Federal Government Approve 4 New Private Colleges of Education

The Federal Government has given approval to 4 new private Colleges of Education to begin operation.

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The colleges are Oswald Waller College of Education, Shendam, Plateau State; Pan African College of Education, Offa, Kwara State; Diamond College of Education, Aba, Abia State and Bilyaminu College of Education, Dass, Bauchi State.

According to the executive secretary, National Commission for Colleges of Education (NCCE), Prof Monday Joshua, all the newly approved colleges met minimum standards and requirements set by the commission.

Speaking on the issue of the ongoing programme of accreditation of colleges of education in the country, he stated that out of 12 Colleges of education visited so far, 11 has been issued accreditation certificates while one was closed down due to the fact that out of the 10 courses offered in the institution, only one has obtained interim accreditation.


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