Students’ Perception and Satisfaction on Entrepreneurial Skills in Business Education Programme in Colleges of Education in Lagos State
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The Department of Vocational Education
The study investigates students’ perception and satisfaction on entrepreneurial skills in Business Education programme in Colleges of Education in Lagos State. In an attempt to achieve the purpose of this study, three research questions were raised for the study. Descriptive survey design was adopted for the study with the population which comprised six hundred and thirty-six (636) 300 level Business Education students from the three Colleges of Education in Lagos State from which 281 Business Education graduating students were randomly selected from the three Colleges of Education in Lagos State. In Federal College of education (Technical),Akoka, 123 Business Education students were sampled, in Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education, Ijanikin, 94 Business Education students were sampled while in Michael Otegbola College of Primary Education, 64 Business Education students were sampled giving a total of 281 respondents. The data were analyzed using mean and standard deviation for research questions so as to achieve the objectives of the study. The findings revealed that, students have good perception of entrepreneurial skills in Business Education ranging from accounting skills, human relation skills, web design skills, desktop publishing skills, Microsoft word skills, photocopying, excel/ spreadsheet skills, type writing skills and communication skills which are needed to become successful entrepreneurs. However, the findings revealed that, there is a need for Business Education Departments to work on acquisition of power point skills, desktop publishing and web design skills because; students have low satisfaction in these skills when compared with other skills. The study recommends that, well equipped Business Education laboratories should be provided in all the colleges of Education in Lagos State for effective teaching and learning of practical skills leading to entrepreneurial empowerment in Business Education students.
Perception , Satisfaction , Entrepreneurial Skills , Empowerment
Ishola, N.A., & Falobi, O.V. (2018). Students’ perception and satisfaction on entrepreneurial skills in business education programme in colleges of education in Lagos State. Journal of Vocational Education and Research. 3(1), 80-88.