The Deputy Minister of Education, Youth and Sports, Lansana Nyallay has urged students of the Institute of Business Administration and Technology (IBATECH) at Rokupa Estate Wellington, to be development-oriented to eradicate the high illiteracy rate in the Country.
He said that the new national dispensation has vigorously embarked on revamping most of the educational facilities as well as opening up doors for an increased number of Colleges and Universities in the Country; and called on students to take advantage of the emergence of these higher institutions of learning.
He also urged parents to support their children to achieve their academic challenges; and admonished students to prioritize education and advised them to be serious with their work so that they would contribute meaningfully to national development. The Executive Director of the Institute of Business Administration and Technology (IBATECH), Willie J Fofanah gave a historical background of the Institute and also highlighted the achievements and challenges faced so far.
He made reference to some of the courses the institute is offering which mainly focus on the public and private sectors, with an innovative approach and diversification of courses with Ordinary Technical Diploma (OTD) and Higher Teachers Certificate (HTC).
Director Williams made mention of plans to relocate the institute to another venue to accommodate the growing number of students wanting to seek admission, as they have secured 10 acres of land in an area that is conducive for learning.
He highlighted the nuThe high table at the marticulation ceremoney of IBATEC students Wellingtonmerous courses the Institute offers, which include Hard and Soft Ware Computing, Business Management, Marketing, Public Administration and other health related courses like First Aid and Family Planning which prepares students for employment opportunities in the job market.The college is accredited by of the University of BirminghamUnited Kingdom