Senior Secondary School Physics Teachers Assessment Of Enterpreneurial Skills Needed For Global Competitiveness [dataset]

Iosr Journals, Agommuoh Patience C.(Ph.D) And Akanwa, U. N. (Ph.D)
2014 Figshare  
Entrepreneurship skill education seeks to prepare people to be responsible, enterprising individuals who become entrepreneurial thinkers by immersing them in real life learning experiences thereby preparing them for global competitiveness. Physics education is a conveyor of science and technology on which the national economic transformation hinges. The study therefore employed a descriptive survey design to investigate secondary school teachers' perception of entrepreneurship skills needed for
more » ... global competitiveness. Seventy nine (79) physics teachers from Umuahia North Local Government Area of Abia State were used for the study. Two research questions and one hypothesis tested at 0.05 significant level guided the study. The instrument used for data collection was the researcher's self developed modified likert scale questionnaire whose reliability coefficient was obtained as 0.86. Data collected was analyzed using mean for the research questions and Chi-square(x 2 ) statistics for the hypothesis. The result obtained indicated that most teachers strongly believed that among others management, communication, ability to plan effectively, competitive and willingness to take risks are all entrepreneurship skills that are needed for global competitiveness. It was therefore recommended among other things that entrepreneurial education should include such skills and be taught to students to enable them apply them for global competitiveness.
doi:10.6084/m9.figshare.1209019 fatcat:e4nejqnytvc73mwzbfvvp65hq4