Developing Students Work Readiness Model on Accounting Program of Vocational High School (VHS) Base on I-E-O Astin Model


The purposes of this research is to developing Vocational High School (VHS) student work readiness model base on I-E-O Astin’s theory. Locus of control, academic achievement and family support are educational input. Student Engagement on internship program is a proxy for Environment and Outcome respectively. This research uses path analysis to analyze the relationship among variables. In addition, qualitative analysis is also used to explain about student involvement in internship. The number of population in this research is 686 respondent of Accounting Program VHS Student in Purbalingga Regency with 247 respondent as sample. The Study found that there is influence between locus of control and family support to Student engagement and work readiness. Student engagement have significant influence to work readiness. Academic achievement influence un-significant to student engagement but have significant influence to work readiness. Student Engagement in internship program effectively mediates the influence of locus of control and family support on student work readiness. Suggestion from this research is educational institute must maximize the Student Engagement in internship program to maximize student work readiness. The industries should extend more chance to student explored the task on internship program.



Keywords: Student Engagement, I-E-O Models, Work Readiness, Internship Program, Vocational High School

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