AKWA IBOM STATE COLLEGE OF EDUCATION DEGREE PROGRAMME
Akwa Ibom State College of Education whose mission is to produce God-fearing, intelligent and result-oriented Teachers who are poised to implement Educational Policies and Programmes of Government geared towards the attainment of the general goals of Education and best global practices has been given provisional approval for the commencement of degree programmes, in which, the pioneer degree students have kicked start with the first semester of the said programme with eleven accredited courses.
Akwa Ibom State College of Education Degree Programme
Moreover, this was top of the agenda during the Executive Council, EXCO, meeting presided over by Governor Udom Emmanuel, at the Council Chambers, Government House, Uyo.
Briefing newsmen shortly after the meeting, the Commissioner of Education, Professor Victor Inoka, disclosed that the college of education in Afaha Nsit, will commence the award of degree programmes in affiliation with the University of Uyo.
Inoka explained that the approval was gotten after the verification and subsequent full accreditation of the institution by the National Commission for Colleges of Education, adding that the institution also got the green light from the National Universities Commission, NUC, to undertake Degree Programmes in the 2018/2019 academic session.
Inoka, who was accompanied by the Commissioner of Information and Strategy, Charles Udoh, and their counterpart in the Ministry of Finance, Mr. Nsikan Nkan, noted that the approval covers 11 courses in the college, which includes, Education Agriculture; Education English; Education Chemistry and Education Physics. Others are Technical Education; Integrated Science; Education Mathematics; Business Education; Education Biology; Social Studies and Early Childhood/Primary Education.
The commissioner indicated that the new status of the College has broadened the horizon for students undergoing studies for the National Certificate in Education, NCE, to also pursue Degree Programmes at the College, pointing out that opportunities are equally open to fresh intakes for core Education Disciplines through the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB.
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