Advances in Economics and Business Vol. 5(12), pp. 663 - 669
DOI: 10.13189/aeb.2017.051202
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Efficacy of Vocational Training as an Integral Part of Entrepreneurship Education as a Transition Programme for Persons with Intellectual Disability in Oyo State


Akinyosoye Michael Olufemi 1, Jiboye Temitope Favour 1,*, Olabisi Adewale Olaosebikan 2
1 Institute for Entrepreneurship and Development Studies, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife Osun State, Nigeria
2 Department of Education for Learners with Intellectual Disability, School of Special Education, Federal College of Education (Special) Oyo, Oyo State, Nigeria

ABSTRACT

Entrepreneurship education no doubt has been accepted as a vital tool in the education of persons with intellectual disabilities as it forms the major objective of their education. It is a system through which pupils with intellectual disabilities could be well rehabilitated appropriately in the area of academic, social ,vocation, personal and psychologically. This paper attempts to review the place of entrepreneurship education in the education of persons with intellectual disabilities and also examine to what extent the policy provision for entrepreneurship education has been achieved in the schools for persons with intellectual disabilities with suggestions and recommendations that will better enhance the full implementation of entrepreneurship education in these special schools for optimum success and self-sustenance.

KEYWORDS
Entrepreneurship Education, Intellectual Disability, Rehabilitation

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Akinyosoye Michael Olufemi , Jiboye Temitope Favour , Olabisi Adewale Olaosebikan . "Efficacy of Vocational Training as an Integral Part of Entrepreneurship Education as a Transition Programme for Persons with Intellectual Disability in Oyo State." Advances in Economics and Business 5.12 (2017) 663 - 669. doi: 10.13189/aeb.2017.051202.