choice of course taken by the college students tend to
improper guidance in choosing the right course.

The authority of institution used to find ways to
lessen this problem towards our society; to implement a K-12 program of the
academic system, specifically in the Department of Education need to gain the
accretion of graduates before they reach the college level. Secondary School is
two yearn for 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 benefit
the students to ensure and get into the right career served as a stepping stone
to establishing on their chosen pilgrimage. Moreover, it indicates that one of
the objectives of the Department of Education to promote the people who
actively learning in educational success as a consequence qualify the adequacy
competence that needed to the workforce of companies and institutions.

This research aims to determine the aspects that
affect the career preferences regarding the select students in Valencia
National High School.

 

Statement of the
problem

This study is to identify the factors in affecting Senior
High School Student’s in choosing the right courses for their preparation in
college, these certain general questions need to be addressed:

1.
What factors influenced the students when they made the decision to pursue a
particular career goal?

2.
Is the K-12 curriculum would help the students to make a decision for preparing
college course?

 

Theoretical Framework

2.1
G-12 Decision makings

            There
are a lot of courses that we may choose in choosing our career. For the Grade
12 students, there are some instances that they pick not for their own likes
but they choose it for being sociable and they would not let their friends get
mad, factors influence decision making. Some of these factors, including your
past experience (Juliusson, Karlsson, &G?rling, 2005) belief in your
personal relevance (Acevedo, & Krueger, 2004), and a rapid increase of
commitment, influence what are the choices of people make. Understanding the
factors that influence the making of decisions process is very important for us
to understand what decisions are made. That is, following factors that
influence the process of making decisions may impact the outcomes.

2.2
Career choice factors

There are a lot of affecting factors in choosing
preferred careers. The Government used to find ways to lessen problems in our
society; to implement a K-12 program of the educational system, specifically in
the Department of Education. This 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). Luck plays a major part:
unpredictable social factors, chance events, and environmental factors are
important influences on graduate’s lives.

 

Conceptual Framework

There are some different factors that are either it
could be directly or indirectly affects the career preferences of Senior High
School students. The focus of this study was taken by the following conceptual
frameworks which have this three-part process: the Inputs, Process, and
Outputs.

Input
– This includes the socio-demographic profiles of the select students, their
wanted field of study to specialized, and their career preference and factors
that affect their career preferences.

Process
– This includes in determining their career preferences and the leading factors
that affect their career preferences. We may conduct a survey of the select Grade
12 students.

Output
– This study would identify the career preference of the select Grade 12 Senior
High School (SHS) students of Valencia National High School (VNHS) for certain
institutions or universities that would like to design and implement Senior
High school program.

 

Scope and Delimitations

This study aims to identify the aspects of choosing career
in SHS students of Valencia National High School will be covered as part of our
respondents. The researchers give some frequent questions that need to be determined.
In other words, it focuses the data for preferred choice of students.

 Limitations
of the Study

Even though the study conducted has shown its
purpose, it shows few unavoidable limitations encountered. First, the limited
time, the study was conducted during class hours and the given respondents
classes are still on going. Second, this research was conducted in Valencia
National High School only on G-12 senior high school students. Third,
respondents might be stacked with task and requirement so the study might get
delayed or even fail. In general, this study will only involve the students who
are in G-12 that will finish this year.

Significance of the
study

This prompted the research to determine the factors
that affect the choice of career of Senior High School in the Valencia National
High School. Proper guidance should be considered to help ensure in able to get
into the right career. This may also help the students identify the reasons why
the government implemented the K-12 program in the educational system. The
results of the study served as the basis for the construction of a career
program for Senior High School students.

 

Definitions of terms

To
give your thoughts and minds clarity the terms are described theoretically in
this study.

Career
choice – The opportunities that exist for lifelong vocations, the vocations are
set out moving towards the desired goals. Fields of vocational, academic, and
sociological endeavors are explored for the purpose of satisfying personal,
economic, and intellectual goals.

Opportunity
– Those choices in one’s life which are exposed either in an obvious manner.
These choices or paths give the individual a selection between two or more
outcomes.

Literacy-
refers to the ability to write and read the knowledge that relates to a
specified subject.

Motivation
– Forces acting on or within a person causing an initiation of behavior
(Britannica 2002).

Accretion-
refers to something that has grown or assembles slowly, a product or result of
gradual growth.