Supplementary Postgraduate Advert at Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA)

Federal University of Technology Akure FUTAThe school of postgraduate studies at Federal University of Technology, Akure FUTA has put out advertisement for additional courses.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into the following Postgraduate Diploma programmes of the Federal University of Technology, Akure for the 2020/2021Academic Session: Continue reading “Supplementary Postgraduate Advert at Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA)”

National Teachers Institute PGDE Programme

Pgde NTI The Teaching profession, which is often despised is arguably the largest body of professionals’ in Nigeria. Many people do not know that teaching is a professional with minimum entry requirements and it’s ethics.

To be a teacher is beyond just having the talent to transfer knowledge easily. The person should be trained.  All qualified teachers must possess an certificate in education. These certificates are NCE (National certificate in Continue reading “National Teachers Institute PGDE Programme”

All About PGD In Nigerian Universities

postgraduate diploma pgdOne commonly used acronym relating to postgraduate study is PGD. It simply means Postgraduate Diploma. Hopefully, you are used to M.philM.B.A
and few others.
Postgraduate diploma (PGD) is an advanced certificate, awarded by the school of postgraduate studies of the respective University (in Nigeria). A PGD is not a degree per se.  Then comes the question…..

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NOUN signs MOU with NTI over Postgraduate & Degree Programmes

National Teachers’ Institute (NTI) and the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to enable the institute affiliate its postgraduate and bachelor degree programmes with the university.

This was contained in a statement issued in Kaduna and signed by NTI’s director-general, Professor Garba Dahuwa Azare.
According to the statement, the affiliation will further boost teacher education and ensure that quality and international standard are maintained in teachers’ training across the board in Nigeria.

“The National Teachers’ Institute (NTI) and the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on the affiliation of the institute’s PGDE and Bachelors Degree Programme to the NOUN in order to boost further teacher education in the country,” it stated.

To this end, Professor Azare said NTI had launched its new portal for registration of applicants and students and payment of fees.
“With the commencement of the new portal, a marked change has occurred in some aspects of registration and payment of fees for all the institute’s programmes.

“Part of the changes include: the abolition of the purchase ‘PINS’ and the use of a few number of banks for translation. With the new portal, students can pay through their ATM cards and through any commercial banks of their choice,” the statement added.


COURSE REVIEW: Postgraduate Diploma in Education

Postgraduate diploma in education pgdeThe Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE), also called Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE), is a necessary certificate earned in order to become a professional teacher.
In the U.K, it is often called the PGCE. This is a teacher training course to back the needed qualified teachers status (QTS). Not all Univerities offering PGCE grant a QTS.
As an professional educationist,  understand the need to be a trained teacher and not just having the talents for teaching.