Nassawara State is among the various state in Nigeria with different educational centres like universities and polytechnics. Vocational Enterprise Institutions is another type of institution in Nigeria and it is under technical institutions. NBTE have accredited this institution in different states in Nigeria and school leavers always asked if there are Vocational Enterprise Institutions in Nasawara State.
Vocational Enterprise Institutions and other technical institutions are accredited and supervised by NBTE. This article will tell you what you need to know about Vocational Enterprise Institutions, tell you about NBE and give the full list of Vocational Enterprise Institutions in Nassawara State.
What You Need to Know About Vocational Enterprise Institutions
Students and school leavers are taught various skills in Vocational Enterprise Institutions and the role of these institutions is to act as an alternative route to universities in Nigeria. students who didn’t reach the admission requirement for Nigerian universities can attend these institutions.
The important of Vocational Enterprise Institutions is that they help improve the educational standard in the country. One of the benefits of these institutions is they help reduce the illiteracy level in Nigeria. They also help provide enough manpower and reduce the unemployment rate in the country.
Candidates are expected to be up to eighteen years to attend Vocational Enterprise Institutions as that is the age requirement for most of these schools. Five credits are needed in WAEC (West African Examination Council) or in NECO (National Examination Council) to attend Vocational Enterprise Institutions. The JAMB (Joint Admission and Matriculation Board) examination is also not compulsory for most Vocational Enterprise Institutions.
What You Need to Know About NBTE
NBTE is the body responsible for supervising and establishing Vocational Enterprise Institutions and other technical institutions in the country. The body was established in 1977 by the federal government with a lot of objectives. One objective of NBTE is to rationalize the financing of education with a view to making the educational system more adequate and efficient.
The full meaning of NBTE is “National Board for Technical Education” the vision of the board is to be a world-class regulatory body for the promotion of Technical and Vocational Education and Training in Nigeria.
What You Need to Know About Nasawara State
Nasarawa State was created from Plateau State by the formal administration of General Sani Abacha government on the 1st of October 1996. The capital of the state is Lafia and there are 13 local government areas in Nasawara state. It is located in the north-central part of Nigeria and the dominant tribe in the state is the Fulani and Hausa.
There are four universities in the state and they are one federal, one state and two private universities. Nasawara State is bordered by Kaduna State in the north, Plateau State and Taraba state in the east, FCT Abuja in the west, Benue and Kogi state in the south. The state is known for its main economic activity which is agriculture and other interesting stuff.
List of Vocational Enterprise Institutions in Nasawara State
Recently, there has been no record of NBTE accredited Vocational Enterprise Institutions in Nasawara State. There are also a lot of educational centres that can be found in Nasawara State and there are over seventy Vocational Enterprise Institutions in Nigeria.