ASSESSMENT OF TEACHERS’ COMPETENCIES IN THE TEACHING OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP EDUCATION IN SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN ENUGU EDUCATION ZONE.

ASSESSMENT OF TEACHERS’ COMPETENCIES IN THE TEACHING OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP EDUCATION IN SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN ENUGU EDUCATION ZONE.

ABSTRACT

The study investigated teachers’ competencies in the teaching of entrepreneurship education in secondary schools in Enugu education zone. The purpose was to determine the skills possessed by the teachers in the teaching of entrepreneurship education in schools. Descriptive research design was adopted for the study. The population consisted of 106 made of 26 principals and 80 teachers teaching entrepreneurship education in the secondary schools in the area. No sampling as all the teachers and principals in the area were used for the study. The mean and standard deviation were used to answer the research questions where as the t-test statistic were used to test the two null hypotheses formulated at 0.05 level of significance. The requisite skills in the teaching of entrepreneurship education coupled with persistent use of lecture method as against integrative approach in the instructional process in the classroom among others. The study also showed among others, inadequacy of teachers, poor skills among them, and inadequate instructional materials in the teaching of entrepreneurship education in schools. There is significant difference in the mean ratings of male and female teachers on the skills for the teaching of entrepreneurship education in secondary schools. There is significant difference in the mean ratings of urban and rural teachers on the method of teaching adopted in teaching entrepreneurship education in secondary schools.