Following a new policy put in place by the Federal Ministry of Education recently that anybody in the teaching profession in public or private schools/institutions of higher learning without teaching professional qualification are not professionally qualified to teach, the authorities of the Kwara State College of Education, Ilorin is delighted to inform the general public that the Professional Diploma in Education(PDE) is being run by the Kwara State College of Education, Ilorin in affiliation with the Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria ( TRCN).
The Professional training which is a year programme comprises of two semesters and it commences every February. However, the College is considering running the programme run twice in a year beginning from this year.
The programme offers opportunities to serving teachers without teaching qualifications to acquire relevant knowledge in the field of education and subsequently be certified in the discipline. In the light of the foregoing, institutions of higher learning both in public and private and the State Universal Primary Education Board (SUPEB) that are harbouring teachers without teaching qualification are enjoined/encouraged to mobilise these teachers to seek admission into the Professional Diploma in Education ( PDE ) programme at the college to enable them qualify for the teaching profession.
The directorate in charge of the programme in the college is endowed with experienced and competent lecturers while the College has enough infrastructural facilities to aid effective teaching and learning.
For further enquiries, contact the following numbers 08035782896 08055822698 08035799209