21ST CENTURY GLOBAL CHANGES IN EDUCATION: ENTREPRENEURSHIP EDUCATION AND TVET FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
21st century witnessed hope in many respects towards human development. Education witnesses transformation in this respect too by reflecting the needs and aspirations of the society. The developmental indicators rested with how much the education sector serves the society by providing functional education; ensuring that individual acquired the skill through technical and vocational education and training (TVET) can support one. Entrepreneurship is view to tackle the problem of the school leavers of the dilemma after graduation in their inability to engage into business or job. Countries around the world perceive the importance of entrepreneurship education as a means to train and build the skill and mindset toward developing business. The paper reviews how countries develop and sustain entrepreneurship education by introducing it for study as well as field of research and collaboration with entrepreneurship development centers. Base on this, the paper is of the view to successfully prepare youth for life after school, Nigeria must gear towards developing entrepreneurship education as field or in depth research and there is need to have body charged with formulating and monitoring entrepreneurship development and progress; there should be links between schools, industrial sector and entrepreneurs to contribute by engaging the students to share experiences.
Keywords: entrepreneurial, entrepreneurship education, TVET, sustainable development
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