The Institute of Work and Society was founded in 1987 in Uyo, Nigeria by Dr Ita D. Ekpott for the purpose of investing in developing enterprise culture and work ethics in Akwa Ibom State and Nigeria. IWS constitutes of several components listed below

Online learning centre

The online academy offers access to free and premium education online.

Ododuma Secondary School

The Secondary school is a community vocational school located in Efi, Itam. The school has been in operation for over 35 years and has trained thousands of children in the area and from afar. It provides secondary school education to kids in the community at a highly subsidized rate.

Enterprise development centre

Our enterprise development facility located at 5 Inim Etok Akpan lane Uyo offers variety of facilities for SME’s to start up and grow at affordable costs. 

  • SME owners can share office space. with deskk space, free wifi, parking space, back up power for computers and telephone charging, access to board room, training room and meeting space. 
  • SME owners can participate in our various training and education programs.
  • SME owners can access our consulting services
  • SME owners can gain access to our business financing programs. 

Industrial park and technology centre

Our Industry and technology park is where we get things produced. The centre has a brick yard, a wood work yard, and other forms of Industry and technology.

The centre also offers varied training in

  • Robotics
  • ICT
  • Agriculture
  • Wood work
  • Metal works
  • Building and construction
  • ETC
  • Bethel place

Bethel place is our facility at Ikot Obong Itam. It is located about 15 km outside of the uyo capital city. It is serene, and lovely. Its a place suitable for adventure camping, training and recreation. Betel is suitable for use by leadership teams, school groups, church groups and other groups of people seeking a quiet place to learn without distraction.