St Teresa’s College of Education is an all-female college of education in the Volta Region of Ghana. It is one of the best colleges of education in Ghana that every young lady who wants to enter the noble profession of teaching should make her first choice. Even though the college is located in the Volta Region of Ghana, her doors are opened to young ladies from all parts of the country.
Our mission is to train competent, efficient and dedicated female teachers who will teach and also serve as role models in society. We have a serene environment for effective teaching and learning with hardworking and dedicated staff who are always ready to attend to the needs of our students.
Products of St Teresa’s College of Education are the pride of anyone who is privileged to work with them. The success of the college can be attributed to the sacrifices made by the founding fathers and contributions of other stakeholders. The college is still making strides to achieve greater laurels.
I recommend St Teresa’s College of Education to every young lady who wants to join the noble profession of teaching. In the midst of the COVID- 19 pandemic, I urge you all to observe the safety protocols so that together we stay safe and strong.
St. Teresa’s College of Education, an all-female institution which is affiliated to the University of Cape (the University that is entrusted by the Government of Ghana to train Graduate Teachers since, 1962) was established on 1st November, 1961 with 35 pioneer students drawn from all the then nine (9) regions of Ghana. The College was founded by His Lordship Rt. Rev Anthony Konings of blessed memory who was the Bishop of Keta Diocese. The College was initially opened as a 2 – Year Certificate ‘B’ College and was called Women’s Training College (WOTRACO). The name was changed to St. Teresa’s College in 1964 when the institution was placed under the patronage of St. Teresa of the Child Jesus and adopted the motto: ‘Live the Truth in Charity’.
The aim of the founder was to establish a Catholic Teacher Training College for Women in the Diocese which would give a sound moral, spiritual and professional education in the true Catholic tradition. The College inherited the facilities of a Sisters’ Convent which had been moved to Dzelukofe. Since the piece of land on which the convent was situated was not big enough for the new idea of a Teacher Training College, there was the need for additional plots of land. The Bishop and the Parish Elders including Rev. Fr. John Beckers consulted the Asiamah Family of Gbi-Bla led by the late Mr. Joseph Achyemde Asiamah who responded favourably to this worthy cause and gave out this piece of land on which we are today. We are grateful to them.
TERESCO, St. Teresa’s College
Thrives on the Motto
“Live the Truth in Charity”
In the footstep of St. Teresa,
The Saint of Love for Christ the Lord.
//:So in our crest is the Cross of Christ,
For courage in every trouble
Book for Knowledge; Torch for Light,
The Rose Flower Stands for Charity
The Stripes too go for Unity
TERESCO of Volta Region of Ghana
Shall always live the Truth in Charity://
To develop the college into a world-class female teacher education center, dedicated to the provision of excellent basic education in Ghana.
The college shall train competent, efficient and dedicated female teachers through quality-driven leadership to serve as role models and teach in any community, championing the cause of the quality education in Ghana and beyond.
Our Core Values are:
St. Teresa’s College of Education is located in Hohoe, the capital of the Hohoe Municipal in the Volta Region of the Republic of Ghana. Hohoe is the second largest city in the Volta Region. The Municipality is endowed with tourist attraction sites and also shares boundary with the districts that have many tourist attraction sites. Hohoe is a commercial town and have almost all the social amenities that make life easy for both students and workers. Transportation cost and services within the municipality are the cheapest in Ghana. Goods as well as farm produce are cheap. Goods are sold at both wholesale and retail prices, making the cost of living in the town relatively low. Indeed, Hohoe is one of the best cities in Ghana that most people will like to stay to school or work.
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