Decent work and the 2030 Agenda for sustainable development

[pl_row] [pl_col col=12] [pl_text] The 2030 Agenda embraces three dimensions of sustainability – economic, social and environmental. It has 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) that put people and planet at its centre, giving the international community a framework for tackling the many challenges confronting humanity, including those in the world of work. The importance of decent […]

Scientists Create Innovative New Tech That Generates Renewable Electricity at Night

The low-cost tech could be used as a standalone solution, or in combination with solar power. Radiative sky cooling is a phenomenon that sees frost form on the ground when temperatures are still above freezing. It accounts for water droplets forming on car windshields and frost on the grass at night. Now, it’s been harnessed […]

China Has Released A Computer Chip That ‘Talks’ To Your Brain

he state-owned China Electronics Corporation and Tianjin University recently revealed the fruits of a science fiction-style collaboration; the “Brain Talker”, a computer chip designed to be used in brain computer interfaces (BCIs). It was unveiled on May 17 at the 3rd World Intelligence Congress alongside other tech innovations.  What is a BCI? Brain-computer interfaces (BCIs) are devices […]

TOP 10 REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD ATTEND A TECHNICAL

1. High Rate of Employment Many go to college for the sole purpose of earning a higher income, but it is the graduates of the trade and technical schools who are finding employment at extremely high rates. 2. Better Choice Financially The average trade or technical school program is less costly than the average college or university program, […]

The Moving Cheese And Challenges Of Nigeria’s Educational System

IN its annual tradition of focusing on topical issues affecting young people all over the world, the United Nations, this year, has again chosen very apt theme: Transforming Education. This theme focuses on “efforts to make education more inclusive and accessible for all youth, including efforts by the youth themselves”. This theme is pursuant of […]

WHAT WE DO

The department major function is to organize different types of training for skills development for members of Self-Help- Groups (SHGs) in each of the informal sectors in different technical areas and professions. They are to be given up-to-date training to enable them to cope with the challenges of their work, to be professionally competent and […]