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Vocational education is a broad term used to describe the educational process that includes, in addition to general education, the study of technologies and related sciences as well as the acquisition of practical skills, attitudes, understanding, and knowledge related to occupations in different sectors of economic and social life. The study sought to identify factors influencing students’ perception of Vocational Education effectiveness in the second vocational institutions. A descriptive survey design was used to collect data from respondents. Selected vocational institutions formed the study population. The target population consisted of 200 respondents. The population was divided into homogenous subgroups, and a simple random sampling technique was taken from each segment. A questionnaire was made and distributed to collect data for the study. Data from the study were analysed using means, means percentages, and frequencies. The study found that Infrastructure, instructional quality, student attitudes, extracurricular activities, research and development, teachers’ pay, teaching experiences, and professional qualifications are some of the factors hindering the effectiveness of vocational education Ghana. The study recommends that the Government of Ghana should develop strategies to enhance the efficacy of vocational education.
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