Academy of Strategic Management Journal (Print ISSN: 1544-1458; Online ISSN: 1939-6104)

Abstract

The Effect of Non-Formal Education Mediation on Human Resources Development

Author(s): Arief Tukiman Hendrawijaya

Non-formal education is a type of education carried out by institutions other than schools. Non-formal education has a different curriculum with the aim at educating the public in all age groups. This study aims to analyze and examine human resources development mediated by non-formal education. The research used an explanatory research type involving street vendors in Jember as the research samples, as many as 240 respondents. The main research utilized primary data obtained by questionnaire, in addition to observation and documentation. The analytical tool used was path analysis to determine the direct effect and indirect effect by using SEM method. The results found that type of work, income levels, condition of family and home living had a significant positive effect on non-formal education; that type of work, income levels, condition of family and home living, family environment and non-formal education have a significant positive effect on human resource development; and that non-formal education was able to mediate the effect of type of work, income levels, condition of family and home living on human resources development. The variables of type of work, income level, condition of family and home living directly have a positive and significant effect on non-formal education and human resource development.