Rising above the Gathering Storm of Unemployment through Entrepreneurship Education: Implication for National Development
There is the need to create employment opportunities to minimize the rate of unemployment globally and especially in developing countries such as Nigeria. Entrepreneurship is seen as a vital instrument that engenders employment, innovativeness, and sustainable development. Therefore, this paper focused on rising above the gathering storm of unemployment through entrepreneurship education: Implication for national development. This paper also provides techniques on how a young graduate of science education can start a small-scale business. It further provides some small-scale business opportunity that is available for young graduate of science education; such as improvisation of instructional material such as development of computer aided instructional packages, projected and non-projected material for supplies to primary, secondary and tertiary institutions and a list of some farming opportunities. Finally, it was recommendations among others that Government should make adequate provision for bail-out funds for both private and public industries that have collapse to create employment opportunity and as a matter of urgency evolve ways to deal with impediments’ and threats confronting the manufacturing sectors and other investors in the country to deal with the gathering storm.
Keywords: Unemployment, Entrepreneurship, Self-reliant, Improvisation.