Ikechukwu Samuel Ndubuisi, Chukwuebuka Francis Ezeani, C.M. Ile


This study determined the adequacy of educational resources for enhancing skill acquisition among business education students for job creation in tertiary institutions in Anambra State. Two research questions and two null hypotheses guided the study.  The study adopted descriptive survey research design. The population of the study comprised 98 business educators from four tertiary institutions that offered business education programme in Anambra State and there was no sampling. A 30-item structured questionnaire validated by two experts in the field of business education and measurement and evaluation was used for data collection. The reliability of the instrument was established using trial-testing and data analyzed using Cronbach alpha yielded correlation index of 0.88 and 0.91 for clusters B1 and B2 respectively with an overall coefficient value of 0.90. Data were analyzed using mean, standard deviation and t-test. Findings showed that human and physical resources provided for enhancing skill acquisition among business education students for job creation were lowly adequate. It was further revealed that gender did not significantly influence business educators’ mean responses on the adequacy of human and physical resources provided for enhancing skill acquisition among business education students for job creation. The researchers concluded that a lot still need to be done by government in the area of providing adequate number of human and physical resources to business education programme in tertiary institutions in Anambra State. Based on the findings, it was recommended among others that federal and State governments should give business education department permission to recruit more qualified business educators so that they will have manageable workload. This will enhance skill acquisition of students for job creation.

Key Words: Adequacy, Educational Resources, Business Education, Skill Acquisition

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