This research intended to explore deficit and strategies to
improve entrepreneurship regarding higher education in
Pakistan. The study was descriptive in nature. It would utilize quantitative cum
qualitative research techniques. Quantitative data were obtained through
questionnaires and qualitative data from interviews. The population was
comprised of all teachers and students who are getting entrepreneurship education
in Business Incubation Centres (BIC) supported by Higher Education Commission
in public sector universities. The sample of the research were 40 teachers and 200
students selected through random sampling technique. Data were analyzed
through descriptive and thematic approach. The findings of the study showed that
HEC was not playing an active role
regarding entrepreneurship and demanded
that special funds, infrastructure, and
faculty should be provided to promote
entrepreneurship. Institutions may offer
useful training programs in colleges and
universities for better career prospect and
also focused on continuous professional
development of teachers to enhance
Ph.D. Scholar, Department of Education, The University of Lahore, Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan.
SST – Science, School Education Department, Govt. Fazilka Islamia Model High School Pakpattan, Punjab, Pakistan.
Muhammad Hameed Nawaz
Associate Professor, Department of Education, The University of Lahore, Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan.
Entrepreneurship, Higher Education, Business Incubation Centres, Deficits, Strategies