Volume 2, Issue 1, February 2017, Page: 1-5
Availability of Equipment and Structures in Secondary Schools as a Constraint for the Implementation of Entrepreneurship Education in Animal Husbandry Occupation in Bayelsa State, Nigeria
Obiyai Koku Kemenanaebi, Department of Vocational and Technology Education, Niger Delta University, Amassoma, Nigeria
Received: Oct. 24, 2016;       Accepted: Nov. 12, 2016;       Published: Dec. 26, 2016
DOI: 10.11648/j.her.20170201.11      View  2368      Downloads  59
Abstract
The study was conducted to investigate the availability of equipment/instructional materials and structures for the implementation of entrepreneurship education in animal husbandry occupation. The study adopted descriptive survey design. It also adopted random sampling techniques to obtain the respondents of the study. One Hundred teachers were drawn from a total of One Hundred secondary schools which have had approval to sit for the subject in the 2014/2015 senior school certificate Examination conducted by West African Examination Council (WAEC) and National Examination Council (NECO). Data for analysis was obtained through the use of a structured questionnaire that adopted a four-point Likert scale. The data was analyzed using mean and standard deviation. The result indicates that few equipment and structures were available. It was also observed that the availability or provision of these equipment and structures were stifled by inadequate funds, high cost of equipment and structures and lack of maintenance culture, power supply. The few equipment and structures were also not adequately utilized due to certain constraints. On this instance, it was recommended that government should pay some attention to the provision of equipment and structures if youths must become entrepreneurs, after graduations. It was also observed that the availability or provision of these equipment and structures were stifled by inadequate funds, high cost of equipment and structures and lack of maintenance culture.
Keywords
Availability, Equipment and Structures, Secondary School, Constraints, Implementation of Entrepreneurship Education
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Obiyai Koku Kemenanaebi, Availability of Equipment and Structures in Secondary Schools as a Constraint for the Implementation of Entrepreneurship Education in Animal Husbandry Occupation in Bayelsa State, Nigeria, Higher Education Research. Vol. 2, No. 1, 2017, pp. 1-5. doi: 10.11648/j.her.20170201.11
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