The NCE Home Economics programme commenced in 1977/1978 Academic Session with (8) eight students and (3) three lecturers namely; Mrs. Obi, Mrs. Adewuyi and Mrs. Owodiong-Idemeko A as the pioneer Head of Department. The Department was then in the Division of Sciences (as it was then called) but was later moved to the Applied Sciences Division. This was at Surulere where the college was earlier sited. The Department was housed in a room which was used both as lecture room and office for lecturers.
In 1978/1979 session, (26) twenty-six students were admitted. In 1981/1982 session, the College moved to Oto/Ijanikin because of the need for expansion which led to increase in the student population.
In 1982/83 Academic Session, the Department of Home Economics was moved again to start the now School of Vocational and Technical Education and Mrs. Owodiong-Idemeko Angela became the first Director (Dean) of the school. Other former Heads of Department include: Mr. F A Dacosta, Mrs. R. Ogunjimi, Mrs. T Lano-Maduagwu, Mrs. E I Hassan and Ms. B M Owodiong-Idemeko. Dr. Oganah B C is the current Head of Department with effect from April, 2013.
The objectives behind the programme are:
- Training students who will exhibit thorough knowledge of job skills and career opportunities in Home Economics.
- Equipping students with entrepreneur skills for self reliance.
- Demonstrating positive human relationship and ability to work with people from diverse socio-cultural background.
- Preparing teachers of quality for Post- NCE programmes in Home Economics.
- To train students who will be equipped with skills to be self reliant in the labour market.
- To produce future homemakers who will be able to meet every challenge of family living.
- To produce students who will be able to contribute effectively to the development of the community and society.Development Centre.
- Foods and Nutrition.
- Home Management
- Clothing and Textile.
- Family and Child Development Centre.
- Home Economics Education
The Department has four laboratories, which are used for both practical and theoretical lessons.
There is a Staff Welfare Committee and member of staff assist one another when the need arises.
The Department has graduated students who have gone to the University for further Studies within and outside the country. It has maintain the existing and limited facilities by improvising through self efforts from both staff and students. Staff and students have constructed a borehole to supply water to the Home Management residence used for practicum and the Child
Members of Staff
|1||Oganah B. C.||PhD (Nutrition & Dietetics), M.Sc (Human Nutrition) BSc(Ed)(Home Economics) NCE (Home Economics)||Chief Lecturer|
|2||Hassan E. I.||M.Ed (Home Management) B.Ed (Home Economics),
NCE (Home Economics)
|M.Sc (Clothing & Textiles), B.Sc(Ed) (Home Economics) NCE (Home Economics)||Principal Lecturer|
|4||Adetayo E. O.||M.Ed (Home Economics Education)
B.Sc (Ed) (Home Economics), NCE(Home Economics)
|5||Okezue S. E.||M.Ed(Early Childhood Education),
B. Ed (Home Economics),
NCE (Home Economics)
|6||Akinremi M. A.||WAEC (Tech Cert, NABTEB (Advanced Cert.)||Laboratory Technician|
|7||Tanko A. A.||FSLC||Laboratory Attendant|
|8||George E. J.||FLSC||Laboratory Attendant|
|9||Simeon. O.||FLSC||Nursery Attendant|
|10||Ojobaro J.||FSLC||Nursery Attendant|
|11||Olugboji R.||FLSC||Nursery Attendant|