About Federal College of Education Zaria

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It may interest the reader to know that the Federal College of Education (formerly ATC/ABU) Zaria,

The inital Teachers College.

In 1965, the Nigeria Certificate in Education Programme was introduced in the College. This was based on the recommendations of the Ashby Commisssion (1960). With the commencement of the N.C.E. Programme, the name of the College became Advanced Teachers College.

In 1990, the Federal Government took over the college with the promulgation of Decree Number 4 of 1986. With this development, the name of the college once again and finally change to its present name, The Federal College of Education, Zaria. The College has achieved autonomy in the running of the Pre-NCE, Remedial Certificate, Diploma and NCE Courses. The degree programmes are run in affiliation to A.B.U. Zaria