The Honourable Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, has charged polytechnics in the country to rise up to the task of producing best and efficient skilled and productive manpower. The Minister gave the charge in an address he delivered at the 13th joint convocation ceremony of the Waziri Umaru Federal Polytechnic, Birnin Kebbi, Kebbi State which was held on 12th May, 2018.
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.
The National Board for Technical Education (NBTE) in collaboration with the Industrial Training Fund (ITF) Kaduna Area Office organised a 3-day national training workshop on Students Industrial Work Experience Scheme (SIWES) activities from 10-12th October 2017 at the NBTE Centre of Excellence for TVE in Kaduna.
The National Board for Technical Education (NBTE) Executive Secretary, Dr. Masa'udu A. Kazaure has warned members of the public to beware of individuals and institutions which are in the habit of admitting students to study courses in unapproved and illegal Polytechnics, Monotechnics and Innovation Enterprise Institutions (IEIs) with a promise to award the National Diploma (ND) or Higher National Diploma (HND) certificates.
In a bid to ensure compliance with the basic minimum requirements for mounting an academic programme as specified by the National Board for Technical Education (NBTE), the National Institute for Cultural Orientation (NICO) has submitted a draft curriculum for the National Diploma in Cultural Administration (NDCA).