GRADUATE EDUCATION PROGRAMS: ITS RELATION TO GRADUATES WORK COMPETENCIES IN THE WORK PLACE
IJAEDU- International E-Journal of Advances in Education
Improving the quality of graduate education is the Higher Education Institutions' (HEI's) main objective. One way of knowing the quality is determining the graduates' appropriateness and the graduates' work competencies in the workplace. It will help the higher education institutions to get feedback and to know their position in terms of efficiency in providing knowledge to students. It will be used for curriculum development and reform to determine the education curriculum appropriateness to
... hance graduates' work performance. The graduates were identified as respondents of the study. These graduates were approached and asked to participate in the study. They were informed of the nature and purpose of the study. The findings revealed a significant relationship between graduate education courses and the graduates' work competencies in the workplace. This finding implies that if the graduate education courses offering were highly appropriate and its graduates' work competencies tended to be highly competent. It was concluded that the Graduate College of Cotabato City State Polytechnic College (CCSPC) pursued and implements its education programs with pre-requisites courses which were sequentially and logically arranged to meet the needs of its students so that students develop a better understanding of the requirements of the workplace concerning the development of work competencies.