HISTORY OF SCHOOL OF TECHNICAL EDUCATION
School of Technical Education (STE) formerly Technical Teacher Training
Programme (TTTP) was designed by the Federal Ministry of Education to provide
the needed manpower in the area of Primary, Technical and Secondary levels of
the national Education System.
Technical Teacher Training Programme (TTTP) started in Yaba College of
Technology during the 1992/1993 academic session for the award of B.Sc (Ed.)
degree in Technical and Vocational Education in affiliation with the University
of Nigeria, Nsukka.
School was known as Technical Teacher Training Programme (TTTP) until 2009/2010
academic session when it changed to the School of Technical Education.
programme has the approval and accreditation of the National Universities
Commission (NUC). It was set up to train and retrain adults with reflective
technical mature minds sponsored by the Governments as vocational teachers who
would improve the technical manpower needs of Nigeria.
a robust partnering relationship between the College and the University of
Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) it has become imperative to widen the frontiers of
research, improve and expand programmes run by the School of Technical
Education (STE). It is interesting to
note that the School Runs Ten (10) degree programmes fully accredited by the
National Universities Commission (NUC).
Vision of School of Technical Education (STE)
School has contributed to the advancement of the intellectual and human
resources capacity of the nation in no small measure through teacher training
and retraining. It also believes that
the quality of Education and life in general depend on the quality of the
teacher in the classroom. Hence, Quality
and Effectiveness are the mission of School of Technical Education (STE).
accordance with the National Policy on Education (2013) the objectives of the
School of Technical Education are as follows:
produce highly motivated, conscientious and efficient classroom teachers for
all levels of the educational system.
encourage the spirit of enquiry and creativity in teachers.
teachers fit into the social life of the community and the society at large and
enhance their commitment to national goals
teachers with the intellectual and professional background adequate for their
assignment and to make them adaptable to changing situations; and
teacher’s commitment to the teaching profession.
The Admission Requirement
basic requirements for admission into the programmes of the School are
determined by the University
examinations are being moderated by the University including screening exercise
for admission purpose. There are two
modes by which students are admitted e.g.
1. A 3 Year Degree Programme for Direct
Entry candidates (ND, NCE, HND).
2. A 4 Year Degree Programme for JAMB
candidates (SSCE/NECO with five O’level credit and six at two sittings.
College’s affiliation for the School of Technical Education programmes with the
University of Nigeria, Nsukka for the award of B.Sc (Ed) Degree in the
following four (4) major Department:
of Fine and Applied Arts Education
(Ed) Art Education.
of Educational Foundation
Department in all Educational Courses
of Science Education
(a) B.Sc. (Ed) - Biology Education
(b) B.Sc. (Ed) - Chemistry Education
(c) B.Sc. (Ed) - Integrated Science Education
(d) B.Sc. (Ed) - Mathematics Education
(e) B.Sc. (Ed) - Physics Education
of Vocational Education
(a) B.Sc. (Ed) - Business Education
(b) B.Sc. (Ed) - Computer Education
(c) B.Sc. (Ed) - Industrial Technical Education
Mechanical, Building Option)
(d) B.Sc. (Ed) - Home Economics
(Food and Nutrition, clothing and
Home Management and Child Development Options)
ceremony for the award of degrees and convocation are performed by the Vice
Chancellor of the University at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka.
Number of Graduates Turned out
the average, from 1997 till date, the School has turned out about Seven Thousand (7,000) graduates from
various departments except Educational Foundations which is a servicing
Department as mentioned above.