The TVET institutions under the purview of NBTE comprises Polytechnics, Monotechnics, Innovation Enterpise Institutions refered to as IEIs, Vocational Enterprise Institutions refered to as VEIs and Technical College. The following is the digest of statistical data of these institutions for the 2011/12, 2012/13, 2013/14 and 2014/15 academic sessions. The statistical digest of each of the TVET institution listed above are presented in separate chapters in much the same order for easy location and reading. Coverage of the Institutions’ Digest The institutions listed under each of the TVET institution types in this Digest have been officially recognized by NBTE to operate. Also, the full and part-time programmes and trades covered are those that have been standardized by NBTE, and have been granted interim or full accreditation. Therefore, anynother programme offered by the institution or any other institutions’ own certification are exempted for the purpose of this publication. The statistical data presented across these TVET institutions comprises students enrolment and out-turn, teaching and non-teaching staff distribution for the 2011/12, 2012/13, 2013/14 and 2014/15 academic sessions.
This is the 19th Edition of the Directory of accredited programmes offered in all institutions under the regulation of NBTE in Nigeria. It contains the list of programmes that are granted full accreditation and Interim accreditation. It is published in exercise of the powers conferred on the Board by the Education (National Minimum Standards and Establishment of Institutions) CAP E3 LFN 2004. Accreditation has been granted to the following categories of institutions: i. Polytechnics; ii. Colleges of Agriculture; iii. Innovation Enterprise Institutions; iv. Colleges of Health Sciences; v. Specialized Institutions; vi. Technical Colleges; and vii. Vocational Enterprise Institutions. Approved institutions offering the approved programmes can award the following certificates as the case may be and as appropriate to the graduate of the programmes: i. National Diploma (ND) ii. Higher National Diploma (HND) iii. Full Professional Diploma [Post-HND] or iv. National Innovation Diploma (NID) v. National Vocational Certificate (NVC) vi. National Technical Certificate (NTC) vii. National Business Certificate (NBC) viii. Advanced National Technical Certificate (ANTC) ix. Advanced National Business Certificate (ANBC)
We wish to bring to the attention of the general public (especially heads of TVET institutions and proprietors of private TVET institutions) of an impersonation case against the Executive Secretary NBTE by one Austin Okereke and his team. The activity of this criminal minded person includes among others presenting himself as the Executive Secretary of NBTE and writing fake letters with a view to extort the polytechnics and similar institutions by taking advantage of the Board's accreditation exercise. This fraudulent act has been going on for a while. The GSM number he uses for such criminal act is 0813 959 0392.
The NBTE Centre of Excellence under the National Board for Technical Education (NBTE) was established by the Management of NBTE through the Governing Board in 2010, to build on the achievements of the UNESCO-Nigeria TVE project on Revitalization of Technical and Vocational Education in Nigeria, to facilitate the capacity development of TVET personals, promote innovation and enhance partnership. The Centre formally took off on 1st January 2012. It is also one of the UNEVOC Centres in Nigeria.
The Federal Government established the National Board for Technical Education by Act 9 of January 1977. In August, 1985 and January 1993 respectively, the Federal Government enacted Act 16 (Education (National Minimum Standards and Establishment of Institutions) Act) and Act 9 (Education (National Minimum Standards and Establishment of Institutions) (Amendment) Act). With these Acts, the functions of the Board were extended to include accreditation of academic programmes in all Technical and Vocational Education (TVE) institutions. Act No.9 of 1st January 1993 further empowered the Board to recommend the establishment of private Polytechnics and Monotechnics in Nigeria.
Board Trains More Staff as Quality Assurance Assessors In a bid to ensure that staff of the National Board for Technical Education (NBTE), acquire the requisite knowledge that would enable them perform as professional assessors in the National Skills Qualifications Framework (NSQF), the Board has organized a training workshop for staff of the Planning and Programmes departments of the Board.
NBTE Governing Board Chairman Gives Inaugural Lecture In recognition of her passion for education and interest in politics at both State and Federal levels, the Chairman of the National Board for Technical Education (NBTE) Governing Board, Prof. (Mrs.) Modupe Adelabu took her turn to give the series 334 Inaugural Lecture of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State. The lecture which took place on the 26th March, 2019 at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-ife, was titled “As it was in the beginning, so it is now: Politics and Education Policies in Nigeria”.
Minister Presents Operational Licences To 65 TVET Institutions The Honourable Minister of Education, Mal. Adamu Adamu has presented operational licences to 65 TVET institutions comprising 18 Private Polytechnics, two Private Monotechnics, four Colleges of Health Science & Technology, 33 Innovation Enterprise Institutions (IEIs) and eight Vocational Enterprise Institutions (VEIs).
FEDERAL POLYTECHNICS NEKEDE-OWERRI, ILARO AND KADUNA POLYTECHNIC EMERGE 1ST , 2ND AND 3RD POSITIONS RESPECTIVELY. The National Board for Technical Education (NBTE) has released the report of the Pilot Institutional Ranking of Nigerian Polytechnics for the 2015/16 and 2016/17 academic years with Federal Polytechnics Nekede, Imo State; Ilaro, Ogun State and Kaduna Polytechnic emerging first, second and third positions respectively.