Kano State Polytechnic collaborates with Bayero University Kano for the introduction of six new courses

Kano State Polytechnic claims to collaborate with Bayero University, Kano, BUK, to introduce six new Bachelor of Technology (B. Tech) programs.

Chancellor Dr. Kabir Belo Dungurawa made this point while speaking with reporters from the state over the weekend.

Dr. Dungurawa said that his party contacted the university to take courses, namely automotive engineering, construction technology, electricity and electronics, metalworking technology, carpentry technology, and drawing technology.

The Chancellor also said that his party is currently waiting for accreditation of 49 of them from the National Council for Technical Education, NBTE.

According to him, “It should be noted that of the 64 courses we run at the institution, 49 courses will be accredited in 2021 based on the submission of notes or reports that I have received. Meanwhile, nine more courses need to be done. review resources.

“After receiving the report, we took it and visited the National Council for Technical Education (NBTE) to brief them on the course accreditation process and understand their readiness and the impact of the cost of accredited courses,” he said.

He continued, “I visited the Vice Chancellor of BUK to become a member. Before I came, there were two attempts to become a member and manage B. Tech. There was an agreement with FUT Minna, but problems arose remotely and it was set aside on the basis of NUC regulations. In 2014 they contacted the ATBU and it failed too. When I received the report, I contacted BUK. If the affiliation changes we will have six new courses.

“They have a new route, it will pave the way for more canoes and Nigerians to gain access to the Canoe Polytechnic,” he said.

Dr. Dungurawa also laid out the agenda of his administration and what he believed to be guidelines in the administration and management of institutional affairs.

“When I served as Chancellor on November 2, 2020, I delivered seven agenda points to guide administration and the functioning of the institution. All efforts are focused on updating this agenda.

The seven-point program includes transparency and open door policy, equal opportunity for human resource development, improvement of the quality of academic programs, preparation of accreditation, re-accreditation and launching of new programs.

“Likewise, an atmosphere conducive to teaching and learning with a special focus on modern technology, harmonious working relationships with all employees and their unions, maintaining existing collaborations and relationships with care institutions, and protecting student welfare by emphasizing speed mark, assemble, process and publish results.

“To create a conducive learning environment, especially in the age of technological advancement, talk about ICT issues. We need to ensure that we bring our teaching and learning processes into this dimension. Our era now is like a global village where people from different parts of the world can easily connect, we need to improve network connectivity in each school.

“For the good of students, the era of slow student achievement in administering this has also passed,” said Dr. Dungurava.

However, according to the Principal, the lack of academic staff and offices, as well as renovation and construction of student dormitories, is one of the challenges facing the institution, among others.

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