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College of Education Zuba (History, Post UTME, and More)

FCT College of Education, Zuba is a state-funded and managed college of education located in the Federal Capital Territory. In 1996, the college was founded to solve the challenges facing the education sector in Nigeria. It was initially sited at the defunct Teachers College Zuba.

The institution aims to train students to be qualified teachers who will proffer solutions to the challenges in Nigeria’s educational sector. Asides from academics, students are trained in entrepreneurship and vocational knowledge.

FCT College of Education, Zuba offers spacious classrooms, good road networks, accommodation facilities, and so much more, to students.

Here is the mission of FCT College of Education, Zuba: “Training of teachers with high morale and academic excellence for primary and post primary institutions (with emphases in Sciences, Vocational and Technical subjects) in the FCT and the nation which is comparable to or in consonance with international standards.”

 College of Education, Zuba Provost

The provost of the FCT College of Education, Zuba, is Dr. Mohammed Gambo Hamza.

The library at FCT College of Education, Zuba

Post UTME College of Education Zuba

The management has announced that the college is yet to commence its Post UTME/screening exercise for admissions into NCE 1 for the 2020/2021 academic session.

The management urges interested candidates to disregard any information circulating on social media. It also advises interested candidates to make further enquiries at the Academic Office.

 Counting Education Zuba

College of Education, Zuba has the Directorate of Continuing Education and Consultancy Service Unit.

History of COE Zuba

In 1996, the FCT Minister formed a Committee with representatives from the FCDA Department of Education to develop modalities for setting up a College of Education. The committee’s recommendations gave birth to the FCT College of Education, which was briefly housed at Zuba’s defunct Teachers College.

The College was founded to provide qualitative teacher education to meet the current challenges facing the Nigerian education system, particularly in the field of teacher training for primary school teachers in science and Nigerian languages.

The first Provost of the College was appointed by the Deputy Director, Mr. B.L. Banda, from the Education Department FCDA. Alhaji A.G. Zakar, the Principal of the inoperative Teachers’ College was appointed the Registrar of the institution. To constitute the pioneer teachers and administrative staff of FCT College of Education, Zuba, administrative and academic staff were selected from secondary schools within FCT.

In May 2000, the institution was closed down for restructuring and reorganization. This was done with the aim of ensuring effectiveness in the academics administration.

FCT College of Education, Zuba, opened in April 2001. By then, new resources and qualified manpower had been put into place.

Dr. Umma Abdulwahid, Deputy Director of the MFCT Education Department in charge of Schools and Higher Education, was appointed Provost of the college. Another Deputy Director, Alhaji Kabiru Isa, was appointed as Registrar.

 List of College of Education in Abuja

Here is a list of colleges of education situated in Abuja:

FCT College of Education, Zuba

Location: P.M.B 61, Garku, Zuba, Abuja

City College of Education, FCT

Location: Sani Abacha Road, Mararaba Gurku, Abuja

Angel Crown College of Education

Location: Located in Gidan-Daya, FCT-Abuja.

 City College of Education FCT

City College of Education is a privately-owned institution founded in 2003 by a philanthropist, Engineer Amu Gabriel Idogbo. He undoubtedly has a deep passion for education. It is evident in his establishment of Abuja International Academy Group of Schools.

City College of Education was founded due to the ever-increasing need for teacher education and training. The National Commission for Colleges of Education (NCCE), the Federal Ministry of Education, the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), and the Nassarawa State Government, has accredited the institution.

Some of the degree programmes offered in City College of Education include Social Studies, Economics Education, and Guidance and Counselling.

Interested candidates are invited to apply for the National Certificate of Education (NCE), degree programmes, and PGDE programmes.

 FCT College of Education Form

To apply, candidates should have scored a minimum of 130 in the 2020/2021 UTME. Admission forms are not sold online. For more details about the admission form, interested applicants should visit the Academic Office.

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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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