AEI Nigeria To develop youth towards self discovery; aimed at excellence, ethics and self actualisation.

Youth Orientation Programme (YOP)
To cater for admission seekers, an annual 1-week camping is organized for students who have just concluded their WASCE/ NECO examinations. This is aimed at giving a sense of direction on what to embark upon after their secondary education.

NYDS Send-forth & Inauguration Ceremony
The National Youth Development Scheme (NYDS) is a six-month training programme aimed at improving the striving ability of the students, building in them effective leadership skills and inculcating in them requisite qualities of excellent human relationship. The goal is to prepare them for the challenges ahead in the various tertiary institutions of learning.

The NYDS classes are customized and organized at the zonal level with a common curriculum. Guest Lecturers from institutions of higher learning and professionals alike are invited to discuss with the students, share experiences and serve as role models and mentors.

Seminars, Quiz and Debate competitions in secondary schools
AEI organizes Seminars, Talk sessions, Quiz & Debate competitions and Guidance & counseling sessions in secondary schools in partnership with the Ministries of Education.

Camping Guidance and Counseling
As major camping programmes are organized annually by many organizations in Nigeria to address their Youth wings; AEI takes the opportunity to partner with the organizers to provide free Guidance and Counseling sessions to the students. The essence of this is to both advice the students on their academic pursuit as well as create an avenue to have closer rapport with them even after the camps.

Seminars
Seminars are organized as needed; it is aimed at giving AEI officers, as the image-makers of the initiative, adequate administrative skills, information and knowledge of the operations needed for successful running of an NGO. Departmental seminars also serve as fora for the various departmental reviews and meetings.

Officers’ Retreat
The Officer’s retreat is the forum at which officers of the Initiative mainly Project Coordinators (PCs) and Project Officers (POs) are appointed or replaced (in case of resignations). The activities of the year ending, major objectives and strategy for the coming year are discussed in order to fully adapt operations in line with the current realities faced on the field.

Syllabus Retreat
The retreat aims is to review and develop the syllabus to be used for the Learning Circles (LC), number of subjects to be handled, textbooks for the subjects, number of hours to be spent with students among others are reviewed. The syllabus covers the major subject areas – Sciences, Commercial and Arts. The latest published version is available in the download section.

Meetings
The Central Management Team (CMT) meets every fortnight to deliberate on the activities of the initiative, while the CMT/PCs & POs meeting comes up monthly for proper administration and effective coordination across all levels of the Initiative.

Likewise, administrative meetings take place among officers in the zones and units regularly; these are determined by the local team.

Quiz and debate

AEI organizes quiz and debate competitions in the various secondary schools of the federation in partnership with the Ministries of Education.

Retreat

Officers’ Retreat
The Officer’s retreat is the forum at which officers of the Initiative mainly Project Coordinators (PCs) and Project Officers (POs) are appointed or replaced (in case of resignations). The activities of the year ending, major objectives and strategy for the coming year are discussed in order to fully adapt operations in line with the current realities faced on the field.

Syllabus Retreat
The retreat aims to review and develop the syllabus to be used for the Learning Circles (LC), number of subjects to be handled, textbooks for the subjects, number of hours to be spent with students among others are reviewed. The syllabus covers the major subject areas – Sciences, Commercial and Arts. The latest published version is available in the downloads section.

Seminars

AEI organizes Seminars, Talk sessions, Quiz & Debate competitions and Guidance & counseling sessions in secondary schools in partnership with the Ministries of Education.

Counseling seminar

AEI organizes Seminars, Talk sessions, Quiz & Debate competitions and Guidance & counseling sessions in secondary schools in partnership with the Ministries of Education.