Welcome to AVTEN 2018 International Conference

The Association of Vocational and Technical Educators of Nigeria (formerlly Nigeria Vocational Association) (AVTEN) is organizing her 26th international conference. Following the success of the 25th edition of the ICAVTEN with the theme "Repositioning Technical and Vocational Education for Post-Oil Boom Economy" series at University of Calabar, Cross River state, Nigeria on the 13th - 16th Jun, 2017. The 26th series of the ICAVTEN-2018 is to be held at the Federal College of Education (Technical), Gombe State, Nigeria between July 24th - 27th, 2018 with the theme “Best Practices in TVET Delivery for National Development”.

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The AVTEN was established in the year 1970 with the primary goal of promoting and encouraging research and scholarship on vocational education and training. Forging intellectual links and networks for scholars, policy makers and activists within and outside Nigeria. In addition, it aim to assist in the development of vocational education and training as a national enterprise. As a results of these goals, the AVTEN continue to organize international conference for over 25years and 2018 comes up with the 26th edition:ICAVTEN-2018.  For details about AVTEN and previous conferences, click here.


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From left to right: Prof. Cyril from MAUTECH,
Prof. Ozuagulu from UNN, Dr. Asuquo from
Uni Uyo.
Posted on : 31st October, 2017
  • The national officers of the AVTEN will inaugurate the ICAVTEN 2018 organizing committees on the 1/11/2017 at Federal College of Education (Technical), Gombe, Nigeria. Presently, the national officers are on their way to Gombe.