Lecturers’ Perception of Constraints Facing the Teaching of Entrepreneurship Education in Colleges of Education in South South Nigeria

James Okoro


The study investigated the constraints facing the teaching of entrepreneurship education in colleges of education inSouth South Nigeria. A research question was raised and three hypotheses were formulated for the study. Adescriptive survey design was used for the study. The population which also served as sample comprised 206Business Education lecturers. The researcher used a questionnaire which has 24 items. The content and face of theinstrument was validated by experts in business education and measurement and evaluation. The questionnaire has areliability value of 0.92 using Cronbach alpha. Mean score and standard deviation were used to answer the researchquestion while t-test was used to test the hypothesis at 0.05 level of significance. The findings are ineffectivemonitoring, ineffective evaluation, insufficient time, poor welfare package and inadequate teaching facilities aresome of the constraints facing the teaching of entrepreneurship education in colleges of education. It was, therefore,recommended that adequate teaching facilities should be provided by the school authorities to enhance qualityteaching of entrepreneurship education. Adequate teachers should also be employed by school authorities.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5430/wje.v5n3p99

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World Journal of Education
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