Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, a former vice president, said on Thursday that applications for the Innovation to Transform Education Training (ITET) are now available.

Osinbajo Issues Application Call For The ITET

Osinbajo stated that ITET is a partnership between Future Perspectives, one of his initiatives, and the International Institute for Higher Education in Latin America and the Caribbean (UNESCO IESALC), according to his announcement on X (formerly Twitter).

The “Innovation to Transform Education Training – ITET” will be held in Lagos, Nigeria, from November 20–24, 2023, and we are excited to encourage you to apply, stated Osinbajo.

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Apply by September 20 to be one of the 50 young Nigerian innovators in education who will be chosen soon.

According to Osinbajo, the initiative aims to provide young representatives with the information and abilities necessary to influence good change in Nigeria’s and Africa’s educational landscape.

Nigeria will be the first nation to introduce ITET, which is one of the Global Youth Initiative’s (GYI) capacity-building components.

The former VP said, “This is a great opportunity and responsibility for all Nigerian youth, and we really count on your inspiration and passion.”

“With a strong commitment to diversity and equity, we will select 50 exceptional individuals from diverse educational and social backgrounds who demonstrate a passion for EdTech and a commitment to shaping a brighter future for our communities.”

“We encourage all aspiring education innovators to apply and embark on this rewarding journey of learning, collaboration, and meaningful impact.”

“Together, let’s create an equitable and thriving educational environment that uplifts every learner and transforms their lives.”

Osinbajo advised interested Nigerians to fill out the application by September 15, 2023, making sure to correctly submit all necessary information and documentation. Applications that are incomplete won’t be taken into account during the hiring process.