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International Journal of Information Technology and Computer Science(IJITCS)

ISSN: 2074-9007 (Print), ISSN: 2074-9015 (Online)

Published By: MECS Press

IJITCS Vol.9, No.1, Jan. 2017

Using AHP Method for Educational and Vocational Guidance

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Author(s)

Essaid EL HAJI, Abdellah Azmani, Mohamed El Harzli

Index Terms

Educational and Vocational Guidance;AHP;multi-criteria analysis;RIASEC;Big 5

Abstract

This work focuses on the use of multi-criteria decision-making method AHP for using in educational and vocational guidance. Analytical Hierarchy Process (AHP), proposed by the mathematician Thomas Saaty in 1980, is a method of analysis greatly used in the context of a multi-criteria analysis; it allows the comparison and the choice between the preset options. To achieve this goal, a vital work, preceded the use of the AHP method, which consists in doing a prototyping of trades according to the guidance criteria and sub-criteria. The IT system based on this method allows the student to find, firstly, the activities' sectors which are the most appropriate to his/her profile, to choose subsequently the trades and finally, to identify, the potential training paths.

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Essaid EL HAJI, Abdellah Azmani, Mohamed El Harzli,"Using AHP Method for Educational and Vocational Guidance", International Journal of Information Technology and Computer Science(IJITCS), Vol.9, No.1, pp.9-17, 2017. DOI: 10.5815/ijitcs.2017.01.02

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