Promoting Gender Equality Through Business Education Programme for Entrepreneurship in Bayelsa State, Nigeria
Advances in Sciences and Humanities
Volume 3, Issue 2, April 2017, Pages: 11-13
Received: Feb. 20, 2017; Accepted: Apr. 25, 2017; Published: May 28, 2017
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Igbongidi Binaebi Paul, Department of Vocational and Technology Education, Niger Delta University, Wilberforce Island, Nigeria
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Abstract
The study examines strategy for promoting gender equality through business education programme for entrepreneurship in Bayelsa State. Two research questions were formulated to guide the study. The descriptive survey research design was adopted. The population for the study comprised of 200 female business education students from the department of vocational and technology education, Niger Delta University, Wilberforce Island, Bayelsa State. The population size was manageable and there was no sampling. The instrument for data collection was a 10 item structured designed by the researcher. Three experts in business education, measurement and evaluation face validated the instrument. The research questions were analyzed using mean and standard deviation. Based on the findings of this study, the following conclusion was drawn; that all the strategies identified are considered effective for promoting gender equality through business education programme for entrepreneurship development. Based on the findings of the study, the following recommendations were made: women should be empowered educationally to take advantage of entrepreneurship programmes; there should be serious campaign to dispel the belief the belief that women do not need education and this should be done culturally, religiously and legally.
Keywords
Gender Equality, Business Education Programme, Entrepreneurship, Entrepreneurship Development
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Igbongidi Binaebi Paul, Promoting Gender Equality Through Business Education Programme for Entrepreneurship in Bayelsa State, Nigeria, Advances in Sciences and Humanities. Vol. 3, No. 2, 2017, pp. 11-13. doi: 10.11648/j.ash.20170302.11
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