The Atebubu College of Education is one of the 46 Colleges of Education in the country.
Atebubu College of Education was established in October 1965. Mr. Joseph Nketsia Ghansah was the first principal of the college. The Omanhene of Atebubu Traditional Area, Nana Kwaku Kwaah II, released land for the construction of permanent buildings for the College.
The College was the first second cycle institution, and the only teacher training college in the eastern corridor of the then Brong-Ahafo Region, of which Bono, Bono East and Ahafo Regions were born.
The College began with eighty male students. In the 1975/76 academic year, on admitting female students, the College became co-educational.
It started with a four-year Post Middle Teacher’s Certificate ‘A’ course. Other programs the College has gone through are 2-year Post Secondary, and 3-year Post Secondary.
In September 2004, the first batch of students was admitted into the college to pursue a three-year course for Diploma in Basic education. The College was given accreditation by the National Accreditation Board (Ghana) to the tertiary level of education in September, 2007.
The College now has a student population of 473, comprising 369 men and 104 women. It runs dual-mode Open Distance Learning (ODL) for 587 untrained teachers, out of which 219 are women. The College has over the years turned out over three thousand teachers.
Currently, the teaching staff strength is thirty-two and that of the non-teaching staff is fifty-two. Hard-working members of staff of the college have received awards from the Ghana Education Service at regional and national levels.
In the year 1999, Mr. Alexander Oppong-Baah won the first position for the National Best Teacher Award (Teacher Training College Category).
In the year 2000, Mr. Akolgo Atambire Emmanuel won the first position for the Second Cycle Science and Mathematics Category at the National Level. In the same year, Mr. Forson – Nkrumah I.C won the second position at the National Level for the Teacher Training College Category.
Courses offered at the Atebubu College of Education are the approved programs to be run by the colleges in Ghana. These are programs accredited by the National Accreditation Board and supervised by the Ministry of Education.
We have a dedicated page about all the courses offered by the Atebubu College of Education. You may use the link above to access the page.
Admission Requirements are the minimum criteria the school use when accepting a student into the college.
Since the colleges of education in Ghana are under the Ministry of Education, the Ministry of Education in consultation with other stakeholders like the Ghana Education Service set the admission requirements for all colleges of education in Ghana.
We have a dedicated page for the admission requirements for students who want to attend the Atebubu College of Education, you can access the admission requirements by using the highlighted link.
Atebubu College of Education Admission Forms
Admission Form means the form provided by the school for parents/guidance to complete when accepting a place at the school. The admission forms for Atebubu College of Education can be accessed by visiting our dedicated page.
The page also has other vital information like the price for the various forms on sale, the year of programs available for admission, and a bit of the admission requirements for program-specifics.
The admission list of Atebubu College of Education is the list of students who have successfully been offered a place to study in the college. Students who want to apply to this college use the common platform used to apply to all the teacher training colleges in Ghana.
Successful students who met the admission requirements and the cut-off point of the college are admitted.
The list of successful applicants is published on the school’s website and notice boards. Most often, applicants are sent text messages confirming their acceptance into the institution.
The admission list may be accessed by using our dedicated page for the admission list of Atebubu College of Education.
The fees schedule of the Atebubu College of Education is the approved academic fees and other related charges by the Ministry of Education.
Fees and most charges are determined by the Ministry of Education and Ghana Education Service.
However, you may have noticed that some colleges’ fees may be a bit higher compared to other colleges. This is because there are some extra charges the colleges of education are permitted to add to the approved fees.
You may visit our page for the fees schedule to determine the exact fees schedule of the Atebubu College of Education.
Applicants are advised to check the figures well to determine what they need to pay for and vice versa. All fees must be paid into the designated fees collection account of the college.
Cut Off Points
The Cut-Off Point for Teacher Training Colleges in Ghana is aggregate 30. Applicants are to have credit passes (A1-C6) in three core subjects, including Core mathematics and English. Credit passes in two elective subjects (A1-C6) would also be considered in calculating the cut-off points.
So, in effect, three core subjects and two elective subjects would be used to calculate Cut off points for various Colleges of Education, which is aggregate 30.
NB: Cut Off Points of various colleges of education are revised on yearly basis. To stay up-to-date, you may visit our dedicated page for the Cut Off Point for Atebubu College of Education via the highlighted link.
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