UNESCO-Nigeria TVE Project Phase II


Since the commencement of implementation of Phase II, in January 2008, the following activities have been undertaken:

1. Six institutions have been identified to host the 6 additional centres for staff development as given below. These will support the existing 7-SDCs in serving as the focal point of its operations.

a) South South – Delta State Polytechnic Otefe-Ogharra
b) North West – Kano State Polytechnic
c) South East – Akanu Ibiam Federal Polytechnic, Unwana
d) South West – Federal Polytechnic, Ilaro
e) North Central – Federal Polytechnic, Idah
f) North East – Federal Polytechnic, Damaturu

2. Training of Core Team of Trainers at Bauchi and Yaba on 21st – 25th July and     28th July – 1st August 2008 respectively. A total of 72 participants trained.

3. Information Technology Multimedia Simulation Workshop, in conjunction with UNESCO and the Chiba Institute of Technology, Japan. The workshop was conducted on 28th April – 3rd May 2008 trained a total of 30No participants.

4. Guidance and Counselling Workshop organised on 27-31 October 2008. 28No TVE staff trained on new and innovative techniques in G & C, especially for TVE.

5. Teaching Materials Development, 12 programmes targeted to produce and develop teaching materials and resources for technical teachers. Workshop scheduled for 24th November – 6th December 2008 Additionally, the Project will, among other things, undertake the following activities:

    • Review and develop Curricula for the Polytechnics
    • Review and develop Curricula for the newly established Vocational Enterprise     Institutions (VEIs) and Innovation Enterprise Institutions (IEIs)
    • Prepare textbooks for TVE programmes
   • Assist in the development of the National Vocational Qualifications Framework     NVQF
    • Provide skills training for the target population