UNIVERSITY OF LAGOS HUMAN RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT CENTRE IN COLLABORATION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF ADULT EDUCATION

Date posted : Fri 23 Sep 2016

                                                                    UNIVERSITY OF LAGOS
                                                   HUMAN RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT CENTRE

                                IN COLLABORATION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF ADULT EDUCATION
                                                                            ANNOUNCES
ADMISSION INTO 
DIPLOMA IN COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT, SOCIAL WORK AND EXTENSION EDUCATION FOR THE 2016/2017 ACADEMIC SESSION
The Human Resources Development Centre invites application from suitably qualified candidates for
admission into Diploma in Community Development, Social Work and Extension Education for the 2016/2017academic session.
 
COURSE OBJECTIVES & BENEFITS
·         Equip students with competence in Adult Education Literacy.
·         To bridge the gap that exists in areas of extension education, vocational education, entrepreneurship, community service/development etc.
 
Admission Requirements: 
For an applicant to be eligible, the candidate is required to have at least one of the following
qualifications:
1.      A minimum of WAEC or its equivalent with passes in five subjects at not more than two (2) sittings.
2.      Matures candidates of 30 years and above with relevant years of experience will be considered.
3.      Organization sponsored candidates who are unable to fulfil requirements 1 or 2 above will be considered

For Whom: 
NGO Programme Officers, Public Health Officers, Community Service Officers, Agricultural Extension Agents, Change Agents, Individuals involved in community development activities.

DURATION:Lectures are held on Tuesdays and Wednesdays (Evening) for two semesters 

COURSE PRESENTATION:  Lectures, seminars, practical presentations, case studies and project writing. 

COURSE CONTENT:
·         Philosophical Foundation of Community Development and Social Work
·         Theory and Practice of Community Development and Social Work
·         Organization and Administration of Community Development and Social Work
·         Foundations of Extension Education
·         Orientation of Rural Extension Education
·         Sociology of Extension Education
·         Rural Urban Linkages
·         Model of Extension Education Reformation
·         Programme Development Planning and Implementation
·         Programme Evaluation
·         Adult Literacy and Non-Formal Education
·         Environmental Adult Education
·         Comparative Community Development and Social Work
·         Conflict Resolution and Management Education
·         Guidance and Counselling of the Adult
·         Development Theories, Policies and Practice
·         Development Training Plans and Materials
·         Cooperative Societies: Principles and Organizations
·         Appropriate Technology for Rural Development
·         Education and Socially Isolated Groups
·         Life Skills Education
·         Women Education
·         Adoption and Diffusion of Innovation
·         Community Health
·         International Organization and Rural Development
·         Organization of Community Work

COURSE FEES:  N50, 000.00 Tuition Fee and  N10,000.00 for course materials. 

METHOD OF APPLICATION
GUIDELINES FOR FILLING THE APPLICATION FORM
1.         Visit the Human Resources Development Centre Portal (hrdc.unilag.edu.ng)
            Click on the “Application form”.
2.         Click the pre application form link; provide the required information and submit to obtain a Payment Reference Number (Voucher).  You are expected to print out the Payment Reference Number (voucher) and take to the bank.
3.         Make payment at the University of Lagos branch of the designated banks stated below:
Ø  Wema Bank Plc, Eco Bank Plc, Access Bank Plc and  First Bank Plc
4.         Applicants are expected to take the printed payment Reference Number (voucher) to the bank for payments ofN7, 500.00 which is the cost of Application Form.
5.         After payment, return to Human Resources Development Centre Portal (hrdc.unilag.edu.ng) Click the Application link, then Application Form link, login with Payment Reference Number as user name and provide surname in lowercase as password.
6.         Click the edit Application form link to fill the Application Form and upload digital passport (jpeg format) which should not be more than 15kb in size and must be on white background.  The acceptable dimension is: width – 235 pixels or 35mm, height – 314 pixels or 40mm (Failure to comply with specified image format may lead to disqualification).
7.         Click “SUBMIT FORM” button after filling the form completely; else click “DECLINE” button.  After submission, applicants are required to print the completed Application Form for submission at the Human Resources Development Centre Secretariat with the following documents:
·         Original printout and a photocopy of application form.
·         Two (2) photocopies of Birth Certificate
·         Two (2) photocopies of Reference Number
·         Original copy and a photocopy of N7,500 Bank Teller
·         Two (2) photocopies of Credentials.

Note: Kindly note that if payment is not made five (5) days after obtaining Payment Reference Number (voucher); the pre-application would be DECLINED.  Applicants will then be expected to refill the pre-application form to obtain a new Payment Reference Number (voucher).

SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION FORMS AND COLLECTION OF ADMISSION LETTERS:  Two (2) copies of completed application forms should be submitted to Human Resources Development Centre Secretariat not later than twelve weeks from the date of the publication. The admission list will be available on Human Resources Development Centre Portal (hrdc.unilag.edu.ng). Admission letters for Shortlisted candidates are to be printed online.  Please note that letters of admission will not be posted to individual candidates.  Lectures will commence in October, 2016. 

For further information, please contact
Deputy Registrar,                                                OR                    Programme Coordinator,
Human Resources Development Centre,                                       Dept. of Adult Education,
(‘By the 2nd gate of the University)                                                Faculty of Education,
 University of Lagos,  Akoka, Yaba.                                               University of Lagos,  Akoka, Yaba. 
 Tel: 08058330206, 08032110264, 08077310103.                             Tel: 08055130955 
 

                                                         Dr. (Mrs.) Taiwo F. Ipaye, FNIM.
                                                   Registrar and Secretary to the Council
 
 

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