Corona College matriculates 200 students
* Reiterates commitment, transparency for international benchmark
Corona College of Education (CCED) Lagos has matriculated a total of 200 students who have been admitted to various programmes of the college for the 2020/2021 academic session.
Matriculation signals the formal admission of students into higher institutions, without which students would still be regarded as ad-hoc rather than full-time.
The Provost, Corona College of Education, Olajumoke Mekiliuwa, stated this during the hybrid event combining both the onsite and online students matriculation /oath-taking ceremony held at the Ceremonial building of the College, stressing that CCED offers a variety of programmes at the NCE/PDE levels, which are duly and fully accredited by the necessary supervisory and regulatory bodies.
She also affirmed that the college remains a reference point in raising a new breed of teachers. “At CCED, we have a legacy of world-class education built and sustained for over 65 years of excellent educational service delivery offered by the Corona Schools Trust Council across all tiers of education.”
She maintained that the institution is committed to its vision and mission of being the best provider of teacher education in the country with premium quality and standards for training of globally competitive graduates and confirms it provides world-class teacher education founded on ethical values and professionalism for self-actualisation and service to humanity
While addressing journalists, Mekiliuwa urged students to be committed, focused and disciplined so as to graduate in flying colours.
According to her, matriculation ceremonies worldwide are important events that should be taken seriously by students as well as staff, assuring that the college will do its very best to provide the enabling environment as well as the best learning experiences for the students,
The provost stressed that the college offers a vast array of programmes and that their niche is the technology they use in delivering lectures to students, more so, they have a stable academic calendar.
She said that currently the college is running programmes in Nigeria Certificate in Education (NCE), Professional Diploma in Education (PDE) and Professional Diploma in early childhood education (PDECCE) and with time will increase the number of programmes offered.
In an interview with newsmen, Uloma Onyeonoro, a PDE student, said she is excited about enrolling in the programme of the college.
“I believe at the end of the programme,I would have been skilled enough to impact on the school I am presently teaching,” she said.