Anthonia Chinyere Okoye (PhD), Rita Ugochukwu Obigwe


The study was on school administrators’ opinions on the extent use of modern instructional facilities are regarded as effective of strategy for entrepreneurship education in public secondary schools in Anambra State. Descriptive survey research design was used for the study. The study was guided by a research question and one null hypothesis tested at .05 level of significance. A total of 267 school administrators (school principals and supervising principals) from all the 261 secondary schools and 6 education zones in the State constituted the population for the study.  A questionnaire with a total of 14 items structured on a four point response option was the instrument used for data collection. The instrument was validated by, two experts from Vocational Education Department and one from Educational Psychology. The reliability of the instrument was determined using the split half method and data collected were analyzed with Pearson Product Moment Correlation.  The reliability coefficient of 0.79 was obtained and considered high for the instrument to be presumed reliable. The data collected in respect of the research question was analyzed using mean and standard deviation. The t-test was used to test the null hypothesis. The findings from the study revealed that use of modern instructional facilities such as duplicating machines, computer, audio visual equipment, and power point, scanning machine, E-classrooms are effective strategies for entrepreneurship education in public secondary schools in Anambra State. The outcome of the study also revealed that male and female school administrators regarded the use of modern instructional facilities as effective strategy for entrepreneurship education in public secondary schools. It was concluded that the benefits of entrepreneurship education can only be realized in the State when it is taught at secondary schools using effective strategies. Consequently, it was recommended among others that State Government through the school management board is to constantly organize seminars and workshops for school administrators and teachers in order to expose them to various strategies that enhance entrepreneurship education in the State


Modern instructional strategy, Effective strategy, Entrepreneurship Education and Public Secondary Schools.

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