Assessment of the implementation of Business education curriculum in Federal College of  Education (Technical) Omoku, Rivers State

Ejimaji Emmanuel Uwhekadom Ph.d, & Garricks Rachael

This study sought to assess the implementation of business education curriculum in Federal College of Education (Technical) Omoku, Rivers State. The research has five specific objectives,
five research questions which guided the study. The study adopted ex-post facto research design.
The population of the study was one hundred and ninety-six (196) NCE III/11 students of 2020/2021 academic session in business education in the College. A sample of three hundred and twenty three students (150) was randomly sampled. The instrument used for data collection was the NCCE minimum standard inventory. The collection of data was done with the help of research assistants in the college. Data collection phase lasted for four weeks. Mean score was used to
analyze check list; mean and standard deviation were used to answer the research questions.
Findings of the study revealed that lecturers “instructional competencies, availability instructional resources, lecturers” academic qualification, and effective utilization of instructional resources positively influenced implementation of business education curriculum. Effective implementation
of business education curriculum would not be achieved if lecturers’ are not adequate enough.
Implementation of curriculum can only be actualized when effective utilization of available instructional resources is maintained. The researcher made four recommendations among which
is that, the college of education administration must employ enough lecturers with instructional
competencies for effective implementation of Business education curriculum, provide adequate physical facilities for teaching and learning and provide facilities for typing laboratory for teaching and learning effectiveness

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