A Case Study of the Department of Technology Education to Promote Entrepreneurial Pedagogical Skills of the Educators of Technical and Vocational Education (TVE)

Muhammad Zaheer Asghar, Muhammad Zafar Iqbal


The research aims to study the entrepreneurial pedagogical skills of the pre-service educators of Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET). It also aims to examine the curriculum of pre service TVET educator training programs in Pakistan. It’s a mixed type of research. KAP survey has been coduted from the students of the department of Technology Education, University of the Punjab to study their knowledge, attitude and teaching practices towards entrepreneurhsip education in TVET. A comparison has also been made between Technology education students and Business Education students to study the attitude towards entrepreneurship. Curriculum analysis of the department of technology education was also analysed. National Education Policy (NEP) was analysed to study the current efforts at the national level to promote entrepreneurship education in TVET programs.  SPSS was used to analyse quantitative data.  T- test was applied for statistical analysis. The practical implecations of this study are for the policy makers, curriculum developers and TVET institutes. This research will provide a basis for future research on effective pedagogical skill to enhance entreprenruial mind set of the TVET students.

Keywords: Entrepreneurship; Technical and vocational education; entrepreneurial curriculum; entrepreneurial pedagogical skills

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