International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Survey Paper | Information Technology | Nigeria | Volume 5 Issue 3, March 2016

Development of Entrepreneurial Skills through Vocational Education and Information and Communication Technology (I.C.T) in Nigeria

Okurumeh Ejedafeta Ashigo

Abstract: The pace of change brought about by new technologies has had a significant effect on the way people live, work, and play worldwide. New and emerging technologies challenge the traditional process of doing many things including skills acquisition. This paper therefore examines ways of developing entrepreneurial skills and vocational education in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) as it is one of the emerging technologies for employment generation. In the process, the meaning of the concepts entrepreneur, entrepreneurship education, and information and communication technology was explained. It also identified some challenges and strategies for effective entrepreneurship education and benefits of entrepreneurship education in ICT. The paper concluded that government should give adequate attention to entrepreneurial development in the country through the provision of good economic environment especially by promoting vocational education skills in ICT that has the potentials of reducing if not eradicate unemployment and poverty in Nigeria.

Keywords: Entrepreneur, Information and Communication Technology, skills, vocational education

Edition: Volume 5 Issue 3, March 2016,

Pages: 1745 - 1748

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