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

Authors

  • Odim Otu Offem Educational Management University of Calabar
  • Pauline Ndidi Ononiwu Department of Accounting Federal College of Education (Technical) Asaba

Abstract

This study investigated the educational administration and exploring 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 headteachers 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 a 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 seminars and workshops for teachers, adequate staff motivation, the 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 the school head and teacher on both factors and strategies for improving entrepreneurship education in Cross River State. Based on the study conclusion and recommendations were made.

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Published

2020-10-14

How to Cite

Offem, O. O., & Ononiwu, P. N. (2020). Educational Administration and Exploring New Trends in the Funding Strategies for Improving Entrepreneurship Education for Sustainable National Development . African Journal of Educational Management, Teaching and Entrepreneurship Studies, 1(1), 23-32. Retrieved from https://ajemates.org/index.php/ajemates/article/view/8