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Yaba College of Technology

Yaba College of Technology was established in 1947 as a successor to Yaba Higher College, Yaba College of Technology in Lagos, Nigeria. It has a mandate to provide full-time and part-time courses of instruction and training in Technology, Applied Science, Commerce and Management and in fields of applied learning relevant to technical, vocational and industrial needs of Nigeria.

Yaba College of Technology has a population of 20,000 students and 1,900 staff, and comprises of nine Schools, namely School of Art, Design & Printing, School of Industrial & Manufacturing Engineering, School of Civil and Natural Resources Engineering, School of Environment Studies, School of Liberal Studies, School of Management and Business Studies, School of Science, School of Technical Education, School of Technology, and 46 Departments with well over 40 Academic Programmes. It offers B.Sc in Technical and Vocational Education Programmes such as Business Education, Industrial Technical Education, Mathematics Education, Fine Arts Education, Integrated Science Education and Computer Education. These Programmes are run in affiliation with University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Enugu State.

Yaba College of Technology is the first higher institution in Nigeria to establish a Centre of Entrepreneurship Development with strong linkages with the world of commerce and industry. The Centre trains students in skill development for self reliance and as well exposes them to the world of work.

i-hubs Institutional Profile Yabatech

The i-hubs institutional profiles provide an overview on participating UNEVOC Centres' strategic vision, TVET Programmes, Management Structure, and further information.

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28 October 2019
Edutorial.ng on the Guided Self-Assessment at Yaba College of Technology
Edutorial.ng, an online Education Magazine in Nigeria, reported about the Guided Self-Assessment hosted by Yaba College of Technology, UNEVOC Centre in Lagos, from 20-25 October 2019. UNIVOTEC Sri Lanka was present as peer reviewer.
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Guided Self-Assessment at YCT (21 - 25 October 2019)

The UNESCO-UNEVOC Skills for Innovation Hubs is part of the initiative 'Developing TVET institutions for entrepreneurship, innovation and sustainability' implemented by UNESCO since 2017, and is supported by the Beijing Caofeidian International Vocational Education City (BCEC), with contributions from the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) and the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ).

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