The Department of Adult and Non-formal Education was established during the 2013/2014 Academic session following the approval of the College Academic Board. It started with a staff strength of 5 lecturers. The programme enrolled 82, 45 and 40 students during the 2013/2014, 2014/2015 and 2015/2016 sessions respectively.
It is common knowledge that a good proportion of the Nigerian population is illiterate. This population is known to underutilize its talents and abilities. The nation cannot achieve its development aspirations if large group of her citizen remains illiterate. Consequently, there is the need for functional and responsive Adult and Non-formal Education programmes and trained personnel to tap this latent human capital for national development.
The objectives of the programme are to:
- Produce dedicated and skilled facilitators of adult learners;
- Prepare facilitators with in-depth knowledge of emerging contemporary issues related to Adult and Non-formal education;
- Train facilitators with the right attitude to Adult and Non-formal Education;
- Produce facilitators that are able to guide and support learners to acquire relevant knowledge, skills, attitudes, and values necessary for a living
- Produce facilitators who should be able to mobilize communities for education and development; and
- Provide an opportunity for further education in Adult and Non-formal Education.
- A Senior Secondary School Certificate (SSCE/WAEC/NECO/NTC/NBC or GCE ‘O’ Level with credit passes in 4 subjects (including English and Mathematics) in not more than two sittings. Two of the credits must be relevant to the course the candidate wishes to offer.
- A Grade II Teachers’ Certificate (TC II) with credit or merit in four subjects, two of which must be relevant to the course the candidate wishes to offer.
- Associateship Certificate in Education awarded by an approved institution in Nigeria or abroad.
- All candidates wishing to be considered for admission must enroll for and write the selection examination organized by an accredited body such as JAMB.
- Successful candidates in the Pre-NCE final examinations would be required to regularize their admission with JAMB examination
- Colleges have the latitude to administer additional tests for selection of their candidates
The Adult and Non-Formal Education should be offered as Double Major.
Minimum Credits for graduation is 117/118 while the maximum is 126