NTI NIgeria

National Teachers Institute Kaduna Nigeria

Advanced Diploma

The new distance learning programmes are currently being offered.

Programme

Duration

Advanced Diploma in School Supervision and Inspection

18 months

Advanced Diploma in Guidance and Counselling

18 months

Post-Graduate Diploma in Open and Distance Learning

18 months

Advance Diploma in Early Childhood Education

18 months

 

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into the following proficiency Diploma programmes.

Advanced Diploma in Early Childhood Education

The objectives of the Advanced Diploma in Early Childhood Education are to:

(i)      provide manpower and also disseminate knowledge in the proper running and management of early childhood centres.

(ii)      broaden the conceptual framework, perspectives and knowledge base of prospective and serving teachers and other caretakers.

(iii)     provide an in-depth, articulated and integrated childhood education programme, which incorporates some of the main objectives of the Universal Basic Education (UBE).

(iv)     enable teachers in pre-primary institutions have a deeper and more fundamental understanding of the rationale and ideological contexts that are relevant in educating young children

(v)      understand the different stages of development and be able to apply the theories and principles of child development for the healthy upbringing and education of the children.

Target Group

The programme is targeted at proprietors, teachers, local education officers, supervisors, inspectors and other stakeholders in Early Childhood Education including parents and Non Governmental Organizations.

 

Duration of the Programme

The programme is designed to last for 18 calendar months consisting of 15 months of course work and 3 months of both practical attachment (internship) in approved relevant early childhood/nursery institutions and for the project work.

 

Advanced Diploma in School Supervision and Inspection

The objectives of the Advanced Diploma in School Supervision and Inspection are to:

(i)      Create awareness of the need for professional educators and major stakeholders in basic education of modern approaches of quality assurance, quality control and quality management;

(ii)      Up-date the knowledge base and skills of the students in a diversity of concepts relevant to supervision and inspection of schools; and

(iii)     Provide a comprehensive framework for the understanding and interpretation of policies, theories, principles and models necessary for the effective management of quality and standards in education through supervision and inspection of schools.

 

Duration of the Programme:

The programme shall last for at least 18 calendar months consisting of 15 months of intensive course work and three months of internship in the field (schools) and for independent and supervised project work.

 

Advanced Diploma in Guidance and Counselling

The Advanced Diploma program in Guidance and Counselling is specifically designed to identify, train and equip candidates with relevant and analytic knowledge, practical and pastoral skills that will prepare pre-and in-service teachers in private and public schools to manage students problem and advice them on their learning, social, vocational and related problems of adjustment. The course has been designed to train teachers who will be equipped with skills and competencies that will enable them function effectively as professional guidance workers/counsellors/teacher counsellors in schools.

The closing date for the submission of completed application forms is normally end of August each year. The closing date for the submission of application forms for the 2005/2006 session is 30th August 2005.

 

Duration of the Programme

The programme is expected to last for at least 18 calendar months consisting 15 months of intensive course work and three months of supervised internship (practicum). Application forms may be obtained from all NTI Zonal and State Offices or from the Director, Academic Services, National Teachers' Institute Headquarters, Kaduna.

Requirement