Role of Entrepreneurship Education in Secondary School Students’ Economic Development

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Role of Entrepreneurship Education in Secondary School Students’ Economic Development

Abstract
Entrepreneurship is the willingness to take risk and develop, organize and manage a business venture in a competitive global market place that is constantly evolving. Entrepreneurial education is the core of both individual’s and society’s economy. For an individual to meet up with the demands of the society he needs skills; with these skills, he can explore his environment for the betterment of both himself and the larger society. This study therefore investigated the role of entrepreneurial education on secondary school students’ economic development in Imo state of Nigeria. Three research questions guided the study according to three objectives of the study. The population of the study comprised 5,047 teachers in the 274 public secondary schools in Imo state with the sample of 547 teachers sampled through the stratified proportionate random sampling technique. A questionnaire titled Teachers’ Perceived Influence of Entrepreneurship Education for Economic Development on Secondary School Students (TPIEEEDSSSQ) consisting of 30 items was structured alongside four point rating scale. Test re- test reliability was used to ascertain the reliability of the instrument with the Pearson product moment correlation coefficient statistic and a coefficient of 0.76 was realized. The findings showed that entrepreneurial skills are required for economic development, and that adequate financial management competencies are required by teachers of secondary schools to enable them transfer the correct entrepreneurial skills into the students for economic development. From the findings of the study, the researchers recommended among others that the ministry of education should provide adequate number of human and material resources needed for entrepreneurship education for the transfer and acquisition of knowledge, skills and competencies.

Role of Entrepreneurship Education in Secondary School Students’ Economic Development

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