International Journal of Business and Social Science

ISSN 2219-1933 (Print), 2219-6021 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/ijbss

Human Resource Management Challenges in Technical and Vocational Education in Developing Countries: The Case Study of Technical Institutions in Tanzania
Alex Augustino Nkondola, Rita van Deuren

Human resource management is considered an essential element contributing to quality education. Therefore the prevailing concern of poor quality of technical and vocational education and training (TVET) in developing countries like Tanzania raises doubt on human resource management capacity of TVET institutions. This research has revealed challenges affecting human resource management in TVET institutions such as lack of relevant human resource policies, inadequate human resource budget, incompetent human resource staff and poor organization of human resource departments. The paper recommends overcoming the challenges by increasing human resource budget, establishing human resource policies that suit TVET purpose, empowering human resource departments and ensure availability of competent human resource managers in TVET institutions.

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