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All You Need to Know about the College of Education Warri

The College of Education, Warri, is a state-owned college of education founded in 1979. Located in the South-South part of Nigeria, Delta, to be precise, the institution trains students to become highly-qualified teachers for the education sector.

In 1955, the implementation of free primary education in the then Bendel State led to the production of several first school leaving certificate holders.

Due to high school fees and the non-availability of secondary schools, several primary school leavers could not go beyond that level.

The defunct Bendel State Government introduced free education in 1979. There was, therefore, increased demand for secondary schools. After the government established secondary schools, there was a need for more qualified teachers. It was one of the reasons for the establishment of the College of Education, Warri.

The College of Education, Warri, was initially founded as an Advanced Teachers’ College. In 1980, the then Governor, Professor Ambrose Alli, officially opened the institution. Its name changed to the College of Education, Ihogbe, Benin City. The institution was moved to Warri in 1980.

The College of Education, Warri admits students from several parts of Nigeria irrespective of their religious or ethnic background. The institution has made the tuition affordable. It also provides facilities such as spacious classrooms and accommodation. It runs degree programmes in education.

 College of Education, Warri in Affiliation with DELSU

The College of Education, Warri, runs Bachelor’s Degree programmes in affiliation with Delta State University.

College of Education, Warri Provost

The provost of the College of Education, Warri, is Professor (Mrs.) Mary Olire Edema FCSN, FICCON.

College of Education, Warri Courses

Some of the courses offered in the College of Education, Warri, include:

Theatre Arts/Social Science

History/Political Science

Integrated Science/Geography

Christian Religious Studies/Political Science

Economics/Political Science

Adult and Non-Formal Education

Integrated Science/Biology

Early Childhood Care Education


Agricultural Science

 College of Education Warri edu ng Portal

To access the institution’s portal, kindly visit the following link:

 Delta State College of Education

Delta State College of Education, Agbor, is a state-owned institution established in October 1979.

The former Bendel State Government founded the institution to train professional teachers. The college was officially opened by the then Governor of former Bendel State, Late Professor Ambrose Alli, in 1981.

After Delta and Edo States were created in 1991, Delta State College of Education, Agbor was owned by the Delta State Government.

The college admits students from different parts, irrespective of their religious or ethnic backgrounds.

 College of Education Warri School Fees (First and Second Semester)

New students: Between N30,000 to N40,000

Returning students: Between N20,000 to N25,000 (This depends on the course).

Students of the College of Education, Warri

 College of Education Warri Admission List

To check admission status:

 College of Education Warri Resumption Date

The College of Education, Warri, has announced its resumption date, following a directive from the Federal Ministry of Education that tertiary institutions should resume academic activities on the 18th of January, 2021.

The management has instructed that students resume academic activities from the 18th of January, 2021. They should adhere to the COVID-19 protocols directed by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).

Students should observe social distancing, wear face masks at all times, and wash their hands regularly.

Maryam A

Maryam AbdulWahab is a creative writer and lifestyle blogger. She is also a graduate of Economics from Al-Hikmah University. She lives and breathes literature. When she isn’t writing prose or blog posts, she is reading a fiction work or studying events around her. She writes from Lagos, Nigeria. You can find more of her works on her handles.

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