Need Analysis for Infusing Entrepreneurship Skills into Radio, Television and Electronic Work Programme in Technical Colleges in North-Western Nigeria
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Keywords

Radio
Television and Electronic Work Programme
Infusing Entrepreneurship Skills
Nigeria

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SHUAIBU, H., & Kamin, Y. B. (2019). Need Analysis for Infusing Entrepreneurship Skills into Radio, Television and Electronic Work Programme in Technical Colleges in North-Western Nigeria. Asia Proceedings of Social Sciences, 4(3), 40-44. https://doi.org/10.31580/apss.v4i3.835

Abstract

This qualitative study explores the integration of entrepreneurship skills (ES) across the curriculum of Radio, Television and Electronic Work (RTEW) trade in Nigeria. Based on Lifelong Learning Model of entrepreneurship, the feasibility and desirability of embedding entrepreneurship skills across Radio, Television and Electronic Work trade curriculum in selected technical colleges are analysed after conducting a preliminary study. In-depth interviews and document analysis were used for data collection. The findings show that cross-curricula entrepreneurship skills remain non-existent in technical colleges, largely because its implementation is not captured in technical disciplines. However, the study points out the importance of embedding entrepreneurship skills into Radio, Television and Electronic Work trade curriculum for wealth creation and employment generation among technical college graduates. Donor support and retraining needs of trade teachers are also highlighted as complementary factors in enhancing the implementation of embedding entrepreneurship skills across Radio, Television and Electronic Work curriculum in Nigeria.

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