Saturday, 26 November 2016

NACTE: PUBLIC NOTICE - ON ACTIONS TAKEN AGAINST TECHNICAL INSTITUTIONS THAT VIOLATED THE CONDITIONS IMPOSED BY THE COUNCIL

                     THE NATIONAL COUNCIL FOR TECHNICAL EDUCATION 
 

PUBLIC NOTICE

The National Council for Technical Education (NACTE) is a statutory body established under the National Council for Technical Education Act, Cap. 129, to oversee and coordinate the provision of technical education and training in Tanzania.  Under the establishing Act, in order to attain and maintain the status of a training provider, all institutions are required to be registered, accredited and have their curricula approved by the Council. Institutions are not allowed to start offering any programme without the approval of the Council.

The Council conducts monitoring visits to technical institutions to assess their compliance with NACTE academic quality standards in delivering the training programmes. As per Registration and Accreditation Regulations, non-compliance with any NACTE requirement is an offence. The regulations stipulate the actions to be taken for each offence. Based on findings of the Monitoring Teams, the Council is empowered to take actions against institutions that are not complying.

The Council is hereby informing the public that it has taken different actions to 48 technical institutions for various offences, committed by the same, as follows:

1.0       Failure to Observe Conditions Imposed on Certificate of Registration

The Council has cancelled the granted Certificates to 26 technical institutions, which have failed to observe the conditions imposed on the Certificate of Registration. This decision is made pursuant to Regulation 20 of the Registration of Technical Institutions Regulations, 2001. Technical institutions that have been de-registered are as listed in Table 1 below:

Table 1: De-registered Technical Institutions

S/N
INSTITUTION
1
Institute of Management and Development Studies – Iringa
2
Green Hill Institute – Mbeya
3
Institute of Business and Social Studies – Mbeya
4
Loyal College of Africa – Mbeya
5
Mbeya Training College – Mbeya
6
Mbengwenya College of Business and Information Technology –Mbinga
7
New Focus College – Mbeya
8
Shukrani International College of Business and Administration –  Mbeya
9
Majority Teachers College – Mbeya
10
Rukwa College of Health Sciences – Sumbawanga
11
MAM Institute of Education – Mbeya
12
Litembo Health Laboratory Sciences School - Mbinga
13
Belvedere Business and Technology College – Mwanza
14
Geita Medical Laboratory Sciences and Nursing Training College – Geita
15
Global Community College – Geita
16
Muleba Academy Institute – Muleba
17
St. Bernard Health Training Institute – Katoro, Geita
18
Victoria Institute of Tourism and Hotel Management – Mwanza
19
Gisan Institute of Health Sciences – Mwanza
20
Dar es Salaam Institute of Business Management – Dar es Salaam
21
SAMFELIS College of Business Studies – Dar es Salaam
22
Ellys Institute of Technology – Bunda, Mara
23
Tanzania Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators – Arusha
24
Emmanuel Community College – Kibaha
25
Modern Commercial Institute – Dar es Salaam
26
Marian College of Law – Dar es Salaam

2.0       Offering Un-Approved Programmes in Un-Recognised Departments

Technical institutions are required to seek for approval of the Council prior to offering any programme. This approval entails validation of curriculum for the intended programme and recognition of a department earmarked to offer that programme. The Council has identified 20technical institutions offering un-approved programmes as listed in Table 2 below:

Table 2: Technical Institutions Offering Un-Approved Programmes

S/N
INSTITUTION
PROGRAMME(S)
1
MISO Teachers College – Mafinga
Competence Building Network (CBN) - a Certificate in Early Childhood Education
2
Tusaale Teachers College - Mafinga
Competence Building Network (CBN) - a Certificate in Early Childhood Education
3
The St. Joseph’s College, the institute of Business and Management (SJCIBM) – Morogoro
Certificate Nursery Teaching and Kindergarten (Early Childhood Education),
Certificate in Full Secretarial Course (I & II)
Certificate in Journalism and Mass Communication
Certificate in Sales and Marketing
4
The Golden Training Institute – Dar es Salaam

Certificate in Records Management
Certificate in Hotel Management
Certificate in Information Technology
Certificate in Clearing and Forwarding
Certificate in Nursery Teachers (Early Childhood Education)
Certificate in Records Management
5
Nkrumah Mkoka Teachers College – Kongwa, Dodoma
Certificate in Information and Communication Technology (ICT)
Certificate in Community Development
6
National Institute of Agriculture (Chuo cha Kilimo cha Taifa) – Arusha
Certificate in General Agriculture
Certificate in Animal Health and Production
7
Musoma Utalii Training College – Musoma
Certificate in Business Administration
Certificate in Hotel Management
Certificate in Journalism
Certificate in Airline Management
Certificate in Records Management
Certificate in Tour Guide Operation
8
Mwanza Polytechnic Institute – Mwanza
Certificate in Journalism
Certificate in Tourism and Hotel Management
Certificate in Early Childhood Education and Development
Computer Application
9
Mwanza Polytechnic Institute – Maswa
Technician Certificate in Pharmacy
Certificate in Secretarial Studies
Certificate and Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Development
10
Ruter Institute of Financial Management – Mwanza
Diploma in ICT
Diploma in Banking and Finance
Diploma in Accountancy
Diploma in Procurement and Supply
11
Dar es Salaam Institute of Journalism and Mass Communication – Mwanza
Certificate and Diploma in Human Resource Management
Certificate and Diploma in Journalism
Certificate and Diploma in Business Administration
Certificate and Diploma in Law
12
Dar es Salaam Institute of Journalism and Mass Communication – Geita
Certificates and Diploma in ICT, Journalism, and Business Administration
Certificates and Diploma in Journalism
Certificates and Diploma in Business Administration
Certificates and Diploma in ICT
13
Dar es Salaam Institute of Journalism and Mass Communication – Bukoba
Certificate and Diploma in Law
Certificates and Diploma in Human Resource Management
Certificates and Diploma in Business Administration
Certificates and Diploma in Journalism
14
Singni International Training Institute – Bukoba
Certificates in ICT
Certificate in Business Administration
Certificate in Tourism and Hotel Management
15
Dar es Salaam Institute of Journalism and Mass Communication – Kahama
Certificate and Diploma in ICT
Certificate and Diploma in Journalism
Certificate and Diploma in Business Administration
16
Dar es Salaam Institute of Journalism and Mass Communication – Simiyu
Certificate and Diploma in Human Resource Management
Certificates and Diploma in Journalism
Certificates and Diploma in Business Administration
Certificates and Diploma in Law
17
Richrise Teachers College – Geita
Certificate in Early Childhood Education
18
Twiga Training Institute – Musoma
Certificates in Journalism
Certificates in Business Administration
19
Zoom Polytechnic Institute – Bukoba
Certificates and Diploma in ICT
Certificates and Diploma in Business Administration
20
St. Thomas Training College – Shinyanga
Certificates in Tourism and Hotel Management
Certificates in ICT
Certificates in Early Childhood Education
Certificates in Secretarial Studies


3.0       Offering Programmes in Satellite Centres/ Campuses

The Council requires all programmes to be offered in registered centres/campuses after being verified that they are conducive for offering training. However, two (2) technical institutions have been found offering programmes in satellite centres/campuses that are not registered by the Council.  These technical institutions are listed in Table 3 below:

Table 3: Technical Institutions with Satellite Centres/Campuses

S/N
INSTITUTION
1
Mufindi Teachers College – Mafinga
2
Rungemba Teachers College – Mafinga

ISSUED BY:
EXECUTIVE SECRETARY
NATIONAL COUNCIL FOR TECHNICAL EDUCATION
DATED: 15TH NOVEMBER 2016
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