Group demands review of engineering curriculum in line with global trends
The education committee of the Nigerian Society of Chemical Engineers (NSChE) has called for a review of the engineering curriculum in relation to global trends and the emerging needs of the nation’s economy.
Recalibrating varsity education through final year’s unified test
However laudable the idea that government should introduce a unified test for all final-year university students, some say such a suggestion comes across as a punishment to students for the ineptitude and mismanagement of their teachers and the government, writes Head, Education Desk, Iyabo Lawal. Legal luminary and founder of Afe Babalola University of Ado-Ekiti…
Senate urges ITF to de-list unqualified candidates from SIWES scheme
The Chairman, Senate Committee on Industries, Sam Ominyi Egwu has directed the management of the Industrial Training Fund [ITF] to verify and dismiss unqualified candidates for the Students Industrial Work Experience Scheme (SIWES)
ITF to remove non-technical students from SIWES
The Chairman, Senate Committee on Industries, Dr. Sam Egwu has directed the management of the Industrial Training Fund (ITF) to verify and disqualify all non-technical undergraduate candidates from the Students Industrial Work Experience Scheme (SIWES) for better performances and transparency.
Reps to probe ITF over unpaid students’ allowances
The House of Representatives has said that it was set to probe the Industrial Training Fund (ITF) over unpaid allowances of students who participated in the Student Industrial Work Experience Scheme (SIWES) from 2010.
Industrial training critical to career development of students, says VC
Vice Chancellor, Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA) Professor Adebiyi Daramola has reiterated the importance of the Students Industrial Work Experience Scheme...