Kaduna State College of Education G/Waya

About Us

Our History

The College with the name Advanced Teachers’ College, Kafanchan began formal classes on 30th March 1977 on its first campus at Manchock. On the ground were teaching staff strength of 17 and a student population of 186. The Kaduna State Ministry of Education was, of course, the supervising agency under the government of Wing Commander Usman Jibril while Mr. Paul Turton was the first Principal of the College.

Education for humanity


To be the flagship for producing quality professional teachers for basic education through well-designed pre-service and in-service programmes.


Education for humanity


We are committed to sound academic excellence in the production of competent teachers of world standard. These are grounded in sound moral and ethical values in specialized areas (in the Sciences, the Liberal Arts, Vocational, and Technical Education) under a conducive teaching-learning environment.

core values

The Kaduna State College of Education Gidan Waya is guided by the following values:


Honesty: Honesty in all activities within the College and with all our stakeholders.

Quality: The College is focused on producing high-quality teachers.

Professionalism: Adopting a professional approach to producing professional teachers.

Efficiency and Effectiveness: Efficient and effective in the delivery of all programmes for the achievement of its mission.

Transparency: Transparent with stakeholders in discharging all activities. Integrity: Maintaining integrity in all activities in the College.

Equity: Offers equal opportunities to all students and members of staff to access their full potential.

Accountability: Accountable in all College activities.

Commitment: Commitment to all the activities in the College.


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Years Experience

Explore Our Programs

At KSCOE, we provide flexible learning options to accommodate your academic and professional goals. Choose between our full-time and part-time programs, each tailored to meet the diverse needs of our students.

Full Time Program

Our full-time programs offer immersive learning experiences, allowing you to dedicate your time fully to your studies. Immerse yourself in a vibrant academic environment, engage with experienced faculty, and make the most of our state-of-the-art facilities.

Part Time Program

Designed for those balancing work, family, or other commitments, our part-time programs provide a convenient and flexible approach to education. Pursue your academic goals at your own pace while maintaining your other responsibilities.

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