B.Ed Programmes Available at Tumu College of Education & Admission Requirements

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Brief Background

Tumu College of Education is a co-teacher education college in Tumu (Sissala East District, Upper West Region, Ghana).

The college is located in the Northern Zone and It is a public college of education.

Tumu College of Education was established on 1 September 1984.

However, the first batch of students, numbering 65 reported to college on 3 January 1985.

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The vision of the College is to become a distinguished College of Education and an eminent institution of learning in Ghana.

Its mission is to train very hardworking, competent and dedicated basic school teachers who will like to teach in the rural areas of Ghana.

The programmes the college has run since its foundation are:

  1. Certificate ‘A’ 4 year Post Middle
  2. 3-year Certificate ‘A’ Post-Secondary
  3. Diploma in Basic Education (DBE)
  4. Untrained Teachers Diploma in Basic Education (UTDBE)
  5. Certificate ‘A’ four-year by distance for untrained teachers.
Current Programmes

Currently, It is one of the 46 public colleges of education in Ghana and is affiliated to the University for Development Studies(UDS).

Tumu College of Education has received an Institutional accreditation from Ghana Tertiary Education Commission (GTEC) to run the following programmes;

  • 4-year Bachelor of Education in Early Childhood programme (regular).
  • 4-year Bachelor of Education in Primary Education programme (regular).

However, D7 is not an acceptable grade for getting admission into Tumu College of Education.

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Your only guarantee for admission is to PASS in your WASSCE with a good grade(A1-C6)

Admission Requirements

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

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

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.

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Candidates who are yet to write either the WASSCE or NABPTEX examinations this year can also apply as awaiting results

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