NBTE TRAINS ODFeL FACILITATORS

The National Board for Technical Education, NBTE, has trained its staff as facilitators for the implementation of Open, Distance and Flexible eLearning (ODFeL). While declaring the training open, the Executive Secretary, Prof. Idris Muhammad Bugaje charged them to be diligent and dedicated as they will lead the ODFeL movement across the TVET Sector. He urged them to note that they will be responsible for the training of other facilitators and development of courseware for the implementation of ODFeL.

President Buhari appoints Professor Idris M. Bugaje as the Substantive Executive Secretary of NBTE

President Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR has appointed Prof. Idris Muhammad Bugaje as the substantive Executive Secretary of the National Board for Technical Education (NBTE), Kaduna. The appointment was announced today Wednesday, 14th April, 2021 by Mr. Ben Goong, the Director of Press and Public Relations at the Federal Ministry of Education. Prof. Bugaje has been Rector of Kaduna Polytechnic since September 17, 2017 before his appointment today as NBTE Executive Secretary.

President Buhari Approves Take-off Seven New Federal Polytechnics

President Muhammadu Buhari GCFR has approved the establishment of and take-off of seven new Federal Polytechnics in some states of the federation where none existed. The new Federal Polytechnics are to be established at Monguno, Borno State; N’yak, Shendam Plateau State; Wannune, Benue State; Ugep, Cross River State; Ayede, Oyo State; Ohodo, Enugu State; and Orogun, Delta State.

President Constitutes Visitation Panels to Federal Polytechnics

President Muhammadu Buhari GCFR has approved the constitution of Visitation Panels to 25 Federal Polytechnics and 21 Colleges of Education. Two former Executive Secretaries of the national Board for Technical Education, Prof A. T. Abdullahi and Engr. Dr. Nuru A. Yakubu are among the Chairmen of the Visitation Panels. While Prof Abdullahi is to chair the panel to the Federal Polytechnic, Ukana, Akwa Ibom State, Dr. Yakubu will lead his panel to the Federal Polytechnic, Ede.

Conference of Islamic and Legal Studies Visit NBTE, Seeks National Diploma for Programme

A delegation of the Conference of Islamic and Legal Studies led by the Provost of Aminu Kano College of Islamic and Legal Studies Kano, Professor Balarabe Jakada visited the National Board for Technical Education (NBTE) recently to seek the Board’s guidance on how to mount the National Diploma (ND) programme in Islamic Legal Studies.

Contract Award Notice:

Contract Award Notice: Contract Award Notice is hereby issued to the General Public that, The Federal Government of Nigeria (hereinafter called “Borrower”) has applied for financing from the International Development Association (IDA) (the “Bank”) in the form of a credit (hereinafter called credit) toward the cost of Innovation Development and Effectiveness in the Acquisition of Skills (IDEAS) Project. The Federal Ministry of Education through Project Management Unit (PMU), National Board for Technical Education, an implementing agency of the Client, intends to apply a portion of the proceeds of this credit to Engage a Consultancy Firm for the Review of Two National Occupational Standards [NOS] in Nigeria detailed as follows: