1. Centre for Technical Vocational Education Training and
    Research (CETVETAR)

Director’s Statement

The Centre started with two Departments name Vocational Teacher Education and Fine and Applied Arts, which were established in 1963 and 1961 respectively. Later in 2015, the Department of Vocational Teacher Education became a Faculty with six Departments

The Centre

Centre for Technical Vocational Education Training and Research (CETVETAR), University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Enugu State, Nigeria is a Centre approved by the University of Nigeria Senate. The Centre’s first Director was Prof. Benjamin A. Ogwo who was a member of the University research committee under Prof. Osita Nebo and Prof. BathoOkoloas the Vice-Chancellors.

Web link: https://cetvetar.unn.edu.ng/


    FUND (ADF)


For more information about ADB in Nigeria, please visit: https://www.education.gov.ng/index.php/department/technology-and-science-education

  1. UNN, World Bank partner to improve technical education

The Faculty of Vocational and Technical Education, University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN), was among the faculties in Nigeria universities that benefitted from the Step-B World Bank Assisted Projects. In a paper entitled an overview of the  UNN step_B world bank assisted CETVETAR, Prof. Benjamin Ogwo said that the objectives of the center for technical vocational education, training and  research, CETVETAR included to conduct training, retraining programs in different areas for youths, retirees, women and disadvantaged groups for skill empowerment and poverty reduction, develop programmes on different issues and leading the policy direction on life_long technical vocational education as well as to provide consultancy services to local, national and international agencies on best  practices in informal and non_formal TVET. More information about the Step-B project in UNN can be obtained from:




The Faculty of Vocational and Technical Education, University of Nigeria is currently collaborating with the UNESCO-UNIVOC in promoting teaching and learning in TVET areas. The professional body created a centre named Centre of Excellence (UNESCO-UNIVOC) in the faculty. The following explains who they are and what they do:

UNESCO-UNEVOC is UNESCO’s specialized Centre for technical and vocational education and training (TVET). It assists UNESCO’s 195 member states to strengthen and upgrade their TVET systems.

The three core areas of our work are:
Knowledge sharing and management
Advocacy and capacity development
Global UNEVOC Network

Phone: +49 228 8150-100
Fax: +49 228 8150-199
Email: unevoc@unesco.org

For more information on UNESCO-UNIVOC, visit https://www.unevoc.unesco.org/go.php

International Programmes

A staff of the Faculty, Dr. C.J. Olelewe, was among the delegates that attended the Experts Meeting on TVET teaching using ICT. The meeting was held in Bonn, Germany. For more information on the Experts Meeting, visit:https://www.unevoc.unesco.org/go.php?q=Experts+meeting+on+TVET+teaching+using+ICTs