TECH­NI­CAL VO­CA­TIONAL TRACK/ HOME ECO­NOM­ICS STRAND AND CA­REERS

Sun.Star Pampanga - - PERSPECTIVE! -

CHARMAINE L. DAVID

This strand means to give stu­dents work pre­pared abil­i­ties that can help them in find­ing jobs. It fo­cuses on en­hanc­ing skills in build­ing liveli­hood projects that can be done at home.

If the stu­dents have a plan in con­tin­u­ing in col­lege af­ter this strand, they can take up de­grees in Hos­pi­tal­ity and Tourism Man­age­ment, Culi­nary Arts, Nu­tri­tion, or In­te­rior De­sign.

This Home Eco­nom­ics strand ca­reer not only pre­pared women for moth­er­hood and home mak­ing but also for a broad spec­trum of ca­reers in pub­lic and pri­vate ed­u­ca­tion busi­ness, di­etet­ics, so­cial sci­ence, jour­nal­ism and in­sti­tu­tional man­age­ment.

This Home Eco­nom­ics Strand Com­po­nent is to equip the stu­dents with the ba­sic knowl­edge, skills, proper at­ti­tude and val­ues to­wards work. It is in­tended pro­vide class­room and lab­o­ra­tory ex­pe­ri­ence that will en­able the stu­dents to gain un­der­stand­ing and ac­quire com­pe­ten­cies in var­i­ous eco­nomic ac­tiv­i­ties as they re­late to the home eco­nom­ics cur­ricu­lum map. The fol­low­ing are sev­eral K to 12 Cur­ricu­lum Guides: Home Eco­nom­ics – Beauty care

Home Eco­nom­ics – Care giv­ing

Home Eco­nom­ics – Cook­ery

Home Eco­nom­ics – Dress­mak­ing

Home Eco­nom­ics – Front of­fice ser­vices

Home Eco­nom­ics – House­hold ser­vices

Home Eco­nom­ics – Travel ser­vices

Home Eco­nom­ics – Well­ness mas­sage

Through Home Eco­nom­ics Ed­u­ca­tion, stu­dents be­come em­pow­ered ac­tive and in found mem­bers of so­ci­ety, stu­dents ac­quire the nec­es­sary de­ci­sion mak­ing, so­cial and com­mu­ni­cate skills which are im­por­tant for oc­cu­pa­tional suc­cess.

This sub­ject help to de­velop hu­man progress is nec­es­sary for the so­ci­ety to grow.

The au­thor is Bach­e­lor of Sci­ence in Home Tech­nol­ogy- Ed­u­ca­tion Home Eco­nom­ics ma­jor

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