The curriculum and teaching are inspired by the philosophy of “Education for Life”. We equip students to live lives useful and satisfactory to themselves, their communities & the nation.

This is based on our rich culture and the philosophy of N.F.S. Grundtvig whose ideas also gave rise to the Danish folk high school and Efterskole. To enable the school effectively realise its Education for Life philosophy it operates both a vocational curriculum and an awareness curriculum.


The Vocational Courses

These courses can lead to the award of Diploma certificates, and of Proficiency Diploma and Certificates from the Delta State University Consultancy Services Abraka.

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13-12 Month Remedial Programmes
  • GCE Preparatory Classes.
  • SSCE Preparatory Classes.
  • NECO Preparatory Classes.
  • JAMB Preparatory Classes.
23-12 Month Certificate Programmes:
  • Computer Studies and Applications.
  • Computer Desktop Publishing.
  • Computer Programming.
  • Computer Software Development.
  • Computer/Secretarial Studies.
  • Catering and Hotel Management.
  • Fashion and Textile Design.
32-Year Diploma Programmes:
  • Computer Science/Studies.
  • Catering and Hotel Management
  • Fashion and Textile Design.
  • Secretarial Admin/Studies.


The Awareness Courses

These are programmes aimed at developing attitudes, discipline, active citizenship, self confidence, initiative, resourcefulness, co-operative spirit etc in the students. Participation in the awareness courses of the Institute is mandatory for all students and forms part of the graduating requirements.

  • The Grundtvig Hour.
  • Democracy and Human Rights.
  • You and the News.
  • Culture and Society.
  • People That Changed Their Societies.
  • Group Studies/Activities.
  • Meeting Point.
  • Community Involvement.

Professional Affiliations

The Grundtvig Institute is affiliated with the Delta State University Consultancy Services Abraka for the award of Proficiency Diplomas and Certificates.

These educational bodies help in regulating and moderating the academic/vocational work of the Grundtvig Institute, and issue certificates to G.I. graduates at the end of their study.
We are, of course, also affiliated to Grundtvig Polytechnic which has been approved and licensed by the Federal Government, through the National Board for Technical Education (NBTE), as a private polytechnic.

The Grundtvig Institute is also a (General Certificate of Education) GCE Examination Centre for the West African Examinations Council (WAEC).