Assessing Entrepreneurship Education for Skill Acquisition and Job Generation by Business Education Students in Bayelsa State, Nigeria
International Journal of Education, Culture and Society
Volume 2, Issue 1, February 2017, Pages: 1-5
Received: Dec. 30, 2016; Accepted: Jan. 14, 2017; Published: Feb. 16, 2017
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Igbongidi Binaebi Paul, Department of Vocational and Technology Education, Niger Delta University, Wilberforce Island, Nigeria
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The major purpose of this study is to examine the assessment of entrepreneurship education for skill acquisition and job generation by business education students in Bayelsa State, Nigeria. This study adopted a survey design because the study sought to determine the opinion of the respondent on Assessment of Entrepreneurship Education for Skill Acquisition and Job Generation by Business Education Students in Bayelsa State, Nigeria. The population of this study consists of all three and four hundred level business education students in the Department of Vocational and Technology Education in Bayelsa State. The sample size for the study was one hundred and twenty-five (125) students representing 45% of the population. The proportionate stratified random sampling technique was used in drawing the sample for the entire population and which is considered to be representative of the whole population. Based on the findings, the following recommendations are proffered: The youths should be properly encouraged to become entrepreneurs through implementation of relevant policies, in order to forestall the problem of graduate unemployment in the region; The National Directorate of Employment (NDE) should intensify effort to re-orient unemployed graduate on the benefits of not solely relying on Government for paid jobs.
Entrepreneurship Education, Skill Acquisition, Job Creation, Business Education
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Igbongidi Binaebi Paul, Assessing Entrepreneurship Education for Skill Acquisition and Job Generation by Business Education Students in Bayelsa State, Nigeria, International Journal of Education, Culture and Society. Vol. 2, No. 1, 2017, pp. 1-5. doi: 10.11648/j.ijecs.20170201.11
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