© Journal Of Capital Development In Behavioural Science . 2013. Vol. 3 No. 1
Publisher: Lead City University
Entrepreneurship Education In Teacher Education: A Means of Wealth Creation
Ekima, Ajibaene Frank Oputu, Oguntunde, Abidemi Suleman
KEYWORDS: Entrepreneurship, educational technology, teacher education
ABSTRACT:The rate of unemployment in Nigeria is soaring high. Even more disturbing is the frustration and restlessness it breeds among the youths especially graduates. The Teacher Education landscape is also not spared of this high unemployment rate. Innovative strategies need to be developed that cater specifically for the entrepreneurship educational needs of students. The higher institutions need to provide practical training in entrepreneurship to their students, to make them more aware of the benefits of entrepreneurship and to address the factors that impact on developing entrepreneurial education. This paper focuses on tackling unemployment for graduate teacher through the use of information and communication technology (ICT) as a tool for developing learning resources for schools, and; as means of wealth creation. The paper therefore recommends among others that trainee teachers be given quality practical training in educational technology course as a means of skills development in learning materials production and establishing self-employment and entrepreneurship mentality in students during the academic year.
OTHER ITEMS THAT MIGHT INTEREST YOUAn Assessment Of Information Brokerage In Academic Libraries In Nigeria: University Of Calabar Library In Perspective.The Role Of Business Education In Advancing Entrepreneurship In NigeriaImproving Teacher Education Programme To Meet The Challenges Of The Post Millennium Development Goals (mdgs)Entrepreneurship Education: A Necessity For Manpower Development In NigeriaQualitative Entrepreneurship Education: A Panacea For Self-reliance And Job Creation In Nigeria.