Parents’ Influences and the Entrepreneurship Occupational Aspirations of Wards in Technical Schools in Akwa Ibom State

Nsikak-Abasi Udofia, Essien, Okoro Akpan


Choice of career is sometimes influenced by parents. Parents tend to chose career based on employment opportunities of their time against making their wards self sufficient as getting involve in entrepreneurship. This study investigated parents influence especially as it concerns career aspiration. The study was a survey of 300 the population of the Senior Technical two students in the States using a questionnaire of reliability of 0.78. Data was analyzed using the Analysis of variance. The result obtained shows that parents’ influenced the entrepreneurship occupational aspirations of wards in technical schools in Akwa Ibom State. Hence it was recommended that stakeholders including parents should encourage entrepreneurship among their wards.

Keywords: Career choice, Parents influence, Technical students, Entrepreneurship

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