In 2015, new upgrading (academic) programmes were introduced. They include: Nigeria Certificate in Education (NCE) in Business Education and in Computer Science Education and the Degree Programmes (BA. Ed English Language, BA. Ed Social Studies, BA. Ed Primary Education, BSc. Ed Mathematics, BSc. Ed Integrated Science, BSc. Ed Physical and Health Education.)
New courses proposed to be introduced in 2017 session are: Advanced Diploma in ICT Integration for Teachers and Advanced Diploma in Environmental Studies for Teachers.
For Admission Requirements In All The NTI Programmes Click Here To Download In PDF File .
Since inception, the Institute has mounted various programmes aimed at accelerating teacher development at all levels particularly at the basic education sector. This is with a view to raising the quality of education in the country in particular and the quality of overall national development in general.
The Academic Programmes of the Institute by ODL are as follows:
|Programme||Year of Commencement and Termination||Entry Qualification||Course Duration||No. So Far Graduated||Current Registration 2016 (as at 28th October, 2016)|
|TC II DLS||1980-2006||First school leaving certificate to CTR and WASC||1 to 5 years depending on entry qualification||499, 955 (1984-2006)||Programme ended|
|NCE DLS||1990 to date||TC II, SSCE, GCE, O/L, or its Equivalent||4 years||249,478 (1993 to date)||45,064 in 262 centres|
|PTTP DLS||2000 to 2003, and 2009 to date in partnership with states||SSCE, WAEC, GCE, O/L, CTR, or its Equivalent||12 calendar months||43,739 (2001-2003)|
|3,884 in 69 centres|
|Advanced Diploma||2005 to date||NCE with at least 5 years post qualification||12 calendar months||1,224 (2005-2015)||16 in 12 centres|
|PGDE DLS||2005 to date||BA/BSc./HND or its equivalent and above||12 calendar months||77,074 (2005-2015)||10,027 in 92 centre|
|STUP||2007 to 2011||Serving Grade II Teachers||2 years||51,576||Programme ended|
|Bachelors Degree||2015 to Date||NCE and Diploma||3 and 4 Years||Not yet||8,115 in 55 centres|