Factors Affecting Students’ Labour Market Intention in Dual Education Project
Aim of this study was to investigate factors affecting student’s labour market intention of students studying in dual education project at Roi-Et province by developing the model of causal relationships. Research Methodology was consisting of 1) studying latent variables and observed variables according to Theory of Planned Behaviour, 2) specifying hypothesis of factors affecting student’s labour market intention, 3) using questionnaires to collect data from the sample group of population which is 165 students who have started in dual education project at Roi-Et province in 2015, and 4) analysing obtained data by using the Structural Equation Model (SEM) showed a goodness-of-fit with 2, df, GFI, RMSEA, NFI, NNFI and ECVI. Then, t-test is used to test factors affecting student’s labour market intention. The research results showed that the model of causal relationship developed by authors was valid and fit with empirical data. The attitude toward entering to work in labour market factor, the subjective norm factor and the perceived behavioural control factor have direct effect on students’ labour market intention where direct effect was 1.14, 0.44 and -0.72 respectively. The attitude toward entering to work in labour market factor had indirect effects on students’ labour market intention through the perception of behavioural control where indirect effect was -0.55.
<span id="docs-internal-guid-163731d2-7fff-cd56-c6b4-b9598117afcd"><span>Labour market intention; Theory of Planned Behaviour; Dual Education Project</span></span>
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