The Akatsi College of Education is one of the 46 Colleges of Education in the country.
Akatsi College of Education was first established as Akatsi Training College on 1 October 1963. It was however officially opened on 25 October 1963 with 42 all male students and a teaching staff of 4 including the principal.
Akatsi College of Education (AKATSICO) is in the Volta Region of Ghana and is along the main Accra-Aflao road, about thirty kilometers east of the lower Volta Bridge at Sogakofe.
The government of Ghana at the time had decided to open more teacher training colleges in order to train more teachers to augment the teacher population of the country.
Some of these new colleges opened in the Volta Region at the time were Dzodze, Ho, Anloga, Shia, Dabala and Akatsi.
Akatsi Training College was to be established in the deserted corrugated ted iron sheets structures of Taylor Woodrow Construction Firm. Taylor Woodrow Construction Firm was the construction firm that constructed the Akatsi – Denu section of the Accra – Aflao road. They left behind a road camp with uncompleted buildings.
Mr. Seth Kwabla Ahiable was appointed the first principal of the college. Other tutors were Mr. Cletus Avugla Akorli, senior housemaster; Mr.Michael Adodo Gaba; Mr. Leo Marues Adotey, and Mr. E.N Pomary.
An effort by Mr. Ahiable to bring Mr. Rockman Damalie, who was then teaching at Kpando Secondary School could not work until the following year.
However, he was with the principal on the first day of opening and helped him with the initial effort to get the students settled. One Mrs. De Souza was employed as a cook, and she cooked the first meal for the first batch of students who arrived at the first day.
The initial intake of students numbered 42 were admitted from Accra, most of them were staff of the workers’ Brigade who opted to be trained as teachers. Hence, many of them were from outside the Volta Region.
By 28 October, the students’ population had risen to 56. The college became coeducational in the 1967/68 academic year when 24 female students were admitted. The college has remained coeducational to date.
Akatsi College of Education Courses
Courses offered at the Akatsi 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 Akatsi College of Education. You may use the link above to access the page.
Akatsi College of Education Admission Requirements
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 Akatsi College of Education, you can access the admission requirements by using the highlighted link.
Akatsi 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 Akatsi 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.
Akatsi College of Education Admission List
The admission list of Akatsi 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 Akatsi College of Education.
Akatsi College of Education Fees Schedule
The fees schedule of the Akatsi 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 Akatsi 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.
Akatsi College of Education 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 Akatsi College of Education via the highlighted link.
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