2024: List of 46 Public Colleges of Education in Ghana, Their Courses Offered and Affiliate Universities

2024: List of 46 Public Colleges of Education in Ghana, Their Courses Offered and Affiliate Universities

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LIST OF COLLEGES OF EDUCATION WITH THEIR PROGRAMME
SPECIALISMS AND THE PUBLIC UNIVERSITY TO WHICH EACH COLLEGE IS AFFILIATED

 

Each of the forty-six (46) public Colleges of Education is affiliated with the under-listed public universities and certificates would be awarded by the affiliate University to students who successfully complete their programmes of study.

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A. UNIVERSITY OF GHANA(UG), LEGON

1. Accra College of Education:Primary,EarlyGradeandJHS Education
2. PekiCollege of Education:Primary, EarlyGrade,andJHS Education
3. Mount Mary College of Education, Somanya:Primary andJHS Education

4. Enchi College of Education:Primary, EarlyGrade.andJHS Education
5. E.P College of Education, Amedzofe:Primary, EarlyGrade,andJHS
Education
6. Gbewaa College of Education, Pusiga: Primary and JHS Education

B. UNIVERSITY FOR DEVELOPMENT STUDIES (UDS), TAMALE

1. Tumu College of Education: Primary, and Early Grade
2. McCoy College of Education, Nadowli: Primary,and JHS Education
3. Dambai College of Education: Primary, Early Grade and JHS Education

4. Gambaga College of Education: Primary, Early Grade and JHS Education
5. St. Vincent College of Education Yendi: Primary, Early Grade and JHS
Education
6. Al-Faruq College of Education, Wenchi: Primary, Early Grade and JHS
Education

Note: Only Al-Faruq College of Education offers Arabic.

C. UNIVERSITY OF CAPE COAST (UCC), CAPE COAST

1. FosoCollege of Education: Primary and JHS Education
2. St.Francis College of Education, Hohoe: Primary and JHS Education
3. OLA College of Education, Cape Coast: Primary, Early Grade and
JHS Education
4. Kibi College of Education: Primary, EarlyGrade, and JHS Education
5. Holy Child College of Education, Takoradi: Primary, Early Grade and JHS
Education

6. St. Teresa’s College of Education, Hohoe: Primary, Early Grade and JHS
Education
7. Jasikan College of Education, Jasikan:Primary, Early Grade andJHS
Education
8. Berekum College of Education, Berekum: Primary, Early Grade,and JHS
Education
9. St. Monica’s College of Education, Mampong-Ashanti: Primary, EarlyGrade
& JHS Education

10. AtebubuCollege of Education: Primary, EarlyGradeandJHS Education
11. Offinso College of Education: Primary and JHS Education
12. S.D.A. College of Education, Agona-Ashanti: Primary, Early Grade, and
JHS Education
13. AbetifiPresbyterian College of Education: Primary and JHS Education
14. St. Ambrose College of Education, Dormaa-Akwamu: Primary andJHS
Education

D. UNIVERSITY OF EDUCATION, WINNEBA (UEW)

1. St. Louis College of Education, Kumasi: Primary, EarlyGrade, and JHS
Education
2. Presby Women’s College of Education, Aburi: Primary, Early Grade and
JHS Education
3. S.D.A. College of Education, Koforidua: Primary, EarlyGradeandJHS
Education
4. Presby Women’s College of Education, Agogo: EarlyGrade, Primary and
JHS Education

5. Methodist College of Education, Oda: Primary and JHS Education
6. Bia-Lamplighter College of Education, Bia: Primary, Early Grade and JHS
Education
7. Presby College of Education, Akropong-Akwapim: Primary and JHS
Education
8. Komenda College of Education, Komenda:Primary, Early Grade andJHS
Education
9. Akatsi College of Education, Akatsi: Primary & JHS Education.
10. N. J. Ahmadiyya College of Education, Wa: EarlyGrade, andJHS
Education

11. St. John Bosco’s College of Education, Navrongo: Primary, EarlyGrade
and JHS Education.
12. Wiawso College of Education, Wiawso: Primary, Early Grade and JHS
Education
13. Ada College of Education, Ada: Primary and JHS Education
14. Bagabaga College of Education, Tamale: Primary, Early Grade and JHS
Education.
15. Mampong Technical College of Education, Mampong, Ashanti:
JHS Education.

E. KWAME NKRUMAH UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY (KNUST), KUMASI

1. Akrokerri College of Education: Primary, EarlyGrade and JHS Education
2. Wesley College of Education, Kumasi: Primary and JHS Education
3. St. Joseph’s College of Education, Bechem: Primary and JHS Education
4. Tamale College of Education: Primary and JHS Education
5. E.P.College of Education, Bimbilla: Primary, Early Grade and JHS
Education

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J. LIST OF COLLEGES OF EDUCATION THAT RUN TECHNICAL AND VOCATIONAL EDUCATION AND TRAINING (TVET)

The Colleges of Education listed below run technical and vocational
education and training as part of their JHS specialism programmes.

1. Mampong Technical College of Education, Mampong, Ashanti.
2. Ada College of Education, Ada.
3. Akatsi College of Education, Akatsi.
4. Bagabaga College of Education, Tamale.

5. N.J. Ahamadiyya College of Education, Wa.
6. St. John Bosco’s College of Education, Navorongo
7. Wiawso College of Education, Wiawso
8. Komenda, College of Education, Komenda

K. LIST OF COLLEGES OF EDUCATION THAT RUN FRENCH EDUCATION IN
IN ADDITION TO OTHER PROGRAMMES

The Colleges of Education listed below run the French part of their JHS
specialism subjects.
1. Mount Mary College Education, Somanya.
2. Enchi College of Education, Enchi.
3. Wesley College of Education, Kumasi.
4.Bagabaga College of Education, Tamale.

5. E.P. College of Education, Amedzofe.
6.Gbewaa College of Education, Pusiga.
7. St. Vincent College of Education, Yendi.
8. St. John Bosco’s College of Education, Navrongo.

 

Applications are invited from suitably qualified applicants for admission into the NEW FOUR-YEAR BACHELOR OF EDUCATION(B.Ed) DEGREE PROGRAMME in the Forty-Six (46) Public Colleges of Education in Ghana for the 2023/2024 academic year.

Admission Requirements into Colleges of Education for the 2023/2024 Academic Year

A.WASSCE /SSSCE Applicants

The general requirement for admission to the 4-Year Bachelor of Education (B.Ed) programme is as follows:

i.WASSCE Holders: CREDIT PASSES (A1-C6) in six (6)subjects comprising Three (3) Core subjects, including English Language, and Core Mathematics, and Three (3) Elective subjects relevant to the course of study.

ii. SSSCE Holders: CREDIT PASSES (A-D) in six (6) subjects comprising Three (3) Core subjects, including English Language, and Core Mathematics, and Three (3) Elective subjects relevant to the course of study.

NB: Candidates who are yet to write either the 2023 WASSCE or NABPTEX examinations can also apply.

B. General Certificate of Education (GCE) Advance Level Applicants

Applicants must:

Have passes in three (3) subjects (at least, one of the passes should be Grade D or better), and also have credit passes (Grade 6) in five GCE Ordinary Level subjects including English Language, Mathematics, and a Science subject (for non-science students) and an Arts subject (for Science students).

C. Advanced Business Certificate Examination (ABCE) Applicants

Applicants must:

Have passes in three (3) subjects (at least, one of the passes should be Grade D or better).

Have credit passes in five (5) subjects, including English Language, Mathematics, Integrated Science, or Social Studies in the General Business Certificate Examination (GBCE).

D.Technical and Vocational Education and Training Applicants

Applicants must:

Possess Certificate II in three (3) relevant trade areas awarded by TEU, NVTI, City & Guilds, and other authorised awarding bodies in addition to NABPTEX Certificate II in lieu of passes in English and Mathematics.

Have NABPTEX certificate II in relevant trade areas in addition to three (3) credit passes in WASSCE/SSSCE core subjects, including English and Mathematics.

Possess a National Certificate II qualification in Competency-Based Training (CBT) in a relevant trade area awarded by TEU on the National TVET Qualification Framework (NTVETQF).

E. Foreign Qualifications

All foreign qualifications should be referred to the Ghana Tertiary Education Commission (GTEC) for the determination of equivalences and eligibility for admission into Teacher Education Institutions in Ghana.

Note: It should be noted that the American SAT, TOEFL, etc. cannot in themselves be acceptable as entry qualifications into Ghanaian tertiary educational institutions.

F. The Bachelor of Education Programmes currently offered in the Colleges of Education are the following:

I. B.Ed. Early Grade Education
II. B.Ed. Primary Education
III. B.Ed. JHS Education

Note: The JHS option provides applicants with the opportunity to specialize in a particular subject area to enable them to teach at the JHS level after graduation.

The subjects include Science, Agric Science, Mathematics, ICT, Home Economics, Music, Visual Arts, Social Studies, Geography, History, English, Ghanaian Language, French, etc.

G. Entry requirements for SPECIAL NEEDS APPLICANTS:

I. VISUALLY IMPAIRED
Study facilities are available at:

1. N.J. Ahmadiyya, College of Education, Wa
2. Wesley College of Education, Kumasi
3. Presbyterian College of Education, Akropong

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR THE VISUALLY IMPAIRED

a. Applicants with WASSCE results should have Credit Passes (A1-C6) in Two (2) CORE subjects including English Language and Social Studies and Three (3)credit passes in relevant elective subjects.

b.Applicants with SSSCE results should have Credit Passes (A-D) in Two (2) CORE subjects including English Language and Social Studies and credit passes in Three (3)relevant elective subjects.

II.HEARING IMPAIRED

Study facilities are available at:

1. Presbyterian College of Education, AKROPONG

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR THE HEARING IMPAIRED

a. Applicants with WASSCE results should have Credit passes (A1-C6) in Three (3) CORE subjects including English Language and Mathematics and credit passes in Three (3) relevant Elective subjects.

b. Applicants with WASSCE results should have credit passes (A-D) in Three (3) CORE subjects including English Language and Mathematics and credit passes in Three (3) relevant Elective subjects.

H. Online Application Procedure:

a.Applicants will first make a payment of Two Hundred and Thirty Ghana Cedis (GHS230.00)into the Colleges of Education, GhanaAccount at any branch of the following bank nationwide:

b.Consolidated Bank Ghana(CBG)Limited.

c.Additionally, payment can also be made through mobile money wallet: Tigo Cash, Vodafone Cash, Airtel Money, and MTN Mobile Money by dialling short code *924*8# from all networks.

II.Upon payment, applicants will receive the following key information:

a.Personal Identification Number (PIN).
b.An Admission Application Serial Number.
c.The Admission Website Address-admission.coeportal.edu.gh

GUIDELINES/NOTES FOR THE ONLINE APPLICATION PROCESS

 

•Applicants should use the PIN to visit the Colleges of Education admission website:admission.coeportal.edu.ghand follow specific guidelines to fill out the online application form.

•Applicants are advised to read and ensure that they fully understand all relevant instructions especially programmes offered in a particular College before completing the application form.

•Applicants are to note that application forms which are not properly completed will not be processed.

•Applicants should select 1st, 2nd, and 3rd choice of three Colleges of Education in order of their preference for their programme of study, and must select any one of the Ghanaian Languages offered in a particular college.

•After completing the online application form, an applicant will need to print a copy which should be sent with one passport photograph and a copy/copies of their results slip(s)(where available) by EMS priority envelope obtainable from Ghana Post nationwide and addressed to: The Principal of the applicant’s first College of choice.

•Applicants will be notified of the receipt of their applications by SMS (text message) and should therefore provide correct and reliable mobile phone numbers when completing the application form online

•Applicants will also receive admission offer notifications by SMS and those who do not receive such notifications may understand it to mean that their applications were not successful.

•Applicants are to note that the Colleges of Education will cross-check their results from the West African Examinations Council as part of the admission process. Applicants found to have submitted fake or falsified documents in support of their applications will be made to face the legal consequences of their actions.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:

The application deadline is Tuesday, October 31, 2023.

For any further information, please contact;
The Executive Secretary
PRINCOF Secretariat
P.O. Box MB 47
Ministries Post Office
Accra.
Mobile: +233(0)554832453/+233(0)5009420
Email: [email protected]

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