BRIEF HISTORY OF ACADEMIC PLANNING UNIT APU

IN NIGERIA
The Academic Planning Unit was established in the early 1980s by National University Commission (NUC) in the Nigeria University System for the sole purpose of planning, coordinating and managing academic programmes and activities.

ESTABLISHMENT OF ACADEMIC PLANNING UNIT IN FEDPOLEL
The Academic Planning Unit is an integral arm of the Office of the Rector and it is headed by a Head, who reports directly to the Rector. The Unit was established in September 2017.

MANDATE (CORE FUNCTIONS) OF THE FEDPOLEL APU

The functions of the Academic Planning Unit of Federal Polytechnic, Ile-Oluji are:


i. Collection, organization, summary, presentation, analysis, and interpretation of data for effective management decisions.
ii. Ensuring compliance with Global Academic Standards and NBTE’s Basic Minimum Academic Standards (BMAS).
iii. To develop and manage curricula for emanating academic programmes of the Polytechnic.
iv. To plan and review the academic programmes of the Polytechnic in conformity with existing Academic Brief.
v. To ensure effective allocation and utilization of academic resources for optimal output.
vi. Participating in the preparation of the Polytechnic Annual Budget.
vii. Coordination of accreditation and re-accreditation programmes of the Polytechnic.
viii. Liaising with external bodies such as NBTE, TETFUND, etc for Students and Staff development.
ix. Ensuring availability and proper use of teaching aids and conducive environment for learning.
x. Provision of secretarial services to the Development, Research Grant, Staff Housing Loans, TETFUND, Strategic Planning, Appointment and Accreditation committees of the Polytechnic.
xi. Preparation of Strategic Plan and ensuring Polytechnic’s implementation of the provisions of such plan.
xii. Evaluation of request and seeking for affiliation from other higher institutions.
xiii. Establishing and maintaining co-operation and collaboration with various Institutions (both local and international) with similar goals for mutual benefits and development.

VISION, MISSION, AND CORE VALUES

VISION To provide a robust Educational Management Information System and educational planning support and advice to enhance decision-making in the Polytechnic.

MISSION To ensure adherence to academic standards, through quantitative and qualitative database, innovation, strategic planning and effective service delivery.

CORE VALUES The Acronym for the Academic Planning Unit of FEDPOLEL’s core values is DATA, standing for: D – Dedication, A – Accountability, T – Teamwork, A – Accessibility.

PROJECTS

STRATEGIC PLANNING
ACCREDITATION
DATABASE MANAGEMENT
STRICT ADHERENCE TO ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE,etc

ADMINISTRATIVE STRUCTURE

  • The following are the pioneering staff of the Academic Planning:
    1 Dr .T. N. Dahunsi ( Head)
    2 Mr. V. U. Egwim (Administrative Officer II)
    3 Mr. Abdulaziz. B. Aliyu (Programme/System Analyst II)
    4 Mr. O. R. Olorunlogbon (Statistician II)
    5 Mr. T. A. Tiamiyu (Confidential Secretary III)

  • The Unit is headed by the Coordinator/ Head, who is supported by a number of administrative staff. For efficiency and ease of administration, the Unit is divided into Sub-units which include:
    i. General Administration (headed by an Administrative Officer)
    ii. Data and Statistics (headed by a Statistician)
    iii. Information and Communication Technology (headed by a Computer Programmer)
    iv. Secretariat (headed by a Confidential Secretary)

Dr. T. N. Dahunsi is the Pioneer Head, Academic Planning Unit. His appointment took effect from 12th October, 2017.

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