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 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.
The Honourable Minister of Education, Mal. Adamu Adamu has inaugurated the Governing Boards of 19 parastatals of the Federal Ministry of Education and Governing Councils of two Federal Universities. The Chairman and members of the Governing Board of the National Board for Technical Education (NBTE), Prof. Modupe Adelabu, Chief Ahamefule Ndubuisi and Alhaji Abdul Shaba Panti respectively were also inaugurated at the ceremony which was held at the National Universities Commission Auditorium in Abuja.
Nigeria's Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu has flagged-off the Nigerian Skills Qualifications Framework (NSQF). The Minister who performed the ceremony on Thursday 15th February, 2018 at the National Universities Commission (NUC) Auditorium in Abuja commended the National Board for Technical Education (NBTE) for developing the framework and for promoting Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) in Nigeria.
Officials of the National Board for Technical Education (NBTE) and some heads of polytechnics were at the headquarters of two Nigerian telecommunication giants, Airtel Networks and Globacom Ltd. to solicit for the companies' support towards upgrading and expanding the Information Communication Technology (ICT) infrastructure for campus-wide connectivity in the TVET sector.
NBTE Commences Massive Data Mop-Up, Monitoring and Evaluation of Capital Projects and Manpower Planning, Assessment and Needs in TVET Institutions
The National Board for Technical Education (NBTE) has dispatched officers of the Board to TVET institutions under its purview for massive base-line statistical data mop-up exercise for the 2015/2016 and 2016/2017 academic sessions just as it has also mobilized its staff for monitoring and evaluation of capital projects and manpower planning assessment and needs in TVET institutions.
The National Board for Technical Education (NBTE) has reiterated its commitment towards improving e-learning strategy and organization capacity for Open and Distance Flexible Learning (ODFL) as well as ICT surveys with the aim of strengthening sustainable livelihoods in the Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Institutions.