NATIONAL CENTRE FOR WOMEN DEVELOPMENT, ABUJA
Tafawa Balewa Way, Central Business District, Abuja
 

Training & Development Department

SHORT COURSES IN GENDER STUDIES

In line with provisions of the National policy of Nigeria and the decision of the 10th Regular of the National Council on Women Affairs and Social Development, the Centre has institutionalized short courses in various specialties of Gender Studies.
 
LIST OF SHORT COURSES
 
1. National Workshop on Gender Equity and Sustainable Development
 
2. Short term Course on Gender Data Gathering and Information System
 
3. Short term Course on Gender Mainstreaming

 4. Short term Course on Gender Responsive Budgeting

 5. Short term Course on Gender Mainstreaming in the Public Services

 Vocational Courses
 
The National Centre for Women Development having complied with all the requirement of the Federal Ministry of Education is approved by the National Board for Technical Education (NBTE) to operate as both a Vocational Enterprise Institution and Innovation Enterprise Institution. Accordingly, the certificates awarded by the Centre upon successful graduation are nationally and internationally recognized for purposes of furthering one’s academic pursuit and for white collar employment. The Vocational Courses run by the Center are categorized three broad classification viz: National Innovative Diploma (NID) Courses; National Vocational Certificate (NVC) Courses and the regular Vocational Courses of the Centre. These courses are spiced with lectures geared towards personal development such as studies in Gender Awareness, Human Rights, Management Skills and Health.
 
NATIONAL INNOVATIONAL (NID) COURSES
 
The Innovative Diploma (NID) Courses run by the Centre are include: 1.Hardware Engineering

 2.Software Engineering
 
All the NID Courses run for four Academic semesters

 NATIONAL VOCATIONAL (NVC) COURSES

 The Centre runs National Vocational Certificate (NVC) Certificate Courses in the following skills areas:
 
1.Hospitality & Tourism Studies

2.Cosmetology and Beauty Therapy

3.Fashion Designing & Garment Making
 
 
DAYCARE AND CRECHE

The Crèche was established in July 1999 as a support Unit to take care of babies from 4 months to 18 months.

 ACADEMIC PROGRAMMES

Master of Arts (MA) Degree in Gender Studies And Master of Arts (MA) Degree in Gender and Peace Building
 
In line with United Nations Security Resolution 1325, and relevant provisions of the National Policy of Nigeria (particularly BOX 5.5), the Centre in partnership with the University of Abuja is running a collaborative Master of Arts (MA) Degree Programme in Gender Studies, and for which the University of Abuja under relevant provisions of the Memorandum of Understanding is allowed to award the degree. The Center has another Memorandum of Understanding and a subsidiary agreement with the University of Benin, Benin City to run another collaborative and specialized Master of arts Degree programme in Gender and Peace Building. In line with provisions of relevant statutes, the programme is aimed at training Gender Desk Officers of line Ministries, Personnel of Labour and Women Development Associations; Community Leaders; Personnel of Military and Para-military organizations and Development Practitioners. The programmes are also aimed at up-dating the skills of relevant Staff of Federal and State Ministries of Women Affairs on current gender practice, in line with global regional and national commitments.

NATIONAL VOCATIONAL CERTIFICATE IN HOSPITALITY & TOURISM STUDIES

The course is designed to equip trainees with relevant and skills on the Management of modern hospitality industries

NATIONAL CENTRE FOR WOMEN DEVELOPMENT, ABUJA