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This study looked into ways to boost innovation and global competitiveness among undergraduates in colleges of education. The innovative educational activities
necessary for global competitiveness and various school infrastructural requirements for promoting innovation and global competitiveness among undergraduates in federal and state colleges of education were compared. The study was guided by four research questions and two hypotheses tested at the 0.05 level of significance based on a descriptive survey research approach. The participants in this study were Economics education students in the two colleges of education in Anambra state. No sampling was done because the research population was manageable. The census sampling technique was used in selecting 150 students that was used for the study. Data was collected using a questionnaire produced by the researchers. Three professionals independently validated the instrument. Cronbach alpha was employed to examine the internal consistency of the instrument, and reliability values of 0.88 was obtained. The responses were analysed using arithmetic mean and standard deviation scores, and the null hypotheses were tested using a t-test statistic. The results showed that insufficient funding of education hinders promotion of innovation and global competitiveness. Also, there is no significant difference in the innovative educational activities necessary

Mbonu, V. C. and Okonkwo, E. C. (2023)

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