Education of the Mind and Sustainable Achievement of Business Education Objectives in Nigeria

Authors

  • PAUL-Mgbeafulike, Vivian Stella Department of Technology and Vocational Education, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra State, Nigeria.
  • ALONTA, Gabriel Chidiebere Department of Technology and Vocational Education, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra State, Nigeria.
  • UZOKA, Obioma Agatha Department of Business Education, Nwafor Orizu College of Education, Nsugbe, Anambra State, Nigeria.

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.55217/102.v15i1.526

Keywords:

Education, Education of mind, Business education, Southeast, Nigeria.

Abstract

The study was carried out in Southeast Nigeria to examine education of the mind for sustainable achievement of objectives of Business education in Nigeria education system. The research design was survey research. Multistage sampling approach was adopted in selecting 68 Business Educators and 206 Business Education students from Abia and Enugu states. The data collection tool was a closed questionnaire. The questionnaire was verified by three experts while the Cronbach Alpha reliability coefficient of 0.883 was achieved. The data was collected by providing 274 copies of the questionnaire to the respondents where 263 copies were fully answered, returned, and considered valid. Data was analyzed using mean and t-test statistics at the 0.05 value level. The study identified the importance of 14 significance of education of the mind and 15 steps to promote education of the mind for achievement of Business Education objectives. The outcome of the survey showed a significant difference (p <0.05) in the means of Business Educators and students on the importance of education of the mind in achieving Business education goals while no significant difference (p <0.05) in the means of Business Educators and students’ responses in measures for promoting education of the mind in students to achieve Business education objectives. Based on these findings, the research among others, recommended the involvement of teaching strategies that focus on students to stimulate meaningful student mental education.

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Published

2022-06-14

How to Cite

Stella, P.-M. V. ., Chidiebere, A. G. ., & Agatha, U. O. . (2022). Education of the Mind and Sustainable Achievement of Business Education Objectives in Nigeria. Journal of Accounting, Business and Finance Research, 15(1), 21–26. https://doi.org/10.55217/102.v15i1.526

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