As part of its efforts to implement curriculum automation and accreditation and eliminate bureaucracy, the Joint Admissions and Certificate Board (JAMB), has initiated training in the use of the Interactive Electronic Handbook and Electronic Curriculum System (IBASS) across the six geopolitical regions. Country.
The training, which is attended by administrative staff from higher education institutions including vice-chancellors, rectors and rectors of universities, was introduced in November 2022, as a complete automation of its management and other communication processes.
Speaking in Abuja on Monday during the North Central training, Board Registrar Isaac Olariwaju Olwede added that “in the past, institutions had to travel to the JAMB office to be informed of the status of their programs and the status of accreditation,” he added: With higher education institutions using IBASS they did not No longer required to attend the Board of Directors for program approval or admissions.”
While announcing January 2023 as the start of the new policy, Oloyede indicated that the board would no longer receive physical messages from any institution or agency except through IBASS.
“The connection between NUC, NBTE, NCCE on the one hand and the institution on the other and in some cases with JMAB was very messy and needlessly wasteful because the institution has to come all the way from maybe Port Harcourt or Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria says this program has been accredited or submit it to us.
The Provost of the Faculty of Education, Zooba, Dr. Sully Mundi commended the JAMB Registrar for his good work and continuous innovations towards the growth and development of education in the country.
He added, “You are truly a JAMB reformer, putting every system in place to minimize the hardened corruption and inefficiency of the examination body.
IBASS training took place at the University of Port Harcourt for the South-South, University of Ibadan for the South-West, Abo, Zaria for the North-West, Federal Polytechnic Bauchi for the North-East as well as UNN for the South-East.
New Policy: JAMB implements automation of curriculum and accreditation