About St. Augustine College of Education, Akoka
The St. Augustine College of Education is affiliated to the University of Ibadan, one of Africa’s foremost tertiary institutions. Formerly referred to as the National Institute of Moral and Religious Education, the college was established in 1971 in a bid to instill moral and religious discipline in the Nigerian youth. The present location of the St. Augustine College is Akoka, a suburb of Yaba, home to the famous first choice University, the University of Lagos. This school offers admission to students with at least credits in five (5) O’ level subjects in one sitting or four credits in two (2) sittings.
Students of this college can only graduate if they amass a total of thirty-six (36) credits during their period of study in the school. It is important to note that there is also a teaching practice which constitutes about six (6) credit units and must be passed by students of the school who harbor the admission of having an NCE degree.
Facilities in this college include a tastefully furnished library, well-equipped bookshop, lecture halls and classrooms and a spacious car park. The fact that it is located in Lagos, the commercial capital of the Federal Republic of Nigeria makes the St. Augustine College of Education attractive to students who crave for more knowledge.
The school is quite inexpensive and affordable for all. Notable departments in the college include Vocational and technical education, Mathematics, Languages (both local and foreign) and both Primary and Secondary education. The Federal Craft Training Certificate (FCTC) is also obtainable in this school.
Students can either obtain NCE (National Certificate Examination) or Pre-NCE certifications at the St. Augustine College of Education, Akoka.