The Foso College of Education is one of the 46 Colleges of Education in the country.
Dr. Kwame Nkrumah opened Foso College in 1965. Foso College of Education (which is often referred to as the University of Assin by the local people) was opened on 15 November 1965 at its present site with 240 students and 9 teaching staff.
The students were made up of 120 Post Middle 4-Year and 120 Post ‘B’ 2-Year Certificate ‘A’ groups. It was opened under the headship of Mr. R. R. Essah.
Situated between Assin Foso and Assin Atonsu on the Assin Foso–Cape Coast highway, the college has a land area of 1 square kilometre which was leased out to the Government for the purpose by the Aboabo Stool of Assin Nyankomasi. In line with its motto: “Character, Wisdom, Knowledge”.
The college’s catchment area extends beyond the Central Region (Ghana) into the Ashanti Region, Brong-Ahafo Region, Eastern Region (Ghana), Greater Accra Region and Western Region (Ghana). Annual student enrolment levels are always appreciably high.
The student population for the 2007/2008 academic year, for instance, was 938 made up of 638 males and 300 females. 766 pupil teachers are also on the Modular UTDBE programme. The students are handled by 51 teaching staff and 59 non-teaching staff.
Since its establishment, Foso Training College has turned out over 5,600 teachers, most of whom hold very responsible positions in various spheres of national and international life.
The college has grown from 240 students and 9 teaching staff in its first year to over 1600 in 2015 – 725 of whom were studying for the Diploma in Basic Education.
A governing council was inaugurated in March 2019 by the Minister of State for Tertiary Education, Professor Kwesi Yankah.
The College’s vision is to become a centre of excellence for training quality teachers whose orientation is holistic and consistent with national aspirations and development.
Foso College of Education Courses
Courses offered at the Foso 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 Foso College of Education. You may use the link above to access the page.
Foso 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 Foso College of Education, you can access the admission requirements by using the highlighted link.
Foso 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 Foso 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.
Foso College of Education Admission List
The admission list of Foso 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 Foso College of Education.
Foso College of Education Fees Schedule
The fees schedule of the Foso 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 Foso 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.
Foso 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 Foso College of Education via the highlighted link.
The Foso College of Education is one of the best colleges in Ghana. This page has links to all the important pages about this college.
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