Fees For Teacher Training Colleges In Ghana

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Today, we will be looking at the fees for teacher training colleges in Ghana. Many guardians and parents seek this information in order to know the amount of money they will be spending on their wards throughout their stay in college. Kindly relax and thoroughly read this article to get the answers to your question.

Before we proceed let’s first look at a brief history about teacher training colleges in Ghana;

Presbyterian Training College [PTC]) was the first teacher training institution to be established in the country by the Basel Mission in 1835 at Akropong in the Eastern Region. Several missions followed after, giving the country a total of six teacher training schools a century after the first was established.

Amedzofe, 1894; Wesley College Aburi, 1922, later Kumasi, 1924; OLA Cape Coast, 1928; Hohoe St Francis, 1930; Navrongo, John Bosco, 1937 are the names and locations of the additional five which were created.

Before 1950 there were twelve teacher training schools with just two (Komenda and Tamale) being set up by the Central Government.

The Government Training College (GOVCO) at Peki, which was subsequently named Peki Training College and presently called Peki College of Education was one of the universities set up by the government in 1954 after the implementation of the Accelerated Development Plan for Education (ADPE) in 1951.

Today, there are about 35 public and a lot of private teacher training colleges of education in the country producing qualified teachers for basic and secondary education.

Some of the popular colleges of education are;

List of Government Teacher Training Colleges

1. Abetifi Presbyterian College of Education 0342030177 P. O. Box 19, Abetifi

2. Accra College of Education 0302865737 P. O. Box 221, Legon

3. Ada College of Education 0303522220 PO Box 34, Ada

4. Agogo Presbyterian College of Education 0322092185 P. O. Box 26, Agogo

5. Akatsi College of Education 0362644408 PO Box PMB, Akatsi
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6. Akrokerri College of Education 0322021659 P. O. Box 32, Akrokerri

7. Atebubu College of Education 0352622024 P. O. Box 29, Atebubu

8. Bagabaga College of Education 0372023247 PO Box 35, ER Tamale

9. Berekum College of Education 0352222018 P. O. Box 74, Berekum

10. Bimbila EP College of Education 0372023742/0372023180 PO Box 16, Bimbila

11. Dambai College of Education 0362122103 P. O. Box 84, Dambai

12. Enchi College of Education P. O. Box 44, Enchi

13. Evangelical Presbyterian College of Education 0362122002/9 P. O. Box 12, Amedzofe


14. Foso College of Education P. O. Box PMB, Foso

15. Gbewaa College of Education P. O. Box 157, Bawku

16. Holy Child College of Education 0312023430 P. O. Box 245, Takoradi

17. Jasikan College of Education PO Box 14, Jasikan

18. Kibi Presbyterian College of Education 0342030766 P. O. Box PMB, Kibi

19. College of Education Headquarters 0312095131 PO Box KM5, Headquarters

20. Mampong Technical College of Education 0322222209 P. O. Box 31, Mampong-
Ashanti

21. Mount Mary College of Education 0342091414 P. O. Box 19, Somanya

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22. Nusrat Jahan College of Education 0392022338 P. O. Box 71, Wa

23. Ofinso College of Education PO Box 7, Offinso-Ashanti

24. Ola College of Education 0332133256/0332133202 P. O. Box 175, Cape coast

25. Okay College of Education 0362722043 PO Box 14, OK

26. Presbyterian College of Education 0342722199 P. O. Box 27, Akropong-
Akuapem

27. Presbyterian Women’s College of Education 0342822039 P. O. Box 19, Aburi

28. SDA College of Education 0342021281 PO Box 18, Asokore-
Koforidua

29. St John Bosco College of Education 0382122617 P. O. Box 11, Navrongo

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30. St. Francis’ College of Education 0362722006 P. O. Box 100, Hohoe

31. St. Joseph College of Education 0352122332 P. O. Box 15, Bechem

32. St. Louis College of Education 0322028081 P. O. Box 3041, Kumasi

33. St. Monica’s College of Education 0322222205 P. O. Box 250, Mampong-
Ashanti

34. St. Teresa’s College of Education 0362722043 P. O. Box 129, Hohoe

35. Tamale College of Education 0372023687 P .O. Box 14, Tamale

36. Tumu College of Education 0392020901 PO Box 19, Tumu

37. Wesley College of Education 0322028541/0322022264 P. O. Box 1927, Kumasi

38. Wiawso College of Education 0312095131 P. O. Box 945, Wiawso

Fees For Teacher Training Colleges In Ghana

These are the provisional fees billed to students of the various colleges of education in Ghana. However, there might be slight changes depending on the particular institution;

FIRST-YEAR (LEVEL 100)

Admission fee including tuition – GHc 1,600
SRC Dues GHc – 250.00
Hall Fee GHc – 150

SECOND-YEAR (LEVEL 200)

Tuition GHc — 1,164
SRC Dues GHc – GHc 150
Hall Fee – GHc 150

THIRD-YEAR (LEVEL 300)

Tuition – GHc 1000
SRC Dues – GHc 100
Hall Fee – GHc 100

NB: Fees paid are non-refundable.

Students of the various training colleges receive a monthly allowance from the goverenment. As at the time of the writing of this article, the allowance was still being credited into the accounts of students.



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