STRATEGIES FOR DEVELOPING ENTREPRENEURIAL SKILLS AMONG UNDERGRADUATES OF TECHNOLOGY VOCATIONAL EDUCATION FOR POVERTY ALLEVIATION IN NIGERIA

Okoli Anthony Ifeanyichukwu, Ogwa Christopher Eze, Constance I. Okoli

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Technology Vocational Education (TVE) is one of the greatest facilitator of change in any developing nation due to its impact on skill acquisition and a panacea for poverty alleviation. This paper focused on strategies that could be used to impart entrepreneurial skills among TVE undergraduates for poverty alleviation in Nigeria. Such approaches as the combination of the use of modern teaching methods like role play, project method, field trips, and demonstration among others in a tactical manner necessary for entrepreneurial skill development of TVE undergraduates were x-rayed. It was recommended among others that collaboration between schools and industries should be strengthened in the area of students practical work experience. This will help the students to develop skills in the manipulation of machines and other equipment which they are expected to use after graduation for self-employment.

 

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strategies, developing, entrepreneurial skills, undergraduates, vocational technology education and poverty alleviation

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