Industrial Technical Education

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History of the Department of Industrial Technical Education

The Department of Industrial Technical Education was established in 1962 by Ford Foundation. The Department of Industrial Technical Education is made up of the following sections: Building /Woodwork Technology, Electrical/ Electronic Technology and Motor Vehicle/Mechanical Technology. The Department of Industrial Technical Education was the pioneer department of Technical Education in Nigeria. As a result, almost all the institutions that run Technical Education in Nigeria at University, Polytechnic and College of Education levels are administered by the products of this department.

The department offers both undergraduate and postgraduate programs in Industrial Technical Education. The department has produced competent and technically skilled teachers that work in all spheres of life in Nigeria and other parts of the world.