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|Title:||Entrepreneurship education and venture creation potential among Colleges of Education Graduates in Kano State Nigeria by|
|Authors:||Nana, Rabl'u Aminu|
|Publisher:||Kampala International University(KIU)|
|Abstract:||Most policymakers and academics agree that entrepreneurship is vital to the development and well-being of a society in various forms, for instance, in jobs creation, provision of goods and service. For that reason, many countries including Nigeria saw the light in dealing with graduates' unemployment that becomes molestful to them. Entrepreneurship education was introduced by Federal Government of Nigeria to be offered by students in all tertiary institutions irrespective of students' area of specialization in 2006. But since inception to date, the rates of graduates' unemployment keep on increasing. This study, therefore, aims to investigate the effect of entrepreneurship education on venture creation among graduates of Colleges of Education in Kano state Nigeria. The objectives of the study were: to examine the effect of entrepreneurship education pedagogy on venture creation potentials among graduates of College of Education in Kano state Nigeria: to determine the effect of entrepreneurship education content on venture creation potentials among graduates of Colleges of Education in Kano state Nigeria: to examine the effect of entrepreneurship education institutional setting on venture creation potentials among graduates of Colleges of Education in Kano state Nigeria. The design was descriptive and correlational also a mixture of positivist and interpretive paradigms. 385 samples were selected from the target population of 10,235 using Sloven's formulae. Descriptive statistics, Pearson's correlation and regression analysis were used to analyze the quantitative data, while discursive and thematic method was used to analyze the qualitative data. Chapter one made headway on the background coupled with the statement of the problem, purpose, specific objective, hypothesis, research questions as well as the significance of the study. Chapter two focused on a review of related literature. However, research methodology which conglomerated discussion on research philosophy, research design, the population of the study, method of data collection used, data analysis, validity and reliability of the instrument coupled with a pilot study and ethical consideration were all discussed in chapter three. Chapter four consist of the findings of the study which indicated that the null hypothesis designed for the study be rejected because it revealed a positive significant relationship between entrepreneurship education pedagogy, entrepreneurship education content, entrepreneurship education teaching personnel and venture creation potentials among graduates of Colleges of Education in Kano state Nigeria. But for entrepreneurship education classroom setting the study revealed that it did not have any significant relationship with venture creation potentials among graduates of Colleges of Education in Kano state Nigeria which mean its hypothesis hold. Chapter five consists of discussion, conclusion, and recommendation. Based on the _findings it was concluded that entrepreneurship education pedagogy, content and teaching personnel have a strong positive effect on venture creation potentials among graduates of Colleges of Education in Kano state Nigeria. The three constructs covered and the ability to investigate how prepared Kano state graduates' of Colleges of education were in terms of self reliant which also served as part of the study gap in this study made the study unique in terms of contribution to knowledge. The recommendation made among others was the federal ministry of education should intensify effort to widen the scope of teaching entrepreneurship education for venture creation down to secondary schools and primary schools level in Nigeria. This will enable children before reaching youth age develop a spirit and courage of being self-reliant at any stage of their academic career.|
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