Technical Schools Board
Hon. Godwin S. Udom
Chairman, State Technical School Board
FROM THE OFFICE OF
The Executive Chairman
The continuous downward and negative growth of the Nigerian Economy since 2014 has exposed the weakness and the inadequacies of the Nigerian Educational System. The current theoretical and general educational system bequeathed by the colonial administration is geared and focused to deliver administrators rather than entrepreneurs. The current system empasizes certificates rather than skills, philosophies, rather than productivity.
The current system emphasizes certificates rather than skills, philosophies rather than productivity.
There exist compelling reasons for a balance and a reversal to an educational system that can accelerate the growth of the economy, invigorate employment, generate productivity, promote agriculture and food sufficiency, develop industrialization and institute a technological and knowledge based business environment. The reversal is the focus of the Akwa Ibom State Technical School Board.
Technical Colleges Established in
Akwa Ibom State
There are 9 technical colleges in Akwa Ibom State, established between 1967 and 2018. The total staff strength of the Board and the nine colleges in 2018/2019 Academic year as at January 2018 stood at 627.
Government Technical College, Abak, Abak
Government Technical College, Ewet, Uyo
Government Technical College, Ikot Akata, Mkpat Enin
Mainland Technical College, Oron
Union Technical College, Ikpa, Esit Eket
Government Technical College, Ikot, Uko Ika
Government Technical College, Mbioto, Etinan
Community Technical College, Ikot Udom, Ikot Ekpene
Government Technical College, Effoi - Eket
Our Goals & Achievements
The management of Akwa Ibom State Technical Schools Board appreciates the conscious effort of His Excellency, the Executive Governor of Akwa Ibom State Mr. Udom Emmanuel for giving Technical Education sector the deserved attention in his administration, approved and disbursed training materials to all colleges for their trade practical and payment of NABTEB examination fees for all students.
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