Improving Entrepreneurship Skill Acquisition among Tertiary Institution Students for Sustainable National Security in Enugu State

Abstract

This study was conducted to identify the strategies for improving entrepreneurship skill acquisition among tertiary institution students for sustainable national security in Enugu State. Three research questions guided the study in line with the three purposes of the study and three corresponding null hypotheses. The study adopted descriptive survey research design and was carried out in Enugu State while a population of 32 respondents sampled purposively from six tertiary institutions in Enugu State (UNN, ESUT, IMT, ESCET, GoUniversity and Renaissance University) was used for the study. The instrument used for data collection was a structured four point scale questionnaire titled SIESAATISSNSQ developed by the researchers and validated by research experts with the reliability index of 0.83 established using Cronbach’s Alpha because the instrument has multiple options. Mean and standard deviation were used to answer the research questions while the null hypotheses were tested at .05 level of significance and appropriate degree of freedom using t-test. The findings of the study among others include that in-service training of teachers equips teachers on the job for effective teaching and learning and thus can improve entrepreneurship skill acquisition among tertiary institution students for sustainable national security in Enugu State. The study therefore recommends among others that capacity development programme for potential teachers should be encouraged to ensure teachers knowledge up date for effective teaching geared towards improving entrepreneurship skill acquisition among tertiary institution students for sustainable national security in Enugu State.

Keywords: entrepreneurship skill, sustainable national security, tertiary institution students

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