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Status of Human Resources and Evaluation Techniques Used For Entrepreneurship Development Programme in Polytechnics in South-East Nigeria (Published)

This study was carried out to find out the status of human resources and evaluation techniques used for entrepreneurship development programme in polytechnics in South-east Nigeria. The study adopted descriptive survey design. The study was conducted in all the polytechnics in South-east Nigeria. The population of this study comprised all the 390 entrepreneurship lecturers in polytechnics in South-east Nigeria. As a result of the manageable size, the entire population was used. Thus, there was no sampling of respondents. Data were collected for the study through the administration of validated questionnaire on the respondents. The reliability of the instrument was established using Cronbach alpha (α) reliability statistic. The overall reliability coefficient obtained was 0.84. Two research questions were formulated to guide the study and two null hypotheses were tested at 0.05 level of significance. In analyzing the data collected for the study, mean and standard deviation were used to answer research the questions. T-test inferential statistic was used to test the hypotheses at 0.05 level of significance. The findings of the study revealed that the human resources needed for implementing entrepreneurship development programme were available, and all evaluation techniques for entrepreneurship development programme were utilized. The study further revealed that computer, instructional materials and white marker boards, scanner, photocopiers, printers, lecture halls and spacious lecture rooms were available for implementing entrepreneurship development programme of polytechnics in South-east Nigeria. It was recommended, among others that lecturers should continue to use the various teaching methods revealed in study while further efforts should be made to research on other methods that are not included in the option which will also reduce unemployment among the youths.  Entrepreneurship educators should continually appraise themselves in order to make worthwhile adjustment in their teaching techniques

 

Citation:Charles A. Ejeka (2021) Status of Human Resources and Evaluation Techniques Used For Entrepreneurship Development Programme in Polytechnics in South-East Nigeria, International Journal of Vocational and Technical Education Research, Vol.7, No.3 pp.1-12

 

Keywords: Human Resources, Nigeria, Polytechnics, South-East, Status, entrepreneurship development programme, evaluation techniques