International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

Infusing Entrepreneurial Skills into the Reading Curriculum for Basic Education in Nigeria
Dr. Mrs. Hanna Onyi Yusuf

This paper highlights the benefits of entrepreneurship education in actualising the goal of self reliance as stipulated in the National Policy On Education. The Basic Education level, according to the paper, should be the starting point. Suggestions regarding ways in which entrepreneurship skills can be infused into the reading curriculum for basic education were highlighted. Sample reading comprehension passages on entrepreneurship skills were also provided. The paper recommends among others, the training of reading teachers (that will take on this new role in the classroom) as the way forward towards the development of entrepreneurial mindsets and skills in Nigerian students.

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