Federal College of Education, Zaria

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    The Federal college of Education Zaria, formerly known as the Advanced Teachers’ College Zaria. The town of Zaria lies between latitude 11.07 and 12 degrees North and longitude 07.44 and 8 degrees East. Located at a distance of about 962 Km from Atlantic Ocean, it is about 80 kilometers North read moreof Kaduna, the capital of Kaduna State.
    In April 1959, the Federal Ministry of Education, realized the cardinal importance of educational development to a nation newly attaining political independence, appointment a commission under the chairmanship of Sir Eric Ashby, master of Clare College, Cambridge, to investigate the needs of Nigeria significantly entitled “Investment in Education”, the government of Nigeria in 1961 presented to the The white paper for saw a possible increase in the enrollment of existing secondary schools and the building of 600 new ones, with an annual intake of pupils rising from 12,000 to 45,000. In order to meet this rapid expansion, four new Advanced Teachers Training Colleges were recommended: One in Lagos and one in each of the three regions; Zaria, Owerri and Ondo. For the colleges to take off, four requests for assistance were made to the then United Nations Special Fund which later became the United Nations Development Programme, special Fund component.

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