The School of Science and Technology Education (SSTE), the School is one of the largest groups of educational researchers and teacher educators among specialized universities in West Africa, is mandated to produce high quality and professionally competent graduate teachers trained and equipped with adequate knowledge, skills, new orientation, and digital technology to meet the global best practices in education. The School is committed to provide quality teaching, research, pre and in-service training, and consultancy services in the field of science and technology-related teacher education and information science. SSTE provides world class environment with adequate manpower (academic and non-academic), physical and material resources (facilities, laboratories, studios, workshops) for teaching, learning and research. The School is a significant contributor to the improvement of educational policy and practice in partnership with schools, colleges, and other educational agencies, nationally and internationally. All the programmes are fully accredited by Nigerian education regulatory agency, National Universities Commission, and other relevant professional agencies.
We don’t just give students an education and experiences that set them up for success in a career. We help them succeed in their career—to discover a field they’re passionate about and dare to lead it.
Infrastructural Development: the staff members of the School have been rendering services in the area of infrastructural development. The regular repair and maintenance of the chairs and tables in lecture halls, the construction of Solar street lights on the two campuses, the construction of Interlocking walkways and concrete chairs for students’ relaxation are parts of the routine maintenance of the School. Building of the damaged University fences and welding of metal chairs and doors in lecture theatres in Bosso and Gidan Kwano campuses are parts of the School’s contribution to the development of the University.
Capacity Building: The School organized Spelling B competitions for primary and secondary schools in Minna metropolis where Baptist Primary School and Father O’Connnel Secondary School came first in the primary and secondary categories respectively. The School also organized Inter-Departments Debates among its students where the Department of Library and Information Science came first. The School also organized a one-day capacity building workshop for teachers of the Federal University of Technology Model Secondary School which has now become an annual event together with donations of instructional materials to enhance quality teaching and learning.
Conference: The School has hosted its annual International Conference since 2013 to date. The conference featured participants and scholars from within and outside the country where keynote speakers and lead paper presenters cut across countries in the African continent.