A Case Study: The Objective of the National Skills Strategy to Encourage Entrepreneurship and Technical Education and Vocational Training Authority-Punjab

M. Zaheer Asghar


National Skills Strategy (NSS) has set objective to encourage entrepreneurship among the students of technical vocational education and training in Pakistan. After 18th amendment the Punjab Skill Development Plan (2013) translates the NSS (2009-013) objectives in the province of Punjab through Technical Education and Vocational Training Authority – Punjab. This research aims to study the efforts of the TEVTA- Punjab for promoting the entrepreneurship education among the students of TVET. The study also aims to study the impact of the entrepreneurship education on students mind set. This study is based upon the theoretical framework of the Theory of Planned Behaviour by Ajzen (1990). It is basically quantitative research for which a survey was conducted from the students those has participated in entrepreneurship education module and those have not participated in entrepreneurship education course. It was revealed that entrepreneurship education has an impact on students mind set to become an entrepreneur. The study has practical implications for TVET institutes and technology education programs to produce entrepreneurship education and TVET policy makers, administrators and curriculum developers to enhance entrepreneurial mind set of the students. Future research can be conducted on the adaptation of the entrepreneurial curriculum for effective delivery of the entrepreneurship education.

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