AbstractCounselling has been identified as a key focus in addressing the mismatch between the needs of labour market and the products of the educational and training system. The objectives of the study are to examine the significant effect between Cognitive Behaviour Modification Strategies of counselling (CBMS) and awareness of Entrepreneurship education and also to investigate the effect of Counselling on Entrepreneurship Education. The Sample size consists of one hundred and sixty-five (165) employees out of the two hundred and eighty (280) employees of Centre for Entrepreneurship Studies Kwara State University Nigeria. Sample size was determined using Yard's formula. For this research, the quantitative research design was adopted. The instrument used for this research work was questionnaire. The instrument passed the following test of validity. These are: content test, criterion related test, construct test and discriminate validity. The data was analysed using manual and electronic based methods through the data preparation grid and statistical package for the social sciences, (SPSS). Linear regression analysis method and ANOVA was employed to test the hypothesis. The study found out that there was a significant effect between Counselling and Entrepreneurship Education and also CBMS significantly affects awareness of Entrepreneurship education. Based on the results of the study, the study recommends that Cognitive Behaviour Modification Strategies of counselling (CBMS) should be used to instil awareness of Entrepreneurship Education and Career counselling which emphasizes entrepreneurial should never be overlooked in any programme seeking solutions of entrepreneurship education. Suggestions for further studies and limitations of the research were also identified.
Acta Universitatis Bohemiae Meridionalis – de Gruyter
Published: Dec 1, 2018