Anthonia Chinyere Okoye (PhD), Zoronachi Agu


The  need  for  business  education  teachers  and  students  to  utilize  modern  office  has necessitated the need for this study. This paper examined the need for effective utilization of modern office equipment for the realization of business education  objectives at secondary school Level. The status of business education at secondary school level was discussed as the  availability  and  utilization  of  modern  office  equipment  in  teaching  and  learning  of business education subjects at secondary school level. This paper further discussed, the need for effective utilization of modern office equipment for the realization of business education objectives at secondary school level. It is a very important and necessary ingredient for the attainment of competency in the skills required for business education students at secondary school level. The study recommended that; government, institutional administrators, the organized  private  sector,  communities,  philanthropists   and  donor  agencies  (like  ITF, SMEDA, TETFUND etc). Should as a matter of priority mobilize adquate funds to support business   education   programmes   beginning   from   junior  secondary   school   to  tertiary institution levels of education. Business educators should improve their personal skills in the area of handling modern office equipment to enable them impact these skills effectively and efficiently to their students. As new technologies emerge, so new skills are needed to drive innovations  in technology.  In conclusion  there is need for, both teachers and students of business education to keep pace with emerging technologies in office and business organizations. So as to achieve the objectives of business education at the secondary school level of education.


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