Alvan Ikoku Federal College of Education
Alvan Ikoku Federal College of Education
Alvan Ikoku Federal College of Education
How to get to Alvan Ikoku Federal College of Education

Transportation

By car and motorbike
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School
Things to do at Alvan Ikoku Federal College of Education

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Attend public lectures, Learn, Meet friends, Read, Sightseeing,

History of Alvan Ikoku Federal College of Education

This was established in 1963.

Built by Eastern Nigerian Government in 1963.

As an institution solely focused on research, teaching and training teachers for both intermediate and higher education sectors, Alvan Ikoku Federal College of Education has greatly contributed to the production of quality teachers in the country.

Safety/Security

This is a very safe location.

What To Bring

Before heading to Alvan Ikoku Federal College of Education, here are some helpful things to take along with you:

  • Housing necessities if you are a new or returning student

  • An ID Card to identify yourself if you are a visitor

  • Educational materials if you are a new or returning student

Best Features

Named after Alvan Ikoku, a great educationist, founder of the first indigenous secondary school In Eastern Nigeria and one time President of the Nigeria Union of Teachers, this college was originally opened as the Advanced Teachers Training College, Owerri. It was closed down during the civil war and reopened at the present site built with the assistance of the British Government. In 2007, it was taken over by the Federal Government and with it, the college witnessed improved financial aid and infrastructural growth to renovate dilapidated structures, build large classrooms, laboratories and hostels and expand the staff strength.


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