Enhancing sustainable economic development through entrepreneurial training among woodwork students in Nigeria
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Olabiyi, O. S.
A Publication of the College of Agricultural and Science Education, University of Agriculture, Benue State, Nigeria
The purpose of the study was to determine how to enhance sustainable economic development through entrepreneurial training among woodwork technology students. The study employed a survey research design. The study sample consisted of 110 respondents made up of 36 business owners [entrepreneurs] and 74 woodwork teachers in secondary and postsecondary TVE institutions. Two research questions and two hypotheses, tested at. 05% level of significance, guided the study. A questionnaire containing 24 items was designed and used for data collection. Mean and standard deviation were used to answer the research questions, while t-test statistics was employed to test the null hypotheses. The findings of the study revealed that: Entrepreneurial training boost national economy; helps in reducing crime rate in the community and is also potent in lowcririq poverty level of citizenry. It was recommended that: Practical needs based training should be provided to students in areas of technical skill, financial management, material management, marketing and sale management and operational management.
Entrepreneurial training , Economic development , Woodwork Technology , Competencies , Research Subject Categories::SOCIAL SCIENCES::Social sciences::Education
Olabiyi, O. S. (2014). Enhancing sustainable economic development through entrepreneurial training among woodwork students in Nigeria. Africa Journal of Arts, Science and Educational Issues, 2(1), 23-32.