African Journal of
Educational Management, Teaching and Entrepreneurship Studies

OFFICIAL PUBLICATION OF THE FACULTY OF EDUCATION, NNAMDI AZIKIWE UNIVERSITY, AWKA, NIGERIA
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2736-0261
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJEMATES
  • Start Year: 2020
  • Published Articles: 14

Full Length Research Paper

Educational Administration and Exploring New Trends in the Funding Strategies for Improving Entrepreneurship Education for Sustainable National Development

Offem Odim Otu
  • Offem Odim Otu
  • Educational Management University of Calabar
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Ononiwu Pauline Ndidi
  • Ononiwu Pauline Ndidi
  • Department of Accounting Federal College of Education (Technical) Asaba
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  • Article Number - 15C961C66401
  • Vol.1(1), pp. 23-32 , May 2020
  •  Received: 14 January 2020
  •  Accepted: 25 February 2020
  •  Published: 31 May 2020

Abstract

This study investigated the educational administration and exploring of new trends in the funding strategies for improving entrepreneurship education for sustainable national development. The study was a descriptive survey guided by 2 research questions. 1139 respondents selected randomly from the population of 2379 head teachers and teachers using the stratified and simple random sampling technique respectively. An instrument titled “Exploring new trends in the funding strategies of entrepreneurship education (ENTFSEE)” was used in gathering data for the study. 1139 questionnaires administered by the research with the help of research assistant. Only 1137 questionnaires were returned for analysis using the mean, standard deviation and independent t-test. The findings revealed that inadequate financing, government subvention not equal with student growth delay of other charges, lack of workshop equipment etc. were the factors that hinder entrepreneurship education programme. The findings further showed that regular seminar and workshop for teachers, adequate staff motivation, innovation of teaching methods, partnership with NGOS etc. are desired strategies for improving entrepreneurship education programme. There was no significant difference between the mean rating of school head and teacher on both factors and strategies for improving entrepreneurship education in Cross River State. Based on the study conclusion and recommendation were made.