Welcome, Guest: Join Nigeria Student Forum / Login / Trending Now / Recent Topics

Stats: 19,446 Members, 75,640 Topics, 16,118 Comments. Date: Jan 29 2020, 2:06 am

SPECIAL: Gain Admission Into 200 Level To Study In Any University Via IJMB | CAMBRIDGE | JUPEB | NO JAMB | LOW FEES | Call 07063085343, 08086347092 To Register!

Tetfund Approves Platform For Global Recognition Of Ict Programmes

Nigeria Student Forum / Educational News / Tetfund Approves Platform For Global Recognition Of Ict Programmes

(Go Down)
NSF Banner Ads NSF Banner Ads NSF Banner Ads
Adelani Temiloluwa
School Of Nursing Ondo
Nursing Student
300Level, Nigeria.

Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) has given an institutional backing to a proposed programme that would provide computer digital skills education and certification for people in Nigeria’s education sector.

In this regard, it has entered into partnership with International Computer Driving Licence (ICDL) to provide improved curriculum for the digital skills education and also issue globally recognised ICDL certificate.

TETFund Executive Secretary, Prof. Suleiman Bogoro, gave the backing, on Tuesday, in Abuja, when he received ICDL delegation that would drive the programme.

Bogoro said that such support was necessary because the world has move to knowledge economy which is largely driven by technology.

He was optimistic that the new partnership will open windows of opportunity for Nigerians in the academia, to get the requisite ICT skills that would improve their relevance in global academic space.

He appreciated the ICDL delegation and assured them that TETFund will provide the needed support for the success of the programme, being that Nigerian university system would be the major beneficiary.


Leader of the delegation and Strategic Advisor, ICDL Foundation, Etinick Mutinda, explained that ICDL is an international certification for computer literacy that has been adopted by many countries and reputable organisations across the world.

He said the idea behind it is to empower people in education sector, so they can comfortably and confidently maximise the potentials of the 21st century technology particularly in teaching, research and learning

He confirmed that ICDL Africa will provide digital skills required by people in the education sector for effective service delivery. He explained that ICDL will provide the curriculum, while public tertiary institutions will provide the training.

He added: “At the end of the training, an ICDL competency test is conducted on the students before certificates are issued to successful ones.

Source: https://www.sunnewsonline.com/tetfund-approves-platform-for-global-recognition-of-ict-programmes/

0 Like

You do not know what God is up to. You may feel overlooked, and nobody is giving you credit. Do not worry. God knows how to promote you out of season.

Don't have an account? Use the form below to signup for a Nigeria Student Forum Account




E.g Seuncoded





I agree to the terms of service

Viewing this topic:
1 guest viewing this topic
NSF Banner Ads NSF Banner Ads NSF Banner Ads
Download the Ngstudentforum app for Android Devices

Disclaimer: Every Nigeria Student Forum member is solely responsible for anything that he/she posts or uploads on Nigeria Student Forum.
- Copyright © 2016 - 2020. All rights reserved.