About IDEAS Project

The Federal Government of Nigeria through Federal Ministry of Education has obtained a Credit to finance a new World Bank-supported project called: Innovation Development and Effectiveness in the Acquisition of Skills (IDEAS) Project aim at improving the country’s TVET System. The objective of IDEAS project is to improve skills acquisition in Nigeria using a comprehensive approach and addressing key aspects of the skills development delivery system. It leverages industry involvement for better labour market fit and crowding in of private resources in the formal training system.

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Particle element

Project Components

Incentivising Partnerships

This aims at providing grant funding for the rehabilitation and upgrading of selected Federal and State Technical College (TCs)

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Improving Skills Formation

This component aims at delivering a comprehensive capacity development intervention package for the informal sector

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Improving Competency

This aims at improving the availability of appropriately skilled and competent Technical Teachers and Instructors (TTI)

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Strengthening Regulation

This component will support further rolling-out of the Nigerian Skills Qualifications Framework (NSQF) reform

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Benefiting Technical Colleges

20 Federal Technical Colleges & 18 State Technical Colleges are beneficiaries of the IDEAS Project

  • Federal Technical Colleges
  • State Technical Colleges

Project Objectives

The objective of the IDEAS Project is to enhance the capacity of Nigerian skills development to produce relevant skills for the formal and informal sectors.

Development Partners