Institute occupies a land mass of ………. Square metres.
The institute site is to accommodate three different buildings to be completed in three phases. The first phase is the office complex and some lecture rooms; second phase will be the large lecture theatre; and the third phase will be the library and more office accommodation. Presently, the first phase is completed and has 26 Academic Staff Offices with 15 toilets, Office space for 14 Non-Teaching staff, Porters Lodge, Drivers Rest Room, Common Room for 24 people, (with kitchen and store), Students Secretariat, eight general toilets, ICT Room (capacity: 25 people). It also has 3 Lecture Halls (capacity: 40, 40, 100 people), Library (60 people) with store / librarian. The Director’s wing has 60 seating capacity Board Room with kitchenette, Director’s office with toilet, Director’s Secretary office, Secretary to the Institute’s office with toilet, General Office (6 people seating capacity), Finance Office (3 people seating capacity), Sub – Dean’s Office with toilet / secretary, Executive Programmes Office, Public Examining Office, Exam and Records Office, Research and Publications Office, Ramp / Staircases and Generator room.
Presently, the Institute has a car jeep (KIA) and a Hummer bus
The Institute, as a teaching-leader, as one with a strong research base and as a committed change agent in the field of Educational Evaluation also constantly engages in introspective self-evaluation to ensure its continuous development through systematic exposure to emerging trends in its main focus area and through systematic follow-up developments in national education systems. It is in the light of this that the Institute recently re-oriented its activities to revolve around Four Flagship Initiatives
THE FLAGSHIP INITIATIVES
- Institute-wide Research Agenda
- Annual Educational R4D Symposia
- Annual Teacher Professional Development Workshops
- Authoritative Book Project.
The initiatives are in fact link-points in a chain of inter-related education research for system improvement mission and vision of the Institute.
STRATEGIC DIRECTIONS FOR THE INSTITUTE: 2015-2020
- Strengthening strategic partnerships with national education based agencies and key actors for participatory action research and evaluation for national educational development.
- Strengthening the international dimension of the work of the Institute by reaching out to similar institutions and partnering with selected centres of excellence in Africa and beyond.
- Contribute to education system re-engineering in the areas of assessment and evaluation of learning outcomes
- Vigorously pursue the establishment of Item banking facility in the Institute with a view to using it as a platform for a University-wide item banking facility and especially for the Distance Learning Centre (DLC) and the proposed CBT for large classes and GES courses.