The Social Sciences

Year: 2016
Volume: 11
Issue: 22
Page No. 5301 - 5308

Value Orientation Towards Entrepreneurial Skills Acquisition of Secondary School Students in Nsukka Education Zone of Enugu State

Authors : Eze Justina Uzoamaka, Ede Moses Onyemaechi, Igbo Janet Ngozi and Ifeyinwa Ezenwaji

Abstract: This study was a descriptive survey which main purpose was to find out the value orientation and entrepreneurial skills acquisition of secondary school students in Nsukka Education zone of Enugu state. Two research questions and two null hypotheses guided the study. The population comprised all the students in 59 public secondary schools in the zone. The sample size comprised 300 senior secondary and 300 junior secondary schools students. A researcher’s structured questionnaire Value Orientation and Entrepreneurial Skill Acquisition Questionnaire (VOESAQ) was used for data collection. This was face-validated by three test experts in Faculty of Education, University of Nigeria, Nsukka. Cronbach alpha statistical analysis was used for determining the reliability which gave an alpha coefficient value of 0.85 for the instrument. Mean and standard deviation were used to analyze the research questions while t-test was used to analyzed the null hypotheses tested at 0.05 level of significance. Major findings of this study revealed that students (male and female) in junior and senior secondary schools have posture value orientation towards entrepreneurial skills acquisition. No significant difference existed between the mean scores of the male and female students and junior and senior secondary school student’s value orientation towards entrepreneurial skill acquisition.

How to cite this article:

Eze Justina Uzoamaka, Ede Moses Onyemaechi, Igbo Janet Ngozi and Ifeyinwa Ezenwaji, 2016. Value Orientation Towards Entrepreneurial Skills Acquisition of Secondary School Students in Nsukka Education Zone of Enugu State. The Social Sciences, 11: 5301-5308.

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