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RESEARCH & CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT

The following are the functions of the Department:
  • Conduct Skill gaps and Impact Studies in all Sectors of the Economy.
  • Evaluate Impact of ITF Training Programmes and Services.
  • Maintain Databank on ITF activities.
  • Organise and coordinate HRD Seminar and Biennial National Training Conference.
  • Manage Fund’s Library Services.
  • Identify types and diversity of training required by clients in liaison with relevant stakeholders .
  • Design and develop learning elements and training packages to meet identified needs.
  • Review and update Fund’s existing Training Programmes.
  • Evaluate and validate Fund’s Training Programmes.
  • Conduct Training Needs Assessment; and
  • Prepare periodic report on activities of the Department.
  • Perform any other function that may be assigned by the Director-General. The Department has Two Divisions
  • Research And Development Division
  • Curriculum Development Division
  • RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT DIVISION

    Impact & Skill Gap Studies Section

  • Conduct studies to identify Skill Gaps and Training Needs Assessment in various sectors of the economy in liaison with various arms of the Fund.
  • Provide guidelines for preparing Research Proposal.
  • Develop Research instruments.
  • Identify researchable topics and prepare Research proposals.
  • Collaborate with other bodies/agencies to conduct research in critical sectors of the economy.
  • Receive and analyse reports on Research Activities from area Offices.
  • Prepare periodic and Annual Reports of the activities of the Division.
  • HRD, Databank & Publications Section

  • Coordinate and organize Biennial National Training Conference.
  • Provide guide lines for the development and presentation of HRD Seminar paper.
  • Organize and manage paper presentation in HRD seminars.
  • Compile and build Data Bank of ITF activities.
  • Publish and disseminate reports on completed Research Studies and HRD paper.
  • Encourage generation of ideas through paper presentation by Fund’s staff and interested stakeholders.
  • Prepare periodic and Annual Reports of the activities of the Division.
  • Library Section

  • Provide information for the acquisition of books, journals, periodicals and other publications relevant to ITF needs.
  • Arrange for the acquisition of books ,journals, periodicals and other publications.
  • Liaise with other libraries, both local and international for purpose of maintaining inter-library relationship in the area of resource sharing.
  • Arrange for professional membership renewal such as National Library Association (NLA), Book Aid International etc.
  • Put in place a storage and retrieval system for the purpose administrative needs.
  • Coordinate the professional activities of Area Offices and Training Centre Libraries.
  • CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT DIVISION

    Curriculum & Learning Elements Development Section

  • Liaise with various arms of the Fund and other organizations to identify types and diversity of courses required.
  • Collate data on Needs Assessment and diagnostic studies in various sectors of the economy for effective development and review of Training Packages.
  • Design Curriculum and develop Learning Elements to meet clients’ needs.
  • Review and update the Fund’s Existing Training Programmes.
  • Evaluate and validate all newly developed Training Programmes.
  • Prepare periodic and Annual Reports of the activities of the Division.
  • Evaluation and Validation Section

  • Test-run all newly developed Training programmes .
  • Design instruments for evaluating and validating newly developed training programmes.
  • Evaluate and validate new Training Programmes.
  • Prepare periodic and Annual Reports of the activities of the Division.
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