Teacher’s perception on the Implementation of Entrepreneurship Education Programme among Tertiary Educational Institutions in Cross River State, Nigeria
- Country : Nigeria
- Subject : CIT
This study is an evaluation of the extent of Implementation of Entrepreneurship (ENT) Educational programme among tertiary educational institution in Nigeria, with Cross River State as a case study. It relied on the perception of all the 38 teachers teaching the course among the four tertiary educational institutions (two universities and two colleges of education) in the state to provide answers to the two research questions posed. The study sought to determine the extent and challenges confronting the implementation of the education programme. Using teachers perspective on the implementation of ENT (TPENTI) Questionnaire, the study sampled 33 out of the 38 target population. The 15 item researcher-made instrument required respondents to tick ‘yes’ or ‘No’ in their responses. Simple percentage was used to analyze the data. The findings show that ENT education programme is implemented in all the tertiary educational institution (100%) in the study area and that it has a curriculum and textbooks for use by students (72.73%). It however discovered that the education programme lacked adequate staffing, logistics, funding and practicals (72.73%, 87.88%, 100% & 81.82 respectively. It also found out that the teaching is mainly theoretical (72.72%), there is no industrial experience for students (75.76%) and that students have good perception (66.67) of the course. The study recommended for appropriate staff supply and training and adequate funding and provision of relevant logistics for effective implementation of the programme.